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Martin leaves Wilson after six years as Principal
Martin leaves Wilson after six years as Principal
Emily Mulderig and Joanna Chait July 8, 2021

After serving six years as the Principal of Wilson High School, Kimberly Martin is leaving to take a promotion within DCPS. Assistant Principal...

Lawsuit names Wilson personnel; Farrar seeks restitution as whistleblower
Lawsuit names Wilson personnel; Farrar seeks restitution as whistleblower
Joanna Chait, Emily Mulderig, and Charlotte Guy June 25, 2021

A former Wilson health teacher and coach has filed a lawsuit against DCPS, alleging that she was wrongfully put on administrative leave and investigated...

Volume 85 Issue 1
Volume 85 Issue 1
June 25, 2021

Hello Readers! The Beacon has published its last PDF of the year! This PDF has articles on COVID-19 restrictions for next year, responses...

Masks and social distancing will be required next school year
Masks and social distancing will be required next school year
Joanna Chait June 22, 2021

DCPS has announced its health and safety measures for the 2021-22 school year, which require masks for all and encourage distancing when possible. The...

Martin leaves Wilson after six years as Principal
Martin leaves Wilson after six years as Principal
Emily Mulderig and Joanna Chait July 8, 2021

After serving six years as the Principal of Wilson High School, Kimberly Martin is leaving to take a promotion within DCPS. Assistant Principal Gregory Bargeman will act as...

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Graduates reflect on their senior year
Graduates reflect on their senior year
Leah Carrier June 28, 2021

Listening to the stories of two Wilson seniors made for a bittersweet experience. On their faces I saw wistful expressions, but also a refreshing sentiment:...

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Willa and Wyatt Q&A
Willa and Wyatt Q&A
Charlotte Guy June 21, 2021

What do you do when your girlfriend doesn’t like to facetime but you’re living through a global pandemic? Easy answer: you convince your mom to practically move in together...

Lillie and Josh Q&A
Lillie and Josh Q&A
June 21, 2021
Letter to a crush
June 21, 2021
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Fall training
Fall training
Calvin Gidney June 21, 2021

For the last year athletes have been struck hard by Covid-19. Restrictions have cut all Fall seasons, limited gym capacities, and hindered athletes’ ability to progress...

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This Hour: We need to recognize diversity within Blackness
This Hour: We need to recognize diversity within Blackness
Sophia Ibrahim June 28, 2021

There is a narrative that all Black people in the US are a monolith. It is assumed that we’re all of American Descendant of Slavery (ADOS) ethnicity and that all Black people...

AP for none
AP for none
June 25, 2021
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DC music scene awakens from pandemic hibernation
Ruby Mason and Annette Leber June 21, 2021

Imagine drums pumping out a steady beat and a melody blaring from a guitar. But instead of being surrounded by hundreds of other fans, you're sitting next to your mom on the...

DCPS no se encarga de obligar la vacuna de COVID-19
DCPS no se encarga de obligar la vacuna de COVID-19
Martina Sánchez-González June 22, 2021

La vacuna de COVID-19 no será obligatoria para el próximo año escolar.  Principal Martin envió un correo a las familias de Wilson diciendo que los requisitos de inmunización...

Para Mi Abuela
Para Mi Abuela
June 22, 2021
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Assorted portrait series
Stella Schwartzman December 15, 2020

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