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March 2017 Parent Power News

March 2017 Edition
 
Charlotte L. Matthew, M.Ed., Principal
Nichelle Logan Jones, M.Ed., A.P.
Patrice Woods Joseph, M.Ed., A.P
 
Principal’s Message
Cheers and Congratulations
Our students continue to shine at school and in competitions citywide and statewide. Congratulations to our Benjamin Franklin Elementary Scholars.
 
Students of the Year
 
BFE 5th and 8th Grades
5th Grade: I. Barrosse
8th Grade: N. Gibson
 
Orleans Parish Schools
8th Grade: N. Gibson
 
Greater New Orleans
Science and Engineering Fair
The Greater New Orleans Science and Engineering Fair is hosted at the University of New Orleans every year and has schools from all over the region participating. For the last three years our school has performed very well and this year is no exception. Four of our students were eligible for the fair. Three students received first place awards in their category and one received a special award.
 
In the category of Engineering Mechanics, A. Rhodes won first place for his project
Within Arm’s Reach
In addition to the first place award, he also received the additional special awards:
1st Place Broadcom Masters
1st Place Gulf Coast Safety and Training
1st Place U.S. Navy/U.S. Marine Corp Office of Naval Research-
Scholarship to the Core Element Stem Summer Program
  
In the category of Animal Science, B. White won first place for his project
The Maze Runner
In addition to the first place award, he also received the additional special award:
1st Place Broadcom Masters
 
In the category of Chemistry, S. McKnight won first place for her project
Grape Stains No More
In addition to the first place award, she also received the additional special award:
1st Place Broadcom Masters
 
There was a special Social Media Award which was won by J. Mathers.
 
PTO NEWS
Our March PTO meeting will be on the 21st at 5:30 in the Cafeteria. This will also be a virtual meeting where parents can call in through our BFE Facebook page on Facebook Live. https://www.facebook.com/groups /2212298216/?fref=nf
We also have extended the deadline for ordering PTO gear. The online ordering link is https://www.order.fancloth.com/7 0115/217327

 

Important Links

504 Grievance Procedures and Procedural Safeguards

http://opsb.us/departments/exce ptional-childrens-services/section-504/

Please use the link below for our OPSB ECS Programs

http://opsb.us/wp-content/uploads/2012/10/OPSB_E CS_Program- Description_FINAL4_8-18- 2016.pdf

 

 

Proud to be a New Orleans Public School!

Benjamin Franklin Elementary Mathematics and Science School
1116 Jefferson Avenue, New Orleans, Louisiana 70115
Charlotte L. Matthew, Principal

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