The Wilson Beacon

Volume 84 Issue 5
Volume 84 Issue 5
April 6, 2021

Hello Readers! The Beacon has just published its first PDF of the spring! There are articles about next school year, sports updates, and vaccinations....

Children’s Hospital vaccinates thousands of DCPS staff members
Children’s Hospital vaccinates thousands of DCPS staff members
Madison Dias March 30, 2021

Through a partnership with Children’s National Hospital (CNH), over 3,200 DCPS employees are now fully vaccinated.  Over 6,500 doses of...

I know Wilson is HOT and the public should too
I know Wilson is HOT and the public should too
Charlotte Guy March 27, 2021

March 27, starting at 9 AM, Radio station HOT 99.5 is holding a battle of local high schools, and Wilson is a nominee. Winners get an exclusive...

Minorities in AP returns to support students of color
Minorities in AP returns to support students of color
Madison Dias March 24, 2021

Minorities in AP (MAP) is returning to Wilson after being discontinued a few years ago. The program encourages inclusivity and equity in advanced...

Federal stimulus money to be used for summer academy
Federal stimulus money to be used for summer academy
Charlotte Guy March 30, 2021

Wilson is using around $180,000 from President Biden’s COVID-19 relief package to develop a Summer Acceleration Academy. The Academy offers a two-week in-person program...

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Girls Who Code: breaking the glass ceiling for women in STEM
Girls Who Code: breaking the glass ceiling for women in STEM
Rebecca Green March 30, 2021

Math teacher Mariah Green recalls feeling lonely as one of few girls in her high school computer science class. So, when Junior Maria House approached...

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Black women build each other up
Black women build each other up
Emma Yeboah April 8, 2021

Even in a month that is supposed to be about appreciating the entirety of the female experience, the lives and struggles of Black women are too-often ignored. Black women...

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Minoso Rodgers ready to lead Wilson football
Minoso Rodgers ready to lead Wilson football
Marco Squitieri March 26, 2021

One year ago, Minoso Rodgers was beginning offseason training for the first time as head coach of the Wilson Tigers football team. When the world suddenly turned upside down,...

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Pandemic anniversary reflections
Pandemic anniversary reflections
Liberty Kessler, Isabelle Pala, and Julia Weinrod April 8, 2021

A new normal By: Liberty Kessler During the early days of the pandemic, it took me a bit of time to adapt to the transition into quarantine and the abruptness of losing...

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Sam Pain sets sights on rap success
Sam Pain sets sights on rap success
Zach Isaacs and Chau Nguyen April 5, 2021

Sam Pain, an up and coming DC artist and Wilson alumnus, came out with his third mixtape, Safe House on February 11th.  Pain details his DC upbringing and new life in...

Mi experiencia con COVID-19
Mi experiencia con COVID-19
Ivanna Raminizi April 5, 2021

COVID-19 es como jugar Ruleta Rusa. Aunque las precauciones necesarias son tomadas, es posible contraer esta enfermedad en un viaje al supermercado. Así me sucedió a mi....

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