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Beaumont Blast 3/27/16

NO SCHOOL ON MONDAY
Welcome back from Spring Break. School will be CLOSED on Monday, March 28, for a Staff In-Service Day and will resume on Tuesday, March 29.
T/E’S GOT TALENT - MARCH 31, THURS., 7:00PM
T/E's Got Talent is a variety show featuring T/E teachers and staff (elementary, middle and high school), who will perform
their comedy, music or dance acts for families on Thursday, March 31, at 7:00pm, at Conestoga High School, 200 Irish Rd, Berwyn, PA. Beaumont will be well represented by our very own: Mrs. Alex Thompson and Mr. Pete Ricci (4th Grade); Mrs. Shari Capriola and Mrs. Charlemagne Jackson (3rd Grade); Mrs. Suzanne Walsh (Art); Mrs. Kati Hedenberg (Music); Mrs. Amy Romani (Reading Specialist); Mrs. Porsche Davis-Taylor (Librarian); Mrs. Amanda Kurman (Science); and Mrs. Joanne Reuschel (IT). Proceeds benefit ARCH and support future community programs. Tickets are available online at www.archcares.org and at the door, until sold out. 

A MESSAGE FROM THE SCHOOL NURSES
Have you noticed your child constantly itching his/her scalp?
Learn what to look for and what to do. Please read the important Lice Reminder notice from our School Nurses, Mrs. Mary McCann and Mrs. Nancy Schertz.

FIRST GRADE: PUBLISHED BOOKS, NEED SIGNED RELEASE FORMS BY APRIL 6, WED.
For over 20 years, Beaumont Elementary along with other T/E elementary schools have been publishing individual students' books. Each Beaumont First Grader is currently writing and illustrating his/her own book entitled "All About Me." This year, we are using the publishing company, Studentreasures, to professionally bind the books. The HSA has generously paid for one book per child. If you have a First Grader and would like to purchase additional copies of your child’s book, you can pre-order them directly from Student Treasures. They make great memorable gifts. There is no obligation to purchase an extra book, but we need to make sure that each child's parent/guardian signs and returns the release form to the student's teacher by April 6. Mark your calendars for the Author's Tea on Thursday, June 9, at 9:15am, when the children will present their books to parents/family. For questions on book orders, contact Claudette McCarron.

SPRING PLANT SALE - ORDERS DUE BY APRIL 6, WED.
The simplest way to plan and accentuate your home garden is to place an order at Beaumont's annual Spring Plant Sale, sponsored by the HSA. There are dozens of flowers and plants to choose from at a discounted price. Please submit the Order Form by Wednesday, April 6, but do NOT send in your money. Cash and checks payable to BES HSA can be given when you pick up your plant order on Thursday, May 5, from 2:30 - 4:30pm. There will also be a Children's Plant Sale of $2.00 per plant on Friday, May 6. For questions, contact Kristen Baker, Colleen Mahoney and Kathy Moynagh.
 
FATHER-DAUGHTER DANCE - APRIL 9, SAT., 6:00PM
Have you sent in your RSVP cards for Beaumont's 13th annual Father-Daughter Dance on Saturday, April 9, from 6:00 - 8:30pm? It's a memorable night for girls to invite their special dates (fathers, grandfathers, uncles, or brothers) for an evening of dancing, being with friends and savoring yummy treats. RSVP by March 30 and pay in advance, since the admission price increases if paid on the day of the dance. Please consider contributing to the event by: volunteering and decorating, helping with stations, or donating food/beverages. Sign up on http://vols.pt/vVFVAb. For questions, contact Lesley Dente.

4TH GRADE SCIENCE NIGHT - APRIL 14, THURS.
Save the date for the annual Fourth Grade Science Night at T/E Middle School (801 Conestoga Rd, Berwyn) on Thursday, April 14, from 5:30 - 7:30pm. More details to follow.

HARLEM WIZARDS - APRIL 15, FRI., 7:00PM
FLITE presents the Harlem Wizards as they return and take on the T/E FLITE Crew – a team of T/E teachers, administrators and students on Friday, April 15, at 7:00pm at Conestoga High School (200 Irish Rd, Berwyn). You won’t want to miss this fun night of trick hoops and alley-oops! This exciting community event raises money to support FLITE-funded programs in our School District. To learn more about the event, visit FLITE's website.
 
ORDER YOUR 2015 - 2016 YEARBOOK BY APRIL 15, FRI.
Order a Yearbook for $22.00 or upgrade by selecting new options including: a personalized cover with your child's photo and name, a current events insert, or stickers (for decorating). For questions, contact Magan Pilato. View flyer for more details and order your yearbook online by April 15:
Visit: https://ybpay.lifetouch.com
Enter Yearbook ID Code: 3921816

T&E CARE IS LOOKING FOR KIDS CLOTHES -
COLLECTION UNTIL APRIL 8, FRI.

