First “Beacon Beat” Op-Ed Contest

Congratulations to our Winners!

1st – Leonardo Elie

Let’s Be Awake: The Benefits of Starting the School Day at 9am

2nd – Camilla Ffrench

Increasing School Spirit Means Uniting the Student Body

3rd – Emma Pilkington

We Need Real Parent-Teacher Conferences

4th – Adrian Flynn

Making Beacon An Active Community

5th – Skye Tarshis

It’s Time to Hear Marginalized Voices

1st, 2nd, & 3rd prize winners will receive up to $30 in Lenny’s gift cards.

Top 5 Op-Eds will receive online publication.

Submit by Friday, May 4th!

Answer this: What does Beacon need?


We want to hear from YOU, Beacon students, about social issues you see in school today, along with your concrete proposals of how to address them.


Eligible to enter: all Beacon students

Op-Ed Guidelines:

  • Word Limit: 650-800
  • Font: Times New Roman, 12-point

Email to learn more.