The Wilson Beacon

Hump day hiatus: new 4x4 schedule includes asynchronous Wednesdays
Hump day hiatus: new 4x4 schedule includes asynchronous Wednesdays
Amelia Bergeron September 27, 2020

Sleeping in and not being swamped with work may seem like a dream during the school week, but with Wilson’s newly adopted 4x4 system for the...

Lost in translation: online learning proves challenging for foreign language classes
Lost in translation: online learning proves challenging for foreign language classes
Anna Wehebrink • September 23, 2020

Static, feedback, lagging audio, WiFi problems, and background noise: these are just some of the many day-to-day occurrences that impede on our...

Why Wilson’s namesake doesn’t reflect us
Why Wilson’s namesake doesn’t reflect us
Keyla Sejas September 23, 2020

Considering high school is a journey of self discovery for many students, it's unbelievable for a school to be named after someone as awful as...

DCPS adopts a new attendance policy for online learning
DCPS adopts a new attendance policy for online learning
Madison Dias September 20, 2020

On August 31, DCPS adopted a new way of recording attendance through Canvas for the duration of online learning. Some teachers are also taking...

DCPS adopts a new attendance policy for online learning
DCPS adopts a new attendance policy for online learning
Madison Dias September 20, 2020

On August 31, DCPS adopted a new way of recording attendance through Canvas for the duration of online learning. Some teachers are also taking attendance during their synchronous...

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Hump day hiatus: new 4x4 schedule includes asynchronous Wednesdays
Hump day hiatus: new 4x4 schedule includes asynchronous Wednesdays
Amelia Bergeron September 27, 2020

Sleeping in and not being swamped with work may seem like a dream during the school week, but with Wilson’s newly adopted 4x4 system for the 2020-21...

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Former Wilson athletes face delayed collegiate seasons due to COVID-19
Former Wilson athletes face delayed collegiate seasons due to COVID-19
Julia Weinrod • September 28, 2020

Across the nation, a large number of sports seasons have been either canceled or postponed due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. In addition, numerous colleges have chosen...

Naomi Osaka wins US Open
Naomi Osaka wins US Open
September 19, 2020
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Spike in thrifting popularity hurts low-income neighborhoods
Spike in thrifting popularity hurts low-income neighborhoods
Mia Heyward • September 29, 2020

The phrase, "Oh, I thrifted it," echoes through Wilson's halls as someone responds to "Where did you get that cute top?" Thrift store shopping, "thrifting," and buying second-hand...

The case for Zoom
The case for Zoom
September 18, 2020
The case for Teams
The case for Teams
September 18, 2020
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Online learning encourages students to adapt appearances
Online learning encourages students to adapt appearances
Sabrina Bergeron • September 23, 2020

As we have all been spending our days in quarantine lazing around and wearing nothing but our coziest sweatpants, it’s hard to imagine that we would change anything about...

Anya and Emily
Anya and Emily's cook strip
September 18, 2020
Album Review: Karma 3
Album Review: Karma 3
September 11, 2020
Single Review: Garden
Single Review: Garden
September 11, 2020
Efectos del aprendizaje virtual en el aprendizaje de idiomas
Efectos del aprendizaje virtual en el aprendizaje de idiomas
Anna Wehebrink • September 25, 2020

Según las órdenes del alcalde y DCPS, Wilson regresa a la escuela virtual. Para muchos estudiantes la escuela virtual es muy controversial. Por un lado los estudiantes pueden...

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The Student News Site of Woodrow Wilson Senior High School
The Student News Site of Woodrow Wilson Senior High School