Beals Elementary School

"Home of the Beals Bees"

Christopher Crowley, Principal
Crystal Blackwood, Administrative Assistant
24 Mill Pond Road
Beals, ME 04611
Phone: 207-497-5449
Fax: 207-497-2334


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Welcome to the Beals Elementary School!
Our school is located on a scenic island in Downeast Maine. This is the home of a large lobster-fishing fleet where you can watch fishermen hauling their traps and delivering the day's catch at waterside markets. Our community offers spectacular views of the mainland.




    Beals Elementary School is offering all assignments on Google Classroom for students in grades 5 through 8 who remain at home due to concerns over COVID-19. Assignments that are complete and turned in will receive a grade as usual.
    For students in Pre-K through grade 4, we are also offering work packets that parents can pick up at the school. If you have any questions over this, please call the school or email Mr. Crowley at chris.crowley@union103.org.



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June 2021 Events  (All Events are Tentative and are Subject to Change)
*Friday, June 4th - Eighth Grade Celebration. Ceremony begins at 5:30PM. Followed by a Cook Out.
Eighth Grade Celebration will be Rescheduled to a Date TBA
Monday, June 7th and Tuesday, June 8th - Grades 7 and 8 Class Trip to Portland
Friday, June 11th - Last Day of School for 2020-21 School Year. Dismissal at 11:30AM.
* The Kindergarteners and 8th Graders are limited to a Maximum of 10 Guests for each Student that will be  allowed to attend their ceremony. This is due to COVID-19 Restrictions that limit the capacity of the school gym. This is also to allow for social distancing. For example, an 8th grader can bring 10 guests to 8th grade celebration. These guests include their immediate family members.
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 Quick Links - (Opens as a PDF File after Downloading)
June
2021 Lunch Menu (PDF File)

COVID-19 INFORMATION FROM SCHOOL NURSE SWILO (November 2, 2020)
November 2, 2020 Covid-19 Communications Letter from School Nurse Holly Swilo (PDF File)
What To Do If You Have Contact with a Covid Case (PDF File)
What is Isolation? Flyer (PDF File)
What is Quarantine ? Flyer (PDF File)
Ending Covid-19 Isolation in a Non Healthcare Setting Flyer (PDF File)
Ending Covid 19 Quarantine if Exposed to a Covid Case (PDF Flyer)
 
                              Mission Statement
At Beals Elementary School, our goal is to create an environment that fosters a love of learning. Through collaboration, hard work, creativity, and fun, every student will achieve his or her full potential.

Our Core Beliefs and Values:

Student Assessment
The ­­­­­­­­Beals School Department utilizes all assessment data to help inform our practices at the district, school, classroom and individual levels for our students.  Although we encourage students and parents to participate fully in our assessment program, it is important to note that parents/guardians may opt their child out of state testing.  If you are interested in doing so, please reach out to your child's principal to make this request in writing.

ESEA Report Card -Elementary and Secondary Schools Act School Report Card 
The ­­­Elementary And Secondary Education Act (ESEA) requires that schools should be able to be compared to each other in terms of academic performance. Please click on the link below to be taken to the Maine Department of Education website to look at Beals Elementary School's ESEA Report Card.
ESEA dashboard: https://www.maine.gov/doe/dashboard

Last Updated June 6, 2021