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Beacon Academy, an extra year of school between 8th and 9th grades, prepares smart, hard-working and kind urban students for success in independent high schools. It is the first school of its kind in the country.
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Beacon AcademyTuesday, January 30th, 2018 at 11:41am
Ticket prices are increasing on Feb 1! Buy your tickets to Motown Night now!
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Beacon AcademyTuesday, January 23rd, 2018 at 5:02pm
Buy tickets now for Motown Night on February 15!
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Beacon AcademyThursday, December 21st, 2017 at 5:55pm
Happy holidays from all of us here at Beacon!
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Beacon AcademyTuesday, December 19th, 2017 at 2:34pm
The Class of 2018 loved picking out books today at the @brooklinebooksmith!
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Beacon Academy added 31 new photos.Wednesday, December 13th, 2017 at 12:00pm
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Beacon AcademyThursday, November 23rd, 2017 at 9:26am
Happy Thanksgiving from the Class of 2018!

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Wednesday, January 31st, 2018 at 11:13am
Have you been reading The Hate U Give by @angiecthomas?Join us for Beacon's Community Read on Feb 8. https://t.co/SS5PhmVxjy
Tuesday, January 30th, 2018 at 8:42am
Ticket prices are increasing on Feb 1! Buy your tickets to Motown Night now! https://t.co/4j8zaOb1nT
Monday, December 18th, 2017 at 8:04am
An amazing day of book wrapping and gifting at the Annual Holiday Luncheon this past Wednesday at Beacon! https://t.co/5DpbdbtRX9 beaconboston photo
Tuesday, November 28th, 2017 at 7:50am
Visiting Beacon students at Belmont Hill is always a wonderful experience! https://t.co/IwRiHU5qRO beaconboston photo
Monday, November 20th, 2017 at 8:33am
We had a great time at the Lilla G. Frederick High School fair today signing up prospective students with Beacon graduates Iashai and Angelica! https://t.co/70fdYASwYi beaconboston photo

Reflections from Peter Gammons

We Need Beacon At Spring Celebration this past Sunday, we were honored with the presence of legendary sports writer, Peter Gammons. His reflection on Beacon is printed in full below. Peter seen here with Beacon Academy’s Board Chair Pam Dickinson. …

Pam Dickinson – Spring Celebration 2017 Speech

Brilliance from the Board  We remain deeply inspired by the words of retiring Board Chair, Pam Dickinson, in her keynote speech at Beacon Academy’s Spring Celebration this past Sunday, May 7, 2017. Please read on to hear her words, which famed …

A Reflection on “A Look Behind the Scenes”

Last month, Beacon volunteers and champions gathered to hear reflections from Boston Public School leaders Sarah White Smith and Teresa Rodriguez for a discussion about the challenges facing BPS and the students they educate.  Polly Frankel, a coach at Beacon, …

Beacon Stays Busy During Spring “Break”

Most kids spend their spring break relaxing and watching television, but not Beacon students!  Here are some highlights of what kept them busy for the past two weeks. Classes at MIT Abandoning the idea of a break, Beacon students spent …

February Open House

Come learn about Beacon Academy. Join us for our Open House at 8:30 am on Friday, February 20. The event will begin with mingling over bagels and coffee and continue with informational sessions about the school. Find out what’s it’s …