This Thanksgiving, the Wilson varsity football team will be playing in the DCIAA Football Championship, the Turkey Bowl. Wilson was seeded number one going into the playoffs and came out with a dramatic 37-34 win against Ballou on November 20, advancing them to the championship game and ensuring them a return to the Turkey Bowl.
Alex Martin, Junior Editor
BY NORA CHARLES, FEATURES EDITOR We’ve all seen it: students bumping into each other in the hallway on the way to class. A boy will grab a girl and she yells at him to get off of her, or maybe just keeps walking. A boy hugs a girl from behind and she giggles but struggles
BY ALEX MARTIN AND ISAAC FRUMKIN, JUNIOR EDITORS Cross Country: Wilson’s runners are looking to bring home a DCIAA championships for the sixth year in a row. Coming off an intense summer training regimen, Wilson XC is in tip top shape. A busy September is on the way with their first meets scheduled for the 8th
BY CLAIRE PARKER, CO-EDITOR-IN-CHIEF Normally-lethargic seniors snapped back to life last week when they received their much-awaited NMSI checks. Students who passed AP math, science, and English exams last spring received $100 per exam as part of the National Math and Science Initiative program, which the school thought was supposed to last for three years.
Emma Buzbee, Editor-in-Chief Emma Buzbee is the Beacon’s fearless leader. On an unrelated note, Emma is scared of morning meetings, late nights, administrators, and freshmen with perfect makeup. She is so obsessed with the Beacon that she dreams in GroupMe messages. When she is not working on the Beacon, she is busy planning a retort