• Once a Panther, Always a Panther

    Once a Panther, Always a Panther

    Alyssa Pankoff and The Beacon's Editorial Staff

    June 12, 2018

    She’s almost 100 years old and has walked the halls of Washington Park High School. Clare Purnell (nee Dkystra) was born February 20, 1919.  She graduated Washington Park High School in June of 1939, only eleven years after the school opened its doors, with four hundred students in her graduating clas...

  • Is Graffiti Art?

    Is Graffiti Art?

    Alex Ruchhoeft, Art Specialist

    May 22, 2018

    There is a wide appreciation for street art. When walking through Chicago one can see the breathtaking murals and beautiful displays of artistic talent. It’s very easy to forget that such art is a crime. Yes, graffiti artists are considered felons. “While vandalism may be considered "art" by s...

  • Ending the NBA 2018 MVP Debate

    Ending the NBA 2018 MVP Debate

    Jason Gonzales, Reporter

    May 14, 2018

    There’s no doubt that this NBA season has been absolutely insane with all the sudden injuries and mind boggling plays, but there’s still a long season to go.  The big question that is circling around the League is who will win MVP this year? Small forward, LeBron James of the Cleveland Cavaliers is...

  • Future Planning

    Future Planning

    Toby Nelson, Reporter

    May 10, 2018

    Colleges and Universities: It is never too late to start thinking about what to do in high school. There are several colleges to choose from and many types of degrees you can go to school for, but each has a different length of time the student would need to obtain it.  You can also go to a univ...

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