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Report Card and Diploma Pickup Schedule
Written by Beacon School on Wednesday, June 17, 2015 15:13:15 EST:

June 26, 2015 is the last day for all students.

Current grade level students should report to Beacon at the following time for Report cards and diplomas pickup:

9th grade: 8:30AM
10th grade: 9:30AM
11th grade: 10:30AM
12th grade: 11:30AM

Beacon's Singers & Songwriters Showcase Their Talents at The Bitter End on Tuesday, June 16th!
Written by Brian Letiecq on Friday, June 12, 2015 10:54:25 EST:

Beaconís Singers & Songwriters will perform their original tunes at the Bitter End on Tuesday, June 16, at 7 pm. The event is hosted by Mr. Jeff Franzel, the internationally acclaimed songwriter and pianist.

Please come out and show your support!

Where: The Bitter End @ 147 Bleecker Street (between Thompson and LaGuardia)

When: Tuesday, June 16, 7pm. $7 admission.

Draw for the Beacon Ping Pong Tournament
Written by Bayard Faithfull on Thursday, June 04, 2015 08:05:46 EST:

The first Beacon school-wide ping pong tournament will take place in the gym on Monday, June 8, starting at 3 pm. The tournament will feature the three new tables purchased by the PE Department for next yearís ping pong team. All qualifier and first round matches will take place on June 8. See the draw HERE.

Rules for the tournament are as follows:

  • Each match consists of the best of three games to 11 (must win by at least two in each game)
  • Each server gets two serves; the serve then goes to the other player.
  • After each game, players will rotate side and the person who served first in the first game will serve second in the second game
  • There will be a two-minute practice before each match
  • The ball must be visible when serving
  • Players may bring their own paddles or use Beacon paddles

If you have questions, please contact Bayard Faithfull in room 105.

2015 Beacon Film Festival and Art Show- This Friday!
Written by Kate Reed on Wednesday, June 03, 2015 14:02:59 EST:

Come to the 2015 Film Festival and Art Show this Friday, June 5 from 5pm-8pm! Over 100 student films will feature in this year's festival, including 64 Freshman animation films, and 30 films to be shown throughout the school.

Click HERE for the festival line up.

2015 Beacon Film Festival Trailer from Beacon School Film on Vimeo.

The Art and Photography show will feature throughout the first, second and third floors, and will include hundreds of students' work. Please come out and support the final Arts Festival - 'One for the Road' - at Beacon's 61St Street location! This is a free show!

Beacon Boys Tennis Wins The Mayors Cup
Written by Bayard Faithfull on Tuesday, June 02, 2015 09:32:05 EST:

The Beacon Boys Tennis team won the Mayors Cup on May 31. Beacon defeated Trinity 5-0 in the finals. Oliver Sec (6-3, 6-4), Felipe Osses Konig (6-2, 6-3) and Michael Gardiner (2-6, 6-3, 10-8) led Beacon with outstanding singles play. The doubles teams came up big also. Garrett Sopko and Kevin Huynh won 7-6, 6-2 and Lucas Larese De Santo and Ameer Hosain won 6-2 6-4. The boys have won the Mayors Cup for five consecutive years.

Many of the boys are now competing in the singles or doubles competition at the Mayors Cup.

The Beacon girls team made it to the semifinals of the Mayors Cup, but lost a tight match to Nightingale Banford 3-2.

To All Beacon Athletes
Written by Brian Traglio on Friday, May 29, 2015 13:32:35 EST:

Please join us in the cafeteria on Wednesday June 3rd from 3:15 to 5 for the annual Sports Banquet.

Awards will be given and dessert will be served.

Beacon Library Announces General Amnesty
Written by Ann Hanin on Thursday, May 28, 2015 12:53:57 EST:

As we prepare to move to the new site, the library would like to retrieve all ibrary materials that are overdue, outstanding, and somewhere other than the ibrary. Library Amnesty has been declared. Fines will not be levied, uestions will not be asked, and judgments will not be made. All materials ust be returned by June 9th! We are grateful for your support.

Seniors are reminded that they will not receive caps and gowns if their book records have not been cleared.

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Upcoming At Beacon

September 9, 2015:
School starts

September 14, 2015:
Rosh Hashanah-school closed

September 15, 2015:
Rosh Hashanah-school closed

September 24, 2015:
Eid al-Adha-School closed

January 1, 2015:
Winter Recess

January 2, 2015:
Winter Recess

January 30, 2015:
End of Fall Term

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