What Makes a beacon school?

In support of our vision and mission, Beacon Network Schools anchor our daily work in a culture that promotes a growth mindset, prioritizes a transformative team mentality and creates an ever-evolving, intentional learning environment that drives innovative practices and maximizes student engagement. We personalize each individual’s experience through a blended learning format inclusive of challenging academic programming, meaningful character development, and the ongoing use and expansion of one’s critical thinking skill set. We are motivated by data-driven, research-based practices that empower all students to explore and discover their promise and potential.

  • Culture Drives our Performance.
  • Growth Mindset Creates our Solutions.
  • Our Teams Lead Our Transformation.
  • Blended Learning is Our Path to Personalization.
  • Data Informs Our Instruction.
  • Social Emotional Learning Builds Our Character.
  • Rich and Varied Learning Experiences Motivate Us.

Pillars of Personalized Learning

BLENDED LEARNING

BLENDED LEARNING

Utilizing differentiated one-to-one lessons structured by internal staff, each student moves independently through the coursework receiving additional assistance or advanced learning opportunities when applicable.

ENRICHMENTS OPPORTUNITIES

ENRICHMENTS OPPORTUNITIES

Quarterly, students are provided with the opportunity to enroll in one enrichment classes, exposing them to new interests, or furthering their previous experiences in one or more of the five extended learning arenas.

CHARACTER DEVELOPMENT

CHARACTER DEVELOPMENT

By formally measuring the five BNS character traits on a regular basis, students are provided with ongoing feedback related to their growth and understanding in these important developmental areas.

CRITICAL THINKING

CRITICAL THINKING

Through analysis and evaluation, students develop the necessary tools to refine their problem solving skills and authentically work to discover thoughtful, creative solutions in the classroom and beyond.

Blended Learning

Utilizing differentiated one-to-one lessons structured by internal staff, each student moves independently through the coursework receiving additional assistance or advanced learning opportunities when applicable. 

Enrichments Opportunities

Quarterly, students are provided with the opportunity to enroll in one enrichment class, exposing them to new interests or furthering their previous experiences in one or more of the five extended learning arenas.

Character development

By formally measuring the five BNS character traits on a regular basis, students are provided with ongoing feedback related to their growth and understanding in these important developmental areas. 

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Critical Thinking

Through analysis and evaluation, students develop the necessary tools to refine their problem solving skills and authentically work to discover thoughtful, creative solutions in the classroom and beyond. 

OUR SCHOOLS

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Beacon News & Events

Return to School Orientation

We are now preparing for the return to school and implementation of our hybrid learning model. Next week on Wednesday, January 20 at 5:00pm we will offer an opportunity for families to meet virtually with school leaders to review the timeline and health & safety...

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In the Zone Town Hall Meeting Open to public

In the Zone Town Hall Meeting Open to public

Attention Parents and Community Members of the BNS Network Join us as we talk about what is Innovation and how do innovation zone's benefit student and families? January 21st @ 5-6pm. Meeting links and more information will become available the closer we get to the...

BNS Award DPS Library Grant

BNS Award DPS Library Grant

The Educational Technology and Library Services department in DPS has awarded Kepner Beacon and Grant Beacon Middle Schools $1000.00 each to purchase resources that increase, "representation of historically marginalized groups." We are so grateful for this support and...

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