BCSD Superintendent Updates

  • Superintendent Update October 8, 2021

    Posted by Victoria Jackson on 10/12/2021

    Superintendent Update October 8, 2021

    I hope everyone had a good week.  Before the updates, I want to congratulate Boys Soccer Coach Craig Seaman on achieving his 200th win this past week.  What an incredible accomplishment, congratulations Coach!

    Capital Project 2021 Zoom Town Hall

    Tuesday, October 12 at 5:30

    We will review all facets of the project and answer any questions that you may have.  We will try to make this town hall a little shorter than the last one.

    Please click the link below to join the webinar on Tuesday October 12 at 5:30:

    https://E2CCB-GST.zoom.us/j/91404317675?pwd=bVlyYkJFQW9FYmlWSml3Vk1JaXJZQT09

    We will send a reminder about the meeting on Tuesday.

    You can check out this past week’s Capital Project town hall on Youtube here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mCW-vJ3C6vk

    Our Capital Project website is here: https://www.beaconk12.org/domain/577

    We will have a special Board of Education meeting about the Capital Project on Wednesday, October 20 at 7:00.  We will go over the project and answer questions that people have.

    Remember the vote for the Capital Project is on October 26th from 6:00 am-9:00 pm.

    Save the Date- Homecoming Week Fireworks at the Athletic Field at 6:45 on Thursday, October 14 after the Boys Soccer Game which starts at 4:15.  The fireworks are made possible by community donations.   You can find other athletic events on the website here: https://www.beaconk12.org/Page/52#calendar85/20211001/month

    District Diversity/Equity Committee:

    Our first meeting this year will be Thursday, November 4 at 7:00.  We will provide more information about meeting formats and committee working groups before the meeting.

    Health Screener Update

    The daily health screener will start on Wednesday of next week.  I will send an update about it on Tuesday.

    Have a great weekend!

    Matt Landahl

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  • Superintendent Update October 1, 2021

    Posted by Victoria Jackson on 10/4/2021

    Dear Beacon Community:

    I hope everyone is doing well!  I wanted to take a moment to share a few updates and reminders.

    Capital Project 2021 Zoom Town Halls

    Tuesday, October 5th at 7:00.  Join me, Ann Marie Quartironi, Board of Education Facilities Chair Kristan Flynn, and our architect Bill Wisbauer.  We will go through a slide show that will detail the project and you will be able to ask questions.  We will post and send out the link next week.

    Tuesday, October 12 at 5:30.  We will do a repeat presentation but answer any new questions that come up.

    Both town halls will be recorded and put on Youtube and shared with the community.  The slides will be shared as well.

    Remember the vote for the Capital Project is on October 26th from 6:00 am-9:00 pm.

    Social/Emotional Inventory Zoom Town Hall

    Thanks to those who joined us last night as we went through an overview of the results of the survey we did at the end of last school year.  We posted the town hall on Youtube here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fZQeSmgVQ5s

    Save the Date- Homecoming Week Fireworks at the Athletic Field at 6:45 on Thursday, October 14 after the Boys Soccer Game which starts at 4:15.  Attached to this email are other Homecoming week events at Beacon High School.  You can find other athletic events on the website here: https://www.beaconk12.org/Page/52#calendar85/20211001/month

    The schedule for homecoming week can be found here.

    Coming Soon

    Yes, the daily health screener will start next week.  I will send out a robocall the night before to remind folks.

    Wellness and Diversity Committee updates and schedules will be set next week.

    Star Students and Star Employees!

     

    Have a great weekend!

     

    Matt Landahl

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  • Superintendent Update - September 24, 2021

    Posted by Victoria Jackson on 9/24/2021

    Superintendent Update - Friday, September 24, 2021

    I wanted to update the community on some virtual events coming up in the near future.  I hope to see you at some of these.  Just one quick update, the health screening tool will be ready next week and I will do a robocall and email when it is ready so everyone will look for it.

    Highlands Current Community Conversation with me Wednesday, September 29 at 7:00.  Register here: https://www.crowdcast.io/e/cc_beacon/register   You will be able to submit questions.  The theme is centered on schooling during the COVID era.

    Beacon City School District Zoom Town Hall on the Social/Emotional Inventory Thursday, September 30 at 7:00.   At the end of the last school year, we surveyed students, staff, and families and also did some one on one interviews with folks.  We will share the data at this Zoom town hall and share some next steps and answer questions that come up.  The session will be recorded and put up on Youtube.  The link will be sent out and posted next week.

    Beacon City School District Capital Project 2021 Zoom Town Hall Tuesday, October 5 at 7:00.  At this Zoom town hall, we will discuss the proposed Capital Project in detail and answer questions that people have. We will share the slides in advance and put the Town Hall up on Youtube.  This is in preparation of the October 26, 2021 Capital Project vote.  The 2021 Capital Project is a $26 million project that is both tax neutral and also will positively impact learning spaces across all six schools and improve district infrastructure as well.

    Beacon City School District Capital Project 2021 Zoom Town Hall Tuesday, October 12 at 5:30.  At this Zoom town hall, we will discuss the proposed Capital Project in detail and answer questions that people have. We will share the slides in advance and put the Town Hall up on Youtube.  We can answer questions at this event from folks not able to attend the prior one.

    I will be working on setting up schedules for our Wellness and Diversity/Equity Committee next week.  

    Community Updates and Things to Do:

    Home athletic events today:  Girls Varsity Soccer at 4:15 and Varsity Volleyball at 5:00.

    Beacon Hebrew Alliance will once again be holding a Blood Drive on Sunday, October 3, 2021 from 9:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. at Lewis Tompkins Hose located at 13 South Avenue, Beacon, NY.  For more information, please contact: ostrovskyrebecca@gmail.com

    Guardian Self Storage is holding its annual coat drive.  They will be collecting coats at their Beacon location 629 Rt 52, Beacon or any Guardian Location October 1, 2021-October 31, 2021.  There will be no local pick up this year; however, you can stop by and drop off coats that you are no longer using that someone in need will appreciate.  For more information about the coat drive, please contact Vicki McDonald at beacon@guardianselfstorage.com

    Have a great weekend. 

    Matt

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