November 2, 2018

Watch “Why Does BES Have an Annual Fund?” Video

Watch “Why Does BES Have an Annual Fund?” Video Ever wonder why Beaches Episcopal School has an annual fund? Watch this new video to learn more about how your gifts […]
October 24, 2018

NEW STARFISH FUND CHALLENGE: Dress Down Days for Grade Levels with 100% Parent Participation

NEW STARFISH FUND CHALLENGE: Dress Down Days for Grade Levels with 100% Parent Participation Thank you to all who have already given so generously to the Beaches Episcopal School Starfish […]
October 23, 2018

Speech and Language Screenings Offered by Coastal Pediatric Therapy Center on November 2nd

Speech and Language Screenings Offered by Coastal Pediatric Therapy Center on November 2nd Speech & language (ST) screenings from Coastal Pediatric Therapy Center will be available on​ Friday, November 2nd. Screenings are […]
October 15, 2018

Join Us for the Sixth Grade Spaghetti Dinner on Thursday, November 8th

Join Us for the Sixth Grade Spaghetti Dinner on Thursday, November 8th Start making plans to attend the Sixth Grade Spaghetti Dinner on Thursday, November 8th from 5:00-7:30 p.m. in […]
October 3, 2018

Invest in Your Child’s Future by Giving to the BES Starfish Fund Annual Giving Campaign

Invest in Your Child’s Future by Giving to the BES Starfish Fund Annual Giving Campaign The Starfish Fund Annual Giving Campaign for Beaches Episcopal School has officially begun! We are […]
September 28, 2018

Beaches Episcopal School Celebrates 65 Years of Academic Excellence

Beaches Episcopal School Celebrates 65 Years of Academic Excellence Beaches Episcopal School is celebrating its 65th anniversary this year, and we want to express our profound gratitude to the countless […]
September 27, 2018

New Math Program Presentation Given at General PSO Meeting

New Math Program Presentation Given at General PSO Meeting The first PSO General Meeting was held on Thursday, September 27th and focused on helping our parents understand the new math […]
September 24, 2018

Make a Difference Monday: Blessing Bags for the Homeless

Make a Difference Monday: Blessing Bags for the Homeless On October 8th, BES students will be putting together Blessing Bags for Make a Difference Monday. BES families are invited to […]
September 20, 2018

You and Your Pets are Invited to Be Our Guest for the Blessing of the Pets on October 5th

You and Your Pets are Invited to Be Our Guest for the Blessing of the Pets on October 5th BES families and friends are invited to join us for the […]
September 13, 2018

New Pavers and Landscaping in McCormick Hall Courtyard Bring Beauty and Function to Beloved Space

New Pavers and Landscaping in McCormick Hall Courtyard Bring Beauty and Function to Beloved Space This summer, BES was able to reimagine one of our students’ favorite places, the McCormick […]
September 13, 2018

Grandparents’ and Special Friends’ Day Coming Monday, October 1st at BES!

Grandparents’ and Special Friends’ Day Coming Monday, October 1st at BES! On Monday, October 1, 2018, from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., BES will welcome our wonderful grandparents and special […]
September 10, 2018

BES Students Create Blankets for Needy Children During First “Make a Difference Monday”

BES Students Create Blankets for Needy Children During First “Make a Difference Monday” BES students made blankets for needy children during today’s first ever “Make a Difference Monday.” Different grade […]
August 28, 2018

Make Plans to Attend BES Parent/Faculty Night on September 6th

Make Plans to Attend BES Parent/Faculty Night on September 6th Parents are welcome to join us for an enjoyable evening of learning about their students’ teachers and the educational programs […]
August 27, 2018

ESJ and Baptist Health Partner Together to Offer Speaker Series for Parents of Teens

ESJ and Baptist Health Partner Together to Offer Speaker Series for Parents of Teens We wanted to make our BES families who have teenage children aware of an important four-part […]
August 22, 2018

Students to Produce Fleece Blankets for Those in Need During First “Make a Difference Monday” on Sept. 10th

Students to Produce Fleece Blankets for Those in Need During First “Make a Difference Monday” on Sept. 10th In an effort to provide meaningful service opportunities for your children, BES […]
August 11, 2018

BES Theme for 2018-2019: “We May Be Different Fish, But At Beaches Episcopal School, We All Swim Together”

BES Theme for 2018-2019: “We May Be Different Fish, But At Beaches Episcopal School, We All Swim Together” BES is thrilled to share our new school theme for the 2018-2019 […]
July 19, 2018

