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Now registering for September!

Castle Point Early Childhood Learning Center is currently accepting registration for september 2016 in their Toddler, Preschool, and Pre-K programs!  We are located on the VA campus in Wappingers Falls, NY. Our program is NAEYC (National Association for the Education of Young Children) accredited and we have 3 large outdoor play spaces for children to learn and play! We have enrichment programs like yoga, spanish, cooking and music.Please call 845-765-2375 for more information! 

Added by Castle Point Early Childhood on July 14, 2016 at 10:16am — No Comments

Saturday! Grandma Techno returns to Beacon for a celebratory Book Launch & Dance Party

 The world premiere launch party celebrating the arrival of the book Falling Into Place by photographer Patricia Lay-Dorsey, will be held at Fovea on Saturday, November 23rd, followed by 'Grandma Techno’s Dance Party' hosted by DJ illich Mujica.

Patricia Lay-Dorsey, AKA Grandma Techno, will be back in Beacon from her hometown of Detroit and this time is bringing special guest DJ illich Mujica. The public is invited to join them in an evening of fun that starts…

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Added by Stephanie Heimann on November 21, 2013 at 10:23pm — No Comments

Alfie Kohn to Speak at Pougkhkeepsie Day School on April 25

Alfie Kohn, described in Time magazine as "perhaps the most outspoken critic of education's fixation on grades [and] test scores," will speak at Poughkeepsie Day School on Thursday, April 25. His talk, “The Schools Our Children Deserve: Helping Students Become Critical Thinkers and Lifelong Learners,” is sponsored in association with Vassar College and Oakwood…

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Added by Sandra M. Moore on March 28, 2013 at 3:15pm — No Comments

The Sargent and Downing Gardens and Nursery 2nd Annual Community Planting Day & Free Concert Day

May 12th was a beautiful day for Beacon. The sun shined down on our event, and special things happened at Beacons Newest Park located at the former University Settlement Camp.  .When Mayor Casale was a councilman his first remark upon hearing about Sargent Downing Gardens was, "We have got to get the schools involved with this". This past Saturday this really happened in a…

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Added by Richie Cabo on May 15, 2012 at 10:49am — 2 Comments

The Sargent and Downing Gardens and Nursery 2nd Annual Community Planting Day & Free Concert Day

May 12th was a beautiful day for Beacon. The sun shined down on our event, and special things happened at Beacons Newest Park located at the former University Settlement Camp.  .When Mayor Casale was a councilman his first remark upon hearing about Sargent Downing Gardens was, "We have got to get the schools involved with this". This past Saturday this really happened in a…

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Added by Richie Cabo on May 15, 2012 at 10:49am — No Comments

Go to Sargent-Downing Gardens and Nursery on Facebook and See Photos and Video of the Country Music Fest Fundraiser

It was a great Day Thank you to all check out photos and video of the great event! Now we will be planting ten trees throughout Beacon in the upcomming days for the Children to watch them grow up througout there lifetime as part of our Children's Namesake Tree Project! Jessica Whickam and Peoples Bicycle & Clearwater have also supported our NAMESAKE PROJECT. There Bussiness's will be name tagged on Main Street & Beacon also.We will post the event and date very soon!Visit us on Facebook… Continue

Added by Richie Cabo on October 19, 2011 at 2:00pm — No Comments

New Beacon Creative Arts Pre-School (BCAP) at Scenic Hudson's New River Center at Long Dock Park, Beacon

  Mill Street Loft Arts 

New Beacon Creative Arts Pre-School (BCAP) 

at Scenic Hudson's New River Center at Long Dock Park, Beacon



Mill Street Loft Arts located at Scenic Hudson’s new River Center at 8 Long Dock Road on the Beacon Waterfront announces the Opening of their upcoming Beacon Creative ArtsPre-School (BCAP).  The pre-school program will start on Monday, September 19th and run through June 2012 with…

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Added by Rick Price on August 12, 2011 at 10:02am — 3 Comments

4th grade class at J.V. Forrestal Elementary and Pete Seeger win Grammy

How cool is that? ;-)

 

Grammy for Best Musical Album For Children: "Tomorrow's Children," a CD by Pete Seeger with The Rivertown Kids and Friends

 

It's Pete's third Grammy. Congrats kids and Pete. And also congrats to Tery Udell, 4th grade teacher, and Dan Einbender, Hudson River educator, who made it happen!

 

Clearwater received a state Department of Environmental Conservation grant that allowed Hudson River educator Dan Einbender in…

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Added by Ben Royce on February 16, 2011 at 12:23pm — No Comments

School Board Budget to Slash Elementary Art Teacher Positions

As I understand it, the current budget before the school board removes two art teacher positions to make ends meet, which may end up meaning little or no art education at all for elementary schools. The Beacon middle school already is missing full art coverage of even one teacher for students in those years.. For those of you who have children in the Beacon Public Schools at any level, if this is unacceptable to you, please contact your principal, the superintendent and the school board members… Continue

Added by Cabot Parsons on April 7, 2010 at 11:44pm — No Comments

Two Beacon Teachers Among 15 Selected for Art21 Educators program

Stacey Ward Kelly and Jennie Duke are two of 15 educators chosen nationwide from New York, Chicago and Los Angeles to be in the Art21 Educators program, a year-long professional development initiative designed to cultivate and support K-12 art educators interested in bringing contemporary art, artists, and themes into their classrooms.



Art21 Educators is a program in conjunction with the Peabody Award-winning Art:21—Art in the Twenty-First Century, the only prime time national… Continue

Added by Kelly Kingman on October 5, 2009 at 7:55am — 2 Comments

Winter Programs at Stony Kill

Announcing Two New Programs: Winter Discovery & Saturday Morning Nature Walks

Winter Discovery Encourages Kids to Get Outside After School



Come discover winter at a new weekly after-school program for children 5-12 years old and their families! The Winter Discovery Series is offered from 4 PM to 5 PM every Thursday through March 19. This program offers stimulating outdoor experiences in Stony Kill's woods and fields for children and their caregivers, including animal… Continue

Added by Kelly Kingman on February 9, 2009 at 12:41pm — No Comments

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