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Tiger Madness 2014

On Friday, November 14, the varsity, junior varsity, and freshmen boys and girls basketball teams were introduced at the annual Tiger Madness event. The teams ran lay-up lines, did a few drills, and scrimmaged in front of eager basketball fans and parents. There were also half court shot competitions and various other activities which the fans could

Author Brings Poetry to ELL Students

BY LAUREN REVEAL, MANAGING EDITOR On Tuesday November 4 author Skila Brown visited the English Language Learners class Research and Study Skills. The students in Ms. MaryAnne Zehr’s class were well prepared for the visit. They read her most recent book “Caminar” over the past few weeks and later chose poems from it to perform

Wilson Students Charged With Robbery

BY ZACH ESSIG, STAFF WRITER On Friday, November 7th, there was an incident involving a string of robberies during school hours at Wilson. These robberies, were committed by two Wilson students and targeted four students. The assailants stole jackets, cell phones, ear buds, and cash. A My Fox DC article reported that the robberies occurred in

Library Reveals Wilson Archive

BY ERIN STERNLIEB, CHIEF WEB EDITOR & ZACH ESSIG, STAFF WRITER Five years ago, as Wilson prepared to move from “old Wilson” to UDC, Librarian Pamela Gardner came across two locked metal cabinets filled with Wilson history. There were hundreds of yearbooks, old issues of The Beacon, scrapbooks, and class photos dating back to Wilson’s

Mayoral Election Recap

BY EMMA BUZBEE, NEWS EDITOR On November 4th, Democrat Muriel Bowser was elected the new mayor of DC, beating out independent contenders David Catania and Carol Schwartz. Bowser won with 54.5 percent of the vote, the lowest margin in the mayoral race in four decades, by winning all precincts east of the Anacostia and the

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