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We have started to use the School News app by Edlio, an activity feed for alerts, news, and events. Please consider downloading the app.


On Monday, Sept. 14 is picture day for all BF students. In school students will be photographed in the morning. All online learners (Asynchronous and Synchronous) will get their photo taken in the afternoon. We would like you to come at the following times: Last names A-H 1:30, Last name I-Q 2:00, and last name R-Z 2:30. Please come at your designated time. If you can't make it at that time, you can come at one of the other times, but please do so only if absolutely necessary.

Videotaping and Photographing in School

During the school year, we videotape and photograph many school activities. These pictures, plus candid shots, may be used in our annual yearbook, on our website or IASD social media sites. In addition, student teachers may videotape themselves teaching a lesson, as part of their professional development. If you have any objection to your child being photographed or videotaped in any of these circumstances, please write a letter to your child’s principal as soon as possible, stating your objection and providing your child or children’s names. You may email Ben Franklin's Principal, Kelly Urbani at Thank you for your cooperation!
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IASD Health Services Contact Information

The IASD School Health Services Department is available to offer support and answer a variety of questions you may have as we welcome back our students today!
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Daily Screener Reminder

Please review this important reminder about the daily screening we are asking families to complete.
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211 County Resource

PA 2-1-1 Southwest offers a free human service Helpline to Indiana County
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Parent Communication Regarding Selected Learning Option

We have developed this plan for instruction for students through November 6th to give you and our students and families stability.  In order to operate effectively, we have to finalize our class rosters and family selections.  We have been very flexible in allowing families to contact their child’s school to discuss the options available and address any concerns or questions that exist.  At this point, in order to be ready for the start of the school year, we respectfully ask that you understand that we will not be making any changes to selections at the current time.  If something arises and you feel your circumstances are unique, please contact your child’s principal to discuss what can be done.