BES Blog

March 26, 2018

BES Blog: An Easter Story by Dallas Skornia

BES Blog: An Easter Story by Dallas Skornia With Easter week upon us, Dallas Skornia, Director of Communications, shares an unforgettable memory in his life from Easter Sunday, 1994. This […]
March 20, 2018

BES Blog: A Power Struggle or The Power of Struggle?

BES Blog: A Power Struggle or The Power of Struggle? I think that the best thing that ever happened to me as a teacher was becoming a parent. Once my […]
February 22, 2018

BES Blog: “Music and the Brain” by Mr. Cameron Strine

BES Blog: “Music and the Brain” by Mr. Cameron Strine You’re sitting at your desk, music surging through your headphones, and your foot starts to tap. Your fingers snap, your […]
February 8, 2018

New BES Blog: “Love Is…” by Ann Bauwens

New BES Blog: “Love Is…” by Ann Bauwens Love is… When my daughter was a little girl she would always say to me, “Momma, I love you.” Then I would […]
November 2, 2017

You’ll Never Walk Alone: One BES Teacher’s Story About Community

You’ll Never Walk Alone: One BES Teacher’s Story About Community A few weeks ago, I had the opportunity to hear a sermon on community. It wasn’t one of those amazing […]
August 29, 2017

Reflections of an Athletics Director: Welcome New Doors and Embrace Every Challenge

Reflections of an Athletics Director: Welcome New Doors and Embrace Every Challenge Thank you for supporting the athletic program at BES. During the 2016-2017 school year, we had 70% of […]
August 7, 2017

“Growth Mindset” in Action at Beaches Episcopal School

“Growth Mindset” in Action at Beaches Episcopal School Open the door to any classroom at Beaches Episcopal School and you are likely to observe evidence of a “Growth Mindset” at […]
August 4, 2017

Countdown to Back To School: A Guide To Getting Your Child Ready For The First Day Of School

Countdown to Back To School: A Guide To Getting Your Child Ready For The First Day Of School  The countdown to back to school has officially started and what better way […]
May 25, 2017

Ms. Glasser: Create a “Play” List and Form Active Habits

Ms. Glasser: Create a “Play” List and Form Active Habits I recently traveled to Columbus, Ohio for the USA Half Marathon Championships at the end of April. I had the […]
April 23, 2017

Ms. Elizabeth Hartman, Fifth Grade Teacher, to BES Students as Testing Approaches: “You are loved.”

Dear students, This week is CTP4 testing. You have worked extremely hard this year, and there is something important you must know. The CTP4 test is an academic assessment to […]
March 14, 2017

The Importance of Persistence

Along with providing a solid academic program, one of our primary goals as educators should be teaching students to work through challenges, deal with disappointment and hardship, and help them […]
February 27, 2017

The Compelling Relationship Between Mistakes and Kindness

Kindness. Collaboratively, my fourth grade class defined kindness as “a person who is nice, polite, respectful, trustworthy, and dependable. They are emotionally supportive of others even when they’re mad or […]
January 11, 2017

Giftedness: Find the Joy and Uniqueness in Every Child

Giftedness: Find the Joy and Uniqueness in Every Child This past fall, I started the gifted endorsement program through the Schultz Center. My goal in taking these courses is to […]