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The Student Newspaper of Jackson-Reed High School

The Beacon

The Student Newspaper of Jackson-Reed High School

The Beacon

Volume 85 Issue 8
Volume 85 Issue 8
June 26, 2022

Click here to read!     Hi readers! This is the May/June 2022 issue of the Beacon! Click to be introduced to Jackson-Reed's...

Biden’s recent loan forgiveness program is a hopeful sign for students
Biden’s recent loan forgiveness program is a hopeful sign for students
Rebecca Khoury, Opinions Editor • September 20, 2022

Until recently, I had given up on the federal government.    The Supreme Court had a politically disastrous term, marked by rulings...

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Sah Brown to be Jackson-Reed principal
Hadley Carr and Deirdre de Leeuw den Bouter May 25, 2022

Eastern High School Principal Sah Brown was selected as the Jackson-Reed’s new principal for the upcoming 2022-23 school year. He will replace...

Volume 85 Issue 7
Volume 85 Issue 7
Beacon Staff May 20, 2022

Hello, readers! The Beacon has just published its April/May edition, and the last edition for the current senior staff! Read this edition...

Jackson-Reed sees sharp increase in COVID cases
Liam de Luce, News Editor • June 24, 2022

Jackson-Reed is experiencing a significant surge in COVID-19 cases. During the week of June 5, 26 cases were reported, 15 more than the previous week.  On March 16, DCPS...

Q&A with Sah Brown
June 24, 2022
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Biden’s recent loan forgiveness program is a hopeful sign for students
Biden’s recent loan forgiveness program is a hopeful sign for students
Rebecca Khoury, Opinions Editor • September 20, 2022

Until recently, I had given up on the federal government.    The Supreme Court had a politically disastrous term, marked by rulings that slashed abortion rights,...

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Fall Issue Magazine Submission
Fall Issue Magazine Submission
Magazine Staff September 8, 2022

Please submit your poetry, art of any kind, short stories, and curated playlists here for the Fall 2022 Beacon Magazine.

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...

“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...

Arab Student Union celebrates Arab Heritage Month
Becca Green, Section Copy Editor • May 2, 2022

“Habibi” (my love), “sahtain” (double blessing), “yalla” (let’s go), “shukran” (thank you), “istiqlal” (independence), and “Eid...

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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...

Baseball team sets sights on DCSAA title
Baseball team sets sights on DCSAA title
Charlotte Guy and Emily Mulderig March 30, 2022

The Wilson Tigers’ 2022 baseball season is swinging into action, and the team has one simple goal: bring home the state championship.  “I think people are gonna doubt...

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The Wilson Beacon Presents: Musicians in the Halls! In our interview with fellow Wilson student singer/songwriter Zelia, we discover how her music career began, what her music-making process is, and much more!
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Resolviendo el hacinamiento en Jackson-Reed
May 27, 2022

  Para abordar el hacinamiento en Jackson-Reed, DCPS ha decidido instalar seis aulas portátiles en el estacionamiento de profesores. Estas aulas portátiles proporcionarán...

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Sexual misconduct at Jackson-Reed
Deirdre de Leeuw den Bouter May 13, 2022

A fleeting hand or leering look, a touch here, brushed away quickly: sexual harassment is commonplace at Jackson-Reed. According to End Violence Against Women, an organization...

February/March spread
February/March spread
March 29, 2022
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January Spread
February 16, 2022
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