The Wilson Beacon

DCPS provides tentative options for reopening

Madison Dias

June 23, 2020

During a press conference on May 23, Mayor Muriel Bowser announced that the school year of 2020-2021 will begin either in-person or at home on August 31. As DC plans to reopen in a set of four stage beginning May 29, the next scho...

Distance learning forces teachers to alter summer assignments

Benjy Chait

June 23, 2020

With distance learning of the academic year coming to a close, how summer assignments will be coordinated comes into question. Teachers are modifying their summer assignments to fit the new needs of the student body.  Summe...

Wilson plans for safe fall reopening

Joanna Chait

June 23, 2020

Principal Kimberly Martin is waiting to see how the school will reopen on August 31. Some ideas have been suggested by Chancellor Lewis Ferebee and Mayor Muriel Bowser has released her guidelines for re-opening the city, so the...

Intruders vandalize, steal from Wilson during building’s closure

Anna Arnsberger

June 23, 2020

Unknown suspects broke into the Wilson building three times while it has been closed. The break-ins each occurred between June 2 and June 7, when nobody was present in the school.  The Metropolitan Police Department has been ...

DCPS makes changes to senior clearance amid pandemic

Winston Botts and Anna Dueholm

June 15, 2020

The DCPS Coronavirus Response Team and Wilson’s administrative team released information clarifying changes to senior clearance policies for the class of 2020 in response to the COVID-19 pandemic on May 27th. The Wilson “Clas...

Coronavirus Issue

May 1, 2020

The Beacon put together a PDF edition about Wilson and the coronavirus. We have stories about the switch to distance learning, how spring sports seasons have been affected, and the importance of social distancing. Check it out!...

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