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Beacon Sports Info Meeting with A.D. Simmons March 18 3:30-4:30pm - Click this headline for more info and the Zoom link!

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?

PTA sponsors Suicide Prevention 101 for Parents March 16th 7-8:30pm

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!

Mon. Feb. 22, 2021 7:00-8:30 PM Black History Month: “Black in America: Black & Blue” screening & discussion

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

Beacon Equity Team

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.

Feb 25 5pm SPED/IEP Parents Virtual Monthly Meet-up

Date: Thur. Feb. 25, 2021 **
Time: 5:00-6:00 PM
Meeting: SPED/IEP Parents Virtual Monthly Meet-up
Zoom link:
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83254943952?pwd=dkdsNW9hbVAxMDlhK3k2VlNjK2Z0UT09
One tap mobile: +19294362866,,83254943952#,,,,,,0#,,481560#
Dial in (audio only): +1 929 436 2866
Find your local number: https://us02web.zoom.us/u/kbgbpWuR69

Tues. Feb. 23, 2021 - “Marking Time” virtual tour & discussion

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
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