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90-Minute Weather Delay Monday

We will be on a 90-minute weather delay Monday, Jan. 22.  We follow the direction of the Douglas County School District (DCSD) regarding school closures and delays due to weather, and they have issued a delayed start due to expected weather conditions in the morning.    This means school for all students (including morning kindergarten […]

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What Every Charter School Parent Should Know

A message from Principal Simpson…   There has been a lot of talk recently about charter schools, particularly in Douglas County. In fact, we just went through a school board election where charter schools were one of the main topics of conversation. With next week being National School Choice week, I thought this would be a good […]

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Stock EpiPen at BFA

We now have Stock Epinephrine (EpiPen) at school. As per the Colorado Guidelines for Stock Epinephrine in Schools and Douglas County School District (DCSD) policy, only designated staff who have participated in additional training will be responsible for administering the Stock Epinephrine.   Stock Epinephrine will be stored at BFA to address and treat first-time severe allergic reactions. The Stock Epinephrine is […]

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Preschool Enrollment NOW OPEN!

Are you interested in a preschool that uses the Core Knowledge Sequence along with a nurturing environment and individualized instruction to ensure your little one is ready for Kindergarten? If so, we hope you’ll consider the BFA preschool!  Preschool enrollment is now open for the 2018-19 school year. To enroll, please complete the Intent to Enroll form. […]

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BFA Appreciates the DCSO!

A message from Principal Simpson…   During break, our community was hit by tragedy when Zackari Parrish, a DCSO deputy, was killed in the line of duty. This struck close to home for many of us, but especially here at school since we are blessed that School Resource Officers visit our building at least twice a […]

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Beach Themed PNO, Jan. 19

Enjoy a night out while your BFA student(s) stay warm with a Beach themed Parents Night Out (PNO)! On Friday, Jan. 19, kids are invited to this PNO where they’ll play games, craft, watch ‘Rio’ and enjoy popcorn and water. Pizza and snacks will be available for purchase. This Night Out is from 6 – […]

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Answer this One Question Survey

Each year the Community Events Committee works with Mr. Redford to offer parents a informational seminar. They’d appreciate your help in determining the focus of this year’s program. Please take a few seconds and answer this one question survey to help them decide where to focus their efforts. And, stay tuned for the date/time of the […]

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After School Music/Performance Opportunities

We’re excited to share the following after school music, performance and dance opportunities available at BFA this winter/spring:    Basic Musical Theatre Dance, First and Second Grade – This class focuses on the fundamentals of dance technique. Your student will build their Broadway-style repertoire with instruction in tap, jazz, ballet, and hip-hop for the musical stage. The […]

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Join the A-Team!

A message from Principal Simpson…   Last year, when we added our “STEAM” wing, I knew that our outstanding Arts Programming would just blossom in their new space. I have not been disappointed! A highlight of my weekly tours for prospective parents is to show off what our students are accomplishing in art and music. The artwork in […]

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Father/Daughter Dance, Meeting Jan. 3

The Father/Daughter Dance will be held on Saturday, Feb. 3. We have a fun evening planned, but still need a lot of help to make it a success. If you’d like to help with this event, please join us from 7 – 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 3, at the Starbucks inside the Super Target. If you […]

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