The Wilson Beacon

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...

DCPS releases 2019-20 school calendar

Andrew Dong

October 14, 2019

For the 2019-2020 school year, DCPS has eliminated the extended school year plan and moved the parent-teacher conferences around to allow for more time before the end of the terms.  With the previous model, 13 extended-year sc...

Fundraising efforts robust following funding loss

Chloe Fatsis

October 14, 2019

The wrestling team needs new mats. The price tag? $8,000 The new volleyball net cranks? $14,000. Football uniforms, not including pads and helmets? $18,000.  Wilson used to be able to afford things like these, but now, aft...

PARCC score breakdown by race released

Anna Dueholm

October 14, 2019

Wilson saw a slight improvement in PARCC scores last school year. Score reports, separated by race, were recently released by the Office of the State Superintendent of Education (OSSE). PARCC tests serve as an evaluation of math a...

Changes Made to SGA Election Process

Max Karp and Zach Kaplan

May 9, 2018

The Student Government Association (SGA) made significant changes to the election process this year, including more campaigning from candidates, improved live speeches, and a new voting system. The elections, which took place...

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