• Sept. 8: All US Afternoon Activities End 4:45 p.m.
  • Sept. 8: Aaron Hoffman '93 Memorial Softball Game & BBQ, 5-7 p.m. 
  • Sept. 9: Parent Association Assembly, Who's Who at Beaver 8:15-9:15 a.m., Rogers Room
  • Sept. 13: Senior Parent College Night, 7-8 p.m., Rogers Room
  • Sept. 14: PA Executive Committee Meeting and Orientation, 8:15-9:30 a.m., Rogers Room
  • Sept. 16: US Pizza Dinner, 6-7 p.m., Bloomberg Plaza
  • Sept. 16: US Movie Night Hosted by Student Council, 7-9 p.m., Upper Field
  • Sept. 16: Parent Reception: Class of 2019, 7-9 p.m., Rogers Room
  • Sept. 20: Open Studio: Academic Showcases for parents of students in grades 6,7,8,10,12, 6:45-8:30 p.m.
  • Sept. 23: Parent Reception: Class of 2018, 7-9 p.m., Rogers Room
  • Sept. 24: Parent Reception: Class of 2017, 7-9 p.m., Rogers Room 
  • Sept. 27: Open Studio: Academic Showcases for parents of students in grades 9 and 11, 6:45-8:30 p.m. 
  • Sept. 30: MS Dance, 6-8 p.m., Gym B
  • Sept. 30: MS Parent Reception, 6-8 p.m., Rogers Room


  • Oct. 1: US Harvestfest, 2-6 p.m.
  • Oct. 1: Parent Reception: Class of 2020, 7-9 p.m., Rogers Room
  • Oct. 1: US Harvestfest Dance, 8-10 p.m., Rogers Room
  • Oct. 3: SCHOOL CLOSED: Rosh Hashanah 
  • Oct. 4: Blood Drive, 1-6 p.m., Bradley Hall
  • Oct. 5: Picture Retake Day
  • Oct. 5: Parent Association Assembly: Healthy Adolescent Relationships, Sexual Development, and Social Media with Dr. Abigail Judge, 8:15-9:15 a.m., Rogers Room 
  • Oct. 6: Admission Information Event, 7-8:30 p.m.
  • Oct. 7: Senior Parent/Guardian Financial Aid Workshop, 8:15-9:15 a.m., Rogers Room
  • Oct. 10: SCHOOL CLOSED: Fall Weekend
  • Oct. 11: No Games, No US Practices and Afternoon Activities, No Homework, Yom Kippur begins at Sundown MS dismissal: 3:45 p.m. | US dismissal: 3:25 p.m.
  • Oct. 12: SCHOOL CLOSED: Yom Kippur
  • Oct. 14: NO CLASSES, Parent/Teacher Conferences 
  • Oct. 19: NO CLASSES, Parent/Teacher Conferences, PSATs for students in grades 10 and 11

See how your child spends his/her academic day! Meet faculty, talk with other students, see exhibits of student work, and chat with other parents. More details coming soon. 
  • September 20: Grades 6, 7, 8, 10, 12
  • September 27: Grades 9 & 11
We would like to introduce the Upper School Grade Team Leaders. Their role will be to work with the students in their assigned grade for all 4 years. In this role, they will get to know students well and will be an important resource for families. They will work with advisors, school administration, and families around student accountability. Additionally, they will lead grade team meetings, develop grade-level programming, plan on-campus events, and coordinate field trips and social outings.
  • Class of 2017: Dave Liebowitz
  • Class of 2018: Melissa Alkire
  • Class of 2019: Josh Rilla
  • Class of 2020: Elisha Cho
Parent receptions are on-campus gatherings to welcome parents to the start of a new school year. The receptions are meant to be an informal get-together by grade and will be held in the Rogers Room. Grade representatives organized a Sign-Up Genius for all parents to contribute food and beverages to share, so please expect an email a few weeks prior to your event from a parent in your grade. If you have any questions please contact Ellen Vaream, PA Co-Chair.
Newton Driving School will offer a class for US students at Beaver this fall - if we have enough students sign up for the class. (Students must be 15 years nine months by Sept. 19.)
  • The class will meet from 6-8 p.m. in a Beaver classroom. There are 15 classes total, starting on September 19 and ending on November 8. 
  • The cost is $650, which covers all classes and driving hours.

Contact Tom Manning with questions or to sign up for the course.

Beaver's Parent Association will kick off the year with the first PA Assembly, tomorrow from 8:15-9:15 a.m. in the Rogers Room.  Who’s Who at Beaver: An Introduction to Upper and Middle School Administration. A  session dedicated to putting faces with names of some of the key faculty and administrators at school. We look forward to seeing you tomorrow! 
Show your support for Beaver! Harvestfest begins for Middle School on Fri., Sept. 30 with activities and a dance in the evening. Upper School games start at 3 p.m. Sat., Oct. 1 with Girls Varsity Soccer, followed by Varsity Field Hockey and Boys Varsity Soccer at 4:30 p.m. Stay tuned for more information on the Pop-Up Shop, hosted by Student Council, featuring NEW BEAVER GEAR.
The Beaver Performing Arts Department is excited to announce the 2016-2017 season. The fall season kicks off with the MS play, The Witches, on October 27, followed by the US play, The Secret in the Wings, on November 4. There are lots of exciting performances this season you don't want to miss! For the full Performing Arts schedule, view the arts calendar.
We are excited to welcome a new group of faculty and staff to Beaver for the 2016-2017 school year! Get to know the new faces you'll see around campus on the BVR blog.
Save the date! We hope your student's loved ones can join us for this year's Grandparents and Friends Day on Friday, April 21, 2017. You will receive more information and an invitation to this event from the Philanthropy + Engagement Office. If you have any questions, please contact Bryson Cowan at bcowan@bcdschool.org or 617-738-2720. 
Returning MS students help show new MS students the different instruments available for them to play. 


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