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 […]
July 17, 2018

BES Sunday on August 19th at 10 a.m. at SPBTS

BES Sunday on August 19th at 10 a.m. at SPBTS BES families are invited to join St. Paul’s by-the-Sea Episcopal Church for their annual BES Sunday, a worship service where […]
July 17, 2018

Save the Date – New Family “Muffin Meet Up” on August 1st

Save the Date – New Family “Muffin Meet Up” on August 1st We look forward to getting to know you and answering any questions you may have about Beaches Episcopal […]
May 30, 2018

Pave the Way for Future Generations: Support BES and Buy a Brick

Pave the Way for Future Generations: Support BES and Buy a Brick Purchasing a brick is a wonderful way to honor your child, grandchild, your family and our school. All […]
May 23, 2018

BES Summer Reading Lists and Requirements for Rising Third Through Sixth Grade Students

BES Summer Reading Lists and Requirements for Rising Third Through Sixth Grade Students BES has released summer reading lists and other requirements for rising third through sixth grade students for […]
May 16, 2018

BES Alum, Jordan Polster, Named Valedictorian of ESJ

BES Alum, Jordan Polster, Named Valedictorian of ESJ For the second year out of three, a BES alumnus has been named valedictorian of her senior class at the Episcopal School […]
May 3, 2018

Watch the Sixth Grade Showcase 2018 Videos

Watch the Sixth Grade Showcase 2018 Watch our amazingly talented sixth grade students share their gifts with the BES community as they play, dance, laugh, and sing their way into […]
April 18, 2018

BES an Official Sponsor of The Players Donna 5K on May 5th

BES an Official Sponsor of The Players Donna 5K Beaches Episcopal School is proud to once again be an official sponsor of this year’s The Players Donna 5k. The event […]
April 12, 2018

Register Online for the 2018 BES Summer Camp

Register Online for the 2018 BES Summer Camp Register your students for the best summer camp at the beach, the 2018 BES Summer Camp! Camp is available to students rising […]
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 21, 2018

Dreams Do Come True: BES Alumnus, Hayley Stoddard, Returns to BES as Cinderella

On March 20th, BES alumnus and tenth grade student, Hayley Stoddard, returned to her elementary school dressed as Cinderella and visited with PreK3 through first grade students. Watch this poignant […]
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 […]
March 16, 2018

Watch the Spring Musical 2018: Lost Together (2nd-5th grade)

Watch the Spring Musical 2018: Lost Together (2nd-5th grade) Join friends Marco and Polo as they journey together with second through fifth grade students on a memorable musical adventure during […]
February 26, 2018

Be a Partner in the BEAM Grab-a-Bag Food Drive

Be a partner in the BEAM Grab-a-Bag Food Drive BES is excited to be partnering with Beaches Emergency Assistance Ministry and holding a Grab-a-Bag food drive. Below is a list […]
February 26, 2018

Alumni Profile Video: Reed Bankston – Class of 2014

Alumni Profile Video: Reed Bankston – Class of 2014 Watch this enlightening “Alumni Profile” video of one of our alumni members, Reed Bankston, who graduated from BES in 2014 and […]
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 14, 2018

Watch the Grade Level Coffee for Current PreK3 Parents

Watch the Grade Level Coffee for Current PreK3 Parents Watch as Martha Milton, Head of School, and our PreK4 teacher, Mrs. Palmer, describe what rising PreK4 students will experience during […]
February 12, 2018

Watch the Grade Level Coffee for Current PreK4 Parents

Watch the Grade Level Coffee for Current PreK4 Parents Watch as Martha Milton, Head of School, and our kindergarten teachers, Mrs. Peters and Ms. Harding, describe what rising kindergarten students […]
February 9, 2018

Episcopal Diocese of Florida Interviews BES Christian Education Teacher for Conference Video

Episcopal Diocese of Florida Interviews BES Christian Education Teacher for Conference Video BES welcomed representatives from the Episcopal Diocese of Florida to interview Dallas Skornia, our sixth grade Christian Education […]
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 […]
February 6, 2018

BES Parent Social at Topgolf on March 9th. Purchase Tickets by February 28th!

