Montesano School District

Excellence in Education

Montesano is a community where people learn,
grow and work together.  With high-quality
instruction, every student, regardless of race, class,
language, or disability, can succeed. 


Beacon Elementary is currently closed for summer break. The office will reopen August 21, 2017. If you need immediate assistance, please contact the district office at 249-3942. 

Parents can expect to receive instructions by mail in early August to update student information in Skyward Family Access. Class placement can be viewed after the information update is complete.

Please join us for an open house on Monday, August 28, from 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Parents and students may visit the classroom, meet the teacher, and receive other important information.

Have a fun and safe summer!

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End of Year Parent Luncheon

Parents and special guests are invited to join their students for lunch on Friday, June 2. Lunch will be a choice of hamburger or hot dog, served with baked beans, fresh fruit, veggies, and milk.

Prices are $3.75 for adults and $2.65 for additional children (non-students). Exact change or check is appreciated.

Please R.S.V.P. to 249-4528.

Extended Lunch & Recess Schedule on June 2:

1st Grade                                             

  • Food Service:   11:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
  • Recess:             11:25 a.m. – 11:50 a.m.

2nd Grade                                            

  • Food Service:   11:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
  • Recess:             11:55 a.m. – 12:20 p.m.


  • Food Service:   12:00 p.m. – 12:30 p.m.
  • Recess:             12:25 p.m. – 12:50 p.m.
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Kindergarten Assembly

Parents are invited to join Beacon Elementary on Wednesday, May 31, at 1:20 p.m. for an assembly presented by the kindergarten classes. The kindergarteners will celebrate the end of the year by reciting an ABC Farewell poem. They will also perform a selection of songs under the direction of music teacher Mr. Jeremy Morita.

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Open Enrollment for 2017-2018

Will your child be 5 years old by August 31st? It's time to enroll in kindergarten!

New student enrollment may be completed online using the Skyward Family Access system. Click here to enroll online. 

A legal birth certificate and a current immunization record are required at the time of enrollment. Click here for additional information regarding preschool and kindergarten enrollment requirements.

If you would like to schedule an appointment with the principal to discuss your child’s learning style or needs for the upcoming school year, please contact the Beacon Elementary office at (360) 249-4528.

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Picture Day is Coming!

Spring pictures will be held on Wednesday, April 19 and Thursday, April 20. The photographers will offer class pictures and individual photos for those who wish to make a purchase. Order forms will be sent home before spring break. Extra order forms are available in the office. For your convenience, you may order online at

Picture Day ID (Individual Photos): LS216166Q0

Picture Day ID (Class Picture): LS216702G0

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Winter Conferences

Winter conferences will be held on Thursday, February 9 and Friday, February 10. Beacon students will be dismissed at 12:00 p.m. on these days. There is no preschool on February 9 and 10. 

Your child’s teacher has maintained documentation of the progress your student has made toward achieving grade level standards. At this conference the teacher will be able to provide detailed information regarding the skills which have been attained and those skills on which your student needs to focus for the remainder of the year. Report cards will be mailed home on February 3.

In some cases teachers will not request a conference. If you would like to have one, please call to arrange an appointment.

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Winter Break

Beacon Elementary will be closed December 19 - January 2 for winter break. January 3 is a scheduled weather day. Since we have not had to make up any days due to weather related closures, there will be no school on this day. School resumes on January 4.

Happy Holidays from all your friends at Beacon Elementary!

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Winter Concerts

The weather outside may be turning frightful, but students are keeping their voices warm in preparation for our winter vocal concert series. Beacon Elementary is proud to present:


Tuesday, December 6

Kindergarten Performance


Wednesday, December 7

1st Grade Performance


Thursday, December 8

2nd Grade Performance


Students will be performing a selection of their favorite winter songs under the direction of music teacher Mr. Jeremy Morita. All concerts will be held in the Beacon multipurpose room and are scheduled to begin at 6:30 p.m. Doors will open at 6:15 p.m. It is sure to be a delight! 

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Holiday Movie & Craft Night

Montesano PTO Family Fun Night presents Holiday Movie & Craft Night on Thursday, December 1st, from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. at Simpson Elementary. 

Come watch two classic movies or choose your favorite: How the Grinch Stole Christmas will play at 6:15 p.m. and Frosty the Snowman will play at 6:55 p.m. Decorate cookies. Write a letter to Santa and deliver it to him! Make a Christmas ornament to brighten your tree. Create your very own Frosty mask and show it off in this year's newest attraction - a photobooth. It's a great opportunity to stock up on Monte gear gifts for the holidays, too! All crafts and snacks are free. Students must be accompanied by an adult.

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Halloween Activities

  • PTO Family Fun Night presents Halloween Costume Bingo on Thursday, October 27 from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at Simpson Elementary. Families are encouraged to dress in costume and enjoy a game of bingo. All bingo games, prizes, and snacks are free. Students must be accompanied by an adult.

  • The businesses of Montesano are hosting the 3rd Annual Montesano Downtown Trick or Treat event on Monday, October 31 from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.  Look for an orange sign in the window of participating businesses.

  • The Montesano High School ASB is once again sponsoring the Haunted Hallways event on Monday, October 31 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Families are welcome to come to the high school for FREE games, treats, and fun!
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