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Beaumont Blast 9/10/17

The final Curriculum Night will take place this
Wednesday, September 13, 6-7:30p. Parents will have a chance to visit their child's classroom, meet his/her Core teacher and Math teacher (for Grades 2 - 4), and learn about the Special areas for each grade. Please note the change in time from the September calendar.
Schedule and Location:

6:00-6:25 – Cafeteria: Special areas informal session
* Reviewing skills and themes at each grade level

6:30-7:10 – Classrooms: Core and math sessions
7:10-7:30 – Lobby: HSA committee information tables
                   Cafeteria: General school practices and information
Beginning this school year, the District will be sending an automated phone call and email when a student is absent from school so that parents may readily respond with a valid excuse. The email will provide parents with an easy option to reply and indicate the reason for the absence. Parents may disregard the call and email if they have already provided a valid excuse to the school’s attendance office. Click here for more information on attendance procedures.

Please join us for the New Parent Coffee on Wednesday, 9/20 at 8:30a in the Large Group Room (please note the change in time from the September calendar). This will be followed by the first HSA meeting of the year at 9:00a to learn more about the BES community and volunteer opportunities. All HSA Event Committee Chairs are encouraged to attend.

The HSA relies on countless volunteers to run smoothly. If you can help just a little, it will make a BIG difference. Volunteering with the HSA is a great way to become involved in your child’s education and make new friends in the process. The HSA has a wide variety of volunteer opportunities, from fundraisers to in-school activities to social events. Complete and return the Volunteer Sign Up form in the Back to School Packet sent home in backpacks. For more information:

A huge thanks to everyone who has already donated school supplies for the cities and towns devastated by Hurricane Harvey. We have been matched with three classrooms in Texas, so all of the supplies you send in will go to the students in these classes: 

Ms. Hooper- 5th Grade, North Belt Elem.- Humble, TX
Ms. Lamb- 3rd Grade, Lamar Elem.-Baytown, TX
Ms. Martinez-5th Grade, Tavola Elem.-New Caney, TX

You can continue to bring donations to the Beaumont lobby until this Friday, September 15. For more information, see attached flyer. Questions? Contact Gayle Connelly or Cara Wiechecki.

Book your sitters now! Beaumont’s HSA is hosting Trivia Night on Saturday, November 4. Our theme is “A Night Through the Decades” and yes, this means dressing up to go with the questions! Since Beaumont is now 50 years old, we will start with the 1950’s and end with 2017.

Location will be right in our neighborhood at Berwyn United Methodist Church & Nursery School (BUMNS) Gym on Waterloo Ave in Berywn. This event is Bring Your Own Everything (BYOE)! 

Doors will open at 6:15p and Trivia starts promptly at 7p. Get there early to set up your tables.

We will have limited seating so make sure to reserve your spots ahead of time. Invitations will be sent through email, the Blast, and a paper invite will be coming the week of September 18th!

Start planning your tables now! HINT: Include friends, neighborhoods, past Beaumont alumni, upcoming Beaumont alumni or anyone who likes to have fun to support our wonderful school community! If you do not feel like putting together a table yourself, we will do it for you. Just sign up and leave that to us. It’s a great way to meet new friends. We will also have a raffle and small auction items. More info to come - look out for those invitations and for updates in the Blast!

Beaumont is getting their own Girl Scout Daisy troop! Girls in kindergarten and 1st grade are welcome to join us for meetings and group activities to foster friendship, leadership, confidence and character. Meeting location and times TBD. We're also looking for parent volunteers! Please contact Troop Leaders Jennifer Hinderliter or Courtney Leik for more information at Look for the sign up sheet and display at curriculum night this Wednesday!

In the T/E Schools, there are hundreds of students whose families struggle financially to make ends meet. FLITE funded programs hope to give all T/E students a better chance to reach their academic potential and earn a Conestoga diploma.
For the past 10 years, Conestoga Alumni Supporting Excellence (C.A.S.E.), a group of alumni focused on giving back to the T/E community, has held a golf outing to benefit FLITE. This year's jointly sponsored outing will be held on Tuesday, September 19 at St. Davids Golf Club. The golf is SOLD OUT, but we are planning a Cocktail Reception to follow the golf. We want to celebrate the start of a new school year, reconnect with friends in a beautiful place, and support local students who need our help.

