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Automatic calculations of final grades concerns teachers

At the beginning of the school year, DCPS implemented Aspen, a new attendance and grade reporting software. While it was implemented earlier this school year, the issue of Aspen automatically calculating student’s final marks only recently came into light when teachers with semester classes had to enter final grades last week and realized that there

Tigers Head to the Turkey Bowl

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.

Staff Editorial: Prior Review is Indirect Censorship

UPDATE: Sep 17, 2015— The Beacon is once again operating without prior review! We would like thank the 885 people who signed our petition on for their support. UPDATE: Aug 31, 2015 — As of 3 p.m.: Principal Martin is in the process of reconsidering her prior review policy. The editors are revisiting their editorial policies to instate a clearly outlined chain of

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