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

Maddie Nusbaum, Junior Editor

All content by Maddie Nusbaum

Prom fashion: do’s and don’ts

Sasha Pala and Maddie Nusbaum June 11, 2024

Whether they’re enchanted forest or night in Paris themed, prom dresses are always judged by those who are not invited (us). We are here to give you our two cents on the dos and don’ts of prom...

A relaxed dress code promotes self-expression

A relaxed dress code promotes self-expression

Henley Kaminskas and Maddie Nusbaum February 13, 2024

At Jackson-Reed, most students understand that dress codes are unconventional. Students have the opportunity to arrive at school in any clothing of their choice, allowing them to display their unique personalities...

Late work policies vary among classes

Maddie Nusbaum and Gil Leifman March 10, 2023

DCPS’s late work and retake grading policies have shifted in recent years, creating discrepancies among individual teachers’ grading systems. These inconsistencies are especially obvious at the end...

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