The Beacon School offers an inquiry-based college preparatory program with technology and arts infused throughout the curriculum. Beacon emphasizes a rigorous well-rounded liberal arts education based on the principle of shared exploration and problem-solving. In assessments for graduation, students present performance-based projects to panels of teachers. Beacon offers extensive opportunities to participate in clubs, sports, community service and international travel.
Congratulations to all 30 Beacon Model UN members who attended the Bronx Science Model UN Conference this past Saturday, December 13th. Special recognition goes to the following delegates: Clementine Dow and Daniel Kessler won a Best Delegate award; Lenny Moxley, Malcolm Hagerty, Kevin Manuele, Ethan Mayer Rich, Isabel Gomez, Ben, Roter, Adam Amraoui, Hebh Jamal, Jolien Louis, Sasha Fernandez, Peter Dobrowski, Alana Martin, Neelie Yates, and Lincoln Bernard all received Honorable Mention awards.
Beacon Music will hold its Winter Fundraiser on Friday, December 19th, at 6:00PM in the Drama Studio. Free admission.
The Hamed Traore Experience
Roxy Coss and the Jazz Troubadours
The Gabe Luce Supernova
The Mark Via Debutantes
The Gabe Luce Express
The Gabe Cummins Jazz & Funk Revue
The Gian Stone Extravaganza
Mom, It's Not a Phase
Congratulations to the 14 Beacon Model UNers who attended this past Saturday's inaugural Model UN Conference at the United Nations International School (UNIS). Particular recognition goes to: Louis Vaccara, who was cited for a Best Delegate award; Samantha Hochstat, who won an Honorable Mention; and Jonathan Walter and Ben Roter, who received Verbal Commendation awards.
The Beacon boys and girls track teams had their first meet this past weekend and already showed signs of great success. Two new school records were set: Lincoln Bernard in the pole vault and Max Hyams in the 1600-meter run. The other medal winners were Jon Benitez, Thomas Chalothron, Eli DuBois, Julia Frankel, Paula Frankl, Benji Freeman, Jeremy Goldstein, Devin Jadoo, Marcus Kener, Isaac Morris, Hugo Moulin, and Gemma Sorenson. All school records can be viewed here: http://www.beaconschool.org/~mshum/records.html
Beaconís Singers & Songwriters will showcase their original tunes at the Bitter End on Tuesday, December 9, at 7 pm. All ages. $7 admission.
The Bitter End is located at 147 Bleecker Street (btwn Thompson and LaGuardia).
Good news: the first issue of As It Happens is hot off the presses and ready to go.
Pick up a copy on your way into school FRIDAY. Beacon's own newsies will be handing them out...FREE!!
On Thursday, December 4, there will be the final round of admission interviews from 3:00-6:30 pm. School will end at 2:30 pm on Thursday.
Students work for the interviews should meet in the first floor computer room at 2:45 pm. Student and Teacher assignments are available HERE. Teachers should come to the first floor lab at 3:00 pm. There will be light refreshments available in room 114.
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January 7, 2015:
PA Exec Board Meeting
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