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2011 SPECIAL OLYMPICS

Beacon School athletes practiced for weeks in preparation for the Area 8 Special Olympics Track Meet held on April 29. The weather was cold but the competition was hot as our athletes brought many ribbons back to school! Thank you to Nelsonville-York High School for hosting this year’s meet and to the many volunteers that…read more

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CONGRATULATIONS TO JOYCE FRANK!

Joyce will be retiring March 31, 2011 after 26 years with the ACBDD. She was hired in 1984 as a Job Coach with Atco, then became Training Coordinator and held that position for 18 years. In 1998 Joyce was hired as the Studio Coordinator at Passion Works, which has flourished under her direction. Thank you…read more

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Athens County Board of DD 2011 Disability Awareness Festival

More than 200 people attended the 2011 Disability Awareness Festival that was held on March 1 from 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm at the Athens Community Center. “Together the Future is Brighter” focused on promoting positive perceptions and inclusion of people with developmental disabilities. Presentations included the reading a proclamation from the Athens County Commissioners,…read more

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A message from Eric Young, Superintendent

“Building on Abilities” is the motto of the Athens County Board of Developmental Disabilities. Each and every one of us has things that we do well and things that we need help with. Staff at the ACBDD believe that all persons’ abilities should be highlighted, especially those individuals who have developmental disabilities. People who have…read more

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Delays

Beacon buses are on a two hour delay this am

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Atco-Beacon Severe Weather Procedure

Here is a quick reminder of our procedures for winter weather conditions! To keep informed of unusual circumstances, it is recommended that one of the following radio stations be listened to during the hours of 6 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. WAIS- 770 AM WATH- 970 AM WOUB- 1340 AM…read more

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