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Beaumont Blast 4/24/16

ORDER YOUR YEARBOOK BY APRIL 29, FRI.
The 2015 - 2016 Yearbook is NOT just for 4th Graders. Every child is represented from Kindergarten to 4th Grade. You will be amazed to see how much your child has grown from K - 4 when you look back at the Yearbooks you buy each year. Savor the memories today. Order a Yearbook for $22.00 or upgrade by choosing from different new options available. View flyer for more details. For questions, contact Magan Pilato (Sales), Claudette McCarron (Design), and Jen Bracco (Layout, K and 2nd Grade).

To Order Your Yearbook Online:
Visit: https://ybpay.lifetouch.com
Enter Yearbook ID Code: 3921816
ART GOES TO SCHOOL - ALL WEEK
Art Goes to School will be at Beaumont this week to teach the students about fine art. They use reproductions that run the gamut from cave to modern art. Art plays an important role in developing a child’s imagination and in appreciating the works of a wide cross-section of peoples and cultures. To learn more about AGTS, visit their website.

NO SCHOOL ON TUESDAY - IN-SERVICE DAY
School will be closed on Tuesday, April 26, for a Staff In-Service Day.

PSSA TESTING SCHEDULE (GRADES 4 ONLY)
This week: April 27 - 28: Science (Grade 4)
• Make-up Testing will be scheduled immediately
• Students have unlimited time for each test
• Important for students to be on time for school. Students are reminded to eat a good breakfast and get plenty of rest!

WHAT I WANT TO BE WHEN I GROW UP DAY -
APRIL 29, FRI. 

Show your school spirit by dressing like the person you want to be when you grow up on Friday, April 29. Do you want to be the next President of the United States, an Olympic athlete, an artist, a scientist, a teacher...? Have fun and be creative.

WATCH THE 4TH GRADE TALENT SHOW -
APRIL 29, FRI., 6:30PM
Beaumont's Got Talent is on Friday, April 29, 2016, at 6:30pm. The gifted 4th Grade students and teachers are excited to perform for you. All are welcome to attend and admission is free, so come and support your friends and the BES Community. For questions, contact Autumn O'Reilly.

RESIDENCY WEEK IS COMING - WEEK OF MAY 2
The HSA's Cultural Arts Committee is excited to bring another week of ART to Beaumont. Starting Monday, May 2, at 9:00am, Walnut Street Theater will perform for all the classes throughout the week. There will also be Teaching Artists who will work with each class to bring literature to life with Aesop's Fables. View flyer for more details. We need volunteers to help prepare a mural and crafts for some activities. Please sign up on VolunteerSpot. For questions, contact Jen Bracco.
 
WALKING CLUB DURING RECESS - VOLUNTEERS NEEDED
Spring is in the air and it's time to get some exercise. Walking Club begins on Tuesday, May 3, and ends on June 9. We need volunteers to help check students' cards on Tuesdays and Thursdays during lunchtime recess. It is simple, easy and requires little time. Most of all, you get to see your children during the school day. Sign up to volunteer on Volunteer Spot. For questions, contact Bobbi Foster and Courtney Dunkle.
 
2ND ANNUAL BEAUMONT PARENTS' NIGHT OUT -
MAY 4, WED., 7:30PM
Grab your spouse and friends and join other Beaumont parents on Wednesday, May 4, starting at 7:30pm at McKenzie's Brew House, 324 W. Swedesford Rd, in Devon. This is another casual gathering just like last year at the Berwyn Tavern – a chance to hang out with friends and make some new ones. This year it is BYOD&F (Buy Your Own Drinks & Food). For questions, contact Jen Bacani and Becky Pitofsky.

MOTHER-SON BASEBALL GAME - MAY 22, SUN.
The game starts at 2:00pm and the buffet is from 1:00 - 3:30pm. Baseball tickets are still available until Friday, May 6. We will be selling raffle tickets for fun-filled baskets and most importantly, a chance for one boy to throw out the first pitch at the game. Another lucky winner gets to introduce a baseball player via the ballpark’s press box as the player walks onto the field (he will get see himself on the Jumbotron as he makes the introduction). Our section will also receive a personal greeting from a player, and we will have a surprise visitor during the game. Don’t strike out on this fun. Buy your tickets now! We still need donations for raffle baskets. Click here for a list of items being collected. There is a donation bin in the school lobby for raffle basket items. For questions, contact Angie Polizzi or Amy Stoios.

BES MINI-THON, SUPERHEROES FOR A CAUSE -
MAY 20, FRIDAY

The BES Mini-THON kicks off on Monday, May 9 and culminates with a dance party on Friday, May 20. Mini-THON offers an incredible opportunity for members of the Beaumont community to make a difference! Our students will be giving back to the world and fighting for something that is so much bigger than themselves. All of the children are encouraged to do good deeds to raise money for MiniTHON! Here are 3 of our favorite ideas from our students: 1. Wash cars 2. Extra chores, yard work, rake leaves, pull weeds 3. Walk dogs. View flyer for more ideas. Money will be collected in your child’s classroom from May 10 - 20. You can also make a direct donation online to reach Beaumont's goal of raising $5000.

FORMAL PORTRAITS FROM FATHER-DAUGHTER DANCE
Families will receive a FREE print this week of their father-daughter formal portrait taken by Alicia Asselta. If you would like to view portraits online or order more prints, visit Shutterfly.


