The Wilson Beacon

100 Word Appreciations

Leah Carrier, Madison Dias, Sophia Hosford, and Ellen Carrier

July 2, 2020

Friendship is underrated Written by Leah Carrier My best friend is an outgoing, smiley, life-of-the-party type of girl. She has this heartfelt, honest laugh that I could recognize anywhere. She’s super strong and resil...

Music that will get you through social distancing

Madeline Kessler

May 2, 2020

Hope everyone is staying safe right now! Here are some records to crank for all social distancing appropriate activities:   While hosting a rave in your bedroom: Faneto by Chief Keef  Fall in Love by Phantogra...

Meet Wilson’s potential stars of DC-CAP

Chau Nguyen

February 2, 2020

Every year, DCPS students show off their singing, instrument-playing, and dancing skills to compete for a $10,000 scholarship from the DC College Access Program (DC-CAP) and become a DC-CAPital Star. This year, ten out of the...

The thought process behind a Spotify playlist

Ryan Thomas

December 23, 2019

Whether it’s on Spotify, Bandcamp, or Soundcloud, almost everybody listens to music.   If you’re reading this article as you walk through the Wilson atrium or between class, there’s a decent chance that you have your ...

Holiday Playlist

Holiday Playlist

December 23, 2019

Inside the lives of student musicians

Madelyn Shapiro and Ava Nicely

November 8, 2019

JILLIAN UPSHAW When seven year old Jillian Upshaw saw a sparkly blue drum set in Melodee Music, she knew that she had to start playing. “It was beautiful… I was just like, I’ve got to get that drum set, but I don’t kn...

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