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.
Chloé Leo, Editor-in-Chief Chloe commonly referred to as “Cleo” due to her confusing first name-last name combination, has been promoted to Co-Editor-in-Chief her SEN18R year along with her very berry best friend and fellow Nalgene fanatic, Ben. She has been faithfully laboring away at The Beacon since her freshman year. When not writing passionate reviews