BEAUMONT RESOURCES AND SUBSCRIPTIONS
Beaumont offers several resources for families including a subscription to World Book Online and Reading Connection. Visit the BES Subscriptions page on the new HSA website to learn more.

7 BEAUMONT TEACHERS ARE NOMINATED FOR THE 2016 CITADEL HEART OF LEARNING AWARD
Do you remember the Blast postings last fall when we asked you to vote for your favorite teacher? Well, the results are in and 7 Beaumont teachers have been nominated: Mrs. Berg (Challenge), Mrs. Capriola (3rd Grade), Mrs. Cardarelli (1st Grade), Mrs. Fredericks (Kindergarten), Mrs. Kowalski (1st Grade), Miss Weber (Learning Support), and Mrs. Weinrich (4th Grade). Congratulations to the teachers and thank you for voting. Winners will be announced at a banquet in May. To learn more about the award, visit Citadel's website. To read the list of Beaumont and other T/E Teachers nominated, view flyer.

BES STAFF / TEACHER PROFILE:
LEARN MORE ABOUT MR. DOMINIC PARROTTA
• Position: 2nd grade teacher
• Started at Beaumont: 2007
• Other Current BES Roles: Member of the Technology Committee, Math Standing Committee, and the Coding Committee; Teacher of 2nd & 3rd Grade After-School Sports, Lego Club, and Coding Club; Co-Communication Coordinator with Miss Baker (3rd Grade); and according to the sign above his desk, “ The World’s Best Teacher”.
• Former BES Roles or at other schools/companies: Previous member of Curriculum Council, Social Studies Standing Committee, TEEA school representative, and renowned Bingo caller. Spent some time as a preschool teacher and assistant director at Chesterbrook Academy.
• Favorite BES Spirit Day: It’s a tie: Pink Day & Favorite Book Character Day
• 3 Adjectives that Best Describe Him:
Funny, Creative, Loving
• Favorite Hobbies: Watching movies (especially those involving superheroes), reading, playing video games, writing, being outside, technology, and playing with his boys
• Favorite Place to Visit: Walt Disney World
• Fun Facts: 2003 graduate of Penn State University; aspiring author of children’s books; has a collection of over 100 PEZ, can say the alphabet backwards rather quickly; and is fluent in English ;) Mr. Parrotta’s wife is a nurse and enjoys spending time her two boys, Ethan (3) and Liam (1). She especially enjoys going to the zoo and teaching her boys horseback riding.
• Best thing about being a Teacher: Knowing that we’re making a difference. It’s wonderful knowing that someday these kids will become influential adults that change the world and that we, as teachers, played a small role in getting them there. That’s both empowering and comforting.

To view more BES Staff / Teacher profiles, visit the HSA website.
 
For the latest news and information from the T/E Community, visit the HSA's Community Corner.
• Berwyn Paoli Area Little League Trivia Night - Saturday April 30. The event is open to the entire community and supports our great community asset, "The Field of Dreams." Whether your kids are baseball or softball players or not, all are welcome for what should be a fun night! Visit website for more details.
• Science Explorers - The next session at BES, Is There a Doctor in the House?, begins on May 5. View flyer to register.
• Basketball Clinics at BES by Pioneer Elite Clinics - Register for basketball clinics at BES on Thursdays, May 19 and 26, and June 2 and 9. Visit website to learn more.
• Honor a teacher through FLITE's Staff Tributes  - Looking for the perfect End-of-Year gifts for teachers? Consider giving the gift every teacher will love - a tax-deductible donation in their name. Visit FLITE's website for more information.
• Easttown Township Summer Camp - The annual summer camp at Hilltop Park is available for 6 weeks at $50 per week. For more details, view Registration Form.
4/25 Mon., Day 2
• Art Goes To School

• K.I.D.S. Screening
  for Kindergarten
• Author Robin Moore
  visits 3rd Grade


4/26 Tues.
• NO SCHOOL -
  In-Service Day

4/27 Wed., Day 3
•
PSSA Tests - Science
  4th Grade

• Art Goes To School
• K.I.D.S. Screening
  for Kindergarten


4/28 Thurs., Day 4
•
PSSA Tests - Science
  4th Grade

• Band - 4th Grade
  7:55am
• 3rd Grade Field Trip -
  Franklin Institute
  8:15am - 2:15pm

• Art Goes To School
• K.I.D.S. Screening
  for Kindergarten


4/29 Fri., Day 5
• Chorus - 7:55am
• Orchestra - 4th grade,
  7:55am
• Spirit Day - What I Want
  To Be When I Grow Up Day

• Art Goes To School
• K.I.D.S. Screening
  for Kindergarten

• 4th Grade Talent Show
  6:30pm, Cafeteria
April Calendar

April Lunch Menu

HSA Website - NEW

2015 - 2016 HSA
School Calendar
- UPDATED

Make a Donation to BES

HSA Community Corner

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

HSA BOARD MEMBERS
2015 - 2016

• President:
  Courtney O'Brien
• 1st Vice President
  (Volunteers):
  Ann McCarthy
• 2nd Vice President
  (Homeroom Parents):
  Autumn O'Reilly
• VP of
  Communications
  (BES Blast and
  HSA Website):
  Claudette McCarron
• Treasurer:
  Melissa Park
• Assistant Treasurer:
  Michele Bolton
• Secretary:
  Leah LeComte



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