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Please be sure to review Arrival and Dismissal Procedures which are explained on this page of our website

School Lunches


Because our lunches are pre-ordered, all lunch orders are due by the 20th of the prior month, our system will automatically shut down at 7pm on the 20th. 

Click here for Lunch Ordering instructions and login.


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Ben's Buzz

We are so excited to kick off the 2017-2018 school year!  School will open on Tuesday morning for students in Grades 1-8, and our Kindergarten Students and their parents will join us for an Open House starting at 9:30 am.  We can't wait to see you all!

Staff and faculty will be on hand in the parking lot to direct traffic and guide any of our new students to their classrooms.  If you're not familiar with the Arrival and Departure procedures at BFCCPS please take a moment to review them   here  on our website. 

Students that will be riding either a Franklin Bus or a Regional Bus can pick up their bus pass in the school office on Monday, August 28th between 9 and 3pm.  

Any students that will be riding the Franklin Middle School bus can look for Mrs. Schwab at the High School. She will be on hand to help guide them to the transfer bus which will drop them off at BFCCPS.  

Service dogs will be on hand in the courtyard from 8 to 9 AM if any students might like to come by for a quick visit on their way into the building. 

Please take a moment to review the Summer Mailing which was sent home in early August. There are a number of forms which require your attention. Please note: If you have misplaced your summer mailing you can stop by the front office to obtain a new copy. 

There are also a number of  Online Forms on our website that should be completed.  Please take a moment to complete them before the start of school on Tuesday.  
 
School Year Calendar

Please take a moment to review the 2017-2018 school year calendar. Please take note of all planned school closure, early releases and school vacations.  

The dates listed for the last day of Kindergarten, the last day of Grade 8, the Grade 8 Graduation and the last day of school should all be considered tentative.  These days are subject to change based on any unforeseen school closures. 
 
A Notice from the Central Office: 

Visitors:   All visitors to the school are required to sign in at the Front Office and wear a Visitor's badge. Visitors must be escorted at all times.  Thank you for your help with this!
 
Parking & Parking Lot Safety:  Parking is not allowed in marked reserved spots near the schools main entrance. These spots are reserved for the CCD program staff. 

Arrival and Dismissal Procedures:  Please adhere to the posted arrival and dismissal procedures which are posted  here  our website. If you plan on parking on Queen Street to pick up your children, you must park and walk into the courtyard to pick them up. Students may not walk across the playground to Queen Street regardless of their grade level. This is for their own personal safety. 

Absence and Dismissal Notification: If your child will be absent or tardy from school, Please contact Mrs. Tappin at  ltappin@bfccps.org or at  leave a voice message at the absent and tardy line 508-541-3434 and press 4.  Additionally, if you have to make any dismissal changes please email both your child(ren)'s homeroom teacher AND Mrs. Laura Tappin by email at  ltappin@bfccps.org by no later than 2 pm.

Health Office: The Health Office would love your donations of gently used, gender-neutral, navy blue, grey, or black athletic-type pants.  We often provides clean and dry clothing to students who need it during the day (due to spills, falling into puddles, etc.), and we are running low on our pants supply.  If you have some that your child has outgrown, and are looking to donate them somewhere, we'd love to receive them!

As a reminder, BFCCPS has an  extended absence policy which indicates that extended absences for non-medical reasons for more than 10 consecutive school days will not be approved and will result in dis-enrollment from BFCCPS unless caused by exceptional and unavoidable circumstances, such as a natural disaster, serious accident, or other situation deemed exceptional and unavoidable by the HOS.

Morning Care
Before school care is offered daily for students in grades K-8.  K-5 before school care is offered from  7:30 - 8:45 

6th-8th grade before school care is offered 7:30-8:00 in the 7th and 8th grade classrooms. 

Programming includes homework help, ongoing art projects, quiet games, silent reading and outdoor play. All activities are led and supervised by BFCCPS teachers and staff. 

 A parent/guardian is required to accompany and sign-in their child(ren) in grades K-4. Students in 5th through 8th grades may sign-in on their own.
 
 
Homework Club

Homework Club is for students in grades 3-8 for students who would like support or need questions answered and/or assistance in order to complete homework and projects.

Homework Club runs from 3:20-4:15pm and begins the week of September 11, 2017.

For students in grades 3-4, the program will run two days a week (Wednesdays & Thursdays).

For students in grades 5-8, the program will run three days a week (Mondays, Wednesdays, & Thursdays).


Announcements: 

This year Drama Kids will offer two sessions, one for students in Grades K-4 on Tuesdays, and a class for students in Grades 5 & 6 on Mondays.

Please visit 
www.dramakidsofmetrowest.com for more information and registration. Enrollment is open through September 25th. 

Grade 8 Students and Parents, please save the date for the High School Fair which will be held on September 14th. The list of attending schools is being finalized and will be available shortly. 

Parent Community Organization

The Benjamin Franklin Classical Charter Public School Parent Community Organization (PCO) is an all-volunteer parent organization that supports our school by organizing and funding educational and social programs that enrich student experiences and foster a sense of community among all families and staff.  
 
We invite you to review an overview of the year's planned activities here.
 
Every parent is automatically a member of our PCO. BFCCPS believes in and actively promotes parents as primary educators. Please help to enhance your child's school experience by joining us for any of the following volunteer opportunities.
 
If you are interested in chairing a committee, feel free to get a friend to sign up and co-chair with you - many hands make light work!  
 
 
We look forward to seeing you at our events over the coming year!

Please find the BFCCPS PCO on Facebook and Twitter too. 
 

Find Us on Facebook

Consider joining the BFCCPS Parents page on Facebook to connect with other members of the community.  Several grade level pages are also available. Stop on over and say hello!