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Beaumont Blast 5/1/16

RESIDENCY WEEK STARTS ON MAY 2, MON.
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. For questions, contact Jen Bracco.
TALENT SHOW - THANK YOU'S
Thanks to the talented 4th Grade students and teachers who performed at the 3rd Annual Beaumont's Got Talent last Friday. Thanks to the parents, volunteers, BES Staff, and audience for their support. Many thanks to Autumn O'Reilly and Tory Stagnaro for producing the entertaining show. Follow link to view photos taken by Claudette McCarron for Yearbook.

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.
 
T/E MIDDLE SCHOOL VISITS BES - MAY 5, THURS., 1:00PM (FOR 4TH GRADE PARENTS)
T/E Middle School Teachers, Counselors and representatives from the Parent & Teacher Organization (PTO) will visit BES to talk to 4th Grade Parents about transitioning into the middle school. There is also a Meet & Greet for 4th Grade families at Barnes & Noble (part of a B&N Book Fair) on Thursday, May 19, from 4:30pm - 5:30pm. View flyer for more details. For questions, contact Nikki Kent.

SPRING PLANT SALE - PICK UP ORDERS ON MAY 5, THURS. AND CHILDREN'S SALE, MAY 6, FRI.
For those who pre-ordered plants, you may pick them up on Thursday, May 5, from 2:30 - 4:30pm. Payment is due at the time of pick up (cash or checks payable to Beaumont HSA). The Children's Sale will be on Friday, May 6. Each plant is $2.00. Students may buy multiple plants, just in time for Mother's Day. For questions, contact Kristen BakerColleen Mahoney, and Kathy Moynagh.

MOTHER-SON BASEBALL GAME - MAY 22, SUN.
The Mother Son Baseball game is Sunday, May 22. The game starts at 2:00pm and the buffet is from 1:00 - 3:30pm. T-shirt sales are closed, but tickets may still be purchased until May 6. Raffle items (baskets, first pitch, and press box announcement of a team player) will be sold in the near future.  We still need exciting and fun donations for the baskets. Click here for donation items needed. There is a donation bin in the school lobby. For questions, contact Angie Polizzi or Amy Stoios. Don’t strike out on this fun event!

HANDEL'S SPIRIT DAY - MAY 11, WED., 4:00 - 7:00pm
Beaumont Spirit Day will be held at Handel's Ice Cream, 576 Lancaster Ave. in Berwyn, on Wednesday, May 11, from 4:00 - 7:00pm, rain or shine. Bring this flyer to Handel's on that day and give it to your server when you place your order. (Note: You do not receive a discount with this flyer.) Beaumont Staff Cares, a group created by BES teachers and staff, will receive a portion of the proceeds. They provide extra funds to help families in need to pay for field trips; books at the Book Fair; holiday and Mother's/Father's Day gifts; gift cards for groceries, etc. You can also treat yourself to Handel's ice cream by ordering Handel's Pint Cards, which are on sale through May 20. For questions, contact Mrs. Weinrich (4th Grade Teacher).

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.

FIELD DAY - VOLUNTEERS NEEDED FOR JUNE 3, FRI.
Towards the end of the school year, Beaumont hosts Field Day for all the students to be outside and play games such as water relay races, tug of war, etc. The 4th Graders run the different stations, but we also need adult supervision (e.g., someone to time the games or make sure there is enough water for the stations). More details to follow. If you are interested in volunteering for Field Day on Friday, June 3, 8:45 - 11:15am (Grades 1 and 2), and 12:45 - 3:00pm (Grades 3 and 4), please email Mrs. Melissa McConaghy (Gym Teacher). Thank you for your help.

PLAY DAY - JUNE 3, FRI.
Mark your calendars! Play Day: Beaumont’s Boardwalk Night is scheduled for Friday, June 3, from 5:00 - 8:00pm. We have lots of fun activities planned… Boardwalk-style Games, Dunk Tank, Cake Walk, Food, Treats, Face Painting, Tattoos, Hair Paint, and Lots of Prizes! All located in the backyard of Beaumont Elementary. This family-friendly event is a student favorite and cannot be missed! Order forms with more detailed information will go home in backpacks this week.

PARENT HANDBOOK FROM BES WELCOMING COMMITTEE
Did you know that Beaumont has a Welcoming Committee lead by Jen Bacani, Carey Gillis and Becky Pitofsky? New families are warmly welcomed into the Beaumont family and given a Parent Handbook. It's useful for new parents and ALL parents to learn about the grade-specific activities, events sponsored by the HSA, as well as finding insider tips and best kept secrets from local BES experts. Thank you to the Gillis Family who generously paid for the design and printing of the handbooks. Now the Parent Handbook is available online by visiting the HSA website.

 

For the latest news and information from the T/E Community, visit the HSA's Community Corner.
• 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.
5/2 Mon., Day 6
• Walnut St Theater at BES
• MASH School Store
  Lobby, 8:15 - 8:45am

5/3 Tues., Day 1
• Walnut St Theater at BES
• Walking Club during recess
  Sign up to Volunteer

5/4 Wed., Day 2
• Orchestra - 3rd and 4th
  Grade, 7:55am
• Walnut St Theater at BES
Parents' Night Out - 7:30pm
  McKenzie's Brew House


5/5 Thurs., Day 3
• Band - 4th Grade
  7:55am
• Walnut St Theater at BES
• Walking Club during recess
  Sign up to Volunteer
T/E Middle School
  Counselors Visit, 1:00pm
  4th Grade Parents

Spring Plant Sale -
  Pay and pick up order
  2:30 - 4:30pm

• Science Explorers
  3:30 - 4:30pm

5/6 Fri., Day 4
• Chorus - 3rd and 4th
  Grade, 7:55am
• MASH School Store
  Lobby, 8:15 - 8:45am
  LAST DAY
Children's Plant Sale -
  $2.00 / plant

DEADLINE - Purchase
  tickets to Mother-Son
  Baseball Game on May 22

• Walnut St Theater at BES
May Calendar

May Lunch Menu

HSA Website - NEW

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School Calendar
- UPDATED

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

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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