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Congrats to all DI Teams; Three Move to State!

  Congratulations to all of the BFA teams that competed in the Destination Imagination (DI) South Metro Regional Tournament last Saturday (pictured here). The teams and their team managers literally put in HUNDREDS of hours to prepare for the Regional Tournament. They did their best and performed excellently at the competition. THREE BFA teams are moving forward to the State […]

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Important Carpool Reminders

A Message from Principal Simpson… Our March virtue is tranquility. The definition that we use with the students when discussing this virtue fits perfectly with my message for the week, and is as follows: – Keep yourself from reacting poorly to others. – People are not perfect and the world is not fair. – Learn to […]

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Board Nominees

We are so excited to announce the 2019-20 Ben Franklin Academy (BFA) Board of Director nominees who will be seeking a seat on the BFA Board this spring: Bryan Molen, the current BFA Board Secretary will be seeking re-election, Sarah Nisbet, who currently serves on SAC, and Jason Page, who currently serves on STEM. Please […]

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The PTO Needs YOU!

Are you interested in helping BFA while connecting with others who are passionate about our school? If so, we hope you’ll consider becoming a member of the PTO team! When you volunteer with the PTO, you make a real, meaningful difference at BFA and build lasting relationships with other BFA parents. We have big roles and […]

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Girls Basketball League Champs

Our girls basketball teams had a terrific year! The B team worked hard every game and demonstrated much improvement, thanks to the effort and dedication of the girls and coaching by Ms. Mares. The A team WON THE CHAMPIONSHIP! Congrats to the A team, our new League Champs–the team had an incredible season and they […]

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Hatfield Headed to State!

Congratulations again to eighth grader Maxwell Hatfield who was notified this week that he is one of the semifinalists eligible to compete in the 2019 National Geographic GeoBee Colorado State Competition. The contest will be held at 1 p.m.on Friday, March 29, at the University of Denver, Davis Auditorium in Sturm Hall. The semifinals are […]

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Math Olympiad Winners

We’re excited to note that 38 students in grades 5 – 8 participated in last week’s Math Olympiad competition. There were 11 students from Platte River Academy (PRA), and 27 students from BFA. Students demonstrated their math skills by solving complex problems, and awards and certificates were given to the first and second highest scoring students in […]

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BFA Students Master the Beast!

A message from Principal Simpson…   It’s fairly amazing what our directors, tech crew leads, volunteers and BFA students can accomplish in one trimester, as evidenced by those who were fortunate enough to see the fantastic performance of “Beauty and the Beast, Jr.” last weekend. What many people don’t realize is that these musical productions are completely […]

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Shake Shack Spirit Day

Shake Shack (1509 Park Central Drive) is hosting a Spirit Night for BFA next Tuesday, March 5, from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m., and will donate 25 percent of your total meal purchase amount back to the school. So, stop by, order to-go, or carry-out and enjoy some great food while supporting BFA! Be sure to show […]

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Congratulations Apple Award Nominees!

A message from Principal Simpson…   We are excited to announce the BFA Apple Award Nominees for the 2018-19 school year.     Linda Wilson is our teacher nominee. Linda is well respected by her fellow staff members as well as our BFA parents. Here’s what a couple of parents had to say about Linda:   “Linda […]

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