Newsletter for Parents and Friends of
Beaumont School

October 14 - 20, 2018
Message from the Principal

Parents and Friends of Beaumont,

On Monday, October 15, at 10:00 a.m., Beaumont will welcome Bishop Nelson Perez to celebrate Mass and the Canonization of Archbishop Oscar Romero. Parents and friends are welcome to attend. Due to increased demand, we are asking all expected guests to RSVP through this link . We are thrilled to show Bishop Perez all of the remarkable things the young ladies are doing here at Beaumont and to give him the opportunity to experience the great Ursuline charism that lives throughout our building. His visit comes at a particularly special time with the canonization of the Salvadorian Archbishop Oscar Romero. Romero’s canonization is of unique importance to not only El Salvador, but also to Cleveland and Beaumont because of our unique and personal relationship. Responding to the call of Pope John XXIII, our diocese established a presence in the country over fifty years ago. The parish has an established mission there, with participation from parishes throughout the diocese. Tragically, it was in 1980, that Archbishop Romero was martyred while celebrating Mass. A year of terror followed that saw four missionaries from Cleveland, including Beaumont’s Sister Dorothy Kazel, martyred by the members of the El Salvador military as well. Archbishop Romero will officially be declared a saint of the church on October 14, 2018 the day before Bishop Perez's celebration. We hope you are able to join us to welcome the Bishop and celebrate the contributions of Oscar Romero.

Athletics Update

It’s an exciting time for our athletic teams as the postseason begins. Our soccer team will host Painesville Harvey in an opening round contest on Monday, October 15. That’s a 4:30 p.m. start at Denison Park. Admission is $6 for adults and $4 for students.
 
The volleyball team will open the postseason next Thursday, October 18, against the winner of Tuesday’s (Oct. 16) Hawken/Lutheran East match. Beaumont will play the winner at 6:00 p.m. on October 18 at Gilmour Academy.
 
Good luck to our cross country team in Saturday’s, October 13, North Coast League Championship Meet. The girls varsity race is at 10:45 a.m. at NDCL.
 
Apology
 
I wanted to apologize to any parents who were left waiting for an extended period of time in an effort to pick up their daughter(s) yesterday from PSAT testing. Based on previous years, we had expected to complete testing by 11:30 a.m. Unfortunately, due to a longer script and an additional section, many classes far exceeded the planned release time. Moving forward, we will allot more time for testing and be proactive with our alert system in PowerSchool to let you know about any expected delays. 


Regards,  
Nick Beyer, Principal
Reminders:

  • Tonight, Thursday, October 11, from 3:30 - 7:30 p.m. we will be hosting our Senior Parent FAFSA Workshop. Financial aid officers from John Carroll University will assist parents in completing and submitting the Free Application for Federal Student Aid. 

  • Our annual Sophomore-Freshman Hayride will take place Friday, October 12, 7-9 p.m. at Patterson Fruit Farm located at 8765 Mulberry Road, Chesterland 44026.

  • On Wednesday, October 17, we will be hosting the CSS Profile Workshop from 3:30 to 8:00 p.m. in our Computer Lab. The financial aid officers from Case Western Reserve will assist parents in completing and submitting the CSS Profile.

  • Beaumont's National Honor Society Induction Ceremony will be on Wednesday, October 17 at 7 p.m. Students are accepted into this honor society for exemplifying the four characteristics of the organization: Leadership, Character, Academics and Service. This is a great accomplishment and we are proud of those being recognized. 

  • On Thursday night, October 18, at 7 p.m. we will also be hosting the Sophomore/Parent College Readiness Meeting. Aaron Meis, the VP for Enrollment Management at Xavier University will outline and discuss what high school students need to accomplish to be a competitive applicant to colleges that are a good fit for them.

  • Professional Women Speaker Series: Actress Eileen Janesz, Friday, October 19 at 3:30 p.m. in the Theatre.

  • Beaumont is excited to announce this year’s fall production: The Young and FairPerformances are schduled for October 25-27 at 7:30 p.m., and October 13 at 2:30 p.m. 

Mission Integration

This week we are called to think about the importance of one human life in the lives of the people around them. St. Angela, as one woman, in a society which did not value women or believe that they could contribute to their world, changed the lives of women forever. Her small company of women, changed her world and continues to change ours. As we celebrate the life of Archbishop Oscar Romero, we recall that the life of this one just man, who stood for peace and justice against the powerful forces in his country, changed the culture of El Salvador and continues to change us, by calling us to seek peace by working for justice. 
Campus Ministry News

Students and faculty from ten Catholic Schools for Peace and Justice participated in the annual Rally for Life today! They began with a Mass at St. John’s Cathedral and then proceeded to march with drums and banners to Cleveland’s Public Square. At the Square, students from the schools were invited to stand and give a brief speech on life issues. This event has been a great witness to the city with people stopping on their lunch break to hear the concerns of our young people!

The Beaumont Community is excited about the visit of Bishop Perez and celebration of a Mass on Monday, October 15! It will be a first visit for us and a celebration of the sainthood of Bishop Oscar Romero of Salvador, with whom our beloved Sister Dorothy Kazel worked and died.

Planning is underway for the upcoming joint Kairos retreat with St. Edward High School on November 8-10 th . Juniors and seniors will be attending the retreat which is at capacity. There will be a Beaumont Kairos retreat in the spring!

Service Opportunities!
Herd Against Hunger Event: Help create the world’s longest sandwich line by building forty thousand sandwiches! The line will be just over 2.5 miles made with 9,000 pounds of food bagged and assembled end to end. Every sandwich will be donated to hunger centers around the city. Sunday Oct. 14, 8:00- until the record is set! Beachwood High School Main Gym, 25100 Fairmount Blvd, Beachwood.

Boo-Tanical Boo Bash: Saturday, Oct. 20 from 9:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. Cleveland Botanical Gardens

Check Service Boards for other Service Opportunities!!

Beaumont Drama Presents
Performances October 25-27 at 7:30 p.m. and October 28 at 2:30 p.m.
Beaumont SLC Theater (Fairmount Blvd. entrance)
Admission: Adults $10; Students/Senior Citizens $7
Tickets available online at www.beaumontschool.org/purchasetickets
Athletic Boosters

Save The Date: The Booster Club will hold its annual Cornhole Tournament the evening of January 26, 2019 in the dining hall and gymnasium.
More details to follow!
Fathers' Club

Thanks again to all who volunteered at the BFC cookout; we hope everyone had a good time. The next Fathers' Club meeting will be November 12 at 6:30 p.m. in the faculty dining room; see you there.

We invite all who are interested in becoming involved in the Fathers’ Club to contact one of the officers for more information. Bill Brown ( br7413@sbcglobal.net ), Bill Velotta ( bvelotta@velottauniform.com ), Pierre Elhindi ( pelhindi@roadrunner.com  or 216-650-8368) or Mike Schneider ( makrschneid@outlook.com ).
Mothers' Club

Our next meeting is Monday, November 12, at 7 p.m. in the Library.
To sign up to help at the reception or provide bake goods for the Junior Unity Ceremony on Nov 15th at Beaumont, please click here  https://www.signupgenius.com/go/5080c45afa82ca75-junior1
 
For your calendar: Here are the upcoming activities supported by Mothers' Club
Nov 15 Junior Unity Ceremony 7p (at Beaumont)
Dec 18 1:30-3:30- hot cocoa for finals
Feb 1 Beaumont Day
Feb 21 Freshman acceptance 
Date TBD Senior Mother-Daughter Farewell Dinner
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