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Goodies with Grandparents Oct. 8

The Community Events Committee (CEC) is excited to host students and their grandparents at BFA’s annual Goodies with Grandparents, from 7-8 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 8, at BFA. Students and their grandparents can spend quality time together while enjoying light morning treats, activities, games, and photo opportunities starting in the Lightening/small gym   We ask that you please arrive early, […]

Get Involved in STEM!

The Ben Franklin Academy STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) Committee invites you to join their next meeting, at 5:30 p.m. this Thursday, Sept. 16, via this Zoom link. The STEM Committee is seeking creative minds with STEM experience or interest to join their team of parent volunteers. Everyone is welcome to join their first […]

Check Out Books with Overdrive

BFA is committed to bringing unique learning opportunities to our students and we are pleased to continue a free reading service providing digital books through OverDrive.    Why OverDrive? The OverDrive collection is an extension of Ben Franklin Academy’s physical library; kids have online access to eBooks and audiobooks. It’s a convenient way for students […]

Absence Reporting

Absences can be reported via the form on the BFA app or by emailing All absences and tardies must be reported by 8:30 a.m. The name of the person reporting the absence/tardy, the student’s name, the teacher’s name, and the reason for the absence/tardy should be reported. Absences and tardies must be reported via the […]

Stay Informed!

BFA uses multiple communication tools to ensure that parents keep track of all the exciting things happening at BFA. Check out the list below for more details about all the ways to stay connected: Principal Simpson’s weekly newsletter is sent out via email every Thursday.  The BFA website is the central hub for news, calendars, policies, teacher webpages, committee webpages […]

BASE for 2021-22

If you are a returning parent or family and have registered and/or used the Before/After School Enrichment (BASE) program last year, you will only need to login to your Early Learning Ventures account and update any information as well as make sure that your billing info is up to date.   If you are a […]