Beacon YSC Services, Events & Activities

Upcoming Events:

February 17th No School

February 20th No School

February 21st 8:30-10:30 AM Community Workforce Development Meeting @ BC Fire Department 

February 23rd Relatives As Parents Monthly meeting 11:30 AM location TBD, please contact Ms. Goode to RSVP (we do provide lunch!)

February 28th, Happy Feet Permission Slips are due. happy feet

March 18th, Cinderella's Closet @ Frankfort, KY 

March 23rd Relatives as Parents Monthly meeting @ 11:30 AM, please contact Ms. Goode if you plan to attend. (lunch will be provided).

March 24th 9-10 AM CenterPoint's Clothing Truck will be available in the DHS parking lot.

March 24th 5-7 PM Family Resource Fair @ DHS lobby

March 25th Princess Project @ Centenary Methodist - See Ms. Goode to sign up (must be Jr or Sr)

March 28th - March 31st DHS Inner-session

April 3rd-7th Spring Break

April 8th ACT @ DHS (registration due before March) 

April 11th Blood Mobile

April 19th Lexington Legends Field Trip

April 18th & 20th PEP screenings

April 22nd PROM

April 27th Relatives as Parents Monthly Meeting 11:30 AM, please contact Ms. Goode if you plan to attend. (lunch provided)

May 18th Relatives as Parents Monthly Meeting 11:30 AM, please contact Ms. Goode if you plan to attend. (lunch provided)

May 25th Last day of school

June 12th - 23rd STEAM 8AM-3:30 PM

On Going: 

Weekend Food bags (please contact the BEACON office to be added to the list)

Choosing the Best Program for 8th & 9th graders

The Beacon Youth Services offers a unique blend of services, programs and activities for students and families throughout the year.

  • Back to School Fair (Backpack/School Supplies Give-away)
  • Summer Camp Resource Guide/Information
  • Holiday Assistance with Perishable Food Items
  • Winter Coat Drive
  • Free Back to School Tennis Shoes in collaboration with Happy Feet
  • Grandparent and Relatives As Parents (RAP) Monthly Support Group
  • Red Ribbon Week (Substance Abuse Prevention Assembly)
  • Student/Parent/Staff Needs Assessments and Surveys
  • Weekend Food Bag Program (Backpack Kids) 
  • Basic Needs Assistance (clothing, hygiene items, etc.)
  • School Supplies Assistance
  • Grief and Bereavement Counseling Coordination
  • Mental Health and Therapy Coordination
  • Substance Abuse Education & Counseling Information
  • Referrals to Health & Social Service Agencies
  • KCHIP, Medicaid and Public Assistance Information
  • Community Resource Information and Referrals
  • Part-time Job Referrals for Students
  • Job Referrals and Resources for Parents
  • Summer Babysitting Training Certification for Students in collaboration with 4-H
  • Free Updated Community Resource Guide
  • Free Lending Library including DVD's, Manuals, Books, etc.
  • Free Vouchers for Eye Exams and Glasses
  • Assist Families in Scheduling Appointments
  • Blue Ribbon for Kids Events (Child Abuse Prevention Activities)
  • Truancy Diversion and Attendance Support Services
  • Mentoring Program for Students
  • Student Transitioning Activities
  • Scholarship/Financial Assistance on case by case basis
  • Freshmen Orientation (Sense of Place. Sense of Pride.)
  • Suicide Prevention Education and Assemblies to Students
  • Suicide Prevention Education and Training to Staff
  • Child Abuse Reporting Training to Staff
  • ACT Prep Sessions, College Fairs, FAFSA (Financial Aid) and Scholarship Workshops in collaboration with Pathways Coach
  • Career & Technical Education Planning Information
  • Back to School Night/ Open House 
  • College Application Month Activities

These are just some of the ways the Beacon YSC can support students and families in an effort to promote student academic success.  The Beacon would like to thank all collaborative partners in making these events successful.