Category Archives: Recent News

Town Hall July 8

A message from Principal Simpson… Thank you for all of the communications we have received around our Back to School plan for the 20-21 school year. Overall, it seems that families are pleased with the options that will be available. We are currently reviewing questions submitted for tomorrow night’s town hall. The town hall will […]

Back to School Plan

A message from Principal Simpson… Thank you again for your patience as we worked on putting together our Back to School plan. We finished the draft of our plan earlier this week and shared it with the staff and Board of Directors to get their feedback. We then took that feedback and put together our […]

No Summer Camp

Unfortunately, we do not have enough interest in enrollment to support summer camp this year; so as a result, we are sad to announce that there will be no summer camp for the 2020 season. We are all broken-hearted at this decision, but are looking forward to an even better camp next summer.     

PTO Wrap-Up

Thank you everyone who has served on, volunteered for, and supported the PTO this year!  Although our school year was cut short, 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 […]

Activities for Final Week

Ben Franklin Academy

During the final week of school, we’d like to celebrate our amazing Specials team and give our students a chance to show off their (non-academic) skills! Here is our “Schedule of Events” for next week:   Monday: Obstacle Course Challenge Tuesday: Performing Arts Challenge Wednesday: Art Challenge Thursday: Virtual Field Day

Student Medication Information

If your student has a medication in the health room, please plan to pick it next week during the distribution of student belongings on May 19 and 20. Only a parent/guardian or a designated adult can pick up medicine. Medication(s) for your student(s) will be brought to you curbside. Two staff members will document that the […]

End-of-Year Pick-up Procedures

We have established procedures for picking up student belongings and returning materials. During the last week of school, we will hold a curbside pick-up to return student belongings that were left in classrooms and lockers. We will be collecting any library books or textbooks at this time, as well as distributing yearbooks to those who […]