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PTO Positions Still Open; Elections Begin Tuesday

The PTO is an integral part of the BFA community, whose mission is to seek resources to strengthen, enhance, and encourage the educational and social experience at Ben Franklin Academy. Since it began serving BFA, the PTO has raised funds to provide all manner of items for the school, including playground equipment, library books, a climbing wall, the […]

Mother-Son Social Ticket Sales End Friday

Calling all BFA moms and their sons! The spring Mother-Son social event is just around the corner. It will be held from 3-8 p.m. on Saturday, April 30, at BFA. Tickets are on sale now through MySchoolBucks. Ticket sales end TOMORROW, April 22, so get your tickets today!   Tickets are $25 per couple, and $5 for each additional participant (with a […]

Vote NOW in 2022 BFA Board Election

Please take a few minutes to cast your vote in the 2022 Ben Franklin Academy (BFA) Board of Directors election. To learn more about the candidates, please visit the Board Election webpage or click here to watch the candidate question and answer session from March 22. Please note: Mr. Elmer has decided to withdraw his name from consideration.   Members […]

Congratulations Apple Awards Representatives and our Elementary Educator of the Year!

As we shared earlier this school year, the Foundation for Douglas County Schools offers parents and students an opportunity to nominate exemplary BFA staff members for the Apple Awards each year. This award recognizes outstanding educators and support staff who inspire a love of learning and innovation in our schools. It is quite an honor to […]

DI Team took FIRST PLACE at State

  Congratulations to the BFA middle school team that competed in the Destination Imagination (DI) State Tournament last Saturday, as they took FIRST PLACE in their challenge and division! The team – Calm and Collected Mother of a Cat Bottle – spent countless hours creating solutions to their challenge, and their team manager – Amber Clendening – […]

DI Team Competes at State on Saturday

  Congratulations to the middle school BFA team who is competing at the Destination Imagination (DI) State Competition! Join the team and show your support this Saturday, April 2, at the Auraria Higher Education Center Campus (located at 777 Lawrence St., Denver, 80204).   The team is competing in Festival Frenzy, the Improv Challenge, and will be presenting its solution at 12:21 p.m. in the Tivoli Center, room 444.   […]