Harper Woods Beacon Elementary

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About Beacon Elementary School

 Beacon Elementary ​ Principal Dr. Keith Morris

Dr. Keith L. Morris is proud to be in his second school year as principal of Beacon Elementary School, with over 25 years experience in education. Prior to joining the Harper Woods School District, Dr. Morris previously held positions including teacher of exceptional learners, dean of instruction, assistant principal, and principal. Dr. Morris has held these positions through Columbus Public Schools, Groveport-Madison local Schools, Highland Park Public Schools, Centerline Public Schools, and most recently Detroit Public Schools Community District. These years were influential in his growth as an educator and provided a concrete foundation of exemplary leadership within various instructional realms.

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At Beacon Elementary School Every Child, Every Day, Ready to Teach, Ready to Learn

WE specialize in providing students with an exceptional early childhood education. The curriculum is designed to meet the academic needs of the whole child through literacy and numeracy. With small class sizes, Beacon Elementary offers OUR students individual attention which includes: 

  • Core subject classes in the area of reading, writing, math, and science
  • Physical education classes
  • Music Classes
  • Art classes
  • Computer classes

 

Serving GSRP, Kindergarten, 1st, and 2nd-grade students, WE offer:

The GSRP program is available to students: 

  • Small Class Sizes
  • Focus on Literacy and Numeracy
    (Reading and Math Support)
  • An Innovative, Rigorous Curriculum
  • Foreign Languages (Mandarin Chinese)
  • 1-to-1 Technology
  • Before and After Care Program 
  • After-School Clubs and Activities

 

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ECDD Classes are open to children:

  • Who are 3 and 4 years of age.
  • Who have an identified or suspected disability.
  • Half-day programs are available and are offered five days per week.
  • After-school activities and clubs provide enrichment opportunities for students
  • Intramural sports
  • Instructional support sessions (tutoring and mentoring)
  • Playworks - structured afterschool play sessions and sports program 

 

Beacon provides latchkey services before and after school childcare.

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Science Technology Engineering Art and Math (STEAM)

Students participate weekly in hands-on, inquiry-based science investigation.

Foreign Language Classes

Students explore other cultures and are introduced to the world languages.

1-to-1 Technology 

Beacon Elementary School classrooms are equipped with the latest instructional technology. In addition, hand-held devices are provided for all students at all grade levels. 

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