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Check-In for 2019-20 School Year

DCSD Online Express Check-In is live. This Douglas County district-wide annual check-in program is the first step in getting your student checked in for the 2019-20 school year. Each family must create/update and approve their parent portal information for EACH child attending Kindergarten through eighth grade, pay fees, as well as print and complete any required […]

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2019-20 Key Dates and Reminders

Below are a few key dates and reminders for next school year.  Carpool Returning families, please keep your carpool tags and bring them with you to BFA Annual Family Check-In (previously called Registration). At that time, we’ll give you the new 2019-20 validation sticker. New families will receive two carpool tags at BFA Annual Family […]

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BFA Summer Camp

If you need full-time day care for the summer, want to schedule your own summer break, or are looking for a safe, fun way for your student to connect with other Ben Franklin Academy kids, then please sign up for Summer Camp!   Summer Camp will operate on either a weekly or a daily registration […]

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Congratulations Readers!

Congratulations to Thomas Reager in Ms. Erbaugh’s class (pictured here)! He read more books than anyone in the school—a whopping 167! He will  receive a $15 Gift Certificate to the BOGO book fair. And, Liam Brown from Mrs. Hildebrand’s class read 163 books! Great job Liam! He will receive a $10 Gift Certificate to the […]

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Thanks for Supporting DI

The three Global Finals-bound Destination Imagination (DI) teams would like to sincerely thank BFA and all of its families who supported the teams by “BOLTING” one another during the past several weeks and for participating in the Dress of Choice Day and Frozen Treat Sale last month. Although the numbers are not yet official, your generosity helped the DI […]

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Boys Volleyball Champs!

Congratulations to the boys A and B volleyball teams who won the playoffs this week and are LEAGUE CHAMPS! Both teams had a fantastic season–and the A team went UNDEFEATED! The A team was coached by Mrs. Murphy and the B team was coached by Mrs. Haufschild.  Thanks to our coaches and GREAT job gentlemen!  

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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 another great year, with many memorable events.   Each year, with the generous donations from our BFA community and our annual sponsors, the Parent Teacher Organization (PTO) provides the school with tools, materials, and financial support for […]

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Uniform Consignment Sale May 18

Have your kids had a growth spurt or are you ready to get new uniforms for next year? If so, mark your calendars for the upcoming Uniform Consignment Sale from 9 – 11 a.m. on Saturday, May 18, in the Lightning Gym.  If you would like to sell your uniforms, please be sure your items are […]

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Help with BFA’s Primary Fundraiser

Want to help with BFA’s biggest fundraiser next year, but don’t know how? We are starting to plan for the 2019 BENefit Bash, and need your help to make this important fundraiser a success! There are many volunteer opportunities for the 2019 BENefit Bash! Whether you want to volunteer for the night of the event or […]

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Health Reminders for Year-End and 2019-20

A message from Principal Simpson…   As this school year comes to a close, I want to share a few important reminders from our health room. 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 […]

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