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THIS WEEK AT BEACON
Junior Financial Aid Night
May 16, 6:00–8:00 p.m., organized by Deb Heller, Beacon auditorium
Juniors and parents are invited to hear from a HESC representative as well as a financial planner on what they should be doing now for the financial aid process!
Beacon PA General Meeting: Executive Board Elections PLUS Guest Speaker Dr. Sari Locker, Sexuality Educator, and Developmental Psychologist
May 17, 6:00 p.m., Beacon Cafeteria
6:00-6:30 p.m.: Come ROCK THE VOTE! Nominations for EB positions will still be taken from the floor prior to the election. There are so many great ways for parents to get involved at every level of time commitment. Please consider volunteering OR nominate a friend. The Beacon Parent’s Association should be as energetic and dynamic as the school itself. Let’s make it happen!
6:30-7:30 p.m.: Dr. Sari Locker, Ph.D., will lead an informative discussion about teenage sexuality, followed by a Q&A session. Dr. Locker teaches two courses at Columbia University, Teachers College: Adolescent Psychology and Human Sexuality. She is also the author of four books including the bestseller, The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Amazing Sex. She hosted a television talk show on Lifetime TV and was a New York City television news reporter on CBS. Sari has appeared on hundreds of news and entertainment programs including the Today Show, Good Morning America, Dr. Oz., Rachael Ray, Conan O’Brien, NBC Nightly News, MSNBC, CNN, Fox News Channel, E!, Vh1, and many more. She has a bachelor’s degree from Cornell University, a master’s degree in Sexuality Education from The University of Pennsylvania, and a master’s degree and Ph.D. in developmental Psychology from Columbia University. www.sarilocker.com
An Evening of Cocktails, Readings, and Laughter—Featuring Cynthia Kaplan from Beacon’s 7th Annual Comedy Night
May 17, 7:00-9:00 p.m., Upper West Side location
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! To sign up, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Beaconware is now available on the web. You can access the website by clicking on Beacon Merchandise on the homepage of the Beacon website, or atbeaconstore.logoshop.com
Fairway Community Partners has GREAT deals for Spring!
Take advantage of Fairway Double Day on Tuesday, May 23! Every dollar you spend will count twice toward Beacon’s donation. Win-win!
AND… Let them eat cake! Get $10 off you special occasion cake now through June 11. If you are having problems using your Fairway Community Partners card, please contact us at: email@example.com.
Beacon already has raised $4100 from this partnership this year!
Let’s keep up the momentum.
Tap it Back at the Second Annual SoulCycle Beacon Charity Ride
June 4, 3:30 p.m. (45-min class)
SoulCycle NOMAD, 12 W. 27th Street
Instructor: Julie Dermer (incoming Beacon parent!)
One of Gotham magazine’s favorite instructors, Julie relates to her riders in a very personal way. A native New Yorker, she encourages riders to embark on their own unique journey, conquering challenges, unleashing inner strength, building confidence and finding peace along the way. Julie’s classes are both challenging and energized, always riding to a strong inspiring beat—a celebration of one’s potential, on and off the bike!
Buy a bike for yourself, your spouse, your child,* or the whole family. Sponsor a teacher!
Book your bike NOW!
Join the cardio party! All proceeds benefit Beacon!
*Participants under the age of 18 must bring a waiver signed by a parent or guardian.
BEACON STEALS AND DEALS!
NEW! Gotta Go to Mo’s!
Receive 15% off your total purchase of regular and sale-priced items with thisModell’s coupon. Beacon will receive 5% of your total purchase. Score! Offer is valid through 6/22/17.
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!
Located at 527 West 45th Street, this wonderful neighborhood gem is offering generous support to Beacon students, faculty, and families. Veritas will make a 15% donation to Beacon for all sales (net) made in the store when you mention “I’m a friend of Beacon!” Veritas will keep track of all Beacon sales by date and time, not by individual. It’s SO simple. You make an in-store purchase, Beacon gets 15%, and we support another great local business who is willing to support our students. That’s something to toast about!
Check out Veritas here: https://veritasstudiowines.com/