Beacon Academy Charter School

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Our building is currently closed to the public during this Distance Learning time. You can contact the main office by phone Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Messages left may take up to 24 hours to be returned.

Distance Learning Plan

Click here for TEACHER SITES:

https://sites.google.com/students.beaconacademy.com/beacon-academy-mn/home

Click here for TEACHER OFFICE HOURS:

https://www.beaconacademy.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/Office-Hours.pdf

Click here for our full DISTANCE LEARNING PLAN:

Beacon Academy Distance Learning Plan (3)-1

Click here for our full DISTANCE LEARNING PLAN (SPANISH):

Beacon Academy Distance Learning Plan (3)-1

COVID-19 RESOURCES

Pandemic Plan

https://www.beaconacademy.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/Pandemic-Plan.pdf

Minnesota Department of Health: Masking Recommendations for Child Care and Schools

https://www.health.state.mn.us/diseases/coronavirus/schools/masks.html

Minnesota Department of Health: The Difference Between Alternative & Surgical Masks

https://www.health.state.mn.us/diseases/coronavirus/hcp/masks.pdf

Centers for Disease Control: Use of Masks to Slow the Spread of COVID-19

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/prevent-getting-sick/diy-cloth-face-coverings.html

Minnesota Department of Health: Symptoms & Testing

https://www.health.state.mn.us/diseases/coronavirus/basics.html#symptoms

Child Care for Critical Workers

https://mn.gov/mmb/childcare/families/

Minnesota Department of Health: Tips & Resources for Families During COVID-19

https://www.health.state.mn.us/communities/mentalhealth/children

Minnesota Department of Health: Tips to Reduce Stress

https://www.health.state.mn.us/communities/ep/behavioral/anxiety.pdf

Minnesota Department of Health: Mental Well-Being

https://www.health.state.mn.us/docs/communities/mentalhealth/quickcardmwb.pdf

Minnesota Department of Health: Disaster Mental Health & Crisis Lines

https://www.health.state.mn.us/communities/ep/behavioral/covid19.html

Hotlines for the Minnesota Department of Health:

COVID-19 Hotlines:

Interpreters available

Health questions:
651-201-3920 or 1-800-657-3903
7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Schools and child care questions:
651-297-1304 or 1-800-657-3504
8 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Hennepin County Helpline:
612-348-3000
8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

 

A Proven, Rigorous, and Content-Rich Curriculum

We are committed to providing a results-driven, small learning community, built around a culture of positive character development and committed parental involvement. Learn more about our curriculum at Beacon Academy Charter School.

 

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Upcoming Events

Jun
1
Mon
Curriculum Committee Meeting
Jun 1 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Groups: Beacon Academy Faculty Schools: Beacon Academy Location: 1218
Jun
4
Thu
Last Day of School
Jun 4 all-day

Groups:
All

Schools:
Beacon Academy

Location:
Beacon Academy

Executive Committee Meeting
Jun 4 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Groups:
Board Members

Schools:
Beacon Academy

Location:
Conference Room 2

Jun
5
Fri
Teacher Workshop Day
Jun 5 all-day

Groups:
Beacon Academy Faculty
Administration

Schools:
Beacon Academy

Location:
Beacon Academy

Jun
8
Mon
Marketing Committee Meeting
Jun 8 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Groups:
Administration

Schools:
Beacon Academy

Location:
Conference Room 2

Meet Our Administrators

Sean Koster

Sean Koster | Executive Director

I’ve been honored to work at Beacon Academy Charter School since 2008. I am dedicated to working hard as an instructional leader because I believe high student achievement is a result of exceptional teaching in each classroom. I am dedicated to reflectively serving students and am resolved to allow my core values to guide my decisions and actions. I hold high expectations for myself, our staff, and our students. Through our open communication – built on earnest understanding, integrity, and listening – we can embrace inclusion, celebrate diversity, and build on the wonderful school culture and high levels of student achievement we enjoy at Beacon Academy.

Michael Reeder | Principal

I have been fortunate to serve students and families from an array of backgrounds throughout my educational career and now feel privileged to be a member of the community at Beacon Academy Charter School. With a culture committed to the holistic growth of children, students experience a challenging curriculum, develop personal and social responsibility through intentional character education and gain a global perspective through daily Spanish instruction. By supporting culturally relevant practices, fostering staff-student relationships, and understanding how our students’ cultural backgrounds shape who they are, we can make our learners feel they matter as we partner with families to achieve favorable results with their children.

Michael Reeder
Myla Johnson

Myla Johnson | Dean of Students

I am honored and delighted to join the Beacon Academy community. My goal is to continue the Beacon Academy culture of excellence by building strong relationships with students, teachers, staff, parents, and the community. I am excited to partner with you to give our students what each and every one of them deserve—a top-quality, rigorous, well rounded education that will prepare them well for success in life. My personal mission is to always lead with the courage to do what’s best for children.

I am looking forward to meeting each one of you as the school year progresses. You will find that my door is always open and I am always here to support you in any possible way. Thank you for entrusting us with your children. I cannot wait to see all the success in store for the students, staff and families of Beacon Academy!

Testimonials

Teacher & Student at Beacon Academy

Señora C

"As a parent and Spanish teacher at Beacon AcademyCharter School, I feel fortunate to be part of such a caring school community. My son loves belonging to a school where he can enjoy learning Spanish every day! Since we spend most of our days here, we are blessed to be in a place that brings us so much joy!"

Student & Parents at Beacon Academy

The Bensons

"We LOVE our school. Beacon Academy Charter School is such a great place to raise and educate our boy. The teachers, staff, and families provide a meaningful community of support and care for our boy and for our whole family."

Madeline

"My transition to high school was smooth because my years at Beacon gave me confidence in who I was and what kind of friend I could be to others. I was academically prepared too!"