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The Student News Site of Woodrow Wilson Senior High School

The Wilson Beacon

The Student News Site of Woodrow Wilson Senior High School

The Wilson Beacon

Pride Month Media Feature: “Heartstopper”

Simon Holland, Style Editor June 27, 2022

Boy meets boy, and the entire world falls in love. The Netflix series “Heartstopper” centers around high schoolers Charlie Spring and Nick Nelson as they embark on a heartwarming relationship new to...

“Les Misérables” storms the main stage

Camille Campbell, Contributor June 27, 2022

The Jackson-Reed production of Les Misérables exceeded all expectations. The vocals were incredible, the orchestra perfectly matched the tone of the scenes, and the actors truly embodied their roles.  Les...

Spring Fling: Bop or Flop?

Charlie Reeves, Web Executive Editor June 27, 2022

The Student Government Association in conjunction with the Jackson-Reed administration hosted the Spring Fling dance on May 20, from 7-11pm. The dance advertised fun games and a photo booth, alongside...

Fashion trends to expect in the summer heat

Colette Bernards, Contributor June 27, 2022

Spring brought with it a plethora of style choices, like bright pinks and greens, along with florals. However, it's almost summer, so it's time to peek at fashion magazines and social media to get an idea...

100 word fashion rants

Leila Boser and Maya Roskes May 3, 2022

No More Leather By: Leila Boser Leather needs to go. Serious question, who likes leather? Tell me honestly, who genuinely likes to put on too tight, too small, and frankly too sticky pants or jackets?...

Isabelle’s Playlist of the Month

Isabelle Pala March 30, 2022

Calling all music lovers! Now that spring has officially arrived, here’s some feel-good indie rock and pop to play on sunny drives with the windows down. Scan the QR code above for a fun listen :)   Playlist...

Albums of the Month

Albums of the Month

“Dragon New Warm Mountain I Believe in You” by Big Thief By: Mabel Canty and Rowan Mccrary Rating: 8/10  Big Thief released their fifth studio album “Dragon New Warm Mountain I Believe...

“The Batman” brings Gotham City to life

Simon Holland March 30, 2022

With amazing acting, cinematography, and a very clear vision, “The Batman” made for a worthwhile trip to the theater. Unfortunately, inconsistent writing quality detracted from the overall experience. “The...

We tried all of the pizza in Tenley so you don’t have to

We tried all of the pizza in Tenley so you don’t have to

Deirdre de Leeuw den Bouter and Benjy Chait March 30, 2022

Benjy and Deirdre are back, here to ruin our stomachs for your entertainment. This month we face a fierce contender: pizza. Or, more specifically, pizza slices, since eating multiple small pizzas in one...

Tess Breeden: artist and model

Tess Breeden: artist and model

Isabelle Pala March 30, 2022

 Whether quilting in the basement art room of Lafayette Elementary School or creating large and intricate oil paintings in the basement of her house, art has always been a part of senior Tess Breeden’s...

Artist’s Corner

Artist’s Corner

March 30, 2022

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