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A word with Kaya Henderson: Chancellor speaks about DCPS’s state of education

BY EMMA BUZBEE, NEWS EDITOR Six student journalists from Wilson, Woodson, and Anacostia High Schools interviewed DCPS Chancellor Kaya Henderson on September 30, prior to Henderson’s annual State of the Schools address. The Beacon was allowed to ask two questions, printed below. In the three weeks that followed, Henderson has been unavailable for additional interviews.

Students showed school pride during spirit week

Spirit week, one of the most beloved weeks of the school year, took place this past week. The week is a time-honored tradition at Wilson, bringing the school community together before the homecoming football game. This year’s spirit week began last Tuesday, October 20, with Twin Day. Students picked a friend to twin with and

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