Trailblazers in the Media

The Highland Park Landmark

Beacon student Tejas Chakravarthy spent the summer studying abroad in Korea, fully immersing himself in the language and culture.


Three Beacon Academy students played for Team Evanston in the 2019 MetroSquash Cup.


Members of the Beacon Academy Scholastic Bowl team will compete in the IHSA state championship competition in Peoria, becoming the first team in the school's four-year history to compete in an IHSA state competition.


Beacon Academy Biology Teacher Irene Moore was selected as one of 8 teachers nationwide to receive a Project Kindle fellowship. As part of her fellowship award, Dr. Moore participated in an Earthwatch expedition this summer to study owl ecology in southeastern Arizona. She’ll also lead a group of Beacon students on a scientific field expedition to study climate change and caterpillars in Costa Rica.

Voyage Chicago

Beacon Head of School Jeff Bell talks about building a Montessori-based high school. “The focus was to perforate the line between the school and the Evanston community; we cultivated partnerships with a number of arts organizations and the local YMCA, so our students were immediately out and about, interacting in the “real world.”
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