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Beacon School Board Update May 2008

The Latest update from School Board President Bill Zopf.

Beacon School Board Update March 2008

Midway through the school year a large number of events have transpired with many more opportunities to come.

Elementary School Helps Stock Food Pantry Shelves

What began as a fun and interesting way to answer a call for help from the community has turned into a program of pride and a way to incorporate math, science, reading, and the arts into a way to solve a real life problem.

Beacon School Board Update

In this month’s column we’ll give an update on the EXCEL project, progress towards selling the old high school, and discuss various happenings around the district.

Beacon School Board Update

Two months into the school year and already many exciting things are happening in the district. Read about some of these events, but first learn how to get your STAR rebate from New York State and learn some good news about the school tax bill.

End of year schedules for Beacon schools

BEACON ACADEMY➢     June 12: Last Day of Classes➢    8th Graders follow Rombout’s End of Year & Exam Schedule BEACON HIGH SCHOOL ➢    June 12………Last day of classes ➢    School Exams………June  13th (all day) and 14th(a.m. only)➢    Regents Exams………June 14-22➢    Graduation…………..Saturday, June 24 at 10:00 a.m. at Hammond Field ROMBOUT […]

Debate over school taxes

Over at the Beacon, NY discussion board, folks are discussing today’s editorial in the Poughkeepsie Journal about the shellacking (sp?) school budgets took in yesterday’s elections. According to PoJo, Dutchess County had the highest rate of rejection in the state. Here’s a snippet of one comment: "School spending is increasing close to 10% in this […]

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