Going international

Maria Goodlow-Johnson (center) was all smiles when she visited Beacon Hill Elementary School. School Principal Susan Murphy (right) beams with pride for her students.

Beacon Hill Elementary School celebrates becoming an international school this fall. Beacon Hill is only the third international school in the district joining the John Stanford International School and Hamilton International Middle School.

Led by Principal Susie Murphy, the school offers three key programs: Spanish/English dual language immersion, Chinese Mandarin/English partial immersion and an English language international program. Beacon Hill International School has a diverse student population of 398 students speaking more than 10 different languages. ♦

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