The Wilson Beacon

Delving into data: how the pandemic shaped this year
Delving into data: how the pandemic shaped this year
Charlotte Guy and Emily Mulderig June 14, 2021

After what was surely one of the wonkiest years in Wilson’s history, we couldn’t help but wonder what had changed in our school community....

Kaiya Medina commits to Wilmington University
Kaiya Medina commits to Wilmington University
Chiara Purificato May 30, 2021

Senior volleyball player and right side/outside hitter Kaiya Medina will take her talents up to Wilmington University after being stripped of...

Walker Price: student by day, indie-folk musician by night
Walker Price: student by day, indie-folk musician by night
Shirah Lister May 29, 2021

Who would’ve thought a picture taken in their backyard and some scribbles made on Thanksgiving would turn into the cover art for their first...

Wilson alumni express dissatisfaction with name change proposal
Wilson alumni express dissatisfaction with name change proposal
Charlotte Guy and Emily Mulderig May 24, 2021

Sally Schwartz can still picture the fury on her principal’s face as she and a band of classmates marched into his office, victoriously bearing...

Council awaits vote on name change bill
Council awaits vote on name change bill
Joanna Chait June 17, 2021

The DC Council will hold a hearing and vote on the Mayor’s bill to name the school after playwright August Wilson.  This next step in the process is called a “first...

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An open letter to cicadas
An open letter to cicadas
Charlotte Guy June 15, 2021

Dear cicadas, It’s been seventeen long years since you’ve last emerged from your boroughs in the ground. Would it shock you to hear it was just...

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El Torogoz offering quick and authentic meals since 2000
El Torogoz offering quick and authentic meals since 2000
JJ Najera May 24, 2021

If you’re looking for classic Mexican fare near Georgia Avenue, El Torogoz is arguably the best option for a quick and tasty meal.  The restaurant itself has had great...

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Kaiya Medina commits to Wilmington University
Kaiya Medina commits to Wilmington University
Chiara Purificato May 30, 2021

Senior volleyball player and right side/outside hitter Kaiya Medina will take her talents up to Wilmington University after being stripped of her senior season due to COVID-19. Wilmington...

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Name change reactions
Name change reactions
Amera Alsarhan, Michele Bollinger, Kelly Cantarero-Flores, and Avery McDonald May 18, 2021

I'm proud of our new name  By: Amera Alsarhan Before I attended Woodrow Wilson High School, I’d heard about it from my older brother. Now a current student, I’ve...

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Spring fashion predictions
Mailey Rash May 31, 2021

Looking back at 2020’s spring fashion trends in comparison to now is a very interesting juxtaposition! Last spring sweatpants, floral shirts, chains, and bathing suits were...

May Cookstrip
May Cookstrip
May 30, 2021
¿Es necesario seguir teniendo el periodo asincrónico?
¿Es necesario seguir teniendo el periodo asincrónico?
JJ Najera April 26, 2021

Los días miércoles se conocen como el periodo asincrónico. Donde los estudiantes tienen trabajos independientes o tienen  la opción de ir a las horas de oficina con el...

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Assorted portrait series
Stella Schwartzman December 15, 2020

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