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Spirit Night, Dec. 18

Torchy’s Tacos (1515 Park Central Drive, Highlands Ranch) is hosting a spirit night for BFA from 5-9 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 18. We’re Torchy’s FIRST spirit night ever so let’s show them how BFA does it! Make sure to bring the flyerfrom your Thursday folder to the event and give it to the cashier so that BFA […]

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Get Your Yearbook NOW!

Yearbook sales have officially launched! This year, the only way to purchase a yearbook is through our PTO’s vendor, Walsworth. (You may recall–purchasing a yearbook was not an option this year during Express Check-In.) We will not be offering yearbook sales at any other events throughout the year. Don’t wait, as prices will increase beginning in January!   Now […]

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Preschool Enrollment Open for BFA Families

Are you interested in a preschool that uses the Core Knowledge Sequence along with a nurturing environment and individualized instruction to ensure your little one is ready for Kindergarten? If so, we hope you’ll consider the BFA preschool!  Preschool enrollment for current BFA families is now open. To enroll, please complete the Intent to Enroll form by Friday, Dec […]

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Congratulations Contest Winners

Congratulations to Nash Lucero in Mrs. Parsons’s kindergarten class and to Hansika Lakkireddy in sixth grade! They are the winners of the November Virtues Awareness Bookmark Contest.    Nash’s bookmark design was chosen for October’s virtue of Order. What could be more orderly than the planets? Nice work Nash!   Hansika’s poster was chosen for the virtues of […]

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Used Uniform Sale Saturday

Have your kids had a growth spurt or are you ready to get new uniforms for next year? If so, mark your calendars for the upcoming Used Uniform Sale from 9 – 11 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 8, in the Lightning Gym.  If you would like to sell your uniforms, please be sure your items are tagged […]

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Register for After School Music Programs

Ms. Johnson is offering a number of after school programs this spring, including Stage Combat, Ukulele, Improv and musical theatre. The shows for musical theatre this year are “Puzzle Puppy” (grades 1 and 2) and “Jungle Book” (grades 3+). Please see the catalogue for more details. Registration for the entire line up of spring programs opens on Monday, Dec. 3. Space is […]

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Snow Day Procedures

Snow is in the forecast! While it’s impossible to predict if there will be enough snow to cancel or delay school, it’s important to know how to find out if classes at BFA are cancelled or what happens on a delayed start day.   BFA follows the direction of the Douglas County School District (DCSD) regarding school […]

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A Thankful Message…

A message from Principal Simpson…   It’s the time of year when we reflect and give thanks for our many blessings. BFA has been a huge blessing to me during the past eight years. I feel so thankful that I get to work with wonderful, talented people in a job I love every day. So many […]

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Board Seeking New Leaders this Spring

The Ben Franklin Academy (BFA) community is seeking leaders, who are passionate about and committed to BFA’s mission and vision, to serve on the volunteer, seven-director BFA Board of Directors (Board). In the spring of 2019, the BFA community will elect one (1) director and the BFA Board will appoint one (1) director in accordance […]

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Thanks for a Wonderful Veterans Day Celebration!

  Our Veterans Day assemblies were a wonderful celebration of the service and sacrifice of the veterans in our community. It was an honor to have so many local veterans join us, and we were thrilled to welcome service members from the BFA community. Principal Simpson said she received may hugs and lots of thanks […]

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