T&E Care is looking for donations of new or gently used clothing for infants through teens for its upcoming Kids’ Clothing Grab Bag. There will be a collection box at Beaumont from March 31 - April 8. Clothing for all seasons, plus good quality shoes, boots, coats, belts, or other accessories will be accepted. There will be a teen girls Pop-up Shop again this year – so we’ll need lots of teen girls clothes to help make this special! The Kids' Clothing Grab Bag will take place on April 15 and 16 at St. Matthew's United Methodist Church. This fundraiser for T&E Care is a great chance for everyone to restock your kids’ closets with great quality clothes. A suggested donation of $10/bag is appreciated. For questions, contact clothes@tecare.org. For more information, visit T&E Care's website. Groups or individuals looking for community service hours? Help sort the T&E Care grab bag donations. What a great way to help your community! If interested, contact Autumn O'Reilly.

COUNTDOWN TO EARTH DAY - APRIL 22, FRI.
The Community Service Committee invites you to participate in our Countdown to Earth Day celebration. Beginning Wednesday, March 30 and ending on Earth Day, Friday, April 22, we will be asking students and staff to participate in activities that help our planet. This may include bringing in waste to be Terracycled, turning off the water when they brush their teeth, turning off a light when they leave a room, etc. Each time a child participates in an earth-saving activity, they can write down what they did on a blue or green colored square and attach it to our "Earth" that will be in the lobby. Also, we will begin recycling Crayola markers; the collection bin will be next to the Oral Care Waste Terracycling bin by the sign-in desk. On Earth Day, we hope to have filled our "Earth" with color and present how much we have Terracycled over the course of the year. For questions, contact Valerie Cheng, Jen Bacani, Becky Pitofsky, and Jean Allen.

UPDATE ON VOLUNTEER CLEARANCES
For the 2016 - 2017 school year, only volunteers with regular and repeated contact with students who are responsible for the care, supervision, guidance or control of children will need clearances. Visit TESD's website for security clearance updates which includes a list of volunteer positions that require clearances.

BES TEACHER / STAFF PROFILE:
LEARN MORE ABOUT MISS TRACY SIMMINGTON
Position: First Grade Teacher
Started at Beaumont: 2002
Other Current BES Roles: Team Facilitator, Math Standing Committee, Technology Mentor, Safety Committee, School Climate Committee, Mentor
Former BES Roles or at other schools/companies: Reading Teacher at Devon Elementary and Beaumont, Club Leader, Creativity Committee, BES 50th Anniversary, Theme Week Committee 
Favorite BES Spirit Day: Pink Day
3 Adjectives that Best Describe Her:
Friendly, Helpful, Kind
Favorite Hobbies: Reading; bike riding in Ocean City; baking and cooking; crafting; gardening; and watching Philly sports
Favorite Place to Visit: Ocean City, NJ, and Jupiter, FL
Fun Facts: Played field hockey and lacrosse all through school; president of her class all through high school; won awards for my pottery and photographs; still an avid photographer 
Best thing about being a Teacher: Watching her students learn everyday. Working with awesome students, parents, and teachers. Being blessed to go to work everyday and loving her job! Learning new things everyday too.
 
For the latest news and information from the T/E Community, visit the HSA's Community Corner.
• Craft Fair and Flea Market - The Conestoga High School Peer Mediation Club will hold its annual Craft Fair & Flea Market on April 9, Saturday, from 8:00am - 12:00pm at Valley Forge Middle School. For information, view flyer.
• Stoga Showcase of Jazz - A Cavalcade of Bands and Jazz Festival at Conestoga High School on April 9, Saturday, at 5:00pm. For information, view flyer.
• Children's Dental Clinic Fundraiser - Annual Yankee Candle Fundraiser from now until June 30. Support this non-profit organization that provides free/low-cost dental care to the community. View flyer for more details.
• Thrive Literacy Center Spring and Summer Classes - TLC is offering spring and summer classes/camps. Visit website to learn more.
3/28 Mon.
NO SCHOOL
  Staff In-Service Day


3/29 Tues., Day 1
• Chess Club
  Cafeteria, 7:45 - 8:30am

  Registration Form
• Yoga Club
  Cafeteria, 3:30 - 4:30pm
  LAST SESSION

3/30 Wed., Day 2
DEADLINE: RSVP for
  Father-Daughter Dance

• Animal Club
  Room 10, 3:30 - 4:30pm
  Pick up at front of school
• Lego Club
  LGR, 3:30 - 4:30pm
• Reading Olympics (4th Gr)
  Room 24, 3:30 - 4:30pm
• LingoKids (Spanish)
  3:30 - 4:30pm
  Visit LingoKids to register

3/31 Thurs., Day 3
• Band - 4th Grade
  7:55am
Author Visit - Brian Lies
• Coding Club
  Room 14, 3:30 - 4:30pm
• After School Sports
  4th Grade, 3:30 - 4:30pm
  LAST SESSION
• Science Explorers
  3:30 - 4:30pm
T&E Care Clothing Drive
 
from March 31 - April 8
T/E's Got Talent, 7:00pm
 
Conestoga High School

4/1 Fri., Day 4
• Chorus - 3rd and 4th
  Grade, 7:55am
• MASH School Store
  Lobby, 8:15 - 8:45am
• Travel Club
  Room 10, 3:30 - 4:30pm
  Pick up at front of school
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575 Beaumont Road
Devon, PA 19333
(610) 240-1400
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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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