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Key Dates for Next School Year

Below are a few important reminders and key dates as we approach the end of this school year and prepare for next year.     Carpool Please keep your carpool tags, and bring them with you to registration. At that time, we’ll give you the new 2018-19 validation sticker. You may order additional carpool tags […]

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Health Room Reminders for 2018-19

As we prepare for the 2018-19 school year, we have a few important health room reminders for parents. According to state law, students entering sixth grade next school year must have received the Tdap vaccination to protect against tetanus, diphtheria and pertussis. Students entering sixth grade, and students new to BFA for grades 6-8 must show proof of immunization. […]

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Living the Motto

This year’s BFA motto was, ‘Be BRAVE…Do Hard Things!‘ There are many examples of our students doing something challenging this school year–for some kids that challenge might be raising their hand in class or reading a chapter book, while to others it means choosing a difficult science fair project or trying a new sport. Trying something […]

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BFA is Top 10 in CO

Earlier this week, Brenda Bauer was recognized by the American Heart Association for her dedication, energy and enthusiasm in raising money for kids with ‘special hearts.’ Since BFA opened its doors, Mrs. Bauer has organized five Jump Rope for Heart fundraisers. This year, her passion for raising money for kids like our own Sam Leclaire inspired students to raise $20,633.06 […]

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PTO Year-End Update

Thank you everyone who has served on, volunteered for, and supported the PTO this year! It has been a great year, with many memorable events. Each year, with the generous donations from our BFA community, the Parent Teacher Organization (PTO) provides the school with tools, materials, and financial support for important programs, including: Lexia, Accelerated […]

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Buy One, Get One Book Fair

Join us at our Scholastic Book Fair May 21 – 25 to stock up on some great books that will keep your kids reading all summer! Books, posters and miscellaneous items are all buy one, get one free. Make plans to stop by during the hours and dates below, but please keep in mind that we’ll be […]

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Astronaut Jim Reilly Speaks to Students

Thank you to Jim Reilly, former U.S. Astronaut and current Director of the U.S. Geological Survey, for speaking with students on Tuesday! He had fascinating stories and pictures, and the kids really enjoyed his presentation. And, thanks to the STEM Committee for organizing the event.

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Teacher and Staff Appreciation Week

It’s Teacher and Staff Appreciation Week! Everyone can participate in making the week special for our favorite BFA people. If you’d like to know more, click here, or look for the flier that came home in last week’s Thursday folder outlining the fun activities for teachers and staff. It’s going to be a fun week!

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Please Return BFA Library Books

ALL library books will need to be returned by Friday, May 11, so please remind your child to bring their books on/by that date. Fines will be assessed beginning Wednesday, May 16, if books are not turned in. The library will be closed for borrowing the last two weeks of school. 

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Junior Thespians Inducted to New Troupe

The Arts are an important part of BFA’s curriculum. Our visual and performance art programs encourage creativity, collaboration, critical thinking, problem solving and communication. In addition, they compliment our focus on science, technology, engineering and math–creating well-rounded students.   Earlier today, we formally recognized BFA students who have demonstrated dedication to the theatre arts program […]

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