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House Request for Bids

Vocational House

Benson Public Schools is accepting sealed bids for the pre-sale of a house that will be constructed by the Benson High School Trades class during the 2017-2018 school year.

The house will be built to comply with all MN Building Codes and Standards. Bids will be for the cost of replacement of supplies, equipment, and utilities used during the construction process.  The minimum bid is $2,500.  The highest bid that meets requirements will be accepted.

Successful bidder will design their own house plan not to exceed 30' x 50' and must be approved by the successful bidder and Superintendent by July 31, 2017.  Past house plans are available upon request.  House construction will be completed by June 1, 2018.

Sealed bids are due Monday, June 19, 2017 by 6:00 p.m.

Bids will be opened at 6:15 p.m. in the Benson High School Media Center. For additional information please call 320-843-2710.

Please find detailed information on the link below:

2017-2018 Pre-Sale House Bid Information

Request for Bids

The Benson Public Schools is accepting bids for the completion of the press box located at the district’s football field/track.  The school’s Trades Class has started construction of the press box. Benson Schools is seeking a licensed and insured contractor to complete the project.  Materials will be provided by the district. The bid will be for labor cost only. 


Hold a MN Contractors license

Provide proof of insurance

Follow blueprints as written.  Any changes must be preapproved by the superintendent. Blueprints and material list is available in the District Office. 

Follow all safety laws

Complete project by July 31, 2017

Payment will be made upon district approved final inspection.

Bid will be for labor cost to complete the press box. 

Bids must be submitted in a sealed envelope by Thursday, May 25, 2017 at 2:00 p.m.  The bid must include the name and address of the bidder, the bid for labor to complete the project, and a copy of the bidder’s license and insurance.  Bids received after the above time will be returned unopened. Bids may be mailed or hand delivered to:  Board of Education, ISD 777 1400 Montana Ave., Benson, MN 56215.  Please mark on the lower left of the envelope:  “Sealed Bid Enclosed”

Bids will be opened publicly on Thursday, May 25, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. in the Benson School District Office, located at 1400 Montana Ave., Benson, MN 56215

Benson Schools reserves the right to reject any and all bids.

Inquiries may be made at 320-843-2710

Public Notice of Document Destruction
Any individual wishing to obtain their special education file(s) from graduating years 2002-2010 please contact the Benson District Office (320) 843-2710 before May 24, 2017.


Notice is hereby given that Independent School District 777, Benson, Minnesota, will receive quotes for milk and bread for the 2017-2018 school year. Quote forms are available at the District Office, 1400 Montana Avenue, Benson, MN  56215 or call 320-843-2710. Quotes must be received by May 25, 2017 and will be considered at the 6:00 p.m. regular school board meeting on Monday, June 19, 2017 The envelope should be marked “Bread Quote” or “Milk Quote” and mailed to the Food Service Director, Benson Public Schools, 1400 Montana Avenue, Benson, MN  56215. ISD #777 reserves the right to reject any and all bids.

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On April 25, 2016 Benson Schools hosted a public meeting to have the community identify the vision and priorities for the overall Arts and Activities program. Different committees made up of students, parents, coaches, and advisors worked on the priorities to identify goals and action plans needed to meet the priorities. A group of students took the vision statements from the public meeting and developed an overall vision statement. The Benson School Board adopted the vision statement and goals during the July meeting. Thank you to all the community members, students, coaches, and advisors for providing direction for BHS Arts & Activities.

Arts & Activities Priorities, Goals & Action Plans

Benson Arts & Activities Vision

Strategic Plan Set In Motion By Benson School Board

The school district is currently embarking on a series of initiatives that were given top priority through the development of a five year strategic plan that was approved by the School Board in April of 2012. The School Board created a vision for the school district and set priorities and goals in the following area; technology, student achievement, facilities, high quality staff and bullying.

Our Vision

By 2017, Benson Schools will have developed and be known for delivering…

  • High academic expectations, standards, & achievement
  • Instruction that is current with the changing world and cutting-edge technology
  • A well-rounded education
  • Students that are prepared to be responsible & productive citizens
  • Elite staff
  • Continued fiscal responsibility

Benson District Goals

a) Technology
Goal 1: Provide improved technology at every grade level

b) High Student Standards and Achievement
Goal 1: Align curriculum with state standards
Goal 2: Enhance Gifted and talented programming

c) High quality facilities
Goal 1: Complete a comprehensive facilities assessment and evaluation

d) Hire, mentor and develop high quality staff
Goal 1: Develop a comprehensive teacher evaluation plan
Goal 2: Hire the best candidate for the position, not the cheapest
Goal 3: Yearly self-improvement goals for staff

e) Respect among all students and staff
Goal 1: Develop a comprehensive bullying prevention program

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