BES Parent Social at Topgolf on March 9th. Purchase Tickets by February 28th! Beaches Episcopal School is so excited to have our annual Parent Social at Topgolf Jacksonville this year […]
February 6, 2018

Watch the Grade Level Coffee with Mrs. Milton for Current Kindergarten Parents

Watch the Grade Level Coffee with Mrs. Milton for Current Kindergarten Parents Martha Milton, Head of School, and our first grade teacher, Ms. McGehee describe what rising first grade students […]
January 30, 2018

Fitness February a Fun Way to Stay Healthy as a Family

Fitness February a Fun Way to Stay Healthy as a Family February Fitness starts on Thursday, February 1st. Every PE student was given a calendar with exercises to complete during […]
January 30, 2018

Watch the Grade Level Coffee for Current First Grade Parents

Watch as Martha Milton, Head of School, and our second grade teachers, describe what rising second grade students will experience during the 2018-2019 school year.
January 23, 2018

Watch the Grade Level Coffee for Current Second Grade Parents

Watch the Grade Level Coffee for Current Second Grade Parents Watch as Martha Milton, Head of School, and our third grade teachers, describe what rising third grade students will experience […]
January 22, 2018

BES Open House and Art’s Night on Wednesday, January 24th

BES Open House and Art’s Night on Wednesday, January 24th Parents and students, You are invited to our annual Open House and Art’s Night on Wednesday, January 24th from 6:00 […]
January 18, 2018

Jaguars Day on Friday, January 19th!

Jaguars Day on Friday, January 19th! Friday, January 19th is another Jaguars Day at BES! Students and teachers may wear Jacksonville Jaguars shirts and colors with jeans or regular uniform […]
January 16, 2018

Watch New Grade Level Coffee for Current Third Grade Parents about 2018-2019 School Year

Watch New Grade Level Coffee for Current Third Grade Parents about 2018-2019 School Year Watch as Martha Milton, Head of School, and our fourth grade teachers, describe what rising fourth […]
January 10, 2018

BES Releases Key Dates for 2018-2019 School Year

BES Releases Key Dates for 2018-2019 School Year We are excited to announce the key dates for the 2018-2019 school year so that you can begin making plans for vacations […]
January 10, 2018

Buy Your Tickets to the Daddy-Daughter Dance on February 15th!

Buy Your Tickets to the Daddy-Daughter Dance on February 15th! BES Dads, Make plans now to attend the annual Daddy-Daughter Dance on Thursday, February 15th (Valentine’s Day) with your daughter. […]
January 10, 2018

Watch Video of Grade Level Coffee for Current Fourth Grade Parents from January 9th

Watch as Martha Milton, Head of School, and our fifth grade teachers, describe what rising fifth grade students will experience during the 2018-2019 school year.
January 4, 2018

Friday, January 5th is Jaguars Day at BES!

Friday, January 5th is Jaguars Day at BES! Students may wear Jacksonville Jaguars shirts/jackets or team colors to support our hometown team on Friday, January 5th. Students may also wear […]
January 3, 2018

Classes to Resume at BES on Thursday, January 4th

Classes to Resume at BES on Thursday, January 4th BES will welcome students back to school for a regular school day on Thursday, January 4th. We hope everyone enjoyed the […]
January 2, 2018

BES Closed on Wednesday, Jan. 3rd Due to Severe Weather

BES Closed on Wednesday, Jan. 3rd Due to Severe Weather Due to severe weather conditions, Beaches Episcopal School will be closed on Wednesday, January 3rd. Further updates regarding reopening will […]
December 14, 2017

Watch the Lessons and Carols Service

Watch the Lessons and Carols Service If you were not able to attend the Lessons and Carols Service on Wednesday morning, below is a link to the full program. We […]
December 12, 2017

Watch the BES “Christmas Joy 2017” Video

Watch the BES “Christmas Joy 2017” Video Check out this special “Christmas Joy 2017” video featuring our students having fun as they learn together at Beaches Episcopal School. We wish […]
November 27, 2017

Support BES on #GivingTuesday

Support BES on #GivingTuesday Start the season of giving off right by making a gift to The Starfish Fund of Beaches Episcopal School on #GivingTuesday. With a gift on that […]
November 15, 2017

Make a Child’s Christmas Merry During the Salvation Army Toy Drive at BES

Make a Child’s Christmas Merry During the Salvation Army Toy Drive at BES Be a partner in the Salvation Army’s 2017 Toy Drive, which is sponsored by the BES Parent […]
November 8, 2017

Grade Level Coffees for BES Parents Offered by Martha Milton

Grade Level Coffees for BES Parents Offered by Martha Milton Martha Milton, our Head of School, will be hosting a coffee series for parents to learn more about your student’s […]
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 […]
October 24, 2017

GORUCK Teamwork Challenge at BES on November 3rd!

