Principal Kimberly Martin announced on February 6 at a staff meeting that freshman biology and English courses in the upcoming 2017-2018 school year will only be Honors courses, removing the option for freshman students to take on-level versions of the classes. According to Martin, the change in course offerings for freshman will help to close
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In a weekend-long event called ‘Stand with Comet,’ people demonstrated in support of Comet Ping Pong, a popular pizzeria in Northwest DC that has become the target of a bizarre far-right conspiracy theory called “Pizzagate.” Although the theory has no basis in reality and has been thoroughly debunked, the restaurant, its employees, and surrounding businesses
Following the election of Donald Trump as the 45th president of the United States, three Wilson High School groups were inspired to take action. Wilson Common Ground, the Wilson Human Rights Club, and the Wilson NOW (National Organization for Women) Chapter organized a DC Public School wide walkout for Tuesday, November 15, 2016. What started
El día de los muertos es una celebración que comienza desde el 31 de Octubre y termina el 2 de Noviembre. El día de los muertos es una celebración en todo México. Ancestros de México que viven en otras partes también lo celebran. Esta celebración es anual. El día de los muertos está dividido entre
In honor of The Beacon’s favorite holiday, we put together some high-quality Halloween-themed content, links to which you can find here. Reviews of some lesser-known types of candy! An investigative article on ghost sightings around Tenleytown! An opinion about trick-or-treating with food allergies! And a spooky crossword puzzle! Enjoy!
Being a historical place and the home of many important public figures, DC is a natural hotspot for ghosts. The Capitol is supposedly haunted by many deceased government officials, as is the White House– President Harry Truman once swore he saw an apparition of Abraham Lincoln. These buildings are world famous and have hosted countless historical
Are you a HallowEinstein? See how your knowledge stacks up against this spook-filled crossword puzzle! Scroll down to see the answers.
Halloween is a fun time for almost everyone. People dress up in fun costumes and go door-to-door for candy. What is often overlooked are the allergens in candy. For kids with wheat, dairy, peanut, egg, or other allergies, Halloween and trick-or-treating can be reminders of what makes them different. Common candies given out are Reese’s