Category Archives: Recent News

MS Electives Catalog

Please review the Middle School Electives Catalog and mark the registration dates on your calendar. Registration for electives will be through MySchoolBucks beginning at 9 a.m. on the dates listed below, and is on a first come, first served basis. Note: New families should look at our payments webpage for instructions about how to set up your MySchoolBucks account, then add your […]

Summer Camp

Ben Franklin Academy will offer another exciting Summer Camp program this year. Whether you need full-time day care for the summer or are just looking to get a break a few days per week, our Summer Camp program is sure to keep your kids safe and entertained. And, the best part is that our Summer Camp […]

Make a Difference with the PTO!

The PTO is excited to announce their 2022-23 PTO team and they look forward to serving the BFA community again next year. Thank you again to the incredible 2021-22 PTO team for your dedication, enthusiasm and volunteerism. If you’re looking for a way to contribute next school year, please consider the following opportunities:  Secretary Teacher […]

In Case You Missed It…STEAM Expo Pictures and Wrap-Up

  We’re so grateful to the vendors and volunteers who helped make the 2022 STEAM Expo an incredible, interactive learning experience for our students! Below is information from some of the organizations who donated their time for the Expo; we encourage you to read about them and consider supporting them, if possible.  Students made Pom-Pom catapults, paper […]

Medication Pick-Up

If your student has medication in the health room, please plan to pick it up between 9 and 11:30 a.m. during the last day of school. Only a parent/guardian or a designated adult can pick up medicine. Parents also can request that their student take home any remaining medicine, but parents must email Teri DeBellis in our Health Room by […]

PTO Meeting Sunday

Please join the members of the Parent Teacher Organization (PTO) for their end-of-year meeting! The meeting will be held from 4-6 p.m. THIS Sunday, May 15, at Plum Valley Park in Highlands Ranch. The PTO will be providing dinner. Please RSVP and indicate on your sign-up if you have gluten-free and/or vegetarian dietary needs. We will do our best to accommodate. Hope to see you there!

STEAM Expo Friday

The 2022 Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math (STEAM) Expo is TOMORROW, May 13! This year we are returning to a booth-style Expo featuring STEAM activities from 20+ vendors and the BFA parent community.   The STEM committee needs your help to make this BFA tradition a success. Please sign up here to help with the STEAM Expo, and support the students of BFA on their […]

Kindergarten Boot Camp

Incoming kindergarten parents – you’re welcome to sign up your student for the Kindergarten Boot Camp this summer! Students will be introduced to the Kindergarten academic atmosphere and to BFA’s campus. Students will become familiar with kindergarten rules, expectations, activities, and have fun! Boot camps will be held from 9 – 11 a.m., June 6 – […]

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 – […]