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DC Council proposes Jackson Reed High School
DC Council proposes Jackson Reed High School
Joanna Chait, Ellen Carrier, and Hadley Carr October 18, 2021

DC council members proposed to rename Wilson for Edna B. Jackson and Vincent Reed Monday evening, effectively repealing the Chancellor’s proposal...

Council to hold public hearing on name change bill
Council to hold public hearing on name change bill
Joanna Chait and Hadley Carr October 6, 2021

The DC Council will hold a virtual public hearing Wednesday, October 6, regarding Bill B24-0286, which would change the name of the school to...

Volume 85 Issue 2
Volume 85 Issue 2
Beacon Staff October 4, 2021

Hello, readers! The Beacon has published its first edition of the year! Read our September edition to learn about Wilson's COVID-19 safety...

Safety measures aim to mitigate virus spread
Safety measures aim to mitigate virus spread
Joanna Chait and Emily Mulderig October 1, 2021

After a year of closed doors and empty hallways, Wilson has reopened fully for in-person school with a variety of safety measures in place to...

DC Council proposes Jackson Reed High School
DC Council proposes Jackson Reed High School
Joanna Chait, Ellen Carrier, and Hadley Carr October 18, 2021

DC council members proposed to rename Wilson for Edna B. Jackson and Vincent Reed Monday evening, effectively repealing the Chancellor’s proposal to name the school after...

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Best Buddies revived after virtual interlude
Best Buddies revived after virtual interlude
Alice Stillerman October 20, 2021

As president of Wilson’s Best Buddies chapter, senior Louisa-Sophia Filmer has a big job in transitioning the club back to an in-person setting. Best...

Why, Wilson?
Why, Wilson?
October 9, 2021
Rummaging Through Relics
Rummaging Through Relics
October 6, 2021
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September spread: The Beacon's Declassified School Survival Guide
Beacon Staff October 11, 2021

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Willa and Wyatt Q&A
Willa and Wyatt Q&A
June 21, 2021
Lillie and Josh Q&A
Lillie and Josh Q&A
June 21, 2021
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Tigers commit to collegiate sports
Tigers commit to collegiate sports
Lucy Harllee October 11, 2021

Three student-athletes standouts from the class of 2022 recently committed to colleges for their respective sports: Kai Leckszas for baseball, Andrew Hohlt for rowing, and...

Fall training
Fall training
June 21, 2021
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No cap: only 800 students allowed to attend homecoming is unfair
No cap: only 800 students allowed to attend homecoming is unfair
Benjamin Chait October 16, 2021

One day before the homecoming dance, Wilson students were surprised with a last-minute cap on the number of students permitted to purchase homecoming tickets. Rather than...

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Fashion in the Halls
Fashion in the Halls
Camelia Terraza October 11, 2021

In the weeks leading up to the start of school, I frequently had nightmares of our school turning to masses of beige and gray. And not in a cute Kardashian-y way. What would...

A guide to fall in DC
A guide to fall in DC
October 3, 2021
Epistolario Familiar
Epistolario Familiar
Hiram Valladares Castro-Lopez October 14, 2021

Mi querida Anita,   Te extraño un montón. Estos dos últimos años sin verte han sido muy difíciles para mi. Estoy en un momento decisivo en mi vida y lo que...

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Assorted portrait series
Stella Schwartzman December 15, 2020

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