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Posted on: September 27, 2016

Resource/Job Fair and State Employment Workshop Hosted by IL Association of Hispanic State Employees

Learn about resources, services and employment offered by Illinois’ state government agencies in Tinley Park on Friday, Oct. 7.

The Illinois Department of Central Management Services and CMS Diversity Enrichment Program will present a State Employment...Read on...

To see current state job openings, click here.
Posted on: September 27, 2016

Mohawk Playground now open!

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Shortly after the newly built Mohawk Playground went through final safety inspections and officially opened to the public on Sunday, Sept. 25, the park was filled with kids from the Hillside neighborhood ready to test out the playground and give it their ...Read on...

Posted on: September 22, 2016

Expect occasional bus delays due to construction on Irving Park Road, Church Road and George Street

Fall construction projects on Irving Park Road, Church Road and George Street in Bensenville may impact bus routes until late November.

- George Street will be closed from Sept. 26 until Oct. 31, 2016 while crews replace pipe culverts under the street...Read on...

Posted on: September 20, 2016

Construction underway on Early Childhood Center at Tioga School

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Curious about what’s going on at Tioga?

Construction is underway on an expanded Early Childhood Center on the north side of Tioga School, expected to be completed by Spring 2017.

During construction, the sidewalks on the west side of the building ...Read on...

Posted on: September 20, 2016

TODAY at W.A. Johnson: Get food for your family from Northern Illinois Food Bank!

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The second Food For Families with Northern Illinois Food Bank and Fenton High School is today at W.A. Johnson School!

Does your family need food? Bensenville School District 2, in partnership with Fenton High School, the Bensenville/Wood Dale Food Pant...Read on...

Posted on: September 19, 2016

BSD2 Preschool for All receives highest rating for programs and services

Bensenville School District 2 is honored to announce that the Illinois State Board of Education, the Governor’s Office of Early Childhood, the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services and the Illinois Department of Human Services have awarded D...Read on...

Posted on: September 15, 2016

Learn how to get federal contracts for your minority-owned small business at a community workshop!

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Did you know that each year, the US government awards $115 billion in contracts to small businesses? On Oct. 6, U.S. Congresswoman Tammy Duckworth will host a workshop in Bensenville to help your small business procure federal contracts.

The Small Bus...Read on...

Click here to sign up
Posted on: September 15, 2016

District 2 celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month, Sept. 15-Oct. 15!

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From Sept. 15 to Oct. 15, District 2 schools will be celebrating the achievements of Hispanic and Latino Americans past and present!

Students will learn about the legacy of Americans whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean and Central an...Read on...

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Posted on: September 14, 2016

Get food for your family from Northern Illinois Food Bank this Tuesday at W.A. Johnson School

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Mark your calendar! The second Food For Families is this Tuesday, Sept. 20 at W.A. Johnson School!

Does your family need food? Bensenville School District 2, in partnership with Fenton High School, the Bensenville/Wood Dale Food Pantry and Northern Il...Read on...

Posted on: September 12, 2016

More than 225 volunteers completed the new Mohawk Playground in just one day

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On Friday, more than 225 volunteers from Target and the Bensenville community came together along with KaBOOM! to build a new community playground at the former Mohawk School site, north of Irving Park Road and east of Route 83.

District 2 students dre...Read on...

Posted on: September 6, 2016

Get food for your family from Northern Illinois Food Bank TODAY at Tioga School

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The first Food For Families with Northern Illinois Food Bank is TODAY at Tioga School from 4:30-6:30 PM!

Does your family need food? Bensenville School District 2, in partnership with Fenton High School, the Bensenville/Wood Dale Food Pantry and North...Read on...

Posted on: September 6, 2016

District 2 parents can access thousands of free books with myON

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We are excited to offer parents free access to more than 5,000 books online with the District 2 myON Books user account! myON Books is a version of the myON online reading program used by District 2 students. We have seen great success and reading motivat...Read on...

