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November 11, 2016
Fall Pottery Auction Underway: Bid Now on Christmas Themed Platters!

Our Fall Pottery auction kicked off on Saturday, November 5th! This year we are featuring Christmas themed platters. You can access the bidding site at the link below from your computer or mobile phone. You can bid anywhere, anytime before the close of the auction. You will also receive an update if you are outbid! 

Here are the details:

Follow this link to register to bid on Fall Pottery!

Register now through Friday, November 18th at 10:00 a.m.

* Once you register you can access the item and begin your bidding.

* After you register you will get a welcome text message.

There are 3 ways to bid:

* By Smartphone

Click the link in your registration text. It will take you to a personal bidding page. Click on an item and place a bid, it’s that simple.

* By Text

Text the 3-digit item number and amount to the welcome message you receive, (i.e. 101 500), no dollar signs or decimals are needed.

* By Computer

Click on an item and place a bid.

Pottery will be on display during the 6th Grade Spaghetti Dinner and during parent/teacher conferences as well as in McCormick and Stormes.

Please contact Stacy Nash, Director of Development at 904-246-2466 ext.112 or snash@beachesepiscopalschool.org with any questions.

Mark Your Calendars: Important Dates to Remember

Vision Screening
Monday, Nov. 14 at 8:15 a.m.

Sixth Grade Spaghetti Dinner (5:30-7:30 p.m.)
Tuesday, Nov. 15th in the Parish Hall

Picture Re-take Day
Wednesday, Nov. 16th

5th and 6th Grade Band Concert
Thursday, Nov. 17th in the Parish Hall at 2 p.m.

Denim Day - Leukemia and Lymphoma Society
Friday, Nov. 18th

Thanksgiving Holiday (School Closed) - No Extended Day
Monday, Nov. 21st through Friday, Nov. 25th

Coffee and Conversation with Martha
Wednesday, Nov. 30th after Birthday Book Chapel in Christopher Lobby of the church

Hot Lunch Ordering for December Continues Through November 15th

Parents, please order your students' hot lunches for the month of December by Tuesday, November 15th at 11:59 p.m.

Please see the RenWeb ordering instructions below...

Placing Lunch Orders through RenWeb's ParentsWeb:
1. After logging into ParentsWeb, expand the Student Information menu. The school code is BE-FL.
2. Click Lunch.
3. Arrow forward to December.
4. Click Create Web Order to enter the lunch orders for your student.
5. Type the number of items to order for your student in the QTY (quantity) column. The Total column displays the cost.
6. The Grand Total is listed at the bottom.
7. Click Order Items.
8. Enter the Payment Amount into the lunch accounting system and select the Pay Now button.

If you have any questions about the system or cutoff dates, please contact Peggy Davis at 246-2466, or email her at pdavis@beachesepiscopalschool.org.

Order Hot Lunches Now

Parent Social to Feature Classroom Themed Gift Baskets; Donate Today!


We hope you have seen the "Save the Date" for our annual Parent Social to be held on Friday, February 24th at the Atlantic Beach Country Club. It is going to a wonderful event, and we are excited about our theme, "Havana Nights!"

The auction is a very important piece of this event and raises funds for our school. The classroom themed baskets are always a favorite, and this is where we need your help. We are asking each family to donate $25 to help purchase basket items. Monies should be turned in by Wednesday, November 30th.

Checks and cash can be handed into the front desk at both Stormes Hall and McCormick Hall. Please make sure you include your name and homebase class on the envelope. There is also the option of having the school bill you through the FACTS payment system. If you choose to be billed please email Stacy Nash at snash@beachesepiscopalschool.org or at 246-2466 ext.112 and include your student's homebase class.

The success of these baskets depends on the support of our families. If you have any questions, please contact Stacy Nash. Thank you for your support, and remember that your donation is tax deductible!

Items Being Accepted for Thanksgiving Basket Outreach Through Monday, Nov. 14th

Each year as a part of our Community Outreach, BES students assemble 20 Thanksgiving baskets for families in need in the community who would otherwise not be able to provide a Thanksgiving meal for their family.

As indicated in this Thanksgiving Basket Outreach Flyer, each class is assigned a food item that every student is asked to please donate in order to fill the baskets. The baskets will be assembled on Wednesday, November 16th after chapel by our Pre-K 4 and Kindergarten students. Please turn in your items to school by Monday, November 14th.

Click on the Thanksgiving Basket Outreach Flyer for details on what items are being requested from each BES class.

Thank you so much for your support of this very worthy cause!

Athletics Update

Flag football and volleyball are the next athletic teams that will begin in January 2017! Flag football is open to all students in 4th-6th grade, while volleyball is open to all students in 3rd-6th grade. We hope your students can participate, so register them now!

Return completed registration forms and Parent Waiver and Consent Form to the school office.

Flag Football Season
(Second Trimester- 2017)

Flag Football Registration Form for 4th-6th Grade Students

  • Complete Parent Waiver and Consent Form to Participate
  • Open to Boys and Girls: 4th, 5th, and 6th grade
  • Practices: January 12th through March 9th (Thusdays 3:15-4:15 p.m.)
  • Games begin January 24th on Tuesday nights

Volleyball Tournament
(Second Trimester - 2017)

Volleyball Registration Form for 3rd-6th Grade Students

  • Complete Parent Waiver and Consent Form to Participate
  • Open to Boys and Girls: 3rd, 4th, 5th, and 6th graders
  • January 10th through February 28th (Tuesdays 3:15-4:15 p.m.)
  • Jamborees: February 23rd and March 2nd

Alumni News

We are proud of many of our BES graduates, now high school seniors, who have either received their Eagle Scout status or are working on it. They have been together in BSA Troop 37 since graduating from BES. Their names are below.

  • Stephen Waryold
  • Alec Berrier
  • Wesley Davis
  • Parker Quinlan
  • JD Stevens
  • Taylor Ertrachter
ChurchChat: News from St. Paul's by-the-Sea Episcopal Church

Incredible Edibles on Nov. 19th
Bring your coolers to Stormes Hall on Saturday, November 19th and stock up on homemade casseroles, soups and holiday goodies of all kinds! Incredible Edibles is the largest single fund raiser at St. Paul’s by the Sea. 

There will also be clever crafts, beautiful handmade ornaments and collectables, not to mention the French Café serving coffee and beignets. Come early, bring your friends. We’ve go something for everyone.

Youth Wreath-Making Event
The St. Paul’s by-the-Sea Youth Group is glad to welcome everyone to our advent wreath-making event! Come by Christopher Lobby (at the back of the church sanctuary), and our youth would be happy to help your children make a wreath for the Advent season. This will take place after the 10:00 a.m. service on Sunday, November 20th. We hope to see all of you there!