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Ethan Leifman

Ethan Leifman

2018-2019

Has no fat dubs in Fortnite, as he does not have an Xbox and is #androidgang, so he can’t get it on his phone. Started his journalism career writing about the Silly Bandz craze for general studies in 2nd grade. When he’s not helping out with the Beacon, Ethan spends his time looking for his DC One...

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Fall Sports Season Previews

Fall Sports Season Previews

Alex Cirino, Noah Gross, Adelaide Kasier, and Ethan Lefiman
September 3, 2018
Filed under Sports

Boys soccer, Noah Gross Last year, the Wilson boys varsity soccer team had a historic season in which they earned their second straight DCIAA championship. Wilson beat local private school powerhouses such as St. John’s and Maret, and ended the season ranked fifth in the DC area by The Washington...

Recent events in Israel leave Tigers on both sides of the debate

Recent events in Israel leave Tigers on both sides of the debate

Ethan Leifman, Aviv Roskes, and Elie Salem
June 8, 2018
Filed under Opinions

America needs to stand up to Israel Elie Salem America’s love for Israel is as stubborn as it is strong. In the past decades, Israel’s stunning military successes in the Middle East have been accompanied by cheers and adoration from politicians in Washington. Whether you watch CNN, MSNBC, or ...

PARCC testing not favorable for teachers

PARCC testing not favorable for teachers

Meredith Ellison
May 9, 2018
Filed under Features

PARCC (Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers) testing at Wilson is wrapping up, so The Beacon caught up with eight underclassmen math and English teachers to see how they feel about the test. While many of the teachers acknowledged that standardized testing has its merit...

Indoor Track competes in national competition

Indoor Track competes in national competition

Ethan Leifman
March 12, 2018
Filed under Sports

On March 9th, Wilson seniors Jacob Boss, Dominick Hogans, Isaac Frumkin, and sophomore Raymond Stevens ran in the sprint medley relay (SMR) at the New Balance Indoor Nationals in New York. The team was “Emerging Elite”, with Coach Tia Clemmons saying it was more of a “learning experience that t...

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