BCSD District News
The next BOE Meeting
The Board of Education will meet on Monday, September 25, 2017 at 7:00 P.M. at Beacon High School. The Board anticipates returning from Executive Session at 7:30 P.M. The workshop will include a presentation on an 8th Grade Field Trip, and a presentation on Marist College Lead Scholars.
Community Update on School Resource Officer Process
Joint Statement from the Beacon City School District and Superintendent Matt Landahl
The events in Charlottesville this past weekend were deeply troubling to all of us. It also provided us an opportunity to reaffirm our collective belief in the power that education has to give hope to the young people in our district and change their lives for the better. We reject the notion that a race or belief invalidates or subjugates others. We believe love should be taught in place of hate. In May 2017, the Beacon City School District Board of Education created a Board Goal focused specifically on diversity. It reads:
“The Beacon City School District is committed to: increasing staff diversity to meet the educational and social-emotional needs of all students; creating a culture of awareness, equality and safety while uniting school and community; fostering unity of the school and the community as a culturally aware and diverse entity; ensuring that all students in the Beacon City School District receive an equitable education; and identifying and addressing the barriers that prevent students from completely experiencing all that the district has to offer.”
We are united in our commitment to achieving this goal and will continue to work with staff and the community to do our best for the diverse group of young people in our schools.
Beacon Board of Education and Superintendent Matt Landahl
BOE Committee Meetings
The Facilities and Operations Committee will hold their next meeting on Wednesday, September 13, 2017 at 7:00 P.M. at the District Office.
The Diversity Committee will meet on Thursday, September 14, 2017 at 8:15 P.M. at the District Office.
The Policy Committee will meet on Monday, September 18, 2017 and Monday, October 16, 2017 at 7:00 P.M. at the District Office.
The Public Relations Committee will meet on Monday, October 16, 2017 at 8:15 P.M. at the District Office.