The school is busy making final preparations to open and welcome back students, faculty and staff the first week in August. Faculty and staff will start the new school year on Monday, August 3, with three days of pre-panning, and students will return on Thursday, 八月 6. Teachers are already hard at work with their training on the Blackbaud Learning Management Program, which should simplify communication among students, faculty, and parents. The LMS should make it easier to toggle back and forth between in-person 和 remote learning, if necessary. We must all be prepared for ongoing disruption in schools during this time of uncertainty. Please review 富兰克林学院's re-opening plans on our website 这里.
Earlier this month, BFA senior, Maxwell Greenbaum, was awarded a gold medal in fencing at the 2020 Junior Olympic Championships in Columbus, Ohio!
In response to the growing number of COVID-19 cases in the 亚特兰大 area and in response to the spike in student anxiety about being in group settings, we will move to remote learning to help protect the health of the school community. Our teachers are prepared, as I described in my last letter, to communicate with each of their students daily by email, moving them through their individualized weekly, monthly, 和 semester plans.
Jonas Iskander, BFA senior, and Edward Ellis, an English and Philosophy teacher at BFA, attended the STAR Student 和 Teacher Luncheon this past Friday.
BFA Students Harper Wolf (12th) 和 Sarah Busch (11th) recently launched a new school newspaper, “The Spectacle”!
We have loved hearing all about our students' summer adventures over the past week and a half! Between 教师工作日s and Wonderful Wednesdays, our faculty and staff also made the most of their summer break by traveling around the world, exploring 亚特兰大, and spending time with family 和 friends. Check out some of their adventures below!
On 可能 20, we celebrated our students’ achievements at our Underclass Awards Ceremony.
This week at the Troop 631 Court of Honor, BFA Junior, Maxwell Greenbaum, received several notable awards.
富兰克林学院 celebrated the Senior Class of 2019 with Baccalaureate on May 3 和 the Commencement service on 可能 4.
BFA students, Cole Pinado (12th grade) and Anna Taite Murphy (11th grade), were selected to be a part of the 5th Congressional District Art Show 和 Competition.
28名毕业生之类的2019年，80％的合格供 希望或策尔·米勒奖学金 和 collectively earned a total of $3.68 million in scholarships to enroll in higher education programs.
April is National Poetry Month! Each year, BFA hosts a school-wide student poetry contest during the month of 四月 to celebrate.
BFA's Golf Team competed in their first match of the season against Galloway at Chastain Park on Tuesday evening.
富兰克林学院 sophomore Kira Francklin along with her horse, Gemini, recently competed in a national equestrian competition, w这里 she came in first place for all Juniors.
Alex Warren, BFA senior, and Wright Howell, a history teacher at BFA, attended the STAR Student 和 Teacher Luncheon in Decatur.
BFA students and faculty recently welcomed two new employees -- "Benjamin" and "Franklin" -- beautiful 和 talented Ragdoll kittens.
BFA would like to congratulate civic leader 和 alumni parent, J. Rex Fuqua, for his well-deserved recognition as Philanthropist of the Year by the 亚特兰大 Chapter of the Association for Fundraising Professionals.
Alex Warren took first place out of two hundred 和 one runners in the JV Boys Blue Race.
Sophomore Robert Gordon was chosen to participate in the highly selective Perfect Game baseball tournament.
Congratulations to BFA Overseer Comer Yates 和 BFA parent Teya Ryan for being named to the Atlanta Business Chronicle's list of "亚特兰大's Most Admired CEO Awards."