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Beacon Model UN Club Does Well at Bronx Science Conference
Written by Beacon Model UN Club on Monday, December 15, 2014 09:10:52 EST:

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 Winter Fundraiser
Written by Beacon Music on Thursday, December 11, 2014 11:40:21 EST:

Beacon Music will hold its Winter Fundraiser on Friday, December 19th, at 6:00PM in the Drama Studio. Free admission.

THE LINE-UP:
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
Straight Shooter
Fifth Floor
Forest Fire
Mom, It's Not a Phase


Beacon Model UN Does Well at UNIS Conference
Written by Beacon Model UN on Monday, December 08, 2014 08:04:04 EST:

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.


Track Team on Point at First Meet
Written by Michael Shum on Monday, December 08, 2014 08:02:58 EST:

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​


IN BEACON MUSIC NEWS
Written by Khaya Cohen on Friday, December 05, 2014 08:46:40 EST:

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).


EXTRA! EXTRA!
Written by Jake Rosen on Thursday, December 04, 2014 10:45:49 EST:

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!!


Assignments for Thursday, December 4, 2014 Admissions Interviews
Written by Bayard Faithfull on Tuesday, December 02, 2014 15:37:19 EST:

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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December 24, 2014:
Winter Recess

December 25, 2014:
Winter Recess

December 26, 2014:
Winter Recess

December 29, 2014:
Winter Recess

December 30, 2014:
Winter Recess

December 31, 2014:
Winter Recess

January 7, 2015:
PA Exec Board Meeting

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