The Student Newspaper of Jackson-Reed High School

The Beacon

The Student Newspaper of Jackson-Reed High School

The Beacon

The Student Newspaper of Jackson-Reed High School

The Beacon

Caroline Reilly, Junior Editor

All content by Caroline Reilly
February Spread

February Spread

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A sophomore’s perspective on taking a college-level class

Caroline Reilly, Junior Editor February 13, 2024

In a program catered to high school seniors, taking college classes through dual enrollment while still navigating Jackson-Reed as a sophomore was unlike anything I have ever experienced. By bridging the...

Remembering Matthew Perry

Caroline Reilly, Junior Editor January 23, 2024

In the vast landscape of entertainment, some individuals rise to prominence not merely because of their talent or charisma, but because they seem to speak to the collective consciousness of their era....

Pressure to have straight As harms students’ academic drive

Caroline Reilly, Junior Editor December 18, 2023

The letter “A” is a good letter; it stands for accomplishment and achievement. The letter “A” is a letter that, for much of the academic world, represents success, hard work, and drive. The letter...

Photo by Kira Mitchner, poster by Maya Szymanski

Pinktober: beyond the pink ribbons

Caroline Reilly, Junior Editor November 3, 2023

As we move further into the month of November, we are presented with the opportunity to reflect on October. You may have noticed a sudden influx of all things pink—from clothing to hand crafted posters...

Daylight savings time hurts more than it helps

Caroline Reilly, Junior Editor October 11, 2023

As we enter fall, we are once again subject to the biannual clock-changing ritual that is daylight savings, where Jackson-Reed students will join the masses in turning their clocks back one hour on Sunday,...

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