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Benson Public Schools staff is excited to welcome all students back to school on Tuesday, September 8th.  See you then!  Just a reminder that Open House for all parents and students is Wednesday, September 2nd starting at 4:00 p.m.  Grades K-6 students will have their picture taken.


musical auditions

Musical Auditions will be held on Wednesday, September 9, 2015 in the choir room from 3:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. and on Thursday, September 10, 2015 from 3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Students in grades 9-12 are welcome to audition and if you are unable to make the audition times, please see Mrs. Mikkelson or Mr. Duncan.


2015-16 Grade K-6 School Supply List

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.


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


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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