To start reading now, click here!
Posted on: August 31, 2016

Get food for your family from Northern Illinois Food Bank this Tuesday at Tioga School

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Mark your calendar! The first Food For Families is this Tuesday, Sept. 6 at Tioga School!

Does your family need food? Bensenville School District 2, in partnership with Fenton High School, the Bensenville/Wood Dale Food Pantry and Northern Illinois Fo...Read on...

Posted on: August 30, 2016

Illinois State Board of Education recognizes three District 2 staff

Angie Adams, Christina Mellen and Patty Vlangos were each recognized with the Illinois State Board of Education's Those Who Excel Award of Recognition for their work in District 2.

The award honors educators who have made significant contributions to ...Read on...

Posted on: August 15, 2016

Bensenville School District 2 to Expand Mohawk Playground Site

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Bensenville School District 2 will expand the new Mohawk Playground following the Sept. 9 KaBOOM! build!

The initial build will give the community north of Irving Park Road and east of Route 83 a 3,000 sq. ft. playground for ages 2-12 on a soft, rubbe...Read on...

To see more pictures, click here.
Posted on: August 4, 2016

New CDC K-12 Guidelines for Zika virus

The Centers For Disease Control (CDC) recently released Zika virus guidance for K-12 schools. Here's what you need to know:

- "There is no evidence that risk for transmission on school properties will be higher than in other areas of the local com...Read on...

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Posted on: August 15, 2016

Bensenville School District 2 to Expand Mohawk Playground Site

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Bensenville School District 2 will expand the new Mohawk Playground following the Sept. 9 KaBOOM! build!

The initial build will give the community north of Irving Park Road and east of Route 83 a 3,000 sq. ft. playground for ages 2-12 on a soft, rubbe...Read on...

To see more pictures, click here.
Posted on: June 1, 2016

New Playground Expected Soon at Mohawk Site

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District 2 is partnering with KaBOOM! to plan and build a new playground at the former Mohawk School site. The construction is anticipated to be this fall – completed in just one weekend! A formal announcement from KaBOOM! is expected this summer.

Ka...Read on...

Posted on: May 11, 2016

Simpler Residency Proof for 2016-17

Over the past few years, parents have been asked every year to prove that they live in the boundaries of the District. This year we have streamlined the process. Most District residents will skip the Residency proof table at school this August. Residency ...Read on...

Posted on: May 11, 2016

Board approves preliminary conceptual designs for Early Childhood Center expansion

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The School Board approved preliminary conceptual designs for the Early Childhood Center expansion at Tioga School, set to begin. The $4.3 million addition to Tioga School's existing Early Childhood space includes six classrooms, with two reserved for Dist...Read on...

Click here to view the approved floor plan.
Posted on: March 22, 2016

College of DuPage’s Teacher Prep Program names Bensenville’s Project CARE its Program of Choice

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Over the past twenty years, Bensenville School District 2's Project CARE has grown from a dozen mentors helping students with their reading skills to more than 300 mentors working with students in every subject area at Blackhawk Middle School, Johnson Sch...Read on...

Posted on: March 7, 2016

Tioga Elementary School welcomes new Co-Principal, Carlos Azcoitia

Bensenville School District 2 is pleased to announce our district’s newest principal, Carlos Azcoitia, who will start as co-principal at Tioga Elementary School on July 1, 2016.

Azcoitia has served as principal at Horace Greeley Elementary School, a t...Read on...

Posted on: February 26, 2016

Bensenville School District 2 moves to standards-based reporting for 2016-17 school year

Bensenville School District 2 is pleased to announce the movement to a standards based report card in Grades K – 8, beginning in the 2016-2017 school year. This year, the district has been researching and field testing. The change comes from an analysis ...Read on...

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Posted on: November 19, 2015

American Education Week

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According to the National Education Association, “American Education Week—November 16-20, 2015—presents all Americans with a wonderful opportunity to celebrate public education and honor individuals who are making a difference in ensuring that every child...Read on...



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