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The Student Newspaper of Jackson-Reed High School

The Beacon

The Student Newspaper of Jackson-Reed High School

The Beacon

All content by Francesca Krevat

Kindness in our community: how JR students show their appreciation

Willa Marks and Francesca Krevat January 23, 2024

Have you ever arrived to class, sat down, and suddenly realized that you forgot your pencil at home? You search through your bag for a writing utensil. After no luck, the person next to you sees the panic...

WISP academy welcomes Japanese exchange students

Willa Marks and Francesca Krevat November 3, 2023

On October 16, about 100 Japanese exchange students stepped foot into Jackson-Reed. They came to the nation’s capital and had the opportunity to experience the average day of an American high school...

Staggered Entrance: Sleeping in isn’t the only benefit

Staggered Entrance: Sleeping in isn’t the only benefit

Francesca Krevat and Willa Marks October 11, 2023

For the first two days of the 2023-24 school year, Jackson-Reed implemented a staggered start. This process started last year, with upperclassmen missing the first two periods and coming in after lunch....

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