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Ben Franklin Elementary News

All Incoming Kindergarten Students - Free Program

The Kindergarten Readiness Academy is a FREE five-week program designed to assist incoming kindergarten students in becoming comfortable in a school setting, while exposing students to letters, numbers, literature, science, math and art concepts.

The program meets three days per week for five weeks, beginning on July 5. The dates are: July 5, 6, 7; 11, 12, 13; 18, 19, 20; 25, 26, 27; and August 1, 2, 3 from 9 a.m. until noon. Breakfast and lunchtime snacks will be served.

Call 740-670-7000 to register.

*Children who will be 5 years of age, on or before September 30th, meet the age requirement for kindergarten.*

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Open House Dates for Ben Franklin Students

Class lists for grades 1-5 will be posted on the front windows of the school on August 14 at 4:00 p.m.

Open House grades 1-5 is scheduled for August 14 from 5:00 - 6:00 p.m.

Class lists for kindergarten students will be posted on the front windows of the school on August 21 at 5:00 p.m.

Open House is for kindergarten students is scheduled for August 21 from 5:30 - 6:00 p.m. 

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2nd issue of The Paw Print Available Now

2nd issue of The Paw Print Available Now

The second of issue of the Newark City Schools newsletter, The Paw Print, is available now. The issue was mailed throughout the community, and will be available at each of our schools and other locations in the community. Please download the issue here. Our first issue is available at this link. More +
Supply Lists for the 2016-17 school year

Supply Lists for the 2016-17 school year

Supply lists for students entering grades K-8 are now available. Families can download the list for elementary schools here. The middle school lists are available, as well: Heritage Middle School, Liberty Middle School, Wilson Middle School. More +

District News

Paw Print Newsletter, Summer 2017

Paw Print Newsletter, Summer 2017



The summer 2017 issue of the Newark City Schools Newsletter, The Paw Print, is now available online. It will also be mailed out to community members. In this issue, you can find out about our summer Kindergarten Academy, a White Field update, 2012 graduate Kayla Bear and more. If you've missed a past issue,
visit our Paw Print Page here. To read the digital version of the current issue, please click here.
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Starting Conversations wrap-up

Starting Conversations wrap-up

On April 26, Newark City Schools and a variety of community organizations hosted a daylong series of events designed to bring the conversation of drug addiction out into the open. Here are a few photos from the day. Also below are a list of links that cover various aspects of the day. We will post videos from each event later. More +
April 2017 Citizens of the Month

April 2017 Citizens of the Month

Every month, Newark City Schools honors about 28 students from grades 4 through 12 in every school as our Citizens of the Month. Students are chosen for what they do both inside and outside of the classroom. Also every month, a different group from one of our schools performs for students and their families. This month, the Liberty Middle School Stage Band performed for the families. Thank you to The Energy Cooperative for sponsoring this month's lunch. A Facebook photo gallery is available here. More +
March 2017 Citizens of the Month

March 2017 Citizens of the Month

Every month, Newark City Schools honors about 28 students from grades 4 through 12 in every school as our Citizens of the Month. Students are chosen for what they do both inside and outside of the classroom. This month, the Carson Elementary Choir performed for the families. Congratulations to the March 2017 Citizens of the Month. Find a photo gallery from the lunch at this link.
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STEM Camp 2017 set for June 19-23

The Newark City School District is offering its second annual, free weeklong STEM Camp from June 19 through 23 this summer. Last year's camp allowed students to explore coding, circuits, 3D printing, robotics and more. The camp is for students who have completed grades 3 through 8. More information, including registration, will be released at a later time. More +

School Information

Ben Franklin Elementary

Principal: Dena Cable-Miller
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[email protected]


8:45 a.m. - 3:45 p.m.
Administration: 740.670.7340
Fax: 740.670.7349
Attendance: 740.670.7343

533 Beacon Rd.

Newark, OH 43055
Sep
4

No School: Labor Day

Mon Sep 4 2017
Oct
20
Nov
22

No School: Thanksgiving Break

Wed Nov 22 2017
to Fri Nov 24 2017
Dec
20

No School: Holiday Break

Wed Dec 20 2017
to Mon Jan 1 2018
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