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Debate Team Season Begins
Written by Harry Feder on Monday, October 05, 2015 22:23:40 EST:

The Debate Team will have its first organizational and informational meeting on Wednesday, October 7 at 3:20 in Room 410. Anyone interested in learning about competitive debate should attend. In addition to sharpening your arguing skills (and who doesn't want to do that!), you will learn lots about this year's national debate topic -- government surveillance. We will go over some of the basics of the activity and discuss the year's tournament schedule. All are welcome.

Parents: Register for 'My School Bucks'
Written by Kate Oldre on Friday, October 02, 2015 10:23:38 EST:

Beacon Parents,
You are now able to create or update your child's school lunch payment account through 'My School Bucks'. All previous issues have been resolved. 'My School Bucks' allow you to create a pre-paid lunch account for your child. School lunch at Beacon has been a wonderful success so far and it only continues to improve. We hope every family takes advantage of our school food options. Click article headline for detailed info!

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Beacon Ink potential editors info. session
Written by Sarah Fink on Friday, October 02, 2015 10:23:08 EST:

Are you a sophomore or junior, interested in applying for an editorship position on Beacon Ink, our art and literary magazine? Come to our informational session, on Thursday, October 29th, 3:20 in room 303. You are not committing yourself to anything, just getting information and picking up applications, if you decide to go for it. Click article headline to read the full announcement!

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Boys Fencing Starts Strong
Written by Peg O'Brien on Friday, October 02, 2015 10:21:52 EST:

The Boys Fencing Team squashed Frederick Douglas Academy (FDA) in their first game of the season this week. Beacon's 90-56 win combines foil and epee scores of 45-12 and 45-44 respectively. Top scorer, Dylan Harris, scored 15 points in a single bout, enabling the exciting epee win. Click headline for the full story!

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SLT Assignments for October 15 Open House
Written by Bayard Faithfull on Wednesday, September 30, 2015 14:58:40 EST:

Thank you to all the students who volunteered to be part of the Student Leadership Team. Click on the article title for the assignments for October 15th; other students will be assigned for October 27th (those assignments will come out soon).

If you are a runner, sports and clubs, or greeter you must come to the training on Tuesday, October 13th in the cafeteria at 3:15 pm. It will last for 15 minutes.

All SLT and teachers working on October 15th should come to the cafeteria at 3:30 pm on October 15th for some food and orientation about the Open House.

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Beacon Ink is open for submissions!
Written by Sarah Fink on Wednesday, September 30, 2015 08:32:14 EST:

Are you a creative writer or artist? Do you want the chance to get your work published? Beacon Ink, Beaconís own art and literary magazine, is now taking submissions for this yearís edition. Click on article title to for all the info you need!

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Catalyst Tours Beacon - Minerva College
Written by Deb Heller on Tuesday, September 29, 2015 13:40:13 EST:

Catalyst Tour at Beacon
Thursday, October 1st
LIBRARY - back room

Concept Catalyst is an initiative for student-directed innovation in higher education. Our goal is to encourage high school and college students to critically examine the challenges facing higher education and inspire them to play an active role in solving those challenges. We will also provide students with tools needed to intentionally direct the course of their educations, build a community of like-minded peers, and collaboratively design solutions with far-reaching impact.

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Beacon Schedule

Upcoming At Beacon

October 8, 2015:
Senior College Night - 7th Floor Theater

October 12, 2015:
Columbus Day - School Closed

October 13, 2015:
Student Admissions Portfolio Drop-Off

October 14, 2015:

October 14, 2015:
Student Admissions Portfolio Drop-Off

October 15, 2015:
Student admissions portfolio drop-off

October 15, 2015:

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