FATHER DAUGHTER DANCE
Thanks to our Father-Daughter Dance chairs, Lesley Dente, Jill Rios, and Megan Schwartz, who worked tirelessly to make the event a memorable one. Also, a huge thanks to all the volunteers who came in on Friday and Saturday and transformed Beaumont into a night in Old Hollywood.
START WITH HELLO
Beginning Monday, February 13th to Friday, February 17th, Beaumont Elementary School will be celebrating Start With Hello week! Across the country, hundreds of schools and youth organizations will participate in this program which is designed to encourage inclusion and prevent social isolation. Students will learn that they can create a culture of inclusion and connectedness by simply “starting with ‘hello.’”
JOIN THE BEAUMONT HSA BOARD FOR 2017-18
Due to some of our board members reaching their maximum years of service in their positions, we are seeking new board members! Nominations are currently being solicited for the following 2017 - 2018 HSA board positions:
• 1st Vice President
• Assistant Treasurer
If you or someone you know is interested in serving Beaumont in one of these roles in the fall, please contact HSA Co-Presidents, Ann McCarthy or Courtney O'Brien.
Elementary conferences are scheduled for Wednesday, March 1st – Friday, March 3rd (8:35-11:55, Kindergarten only; 1:15-3:35, K-4). Parents will have the opportunity to schedule a conference with their child’s Core or Math teacher. Special Area teachers will be available for drop-in conferences.
Conferences can be scheduled online using Home Access Center (https://hac.tesd.net/). While HAC remains open throughout the school year, online conference scheduling will only be available from Friday, February 10th (10:00AM) through Friday, February 17th (11:59PM). Please call the school’s main office if there are no available conference times for the teacher that you prefer to meet with or if you would like to make any changes after the scheduling window closes.
Instructions for accessing the scheduling system can be found here. If you have forgotten your HAC username or password, please follow the link on the HAC homepage to recover your login information. Parents who do not have internet access or who prefer not to schedule online will still have the option of scheduling by phone by contacting the school’s main office.
TAKE ME OUT TO THE BALL GAME
Mark your calendars for the Mother Son event! Since we had so much fun last year, the mother son event will consist of another baseball game on April 30, 2017 at 2:05 p.m. (buffet will start at 1:00). Join us as we watch the Reading Fightin’ Phils take on the Portland Sea Dogs. We will have different seats this year (right next to 3rd base) and different shirts (you can add your name and favorite number on the back). Invitations will be distributed in early March. See you at the ball game!
GYM GAMES WITH MRS. MCCONAGHY - FEBRUARY 17, 3:30-4:30 (Gr K-2), FEBRUARY 24, 3:30-4:30 (Gr 3-4)
The Community Service committee is sponsoring a fundraiser to support T&E Cares. Mrs. McConaghy will be leading the kids in a variety of fun, energetic games. Click here for the registration form. There are 70 spots available for each session, so send in your registration form and fee as soon as possible. Openings will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis. Contact Jen Bacani, Jen Bracco or Valerie Cheng with questions.
We need 2 parent volunteers for each session, including for this Friday, February 17. Click here to sign up.
TECHNOLOGY & KIDS (K-6) - NEGOTIATING THEIR TECH DEPENDENCY - EMPOWERING PARENTS
On Wednesday, March 29 from 7-8:30p at Hillside Elementary School, ARCH invites parents and care-givers to this timely presentation. Topics being discussed include: rules for app-driven devices; exploring our connected culture reality; defining “Generation Z”; as well as reinforcing the TESD Digital Citizenship curriculum at home. Link to the flyer.
GIRL SCOUT COOKIES
Beaumont's Brownie Troop 4325 is participating in the annual Girl Scout Cookie Sale. We have eight flavors available: Thin Mints, Peanut Butter Patties (Tag-a-Longs), Caramel Delites (Samoas), Shortbread, Lemonade, Thanks-A-Lot, Peanut Butter Sandwiches, and new for this year, Girl Scout S'mores. Vegan and peanut safe options available. Boxes are $4 each and benefit Girl Scouting and our troop. To place an order, please email firstname.lastname@example.org. We will happily deliver! Sale continues until March 12.
