Author Jennifer Castle visits Beekman!

  •  Author of the fiction series Butterfly Wishes and Blaire 2019 American Girl, met with Beekman students in grades 3-4-5 to discuss the writing, editing and publishing process. Students loved hearing about her experiences and the idea of "what if..."  

    Blaire American Girl third grade too cute

  • Finding a good book

    Asking a question can lead to finding a good book.

    A 5th grader asked Skunk Bear a Good Question about the origin of pencil lead.

    What else can you find doing research about pencil lead?

    Click on A Sketchy History Of Pencil Leadvideo by NPR Skunk Bear to learn more.

    Click on YouTube icon to see a larger version.

Distance Learning Resources for Home

  • Please select the DATABASES tab on the left to access eBooks, Educational Videos and learning activities. Passwords to these databases have been shared with students via their LIBRARY Google Classroom page. 

    Instructional Video on how to search the school library catalog.



Contact Information

  • Christine Johanson

    Beekman Elementary School
    201 Lime Ridge Road
    Poughquag, NY 12570

    Main Office: 845-227-1834

    Fax: 845-227-1822

    School Hours: 
    8:45 AM - 3:15 PM

    Mr. Matthew Latvis

    Mrs. Dorothy LaGuardia
    Mrs. Jeannine Carey

Spring Author's Visit: Pat Schories