District News

  • Honoring the Life and Legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.

    On January 18, instruction will center on lessons and activities about Dr. King’s activism for freedom and justice as well as ways to carry on the dream he set forth.

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  • Jeremiah Ostrem Named Principal of New Junior High School

    With the building anticipated to open in the fall of 2022, Ostrem will lead planning efforts in the staffing and structure of the school to ensure a smooth transition.

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  • Preschool Lottery Open Through February 26

    The Bluejay Beginnings Preschool lottery is currently open. During this time, families must submit an online application to place their child on the lottery list for a spot in the AM or PM class.

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  • Return To Learn & COVID-19 Updates

    As we continue to navigate the challenges and ongoing uncertainties of COVID-19 we know the 2020-21 school year will be unlike any other. Click here to learn more.

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  • Polk County School Districts Share Urgent Message

    If we want to keep our schools open and staffed, and return all students to the classroom safely, we need everyone’s help in the fight to stop the spread of COVID-19.

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  • Bond Referendum Passes With 93.5% Voter Approval

    The $23 million bond referendum passed on September 8, 2020 with 93.5% voter approval, allowing the district to construct a new building to serve students in grades 7 and 8.

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  • Continuous Learning Hubs

    Click for access to our continuous learning hubs that each school will use to stay connected with At-Home hybrid students and families

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  • Updated Facilities Use Guidelines

    We're providing a summary of updated facilities use guidelines that will go into effect on July 1, 2020. Developed and modified by administration, these guidelines were approved by the BFCSD Board of Education earlier this spring.

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  • August 17, 2020 Start Date Approved

    Of the 386 electronic responses, 77.2% of respondents indicated that they are in support of the proposed change.

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  • Seeking Feedback Regarding Proposed Change In Start Date

    In an effort to better support students, the District, along with the Bondurant-Farrar Educator’s Association, are proposing revisions to the 2020-2021 school calendar by adding five student contact days.

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  • Technology Access Survey For Families

    This information will help in planning for next school year, should learning from home need to occur because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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  • Return To Learn Planning

    District administrators and teacher leaders have been working on the district’s Return to Learn Plan, which must be submitted to the state by July 1st. The plan includes on-site and virtual learning, as well as a hybrid option.

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  • Master Plan Update

    The board recently received an update from SVPA Architects on the proposed Junior High which would house 7th & 8th grade students. We would now like to share the basic visuals of the design for the community to review.

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  • Iowa Bandmasters Association Recognizes Superintendent Powers

    BFCSD's 5-12 instrumental music team credits Powers for being a strong advocate for the district’s band program and making decisions that have allowed for additional space, staff, and equipment to assist the rapidly growing program.

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  • Registration Information for 2020-21 School Year

    As the 2019-20 school year comes to a unique close, we’d like to remind you of the re-enrollment process for the 2020-21 school year.

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  • Congratulations On Your Retirement

    Five longtime members of the Bondurant-Farrar family have announced their plans to retire during the 2019-20 school year - Ron Brown, Gail Hackett, Vicki Harmon, Dorothy Lampe, and Joe Ridgeway.

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  • Coronavirus (COVID-19)

    This web page will be updated as new information or guidelines are provided by public health officials. Thank you for your support and partnership as we work together to maintain a healthy learning environment.

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  • Upcoming Road Closures

    The district was recently informed of upcoming road closures related to roadway improvements near the Project Bluejay-Amazon site. Closures will detour up to two of the district’s bus routes, the RED and potentially GOLD routes.

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  • District Newsletter - Winter 2020

    The latest edition of the Bluejay Briefing includes information regarding district and staff awards, current and long-term facilities projects, and student programs.

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  • Bondurant-Farrar Receives STEM BEST Program Award

    A STEM BEST Program partner helps transform the typical K-12 classroom environments and methods to unite the workplace with the classroom and develop clear pathways from STEM education to STEM careers in the state.

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