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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.

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Poetry Slam this Thursday!
Written by Sarah Fink on Tuesday, May 24, 2016 14:57:30 EST:

Come to cheer, clap, snap for, and support all of our amazing poets this Thursday in the cafeteria. Our first special-guest poet will go on stage at 3:30. There will be two rounds, and then a winner will be crowned!

Tickets are free, but you must pick them up from Ms. Fink, in room 303. feel free to invite non-Beaconites (as long as they have a ticket). Staff are encouraged to come anytime!


"Twelve Angry Persons" Gets All Law & Order
Written by TAP Promos on Tuesday, May 24, 2016 14:01:16 EST:

What's everybody so angry about? No, it's not who gets to use what bathroom; it's about Truth, Justice, and the American Way.

And guess what? They let women on juries these days. Bigots beware!

Theatre Production Class presents the classic courtroom drama on June 2,3,4: Thursday at 4PM, Friday and Saturday at 4 and 7:30.

Tickets are a Democratic $5 for all (faculty and staff comp.) On sale at lunch hours, in the lobby.


New Champions Crowned in Track & Field Again
Written by Michael Shum on Tuesday, May 24, 2016 09:25:08 EST:

Congratulations to our Manhattan champions from this season's varsity track & field meet: Yacine Fall (100m hurdles) ; Jeremy Goldstein (Long Jump) ; James Nightengale (200m) ; Benji Freeman (3200m) ; Hugo Moulin (1600m) ; Jeremy Goldstein, Isaac Morris, Thomas Chalothron, and James Nightengale (4x400m)

Other medalists include Julia Frankel, Paula Frankl, Molly Cohen, Gemma Sorenson, Grace McKenna, Grace Sperling, Caroline Taradash, Arya Martinez, Adam Jacques, Will Nunberg, Izeyah Richardson, Jonny Benitez, Lincoln Bernard, Jack Craven, Joe Romano, Eli DuBois, and Devin Jadoo.

Please see our official website for more details http://www.beaconschool.org/~mshum/records.html


Beacon Boys Tennis Wins Semifinals against Bronx Science; Finals on Wednesday
Written by Bayard Faithfull on Tuesday, May 24, 2016 08:27:31 EST:

On a warm afternoon at Cunningham Park in Queens, Beacon beat Bronx Science 4-1 in the PSAL semifinals. The match got off to a strong start with doubles wins by the team of Julian Szuper/Marcos Lee (6-1, 6-1) and the team of Lucas Larese/Tyler Kats (6-2, 6-2). The victory was sealed by singles victories by Felix Levine (6-1, 6-3) and by Ethan Leon (6-4, 6-4). Ameer Hosain played a great match, but fell in three sets (6-0, 4-6, 4-6).

The boys will play the finals at Cunningham Park at 4 p.m. against Brooklyn Tech.


Prom 2016!
Written by Senior Committee on Saturday, May 21, 2016 19:54:42 EST:

Seniors, we are now just a few days away from your 2016 senior prom! Prom will be from 8-12 Friday, May 27. Chaperones: Please arrive at the venue at 7:30.
This year prom will be held at Tribeca 360 located at 10 Desbrosses Street. This is our third prom at Tribeca 360 and we are stoked!
Click the link for directions to the venue.
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You must check in upon arrival and then check your bags with venue staff. PLEASE CLICK HEADLINE FOR FULL INSTRUCTIONS.


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How The Pros Mix Workshop With Ben Lindell
Written by Mark Via on Friday, May 20, 2016 15:11:24 EST:



BEACON MUSIC will host a How The Pros Mix workshop with Ben Lindell this coming Tuesday, May 24th.

Ben is a professional NYC based producer/mixer/engineer who has worked with 50 Cent, Soulja Boy, MGMT, Kelly Rowland, Edie Brickell, and many more.

Ben will be doing a demonstrative mix of a Beacon Music studentís original song.

All are welcome.

When: Tuesday, May 24th 2016, B-Band (if you have a free) & After School @ 3:15 pm

Where: Studio A / Room C45 in the basement.


Beacon Model UN Places #1 Globally in High-Profile Conference
Written by Beacon Model UN on Tuesday, May 17, 2016 21:36:34 EST:

Over the course of three days this past week, Beaconís Model UN team attended the Global Classrooms International Model UN Conference at United Nations Headquarters. During the conference, Beaconís delegates demonstrated tremendous leadership in their committees as they worked with the students of 174 other high schools from over 30 countries to form resolutions on some of the most pressing issues of international concern. In the end, Beacon won more awards than any other school in the world, and was granted the honor of Best Delegation. This is a momentous achievement for our school, and all who participated deserve special recognition.
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Upcoming At Beacon

May 26, 2016:
Poetry Slam

May 27, 2016:
Senior Prom

May 30, 2016:
Memorial Day - School Closed

June 1, 2016:
PA Executive Meeting

June 2, 2016:
Twelve Angry Persons

June 3, 2016:
Twelve Angry Persons

June 3, 2016:
Twelve Angry Persons

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