BFMS Parent Teacher Conferences

October 12 (by zoom appt. only) and 14th (in person) 4-8pm

Ben Franklin Parents and Guardians,

Ben Franklin will be offering two nights of conferences this fall with an opportunity for families to sign up for one of the following:

A Virtual Parent/Teacher Conferences on Tuesday, October 12, OR

an Open House formatted Parent/Teacher Conference on Thursday, October 14.

Both sessions will run from 4:00-8:00pm. Zoom sessions will be 10 minutes in length and we ask those who attend the in-person conference option to keep meetings to 10 minutes as well.

If you are interested in a virtual conference, PTCFast.com will be used to make signups as convenient as possible.

Please enter the following web address into your browser window:

https://ptcfast.com/schools/Ben_Franklin_Middle_School

After entering this web address, you will see a list of Ben Franklin Middle School Teachers.

  • Please select the teachers you want to meet with.
  • Hit SUBMIT
  • Enter your student’s name
  • Enter your own name
  • Enter your email address (you can use your student’s Gmail address and Personal Learning Device from school to accomplish this)
  • Phone number is optional
  • Hit SUBMIT again

You will then receive an email from PTCFast. At this point you can select conference times based on their availability.

Hit CONFIRM SELECTIONS & EXIT! And you’re set to have a virtual conference with your selected teachers.

Please make your conference selections by the end of the week (Friday, October 8). We will be unable to change conference dates/times after noon on Monday, October 11.

*It is important that we adhere to 10 minute conferences so that we can maximize the number of opportunities for our parents. Thank you for understanding!

During your chosen conference night, you will Zoom with your student’s teacher(s), and though we will need to follow a strict timeline, you may click on the Zoom link a few minutes before your scheduled time. If your child’s teacher is in a session, they will place you in a waiting room until your appointed time.

If you are unable to schedule a conference time with one or more of your child’s teachers through Zoom and/or prefer to conference in person, you can plan to attend Ben Franklin’s open house format Parent/Teacher Conference night on Thursday, October 14th from 4:00-8:00 pm. No appointments or signups are necessary for Thursday's in-house option.

As always, grades, attendance, and teacher contact information can be found on PowerSchool or CANVAS if your student is in 6th grade.

Shane Martin- Principal

Jennifer Olson- Assistant Principal

Cory Holten- Dean of Students

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