REMINDERS ABOUT VALENTINE'S DAY PARTIES
Valentine’s Day parties are scheduled for Tuesday, February 14 as follows:
Kindergarten – AM class 9:15-10:00a
PM class 12:45-1:30p
First grade – 10:15a
Second through fourth grades – 2:15–3:00p
Please remember that in accordance with the District policy/regulation about food in schools, no food or food items can be offered or shared with others during the parties or attached to Valentine cards.
ORDER YOUR 2016 - 2017 YEARBOOK BY MARCH 31
It's priceless to look back and see how much your child has grown from Kindergarten to 4th Grade at Beaumont by purchasing a Yearbook each year. This year's Yearbook is the same price at $22.00. For questions on Yearbook orders, contact Magan Pilato. If you would like to submit photos (with 2 or more students smiling) to be considered for Yearbook, contact Claudette McCarron. Please visit the School Office or Library if you would like to see a copy of last year's Yearbook. The Yearbook volunteers are conscientious to ensure that every grade and each child are represented in many of the school and classroom events.
To help the environment and for your convenience,order a Yearbook ONLINE by March 31.
> Click on 2017 Yearbook link for buying options
PLAN AHEAD AND PLEASE DONATE CLOTHING FOR T&E CARE'S CLOTHING DRIVE FROM MARCH 15 - 24
T&E Care will be collecting new or gently used clothing for all seasons for Infants through Teens, including shoes, coats, hats and gloves. View Flyer for more details. Kindly leave donations in the blue storage bins in the Lobby next to the Beaumont Bear from March 15 - 24, Wednesday to the following Friday. Please print a Donation Receipt if you would like to keep a record of the clothing donated. Thank you for your generosity and helping our local community. The clothing donated will go on sale at T&E Care's 6th Annual Kids Clothing Event (fundraiser) on March 31 and April 1 at St. Matthew's United Methodist Church in Wayne, PA, for $10 a bag (donation). To learn more about how T&E Care helps over 100 local families, including BES families, visit their website. For questions, contact Claudette McCarron.
FLITE VS HARLEM WIZARDS
Get ready for the Harlem Wizards, one night only on March 31, 2017. FLITE has invited the Harlem Wizards to return and take on the T/E FLITE Crew - a team of T/E teachers, administrators and students. You won't want to miss this fun night of trick hoops and alley-oops! This exciting community event raises money for FLITE funded programs in our school district. Online ticket sales begin on February 15 at 10a. Click here for ticket information. Click here for more information.
Sponsor this ever-popular event! Receive great publicity while helping FLITE fund important educational programs for local students. Link to more information on sponsorship.
Would you be interested in sending T/E students to the game who otherwise would not be able to attend? Please click the following link for more information.
BEAUMONT HSA OPENINGS
We have several openings for people to get involved with Beaumont and the HSA, including volunteering and leading one our many committees. Please check the Help Wanted section to the left for our most recent openings, including Pizza Bingo chairs. Contact Courtney O'Brien if you are interested. Thank you!
For the latest news and information from the T/E Community, visit the HSA's Community Corner.
• Betsy Daily School of Performing Art Intensive Summer Camp – Betsy Daily SPA is offering a 5 day Summer Theater Intensive Camp. Link to the flyer.
• Conestoga Youth Baseball and Softball Clinics - Conestoga High School will be running their youth Baseball Clinic on March 19 and Softball Clinic on March 26. See attached flyer and softball registration form, or go to conestogabaseball.net for more information about the Baseball Clinic.
• Conestoga High School Musical - Save the dates for the Conestoga High School musical, The Mystery of Edwin Drood, March 1st-4th, at Conestoga High School. This is a fun, interactive show which allows the audience to play detective and determine the conclusion of the show! Information and tickets available at www.stogatheatre.com. See attached flyer for more information.
• Thrive Literacy Center Summer Camp - Thrive is offering summer camps in Wayne and Haverford. Registration is now open. For more information, go to their website: www.thriveliteracy.com.