James Driggers calls it a career after 42-year tenure
Posted on 06/10/2014
After a 42-year career with the Benson Unified School District, James Driggers has announced his retirement.
High school softball small schools coach of the year: Manny Ellsworth
Posted on 06/07/2014
The American Family Insurance Arizona high school softball small schools coach of the year, as selected by azcentral sports.
A+ School of Excellence™ Program...Winners Announced
Posted on 04/28/2014
Benson High School, an A+ School of Excellence!
Superintendent says decision not an easy one; Eight-year tenure comes to an end June 30
Posted on 04/22/2014
When Benson Unified School District Superintendent David Woodall told a small group of staff he would be leaving the district, many wept.
2014 FBLA SLC...the results are in...
Posted on 04/16/2014
"I am very proud of our chapter as they have once again shown themselves as young professionals and proved to be among the best in the state," - Katie Barrera, BUSD CTE Coordinator
4 Arizona school superintendents to take on Boston Marathon
Posted on 04/15/2014
VAIL - Four Arizona school superintendents who enjoy distance running, will be going the distance in this year's 118th running of the Boston Marathon on Monday, April 21.
Benson's SPVHS state's top alternate school
Posted on 08/20/2013
Richard Connet, an administrator with the state’s top performing school district, has experienced tremendous academic successes with struggling students through an alternative school setting.
NO. 1 IN ARIZONA Benson schools outscore all others
Posted on 08/06/2013
Recognized as the state’s top academically performing district, Benson Unified School District dominated the spotlight Thursday morning during a press conference in Phoenix, when the state’s school achievement labels were announced by Arizona Superintendent of Public Instruction John Huppenthal.
Let's hear it for Benson Unified School District
Posted on 08/06/2013
Benson School District and the community continue to be giddy with excitement nearly one week to the day after the Arizona Department of Education proclaimed our local school as the best in the state. Not the county, in itself a grand accomplishment, but in the state — all of Arizona.
A-rated schools on the rise
Posted on 08/02/2013
The top performing school district in the state got there by borrowing liberally from the ideas and concepts of its neighbor.
Benson schools earn state's top grade
Posted on 08/01/2013
Students, teachers, staff and administrators are celebrating in Benson, where the school district is being recognized as Arizona's top public school district for 2013.