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 childâ€™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)
â€¢ Make-up Testing will be scheduled immediately
â€¢ Students have unlimited time for each test
â€¢ 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 -
WALKING CLUB DURING RECESS - VOLUNTEERS NEEDED
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
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 â€“ 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 ballparkâ€™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. Donâ€™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 childâ€™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
2nd grade teacher
â€¢ Started at Beaumont:
â€¢ 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, â€œ The Worldâ€™s Best Teacherâ€.
â€¢ 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.
â€¢ Favorite BES Spirit Day:
Itâ€™s a tie: Pink Day & Favorite Book Character Day
â€¢ 3 Adjectives that Best Describe Him:
Funny, Creative, Loving
â€¢ Favorite Hobbies:
Watching movies (especially those involving superheroes), reading, playing video games, writing, being outside, technology, and playing with his boys
â€¢ Favorite Place to Visit:
Walt Disney World
â€¢ Fun Facts:
2003 graduate of Penn State University; aspiring author of childrenâ€™s books; has a collection of over 100 PEZ, can say the alphabet backwards rather quickly; and is fluent in English ;) Mr. Parrottaâ€™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.
â€¢ Best thing about being a Teacher:
Knowing that weâ€™re making a difference. Itâ€™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. Thatâ€™s both empowering and comforting.
To view more BES Staff / Teacher profiles, visit the HSA website