The Ben Franklin Academy

Academic Calendar


THE FOLLOWING CALENDAR IS FOR 2016-17

2016-2017 BFA Calendar  
   
   
M-W, August 1-3 Teacher Work Days
   
TH, August 4 First Day of Classes
   
M. August 22 Parent/Grandparent Night 
  Emory Conference Center Hotel
  (Silverbell Pavilion)
  (6:00-7:30 PM)
   
M, September 5 Labor Day Holiday
   
F, September 16 Senior Class Luncheon
  (Carriage House)
  (Hosted by BFA Parent Committee Volunteers)
   
T, September 20 Senior Pictures
   
W, September 21 Underclass/Teacher/Drama Head Shots
   
TH, September 22 Balfour Class Ring Orders
  Junior House-Large Conference Room
  (11:15 AM-12:30 PM)
   
F, September 30 Underclass Luncheon
  (Carriage House)
  (Hosted by BFA Parent Committee Volunteers)
   
W, October 5 Early Dismissal for Students at 2:00 PM
  Teacher Work Periods (2:00 PM-4:00 PM)
   
TH, October 6 Mid-Term of Fall Semester 
   
M, October 10 Columbus Day Holiday
   
W, October 19 PSAT
   
T, November 1 Fall Play
  Carriage House
  (7:00 PM)
   
W, November 2 Fall Play 
  Carriage House
  (7:00 PM)
   
TH, November 3 Fall Play 
  Carriage House
  (4:30 PM)
   
TH, November 10 Open House for Prospective Families
  BFA Junior House
  (5:00-6:30 PM)
   
F, November 11 Ben Franklin Academy’s Birthday
   
TH, November 17 Senior Parents College Seminar
  (6:00 PM)
   
F, November 18 Early Dismissal
  (10:30 AM and 2:00 PM)
   
November 19-November 27 Thanksgiving Holidays
   
M, November 28 School Resumes
   
TH, December 1 Open House for Prospective Families
  BFA Junior House
  (5:00-6:30 PM)
   
W, December 14 (new date) Faculty-Staff Appreciation Event-Cookie Swap
  (Hosted by BFA Parent Committee Volunteers)
   
TH, December 8 Fall Sports and Activities Banquet 
  Carriage House
  (6:00 PM)
   
F, December 16 Last Day of Fall Semester
  Early Dismissal
  (10:30 AM and 2:00 PM)
   
December 17-January 2 Winter Holidays
   
Tuesday, January 3 School Reopens
   (Spring Semester Begins)
   
M, January 16 MLK Day Holiday
   
W, January 25 School Picture Make-Up Day
NEW DATE - W, February 1  
   
F, January 27 Senior Class Luncheon
  (Carriage House)
  (Hosted by BFA Parent Committee Volunteers)
   
T, February 14 Teacher Appreciation Luncheon
  (Hosted by BFA Parent Committee Volunteers)
   
M, February 20 President’s Day
   
F, February 24 Underclass Luncheon
  (Carriage House)
  (Hosted by BFA Parent Committee Volunteers)
   
F, March 3 Early Dismissal
  (10:30 AM and 2:00 PM)
   
March 4-12 Winter Break
   
M, March 13 School Resumes
   
W, March 15 Mid-Term of Spring Semester
   
W, March 15 Early Dismissal for Students at 2:00 PM
  Teacher Work Periods (2:00 PM-4:00 PM)
   
T, March 28 Spring Play 
  Carriage House
  (7:00 PM)
   
W, March 29 Spring Play
  Carriage House
   (7:00 PM)
   
TH, March 30 Spring Play
  Carriage House
  (4:30 PM)
   
F, March 31 Early Dismissal
  (10:30 AM and 2:00 PM)
   
April 1-9 Spring Break
   
M, April 10 School Resumes
   
TH-F, April 20-21 BFA Student Art Show
  BFA Carriage House
  (11:30 AM-12:30PM)
   
W, April 26 Graduation Practice
  (11:00 AM-1:00 PM)
  (Meet at BFA then walk as a group to Church)
   
F, April 28 Baccalaureate Service
  (7:00 PM)
  (Graduates arrive at 6:30 PM)
   
S, April 29 Graduation Ceremony
  Glenn Memorial United Methodist Church
  (2:00 PM)
  (Graduates arrive at 1:00 PM)
   
  (Senior Graduation Picture at 1:40 PM)
  Graduation Reception
  Glenn Memorial United Methodist Fellowship Hall
  (3:00 PM)
   
TH, May 11 Spring Sports and Activities Awards Banquet 
  Carriage House
  (6:00 PM)
   
W, May 24 Last Day of School
  Early Dismissal
  (10:30 AM and 2:00 PM)
   
TH-F May 25-26 Teacher Work Days
   
M, May 29 Memorial Day Holiday
   
W, June 7 Summer Study
   
W, June 14 Summer Study
   
W, June 21 New Student Orientation
  Junior House
  (10:30-11:30 AM)
   
M-F, July 3-7 School Closed
   
W, July 12 Summer Study 
   
W, July 19 New Student Orientation
  Junior House
  (10:30-11:30 AM)
   
   
Revised 1-8-18