GORUCK Teamwork Challenge at BES on November 3rd! The first ever GORUCK Teamwork Challenge will take place at BES on Friday, November 3rd. The GORUCK event is designed to create […]
October 19, 2017

New “Courtyard Canteen” to Offer Snacks for Purchase on Thursdays

New “Courtyard Canteen” to Offer Snacks for Purchase on Thursdays BES is pleased to announce that we will begin a new “Courtyard Canteen” in McCormick Hall every Thursday (starting October […]
October 18, 2017

Fall Pottery Available for Bid Through October 27th!

Fall Pottery Available for Bid Oct. 19-27 Our Fall Pottery auction kicks off this week! This year our bowls are decorated with A Halloween theme. You can access the bidding […]
October 18, 2017

BES Spanish Teacher Named First Coast News “Teacher of the Week”

BES is excited to share that Mrs. Camille Abrahams, our Spanish teacher, has been recognized by First Coast News as their “Teacher of the Week.” Watch this touching video about […]
October 13, 2017

BES Student Saves Choking Sister, Named First Coast News “Student of the Week”

Watch this heartwarming interview about one of our amazing students whose quick thinking saved his sister’s life when she started choking on marbles. Thank you, Katie Jeffries and First Coast […]
October 9, 2017

Why Does BES Have an Annual Fund?

Why Does BES Have An Annual Fund? Ever wonder why Beaches Episcopal School has an annual fund? Watch the video below to learn more about how your gifts to the […]
October 6, 2017

Save the Date: “Around the World” Christmas Camp for BES Students on Dec. 18-22, 2017

Save the Date: “Around the World” Christmas Camp for BES Students on Dec. 18-22, 2017 Save the date for the first-ever BES “Around the World” Christmas Camp on December 18-22, […]
October 6, 2017

BES Alumni Inducted into ESJ National Honor Society

BES Alums Inducted into ESJ National Honor Society The following BES alumni were inducted into the National Honor Society at the Episcopal School of Jacksonville (ESJ) on September 21, 2017. […]
October 4, 2017

BES Sixth Grade Spaghetti Dinner Coming Thursday, Nov. 16th

BES Sixth Grade Spaghetti Dinner Coming Thursday, Nov. 16th Come support BES and our sixth grade class as they serve and entertain you! Proceeds raised go to the sixth grade […]
September 26, 2017

Book Your Next Birthday Party at BES!

Book Your Next Birthday Party at BES! Beaches Episcopal School will begin offering our families and friends the opportunity to rent the movement room (including the rock climbing wall), playground, […]
September 25, 2017

Join Us for the 2017 BES Boo Bash on Friday, October 27th!

Join us for the 2017 BES Boo Bash on Friday, October 27, 2017 from 12:00-3:00 p.m.! Enjoy carnival and inflatable games, dunk tank, face painting, airbrush tattoos, and more! General […]
September 20, 2017

BES Parents Learn More about Cyber Safety for Students

Many BES parents joined us for the Internet Safety PSO Meeting on Tuesday, September 19th. Cathy Costley from the Office of the Attorney General gave a CyberSafety Presentation on parenting […]
September 14, 2017

BES PreK4 Teacher to Donate Photography Talents to “Walk of Hope” Event on Sept. 30th

BES PreK4 Teacher to Donate Photography Talents to Walk of Hope Event on Sept. 30th Our amazing PreK4 teacher, Mrs. Kelley Palmer, will be donating her photography talents to take […]
September 14, 2017

Donate Gently Used Shoes During Shoe Drive for Soles4Souls Through Sept. 15th

Donate Gently Used Shoes During Shoe Drive for Soles4Souls Through Sept. 15th Parents and students are invited to participate in a Shoe Drive for Soles4Soles, an organization that provides gently […]
September 6, 2017

Hurricane Irma Update: BES Closed Through Wednesday, Sept. 13th – School to Resume Thursday, Sept. 14th

Hurricane Irma Update: BES Closed Through Wednesday, Sept. 13th – School to Resume Thursday, Sept. 14th Due to some minor damage at the BES campus caused by Hurricane Irma, BES […]
August 30, 2017

Learn About Internet Safety for Kids at the PSO Meeting on September 19th.

