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"Benny Pride Never Dies"

Ms. Minerva Cruz
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Assistant Principal
Mr. David Perkins
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Dean of Discipline
Mr. Robert Silva
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Jack Benny Middle School received the 2013-2014  WHS Homecoming "Pup Award" for the most school spirit.

2012-2013 Emerging School: 
Building the foundation for school-wide PBIS implementation

The Illinois PBIS Network has formally recognized Jack Benny Middle School for demonstrating implementation and sustainability of the PBIS process through measurable criteria at the Tier 1/Universal, Tier 2/Secondary, and Tier 3/Tertiary levels.


Jack Benny Middle School
1401 Montesano Ave
Waukegan, IL 60087
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Phone: 847-360-5460
Fax: 847-360-5395

Common Core State Standards Information

Fact Sheet: English Spanish

FAQ: English Spanish

Transition Plan: English Spanish

Spanish Documents:

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Document 2

Assessment Overview: English

School Report Card Information

2012 School Report Card

School Profile

School AYP Report

2011 School Report Card:

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Parking Announcement - Drop Off and Pick Up Your Student Safely!

At Jack Benny Middle School, student safety is our utmost priority. Please read about allowable parking areas that help keep students safe when arriving and leaving school. View the announcement here.

Rhodes Foundation Donates to Benny Students for Trip

The John H. and Ann G. Rhodes Foundation awarded 50 Jack Benny 8th graders a total sum of $10,000 to assist them with their  2014 Washington, D.C. trip.

JBMS Student Work Policies

Policies for assigning homework and grading late work have been created that are implemented school-wide.

Homework Policy

Late Work Policy

Dress Code Announcement

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Student Drop-Off in the A.M. Announcements

English & Spanish

Safe Parking

Benny Information for 2013-14 School Year

Regular Schedule

Entrance Bell: 7:35
Period 1 7:45-8:26
Period 2 8:29-9:10
Period 3 9:13- 9:54
Period 4 9:57-10:38
Period 5(Lunch) 10:41-11:22
Period 6(Lunch) 11:25-12:06
Period 7(Lunch) 12:09-12:50
Period 8(Lunch) 12:53-1:34
Period 9 1:37-2:18

Full Bell Schedule
Dress Code
School Supply List

New App to Check Grades!

Parents: you can now check your student's grades on your phone.  Just download the Infinite Campus App.

We celebrate with healthy foods only!

Wellness Policy at Jack Benny Middle School

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Benny School Events Calendar

Download the school calendar here.

District Music Festival Wednesday, April 23 at 6:30 PM

The district's annual festival concert at the Genesee Theater is free of charge, and features musicians from throughout the district.

8th Grade Promotion Date Set for May 29

The 8th Grade Promotion will be held on May 29 from 11:30 am to 1:00 pm at the Genesee Theater. The 8th grade team will send out information soon regarding the event.

Summer School Brochure

The district offers summer learning programs for students. Please view the brochure. Registration information about the Enrichment Academy is located here.


Win a Ticket to the Carnival!

Students who show at least 3 points annual growth in reading and math will earn a ticket to the carnival on May 22, from 4-8 pm. Students will be notified of their participation after the close of the Spring MAP testing window. View the ad here.

Limited Supply of Extra Yearbooks Ordered

Did you miss the deadline? A small number of extras were ordered. The yearbook is $15. Once they're gone, they're gone! Come to the office to reserve a copy. Currently available: 3.



District Offers Computer Training

Do you need to learn to use the internet or to learn to check your student's grades online? WPS60 is offering classes to help you with these topics.

Classes will be held on the dates listed here. Submit the interest form to sign up.

WPS Parent Newsletter for December 2013

View the district's parent newsletter here.

How can you support our school?

Jack Benny Middle School is now collecting Box Tops For Education labels. Please look for these small labels on many food and paper products you buy for your household. Students can turn the labels in to their P.E. teacher. The school can redeem the labels for 10 cents each, which can earn Jack Benny Middle School a maximum of $20,000 a year.  Click on the Box Tops for a link to help you.

Donate your clothes as a fundraiser for Jack Benny Middle School

Jack Benny is looking for your help. We would like any donations of Jack Benny memorabilia or display cases that will showcase the memorabilia.

Benny Pride

Never Dies..