featuring College Panel: Current Seniors and their parents will answer questions about their experience with the college process. Get advice and best practices from those who just went through it!
Please come to our first 2017-2018 General PA meeting: come meet principal Ruth Lacey, parent coordinator Erdene Greene, and the new Beacon School Parent Association volunteers here to support the fabulous programs and initiatives this amazing school offers.
On the agenda:
• New PA initiatives this year: Grade Reps for easy FAQ access; borough neighborhood reps for local meet & greet and community building;
• PA volunteers needed! Web site, newsletter, graphic design, short-from video skill sets greatly appreciated; have other skills? Community, Cultural Diversity, Events & Hospitality, Merchandising and Brand Development, Auction, and Fundraising needed. Join a great crew! See Ted;
• Urgent appeal from Principal Ruth Lacey on DOE budget cuts and PA support for after school and elective programs; what we need to do as parents to fight the tide and shore up Beacon’s fantastic legacy of art programs, after school clubs and phenomenal sports teams;
• Any questions, email us (beaconpa(at)beaconschool.org)
–Bonnie Scarborough & Daniel Power, co-presidents
Join the fun! Help the Beacon PA plan the biggest fundraiser of the year! All are welcome.
Beacon parents who are experienced writers will be on hand to provide support to Seniors with their college essays. Appointments will be 25 minutes long, and will take place from 2:30–5:30. For students who cannot attend on November 9, a number of parents have offered to provide Skype, email or phone consults at other, agreed-upon times. Seniors have received sign-up information from Deb Heller of the College Office.