The Beacon

Seven Seconds

Matthew B. '19, Student Writer

November 7, 2018

Filed under Student Writing

This is a fictional vignette illustrating the seven seconds before the death of a victim of a mugging gone wrong.

Happiness, Anger and Sadness

Sarah N. '19, Student Writer

October 25, 2018

Filed under Student Writing

These are short writings about significant moments in the relationship between a mother and a daughter and the emotions they carry.

Schrute Farm

Carly S. '20

April 16, 2018

Filed under Student Writing

My grandfather’s name was Mose, and my grandmother’s name was Pam; they had an epic life that led up to my family inheriting what those two lived for every day...beets. Mose and Pam were the proud owners of Schrute's beet...

Students against climate change

Lauren H. '18, Guest Writer

April 16, 2018

Filed under Intro Writers, Student Writing

The reality that climate change is real and continuously advancing needs to be an issue in the forefront of students minds. Though most agree that climate change is real, some argue that environmentalist’s lie about the extent to which o...

Tasting rainbows

Monica S.

November 2, 2017

Filed under Showcase, Student Writing

OHS sophomore describes the joy of tasting Skittles.

It’s not true if it’s not light blue

Zainah Y.

November 2, 2017

Filed under Showcase, Student Writing

OHS sophomore tries the new Snickers Crisper and describes it.

Sunday Candy

Michael C.

November 2, 2017

Filed under Showcase, Student Writing

OHS senior describes the joy of eating a Snickers.

"We have issues"
Student Writing