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

Meredith Page, Junior Editor

All content by Meredith Page

Can movie adaptations of books live up to the original?

Willa Frillici and Meredith Page October 18, 2023

When I read a book, each page is an image in my mind. Over the years, many different film studios have tried to capture these images by taking them from print to the screen. When I read a book, a specific...

Be extravagant with extracurriculars

Alice Patterson and Meredith Page October 18, 2023

The immense pressure to get into college is a familiar one in this day and age, whether it’s coming from parents, teachers, administrators, or peers. As college applications draw closer, it is common...

Inside Jackson-Reed’s weight room

Meredith Page, Junior Editor May 17, 2023

If you have ever spent time in the weight room, you would know about the filth that surrounds it. Hardly any of the treadmills work properly. One of the cycling machines makes an ear piercing screech when...

ATHLETE OF THE MONTH: Ian Wall

ATHLETE OF THE MONTH: Ian Wall

Meredith Page and Amina Brown November 15, 2022

This month, Jackson-Reed recognizes football star Ian Wall’s recent athletic accomplishments. Although Wall has only been playing football for two years, his skills on the field speak for themselves....

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