AUCTION UPDATE… 2017 Gala Tickets on Sale! March 28, The Ainsworth
You won’t want to miss this epic celebration! Here’s what’s in store: delicious food, wine and spirits; the great company of Beacon teachers, administrators, staff and Beacon parents; the exhilaration of bidding on silent and live auctions and raffles. Space is limited – buy your ticket now!
Feeling Very Generous?
Please consider sponsoring a ticket or making a cash donation of any amount. All Beacon teachers and staff come as our guests, and your support will help underwrite this gesture.
You’ll Want To Be In The Room Where It Happens!
Sneak peek 1: Student one-of-a-kind experiences (day on set of commercial shoot with the producer, lunch and tour of Google’s NYC HQ, day at a veterinary hospital, consulting session with a NYC casting director)
Sneak peek 2: Private dining! (dinner for 12 in your home cooked by two chefs, scotch/whiskey tasting for 25 people, catered party with private sushi chef)
Sneak peek 3: Wine, spirits, and more wine!
Can’t Wait To Get Started?
Charitybuzz Online Auction – Here are a few exciting items that you won’t find anywhere else! Spend an afternoon in the Restaurant Fairy’s Kitchen as she teaches you how to cook a simple, yet fabulous, Indian meal, Sunday, April 2! Email us to be part of this magical afternoon. Only a few spots left!
Donations are still being accepted! Please try to have all donations in by March 10. If you are working on something and need more time, please let us know; we don’t want to turn anything away!
* Have donor fill out this form and attach certificate (or we will make one for you)
* Mail completed donation form and item to The Beacon School, ATTN: PA SPRING GALA, 522 West 44th St., NY, NY 10036
THIS WEEK AT BEACON
JV Baseball Meeting March 6, after school, Beacon gymasium
Mr. Sarci will be holding a meeting for all boys interested in joining the JV baseball team.
Fairway Community Partners Recipe Contest—ACT NOW!! Recipes due March 6!
For the first time ever, Fairway will be featuring recipes submitted by Community Partners families in the spring/summer edition of FLAVORS magazine, which will be available at all 15 Fairway stores. The author of each recipe chosen for publication will receive a $50 Fairway Gift Card and, to sweeten the deal, Fairway will add another $50 to the school’s quarterly donation. The deadline is tomorrow, March 6! Send your recipe(s) to CommunityPartners@FairwayMarket.com. Include complete recipe, name of school, your name, and contact information.
Turns out, March is a big month for Community Partners because in addition to the recipe contest, this quarter’s Double Day is scheduled for Tuesday, March 14. Every dollar you spend will count twice towards our schools donation. Don’t miss out!
Since October 2016, Beacon has raised over $1700 from this partnership! Let’s keep up the momentum.
THIS WEEK AND EVERY WEEK…
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!
ANOTHER GREAT DEAL FOR BEACON FAMILIES…
Receive 20% off your tickets to the 10th Annual Taste of the Upper West Side, taking place on May 19 & May 20. Discount is valid through March 20. Visitwww.tasteuws.com for more information and enter “Beacon17” when ordering tickets. See flyer for more details. COMING SOON…
10th Grade PSAT Coffee Talk March 14, 6:00 p.m.
General PA Meeting, with guest speaker Principal Ruth Lacey March 21, 6:00 p.m., Beacon Library
Principal Lacey will be discussing the following important matters that affect all Beacon families:
construction update in neighborhood
status of club funding needs
push for auction attendance, bidding, and joining the Beacon community for a great evening out
Junior College Night March 21, 6:00 p.m.
Junior parents/guardians, join the college office for your official welcome to the college process. Come learn how the process works at Beacon!
Parent/Advisor Conferences March 23, 3:00–7:00 p.m.
March 24, 11:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.