• Wednesday, January 17, 2018 – Code Orange – Schools and offices will open with a two-hour delay. Emergency personnel are not eligible for liberal leave and must report to work on time.

    • There will be no work-study transportation. (Those students should not report to school.)
    • There will be no half-day Early Childhood Center (ECC), half-day Special Education Programs, or half-day PreK.
    • Any other school program requiring transportation prior to noon will NOT have transportation, including Howard B. Owens Science Center.
    • All field trips will be cancelled.
    • Food Services will offer breakfast. 

    Miércoles, 17 de enero de 2018 – Código naranja – Las escuelas comenzarán dos horas después del horario normal. El personal de emergencia no reune los requisitos para la licencia liberal, y debe presentarse a trabajar puntualmente.

    • NO habrá transporte para el programa Work-Study. (Esos estudiantes NO deben reportarse a la escuela).
    • No habrán programas de medio día ni de Centros de Educación Temprana (ECC) ni de los Programas de Educación Especial.
    • Cualquier programa escolar especial que requiere transporte antes del mediodía NO tendrá transporte, incluyendo el Centro de Ciencia Howard B. Owens.
    • Todos los viajes fuera de las escuelas (field trips) serán cancelados.
    • Se ofrecerá el desayuno.
  • School Information

    Beacon Heights Elementary School 

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     Address:  6929 Furman Parkway
    Riverdale, MD 20737 
    Phone: 301-918-8700/Fax: 301-918-8707
    School Hours: 8:15 a.m. - 2:25 p.m.
    Office Hours: 7:45 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
    Grades: Pre-K - 6th Grade
    Uniform: Yes/Mandatory
    Lila Walker, Principal
    Tracey Smith 


  • Upcoming Events

  • Announcements

    • School Closing

      School will be closed Mon., Jan. 15 in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. La escuela estará cerrada el lunes, 15 de enero en conmemoración del día de Martin Luther King, Jr

    • ACCESS Testing for ELL's

       ACCESS Parent Letter (English) ACCESS Parent Letter (Spanish)

    • ACCESS Testing Schedule

      ACCESS Testing Schedule

    • Snow Day Activities

      Parents, when students are not in school they can access several of our online programs for reinforcement. The programs include Waterford Early Learning (K-2), Xtramath.com and myON (Grades 1-6). Waterford Home Access is emailed to you once you provide your email address to your child's teacher. myON is an online digital library collection in which books have already been recommended for your child based on his/her interests and lexile reading level. myON can be accessed at clever.pgcps.org using the student's county login credentials. Students are being challenged to read at least two books from myON and email Principal Walker at Lila.Walker@pgcps.org to share your book reviews.  All instrumental students should be practicing their instruments!!!

    • 2-Hour Early Dismissal Days

      School will be dismissed 2 hours early (12:25 p.m.) on the following days:   Friday, January 26, 2018 Thursday, March 29, 2018 

    • BHES Parent Newsletter

      December Parent Newsletter in English and Spanish

  • School Newsletters

    October