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Social Science

I'm a 1990 graduate of Preston-Fountain High School in SE MN.  I enlisted in the US Army after graduation and was honorably discharged in 1993.  I have served in the MN Army National Guard ever since, being deployed to Europe in 2003, Iraq in 2005-2007, and Kuwait in 2011-2012. 

My wife, Joslyn, and I have 3 children; Jack (10), Jada (8), and Jena (5). 

Social Science Teacher

PERIOD 1      8:25-9:18            PLANNING TIME   

PERIOD 2      9:23-10:16          AM HISTORY---7th

PERIOD 3    10:21-11:14          CIVICS---9th

PERIOD 4    11:19-12:12          CIVICS- 9th

                     12:12-1:41          LUNCH & GYM SUPERVISION

PERIOD 5    1:09-2:02              CIVICS---9TH

PERIOD 6    2:07-3:15              6th - 8th Study Hall & SSR

 Extra-Curricular Activities: Fall--Jr. High Football Coach Winter--Jr. High Girls Basketball             Spring--Head Boys Track Coach 

Contact Information: Phone # 746-2184 Email: jbentson@isd116.org


Image Gallery: 1SG James Bentson
"Dining Out" Ceremony @ Ft. McCoy, WI November 20th, 2008

Study Hall

Mr. Bentson's Homework Assignments (All Classes)

Current Events Challenge

7th Grade--American History

9th Grade Civics


Mr. Bentson

1998 graduate of St Cloud State University; BS in Teaching/Social Science.  Masters in Education from Southwest State University in 2010.


14th year @ Pillager, began fall of 1999.