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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

Beacon Back to School at Belmont Hill

  Ann Ryan (Beacon Trustee and Coach), Stalin Polanco ’21, Macdony Charles ’18, Ysael Porro ’20, Marsha Feinberg (Beacon Founder), Carl Dawson ’72 (Beacon Corporation Member and Coach)

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. …

Dennishia – Spring Celebration 2017 Speech

Beacon Academy founding class member, Dennishia Bell (’06) is off to an incredibly bright start. She will be graduating this year with two masters degrees and has been selected as the first Beacon graduate to join the Board of Trustees. Dennishia’s grace, …

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 …

Lighthouse Philanthropy Workshop

On Saturday, February 25th, Beacon Academy is hosting an all-day young professional’s workshop on urban educational challenges and philanthropy. This full day experience will convene 20 energetic and socially minded young professionals for an information and skill-building workshop to deepen their understanding …

Alumni Giving Back – Angel Escalante

Angel Escalante, a 2011 Beacon grad and a sophomore at Plymouth State University, is gearing up for a semester abroad. Angel will be heading to FH Dortmund in Dortmund, Germany in March. Since he has some time before he embarks, Angel …

Facts and Figures

Ever wish you could talk about Beacon like a professional grant writer? Now’s your chance!  Read this excerpt from a recent application from our fabulous Foundations Officer Lisa DiAdamo and sound like a pro: Beacon Academy’s mission is to change the …

Join us in celebrating Sally Baker

Please join us in celebrating and appreciating the wonderful Sally Baker at the home of Ilene Greenberg and Michael Maynard on Sunday, May 31, at 4pm. RSVP to Alyssa Kichula at akichula@beaconacademy.org. Sally Baker took a leap of faith ten …

A Race Against Myself

I saw the fake gun shoot in the air, and I ran like the wind. I looked to my left and saw one girl ahead of me; I looked to the right and saw two girls ahead of me. I …