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Question and Answer with Kimberly Martin

TRANSCRIBED BY SOPHIE REVEAL, MANAGING EDITOR The Beacon’s Erin Doherty had the opportunity to speak to Kimberly Martin, Wilson’s incoming principal for the 2015-2016 school year, in a phone interview. Martin’s appointment as Wilson principal was announced June 2 by DCPS Chancellor Kaya Henderson after a months-long interview and selection process. Erin Doherty: Can you

What Makes a Good Principal?

  With Cahall’s midyear departure a panel of Wilson students, teachers, parents and community members are interviewing candidates for the principal position. Let us know what you think makes a good principal. [poll id=”3″]     GRAPHIC BY SARAH TORRESEN, VISUAL CONTENT EDITOR    

Wilson Experiences Day One Without Cahall

BY BRIAN KEYES, JUNIOR EDITOR Today was not only the first day back from winter break, but the first day since Wilson’s 2011 renovation that Pete Cahall has not served as principal. On December 23, DCPS Chancellor Kaya Henderson announced that Cahall would be resigning effective immediately, and clearing out his office. Former Assistant Principal