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Life is better when you’re laughing!
The Beacon School’s 7th Annual Comedy Night is tomorrow night!
Featuring Judy Gold along with celebrity appearances.
Order your tickets now! $50 in advance/$60 at the door; only 200 seats available. You won’t want to miss out!
*Following the show, enjoy a complimentary drink just a few blocks away at the lovely Cafe Clover (www.cafeclovernyc.com), 10 Downing Street @ the corner of 6th Avenue. [Thanks to a very generous Beacon parent!]
Good luck to all the students taking AP exams!
Beacon PA Executive Board nominations are still being accepted!The Beacon Parent’s Association Executive Board needs YOU! Offer your skills, pitch in at an event or share your ideas to enhance the experience here at Beacon! There are so many great ways for parents to get involved at every level of time commitment. Please consider volunteering OR nominate a friend. While all positions are still officially open for nominations, we still seek at least one nomination for Secretary and one person to head up the Events committee. The Beacon Parent’s Association should be as energetic and dynamic as the school itself. Let’s make it happen!
For your convenience, the nominating process is streamlined by submitting your nominations via the link below. Each Executive Board position is described in detail along with the number of seats available when you click on the link. If you want to omit a nomination for any position, please enter N/A.
Please click and enter the password (all lowercase) – *beaconpa2017*
Mark your calendars. The PA elections will take place at the May 17 General PA Meeting in the library at 6:00 p.m.
See you there!
Auction News (You heard right! There are STILL some great items to bid on!)
Beacon’s final Online Auction is here! Don’t miss dozens of great items!!
DON’T THROW AWAY YOUR SHOT at this great prize! Orchestra seats for HAMILTON, May 30, PLUS exclusive, private backstage meet and greet with King George III himself—Brian d’Arcy James!
And, you can still “Raise a Paddle” to support Beacon’s wonderful clubs, programs, and classrooms. 100% of your donation goes directly to our school! Donate now!
May 11, 7:00–9:00 p.m.
Hosts Yozo and Malini Horiuchi invite you to mix, mingle, and celebrate a great year with other Beacon parents in the most diverse neighborhood in the city. Great bites and drinks will be served. $35/person, and ALL proceeds go to Beacon!
Sign up and get all the details here.
PA General Meeting with Executive Board Elections
An Evening of Cocktails, Readings, and Laughter!
Join acclaimed humor writer and Beacon mom Cynthia Kaplan for a fun and funny evening of readings with best-selling local authors AJ Jacobs (The Year of Living Biblically, The Know-It-All, staff writer for Esquire), Julie Klam (You Had Me at Woof, Friendkeeping, Dear Julie column), Rich Cohen (The Sun & the Moon & the Rolling Stones; Sweet and Low, writer for Vanity Fair) and Rob Tannenbaum (I Want My MTV, writer for Rolling Stone, GQ, NY Mag). There will be wine and snacks and schmoozing with the authors! Limited spots available. Grab a friend and join the fun! Sign up here.
SoulCycle Beacon Charity Ride
June 4, 3:30 p.m. (45-min class)
Buy a bike for yourself, your spouse, your child,* or the whole family. Sponsor a teacher!
*Participants under the age of 18 must bring a waiver signed by a parent or guardian.
Gotham West Market offers discounts for Beacon students, faculty, and families!
The following businesses in Gotham West Market (600 11th Avenue) are offering a 10% discount to Beacon students, faculty, and families—all you need to do is speak up!
Ample Hills • The Cannibal • Choza Tacos • El Colmado • Genuine Roadside • Indie Fresh • Uma Temakeria • Velo bike shop
Show your support for all the delicious businesses that support Beacon!
Veritas Studio Wines supports Beacon!
Check out Veritas here: https://veritasstudiowines.com/
Fairway Community Partners
Beacon already has raised $4100 from this partnership this year!
Let’s keep up the momentum.