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.
The regular season has wound up and both the girls and boys soccer teams earned first-round byes and will begin their playoff drive on Monday and Tuesday next week. The girls hold a 3-seed in their bracket and the boys a 4 seed.
Monday, October 27th the girls will take on the winner of Petrides/Telecommunications. The game will start at 3:30 at 107th Street in Riverside Park.
Tuesday, October 28th the boys will take on the winner of Grand Street/Curtis. The game will start at 3:30 at Randall's Island, Field 83.
Wear blue and come out to cheer on the teams; help give Beacon a real home-field advantage.
Project A.B.L.E. will conduct its annual Book Sale next week in the lobby. Donations of gently used books for the sale, from picture books to SAT prep books, are welcome, and may be brought to the library this week.
Project A.B.L.E. raises funds for schools and libraries in Tanzania and Kenya while creating awareness of the issues of illiteracy, poverty, gender inequality, and wellness in east Africa. Proceeds from the sale will be used to purchase books for our library in Tanzania. Students wishing to join Project A.B.L.E. or learn more about our work should see Ms Hanin in the library.
Remember to submit your fabulous work to our artistic and literary magazine, to be considered for publication. We accept all forms of creative writing and artwork.
For information on how to submit, or to ask questions about the process, go to http://beaconink.weebly.com.
The Beacon Boy’s Fencing won its’ third game of the season this week, scoring 88-64 against LaGuardia. With three wins and one loss, the team ranks second in this year’s reorganized Division IV.
In Tuesday’s game, the epee team faced LaGuardia first, winning 43-33. Dylan Harris was high scorer, with 7-0 in 2nd bout, 5-0 in the 6th bout, and a total of 15 touches for the game. Roman Guglielmo scored a total of 14 touches, just one point shy of top scorer of the day. Victor Littleton, Kelvin Verdugo and Bryce Williams also fenced at the top of their game.
The foil team did not give an inch to LaGuardia with Captain Evan Greenberg, setting the tone for a win from the start. Adam Ascionedelia continued to drive Beacon forward in the second bout and the Andreas Ramdas succeeded as a strong third in the match.
The team faces FDA Tuesday, followed by two home games the following week.
Come out the support these fabulous fencers in the Beacon gym at 4:30 on Tuesday, October 28th against Hunter and Thursday, October 30th against Bronx Science.
We are in the process of evaluating applications, and will let you know in the next week or two.
Please stop emailing Ms. Fink.
Attached is the assignment page for the October 16 Open House. All faculty and students who are working the Open House should come to the cafeteria at 3:30 pm for training and food.
October 27, 2014:
PSAL Playoffs: Beacon Girls Soccer
October 28, 2014:
October 28, 2014:
PSAL Playoffs: Beacon Boys Soccer
October 30, 2014:
Arts Halloween Event
November 3, 2014:
First quarter ends
November 4, 2014:
November 5, 2014:
Frosh rotation switch
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