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The Student Newspaper of Jackson-Reed High School

The Beacon

The Student Newspaper of Jackson-Reed High School

The Beacon

Mailey Rash, Junior Editor

All content by Mailey Rash
October Spread

October Spread

Click here to read! Photography by Eli Schwartz, Anthony Peirce, Emma Leonardi, Charlotte Comrack, and Angelina Payz

Wilson recenters in response to fights, tardiness

Wilson ‘recenters’ in response to fights, tardiness

Joanna Chait, Benjamin Chait, and Mailey Rash December 17, 2021

Based on observations from Term 1, administrators have begun implementing new policies to address a recent increase in fights and loitering in the hallway during class time. On October 27-29, administrators...

Canvas 11:59 due date extends school day

Mailey Rash and Emma Ludgin November 7, 2021

The transition to virtual school required DCPS to find new ways for students to learn and receive an education. This prompted the introduction of Canvas: a course management platform that allows students...

Freshman online: A new girl’s perspective on her first year in high school

Freshman online: A new girl’s perspective on her first year in high school

Mailey Rash, Junior Editor June 14, 2021

I moved to DC from Maryland last May with the hopes of meeting people at a new school, creating memories, and living the city life. The pandemic changed all of that.   My freshman year of high school...

Spring fashion predictions

Mailey Rash, Junior Editor May 31, 2021

Looking back at 2020’s spring fashion trends in comparison to now is a very interesting juxtaposition! Last spring sweatpants, floral shirts, chains, and bathing suits were of utmost popularity for all...

Tips and tricks for staying motivated during online school

Tips and tricks for staying motivated during online school

Mailey Rash, Junior Editor October 9, 2020

At the beginning of every school year, I always tell myself: this will be the year that I’m extremely productive and positive. The first few months of school go by and I’m going strong. Then BAM! That...

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