Call your friends and attend the cocktail and hors d'oeuvres reception. Reception follows golf at 5:45pm and is $60/person. All are welcome. Come check out the amazing silent auction items. Register to Attend

Become a Sponsor of the Golf Outing. Sponsorships are still available. Options range from $150-$1700. Sponsors receive great publicity for their contribution. Sponsorship Opportunities
For more information about FLITE and how we help local students please visit

Looking for an easy way to support Beaumont?  Please collect the box tops from your cereal packages and other household items and ask your child to deposit them in the “Box Top” box in the front office.  Please contact with any questions. 

Beaumont HSA now has a Facebook page! We're excited to have this new avenue to connect families with one another and let you know about the exciting year we have planned. Watch in the next few weeks as we'll be launching new features and posting information about upcoming events and things you need to know. Please share this page with other Beaumont families! Contact Alicia Mendicino with postings or suggestions. 

T&E Care supports over 125 local families (including Beaumont families) in need, with the help of BES and other T/E schools. T&E Care will be recognizing and celebrating those people who are Everyday Heroes at their annual Fall Fest fundraiser (on November 11, Veteran’s Day). Everyday Heroes are individuals or groups who, through their past or ongoing actions and leadership, make positive contributions to the lives of all those in the greater Tredyffrin and Easttown communities. The purpose of our celebration is to demonstrate the wide array of people and groups responsible for making our community such a special place. View flyer for more details. Send submissions by October 1, 2017 to:

If you would like to submit a group photo of 2 students or more smiling at the camera from a BES event or field trip (taken with at least a 10 megapixel camera or smart phone), to be considered for the Yearbook, please contact Claudette McCarron. Thank you to volunteers who contribute their time and photos.

Terracycle and Target are partnering to create Target Trade-In, a recycling initiative for old baby and child car seats. If you're interested in recycling a car seat, simply drop it off at any Target store between September 10-23. In return, you'll receive a 20% off coupon for a new car seat, booster or travel system. Keep those car seats out of the landfills!
For the latest news and information from the T/E Community, visit the HSA's Community Corner.
• Semi-Annual Mother of Multiples (MoM's) MEGA Sale: Baby and Kids Consignment Sale - September 30, 2017, 10a-1p at Upper Merion Middle School, 450 Keebler Rd, King of Prussia, PA. See flyer for more information. 
• Paoli Wildcat Registration - The Paoli Basketball Club is pleased to announce that 4th grade registration for the 2017-2018 Paoli Wildcat community basketball league season opened on August 14 and will remain open until September 15 at midnight. There is a limit to the number of registrants to ensure the quality of the experience. The registration link is available at  Once the 4th grade boys’ spots are full, all boys will go on a waiting list in the order of online registration. In the past we have added waiting list players to the league, so please register for the waiting list if the league is full. See the Paoli Wildcat website for general information on the league.
• LingoKids Registration open Learn Spanish, French or German through hands-on games, stories, songs and crafts. Classes are filled on a first come-first served basis.
Wednesdays from 7:45 - 8:30a 
Session I: 10/04 - 12/13 (10 weeks)
Cost: $160 (siblings' discounts available)
For more information, see attached flyer, visit their website or email at
• Science Explorers Registration open After school science club for Grades 1-4, Thursdays 3:40-4:40p. Session 1 runs from 9/28-10/26.  Register online at Click here for the flyer.

9/11, Mon. Day 4

9/12, Tues., Day 5

9/13, Wed., Day 6

6-7:30p Lower Division Curriculum Night, Grs. 1 & 2

9/14, Thurs., Day 1

9/15, Fri., Day 2

September Calendar

September Lunch Menu

HSA Website

HSA Facebook

Make a Donation to BES


HSA Community Corner

BES Staff/Teacher Profiles

BES Subscriptions

Beaumont Blast Submissions

WiFi for BES Visitors

T/E School District Links

Security Clearances for Volunteers
Beaumont Elementary
575 Beaumont Road
Devon, PA 19333
(610) 240-1400
Beaumont Website


• Co-President:
  Ann McCarthy
• Co-President:
  Megan Schwartz
• 1st Vice President
  Magan Pilato
• 2nd Vice President
  (Homeroom Parents):
  Paula Cardenas (Hodgman)
• VP of
  (BES Blast):
  Valerie Cheng (Tsang)
• Treasurer:
  Jessica Weinberg
• Assistant Treasurer:
  Kris Toscano
• Secretary:
  Peggy Myers

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