Beacon High School

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FDNY Issues 8 Violations To UWS High School Following Lab Accident

Following two separate inspections, the FDNY said the school on West 61st Street was not properly storing chemicals.


City officials, including Mayor Michael Bloomberg, at the symbolic groundbreaking for the new site of Beacon High School. (credit: Spencer T Tucker via Flickr)

City Officials Break Ground At New Site Of Beacon High School

The former library warehouse will be converted into 50 classrooms to go along with an auditorium and other school amenities, including Wi-Fi, science labs, art suites, and a dark room.