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Preschool Enrollment

Are you interested in a preschool that uses the Core Knowledge Sequence and offers a nurturing environment and individualized instruction to ensure your little one is ready for Kindergarten? If so, please click here for more information. Preschool enrollment is now open. To enroll, please complete the Intent to Enroll form by Feb. 1. Please note that preschool slots are […]

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Spirit Week, Jan. 14-18

Student Council is hosting Spirit Week next week, Jan. 14 – 18. All BFA students are invited to participate and wear their appropriately themed attire each day. See below for the themes our Student Council selected this year:   Monday – Pajama day Tuesday -Sports jersey/shirt day; sports shirts can be worn with non-uniform bottoms (jeans, sweats, etc.) Wednesday – Wacky […]

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Charter Renewal Approved

A message from Principal Simpson…   I am excited to announce that Tuesday night the Douglas County Board of Education voted unanimously to grant Ben Franklin Academy a five-year charter renewal! While the renewal of our charter was never really in doubt, it was sure nice to hear that the district had no questions or hesitations in […]

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New Payment Processing System

As of Jan. 1, BFA has moved to a new payment processing system for our field trips, sports and after school activities (such as music classes and summer camp). This new system is called My School Bucks, which probably sounds familiar as many of you already use this system for school lunch payments. This system will replace RevTrak. The change […]

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We’re Proud to Announce…

A message from Principal Simpson…   I am very excited and proud to announce that due to the hard work of your students and our teachers, Ben Franklin Academy has been named a John Irwin School of Excellence! This is an achievement we have been striving for since the school opened.     This award is […]

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Congrats to our Boys Basketball Teams!

Congratulations to the boys basketball teams on a terrific season! Our white C team made great progress in their basketball skills, while our blue C team went undefeated this season–WOW!  Both the A and B teams made it to the final playoff games this week. The A team showed their resiliency when they overcame a […]

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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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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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