Learn About Internet Safety for Kids at the PSO Meeting on September 19th. The Parent Support Organization (PSO) invites all BES parents to their upcoming meeting on Tuesday, September 19th […]
August 30, 2017

BES Collecting Canned Goods Through Sept. 1st to Show Love for Those Affected by Hurricane Harvey

BES Collecting Canned Goods Through Sept. 1st to Show Love for Hurricane Harvey Victims The BES community is heartbroken about the devastation Hurricane Harvey is causing to residents in Houston […]
August 30, 2017

BES Science Teacher and Cancer Survivor, Mrs. Doughty, lnspires Others by Completing Olympic Triathlon

BES Science Teacher and Cancer Survivor, Mrs. Doughty, lnspires Others by Completing Olympic Triathlon Our inspirational science teacher and IDEAStudio director, Ansley Doughty, who is also a cancer survivor two […]
August 30, 2017

BES Admissions Director Receives Community Service Award from Rotary Club

BES Admissions Director Receives Community Service Award from Rotary Club Ashley Davis, Director of Admissions at BES, was recognized by the Rotary Club of Jacksonville-Oceanside and Beaches Habitat for Humanity […]
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 10, 2017

Students to Return to BES on Orientation Day on Monday, August 14th

Summer is nearing its end, and BES is ready to welcome students and parents back to school. Orientation Day for students in pre-kindergarten through sixth grade will take place on […]
August 8, 2017

BES All-school Fro-Yo Social on Friday, August 18th at 6:00 p.m.!

BES families, faculty, and staff are welcome to start the new school year with an All-School Fro-Yo Social on Friday, August 18th from 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. on Hixon Field […]
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 […]
June 12, 2017

New Pre-K and Kindergarten Playground Installed Behind Hope Hall

New Pre-K and Kindergarten Playground Installed Behind Hope Hall BES is thrilled to share a first glimpse of the new Pre-K and Kindergarten Playground behind Hope Hall! We are so […]
May 31, 2017

Summer Reading and Math Requirements Released for 2nd Through 6th Grade Students

Summer Reading and Math Requirements Released for 2nd Through 6th Grade Students Reading and math are immeasurably important to the development of children. To this end, BES is releasing the […]
May 25, 2017

Celebrate the Class of 2017 at the BES Graduation Ceremony on May 26th!

Celebrate the class of 2017 of BES at the church on Friday, May 26th at 10:30 a.m. in the church. We will wish our sixth grade students well as they […]
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 25, 2017

BES Band Concert and Sixth Grade Showcase on Thursday, May 18th

Join the fifth and sixth graders of Beaches Episcopal School for an evening of music, drama, dance, and entertainment for the whole family. Event will take place in the Parish […]
April 25, 2017

New Baby Chapel on May 10th

You’re invited to our New Baby Chapel on Wednesday, May 10th at 8:10 a.m. at St. Paul’s by-the-Sea Episcopal Church. We will celebrate the birth of new babies to our […]
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

Boosterthon Fun Run Coming Soon to BES!

The Boosterthon Fun Run is coming soon to Beaches Episcopal School! Parents, to give your child the best educational experience possible, BES is excited to raise funds for classroom and […]
March 6, 2017

Support BES by Purchasing a Brick for a Loved One

Pave the way for future generations of BES students by purchasing a brick during our 2017 drive. Buying a brick is a wonderful way to honor your child, grandchild, your […]
February 28, 2017

Register Online Now for the 2017 BES Summer Camp!

Register your students now for the 2017 BES Summer Camp! Rising PreK4 through sixth grade students will “Live the Adventure” as they experience an enormous variety of exciting activities centered […]
February 23, 2017

Spring Musical 2017 for First Through Fourth Grade Students: BES Rocks!

Join first through fourth grade students as they present an amazing Spring Musical performance of “BES Rocks!” The event will take place in the sanctuary of St. Paul’s by-the-Sea Episcopal […]
February 9, 2017

BES Movie Night on Friday, March 10th – Free Admission

Make plans now to attend the first ever BES Movie Night! This PSO sponsored event is taking place on Friday, March 10th at 6:30 p.m. at Hixon Field behind McCormick […]
February 2, 2017

BES Launches New Website!

Beaches Episcopal School has officially launched our new website! For the last four months, we have partnered with C7 Creative, an outstanding web design company in Jacksonville Beach, to design a […]
January 18, 2017

Spirit Wear Available Through MyLocker.net

Spirit Wear Available Through MyLocker.net BES offers Spirit Wear products to be purchased by our families online through MyLocker.net. Items include t-shirts, backpacks, hats, etc. Students may wear Spirit Wear […]
January 13, 2017

Follow BES on Social Media! Stay up-to-date on current happenings.

Follow BES on Social Media! Stay up-to-date on current happenings, events, and special moments in the classroom by following Beaches Episcopal School on social media and video/photo websites. Here are […]
January 13, 2017

Purchase Tickets Now for the 2017 BES Parent Social and Auction!

Purchase Tickets Now for the 2017 BES Parent Social and Auction! Be a part of the most exciting event of the year, the BES “Havana Nights” Parent Social and Auction! […]

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