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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Beacon Ink Editors
Written by Sarah Fink on Monday, November 23, 2015 20:55:11 EST:

Congratulations to our brand new Beacon Ink editors: Jaylene, Ayo, Rowana, Sabrina, Tessa, Lulu and Paula!!! There were so many amazing applications this year, and it was a truly agonizing decision; thank you to everyone who applied, and 10th graders, please apply again next year.*Remember that ANYONE, in any grade, can submit writing or artwork, at!

Written by Peg O'Brien on Monday, November 23, 2015 09:28:14 EST:

This year’s Boy’s Fencing Team won the PSAL Boys Fencing Championship Title for 2015-2016, the Boy’s Fencing Foil Teams Champions 2015-2016, and Boys Fencing Epee Team Second Place Finalist 2015-2016 in yesterday’s citywide playoffs. To congratulate these wins, Beacon was awarded a 2015-2016 Boys Fencing PSAL Champions gym banner, two impressive championship trophies, and two plaques.

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Beacon Model UN Shines at CESIMS
Written by Beacon Model UN on Sunday, November 22, 2015 21:41:19 EST:

Congratulations to the Beacon Model UN contingent, which achieved great results at this past weekend's CESIMS conference at Columbia. Everyone did well, with special recognition going to the following participants:
OUTSTANDING DELEGATE: Hebh Jamal (UN Peacebuilding Commission); Emma Callahan(Catalonia); Malcolm Hagerty (Argentine Provisional Cabinet) HONORABLE DELEGATE: Neely Yates (Umbrella Revolution); Lincoln Bernard (Oswego Council); Hannah Joy-Kozlenko (Mexican Revolution) VERBAL RECOGNITION: Jeni Dhodary (Catalonia); Molly Kass (Catalonia) MOST IMPROVED: Aneesah Ayub (1787 U.S. Constitutional Convention)
In addition, Emma Callahan, for her outstanding work, was one of only two delegates to receive an Invitation to attend Columbia's CMUNCE conference in January, 2016.
Congratulations to everyone!

FREE Practice SAT and ACT
Written by Deb Heller on Sunday, November 22, 2015 21:40:47 EST:

Revolution Prep will be offering FREE full-length SAT & ACT practice exams for Beacon School Students

ACT Exam: December 1st, 3:30pm -7:30pm
Enroll online at:

SAT Exam: December 10th, 3:30pm – 7:30pm
Enroll online at:

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Additional Admissions Interview Date Scheduled
Written by Bayard Faithfull on Sunday, November 22, 2015 21:39:40 EST:

Beacon admissions is adding an additional admissions interview date:
Monday, December 7 (at 3:30, 4:30 and 5:30 pm). We appreciate all students who have applied and submitted folders.

Peru Info in Case you missed the meeting on 11/18
Written by Deb Heller on Sunday, November 22, 2015 21:38:20 EST:

Interested in spending your February Break in Peru?! Join us for an unforgettable experience Feb 18-26th 2017.

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Come out and Support Beacon Dance Company's Fundraising Dance Performance!
Written by Kim Elliott on Tuesday, November 17, 2015 16:44:43 EST:

Beacon Dance Company is proud to present their production of Racism in America. CLICK HEADLINE FOR ALL OF THE INFO!

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School Schedule

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Upcoming At Beacon

December 1, 2015:
FREE Practice ACT

December 1, 2015:
PA Executive Meeting

December 4, 2015:
Girls Basketball Game

December 4, 2015:
Choir Concert

December 5, 2015:
Arts Festival & Gala

December 7, 2015:
Interviews of Prospective Students

December 7, 2015:
Boys Basketball Game

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