Come out and meet our coaches and athletes! We will have a Zoom meeting where you will learn what it takes to be a part of the Beacon Athletic Community. You will be able to ask questions and learn about the array of sports Beacon has to offer its students. Below is a list of sports we have here at Beacon: Fall sports: Boys Soccer, Boys/Girls Bowling, Boys/Girls Cross Country, Girls Tennis, Boys Fencing, and Girls Volleyball Winter Sports: Boys/Girls Basketball, Co-Ed Wrestling, and Boys/Girls Indoor Track Spring Sports: Baseball, Softball, Boys/Girls Outdoor Track, Girls Fencing, Boys Tennis, and Girls JV Soccer Non- League Sports: Boys/Girls Ultimate Frisbee. We are looking to add more teams to the Beacon Sports community. It’s our hope that PSAL and DOE will rollout sports for the upcoming spring season. The coaches and I are eager to get back to school and some normalcy. So won’t you come join us and be a part of Beacons athletic community?
Suicide Prevention 101 for Parents: Recognizing Signs and What to Do. This free webinar will provide information about suicide prevention for parents, including warning signs for suicide, how to have a conversation with their child, actions to take if their child is having a suicidal thoughts, and resources. The webinar is provided in partnership with the the Directing Change Program and Beacon High School PTA. It is intended for PARENTS ONLY!
Date: Mon. Feb. 22, 2021 Time: 7:00-8:30 PM Event: Black History Month: “Black in America: Black & Blue” screening & discussion Description: Award-winning journalist, author and filmmaker (and Beacon parent) Rose Arce will screen and discuss her documentary "Black in America: Black and Blue." Produced with Soledad O’Brien, the 60-minute film shows how the lives of young Black men have been fractured by aggressive and racist policing and how Black police officers experience modern policing. (Warning: This film includes disturbing and graphic footage of assaults on African Americans by police.) Zoom link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83514548621?pwd=S1VLVXBKOU9YaTluUTdPNnBES29aUT09 One tap mobile: +19294362866,,83514548621#,,,,*386867# Dial in (audio only): +1 929 436 2866 Find your local number: https://us02web.zoom.us/u/k45Qs52xH
The Beacon Equity Team, consisting of Beacon students, staff and parents, are engaging in the deep and collaborative work of crafting a statement of our belief as a school community in diversity, equity and inclusion.
Time: 7:00-8:30 PM Event: Black History Month: “Marking Time” virtual tour & discussion Description: Rutgers University Professor of American Studies and Art History, author and curator (and Beacon parent) Nicole Fleetwood will present a virtual tour of her MoMA PS1 exhibition, Marking Time: Art in the Age of Mass Incarceration, named “one of the most important art moments of 2020” by The New York Times and among the best art of 2020 by The New Yorker. The exhibition is based on her Harvard University Press book of the same name, which is a finalist for the 2020 New York Book Critics Circle Award. This will include a discussion and Q&A. Zoom link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88313449463?pwd=VHRuVXMyb0tRcnFnVjVVWmV1STYvZz09 One tap mobile: +19294362866,,88313449463#,,,,*558526# Dial in (audio only): +1 929 436 2866 Find your local number: https://us02web.zoom.us/u/kcpzRo9NBl