Ben Franklin School


Ben Franklin's February Newsletter 

Mission Statement  Vision Statement
Ben Franklin School Pledge

Today is a new day. 
A day that I promise to respect myself, 
others, and my school.
Learn all that I can.
Be responsible for myself,
practice patience and peace,
and make good choices.  
A day that I will do my best.

Ben Franklin School
1205 North Sixth Street
Harrisburg, PA 17102
717-703-1215 (fax)
Mr. Will Towson
Assistant Principal:
Ms. Angel Doyle
Ms. Pia Peterson



    PSSA Bootcamp will begin this month on Saturday, February 20 at 9am. Contact the main office at 703.1202 to register your student and for more information!

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  • Schedule Grades K-4
    8:45 AM to 3:35 PM
    Breakfast begins at 8:20AM for Grades 2 - 4
    Breakfast begins at 8:45AM for K - 1st grade
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  • Ben Franklin Comprehensive School Plan 2015-2016

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  • Ben Franklin School participates in a few FUNDRAISERS We collect Box Tops 4 Education and Campbell Soup Labels. Students should give their box tops and soup labels to their homeroom teacher. Furthermore, we want parents to register their Giant cards with our school code 20554. Thanks for helping to support Ben Franklin School.
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  • All District Student Weather Make-up Days:

    *March 2 replaces the January 25 full day closure.
    *June 2 replaces the January 26 full day closure.
    *March 23 replaces the January 27 full day closure.

    NOTE: June 1 is now a full day for students and June 2 is a half day for students and a full day for faculty.
    The afternoon is designated clerical time.

    See updated 2015-16 School Calendar

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  • The Marshall Math Science Academy is now accepting applications for the 2016-17 School Year. Applications are due by Friday, February 29, 2016.

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  • The SciTech Admissions open house scheduled Jan 23 has been postponed until Jan 30th, 2016 from 11AM- 12PM. SciTech is now accepting applications for the 2016-17 School Year. Applications are due by Friday, February 12, 2016.

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  • Attention current 8th and 9th Graders: SBI applications are now being accepted for the 2016-17 school year.  The deadline to apply is February 19, 2016.  Click the following link to access the applications for this dynamic program.
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  • Parents- You can now find the Home Access Center Link at the top right corner of the website in the black bar where it says HAC.


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  • id

    In an effort to maintain safety and security, effective Monday, January 26, 2015 the administration building is requiring all visitors to present photo ID at the front desk.

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