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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Prom 2016! It's almost here!
Written by Senior Committee on Wednesday, May 25, 2016 17:36:49 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
You must check in upon arrival and then check your bags with venue staff. PLEASE CLICK HEADLINE FOR FULL INSTRUCTIONS.

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Rising Seniors: Do you want to be a Big Sib?
Written by Kate Oldre on Wednesday, May 25, 2016 17:36:13 EST:

-Deadline: Friday, June 3rd, 2016 at 11:00am
-Application and information links are at the end of article, hard copies are in rm. 107
-Please place a HARD COPY OF YOUR COMPLETED APPLICATION in the folder in the College Office Mailbox in the main office (rm. 107). You may type or write your answers on a separate sheet of paper if you prefer.

The Big Sib program is designed to help build and strengthen the Beacon community. The job of a Big Sib is to guide the ninth graders as they transition into the high school experience and to provide a dependable source of support to their "Little Sibs". It is an application-based program open to rising seniors (class of 2017).


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'Twelve Angry Persons' Gets All Law & Order
Written by TAP Promos on Wednesday, May 25, 2016 13:11:41 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.

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!

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

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.

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.

News Archive

School Schedule

Tutoring Schedule

Today At Beacon

Poetry Slam

Upcoming At Beacon

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

June 4, 2016:
Twelve Angry Persons