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The Student Newspaper of Jackson-Reed High School

The Beacon

The Student Newspaper of Jackson-Reed High School

The Beacon

Noa Gordon, Sports Editor

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Tigers take on spring sports season

Noa Gordon, Sports Editor March 29, 2024

Coming out of a long hibernation, JR’s spring athletes are ready to hit the ground running. From new sports such as the rugby club, to the 29 years in a row DCIAA champions baseball team, there is a...

Balancing sports and religion is a delicate task

Noa Gordon, Sports Editor February 13, 2024

Coming from a family that observes the Jewish Sabbath, a period of rest that lasts for 25 hours starting every Friday evening, I have been making sacrifices to balance my competing commitments to religious...

La gravedad de desinformaccion en comunidades Latinos

Noa Gordon, Sports Editor November 21, 2023

El riesgo de desinformación es muy grande, especialmente en las comunidades Latians. La comunidad Latina representa una gran parte de la población, lo que le confiere un considerable poder influir en...

The game needs to change: sexism in sports is still apparent

Noa Gordon, Sports Editor October 12, 2023

When my coach first introduced a spin move to me three years ago at basketball practice, I was excited to try it out. I asked him to watch and tell me what he thought. Full of confidence, I tried my best...

El Unico Destino

Kalpana Shipler and Noa Gordon June 28, 2023

El Único Destino es un libro escrito por Alexandra Diaz que narra la historia de un niño guatemalteco llamado Jaime que empieza el largo camino hacia los Estados Unidos. Debido a circunstancias desafortunadas...

Field scheduling conflicts hinder Jackson-Reed spring sports teams

Field scheduling conflicts hinder Jackson-Reed spring sports teams

Noa Gordon, Sports Editor May 12, 2023

The coaches of the boys frisbee team, ranked 13th in the nation, are considering quitting due to scheduling conflicts.  Recurring miscommunication around field use throughout the spring sports season...

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