The Wilson Beacon

Elie Salem
Reclusive Chief Editor, seen only moonwalking in slow motion while rap music plays. He is actually blind but uses the help of his other senses, especially smell and the things snakes do when they stick out their tongues, to figure out what’s going on in the layout room. Only photographed evidence of his existence is this staff bio and a series of blurry black photos collected by surveillance cameras and monster hunters around the United States. 

Elie Salem, Editor-in-Chief

Oct 14, 2019
Wilson white population continues to increase (Story)
Sep 08, 2019
Accomodations challenge teachers, benefit students (Story)
Jun 08, 2019
CHAMPS: Boys crew wins national title (Story)
May 05, 2019
Wards 7 and 8 schools lose $13.6 million in new budget (Story)
Mar 31, 2019
Wilson music through the ages: go-go, jazz, and punk (Story)
Mar 25, 2019
Martin asks Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez to speak at Wilson graduation ceremony (Story)
Mar 10, 2019
Wilson robotics team District championship qualification in contention after underperforming at tournament (Story/Media)
Mar 07, 2019
PSAs featuring Wilson students to air nationally (Story)
Mar 03, 2019
Acting Chancellor sits down with The Beacon (Story)
Mar 03, 2019
BSU coordinates BHM celebration (Story)
Feb 02, 2019
Wilson holds underclassmen assembly to address drug use (Story/Media)
Jan 27, 2019
Art therapy, slam poetry, among topics of innovative professional development day (Story)
Jan 26, 2019
Stories of the government shutdown (Story)
Jan 26, 2019
Wilson under watch, awaiting fire safety repairs (Story)
Jan 26, 2019
Author visits cancelled with loss of Title I status (Story)
Jan 26, 2019
January’s News of the Month (Story)
Dec 17, 2018
Athletic obsession squanders students’ academic potential (Story)
Dec 17, 2018
November/December News of the Month (Story)
Dec 16, 2018
Deputy Mayor of Education sets sights on reform (Story)
Dec 16, 2018
Shakespeare fan becomes Shakespeare fam (Story)
Dec 15, 2018
Wilson rated highly in flawed DCPS report (Story)
Dec 15, 2018
Roadblocks prevented SGA from using surplus funds (Story)
Dec 03, 2018
DC Council suspends bill to lower voting age to 16 (Story)
Nov 13, 2018
America should side with principle, not politics, for Jamal Khashoggi (Story)
Nov 10, 2018
One in three Yondr bags broken after first advisory (Story/Media)
Oct 31, 2018
Over 300 Wilson students’ special education information leaked (Story)
Oct 08, 2018
Overcrowding exacerbates scheduling issues (Story)
Oct 05, 2018
Summer repairs fail to fully fix bathrooms (Story)
Oct 05, 2018
DCPS softens short-lived attendance policy (Story)
Sep 09, 2018
Coach Hernandez returns to Wilson following DCPS investigation (Story)
Sep 03, 2018
Climate change: America is denying disaster (Story)
Sep 03, 2018
Eight DC private schools to remove AP courses (Story)
Sep 02, 2018
Profiles of 2018-2019 SGA Officers (Story)
Sep 02, 2018
Meet your Student Body President: Leo Saunders (Story)
Jul 01, 2018
SGA unveils new constitution (Story/Media)
Jun 18, 2018
Eight electives removed from Wilson (Story)
Jun 10, 2018
Hospitality academy’s funding to decrease (Story)
Jun 09, 2018
DCPS graduation rates to drop following stricter requirements (Story)
Jun 09, 2018
Investigation of DCPS uncovers widespread residency fraud (Story)
Jun 08, 2018
Recent events in Israel leave Tigers on both sides of the debate (Story)
Jun 07, 2018
Lack of preparation leads to Tigerfest cancellation (Story)
May 09, 2018
Rubio proposes bill to repeal DC gun laws (Story)
May 09, 2018
Student Government Association lacks real Authority (Story)
May 09, 2018
Plumbing issues at Anacostia High School initiates staff-led school walkout (Story)
Apr 10, 2018
Council member introduces bill to lower D.C. voting age (Story)
Apr 03, 2018
Thurgood Marshall senior honors brother lost to gun violence (Story)
Jan 26, 2018
Ballou investigation prompts policy change (Story)
Jan 20, 2018
Congress proposes expansion of school choice programs in DC (Story)
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Elie Salem