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Nefarious Doubts

April 23, 2014

Nefarious Doubts Oblivion be risen grace be fall, the thought of reality was what I thought of it all. The view of control obliges my direction the strings attached are no more but an illusion. The tsunami burdens doubts in denial. The storm still builds and thrills. The plague is unleashed we stand robust but […]

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Just Nobody

April 17, 2014

The wind blew strong, howling past the sole figure standing upon the prow of the cargo ship. A man, unnaturally tall and gaunt, with skin so pale that the moonlight reflected off of him was making him beautifully eerie, in stark contrast to the blood that had spattered across his hollow visage. A little girl, […]

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The Path

April 16, 2014

 The girl walks down the road. It’s dusk, getting close to nightfall. She’s not scared, however. Just twenty more minutes and she’ll be home. Suddenly, a bright light invades her vision. The girl raises her left hand to shield her eyes. Huh? What’s going on here? The sun went down already. As suddenly as it […]

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New Director of the Writing Center Settling In

January 30, 2014

For the spring semester, Beacon has a new Director of the Writing Center- Mr. Jacob Pinkston. Pinkston originally hails from Illinois, but has most recently spent his years getting his masters in Fairbanks, Alaska and Ecuador, where he was serving with the Peace Corps. The extreme differences in temperature haven’t been a problem for him. […]

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Overview of Popular Assistive Technologies for Students with Learning Disabilities

February 27, 2013

Ms. Caroline Le, Coordinator of the Writing Center, provides an overview of the assistive technology available to students with learning disabilities. Kurzweil 3000 Kurzweil is a text-to-speech program, meaning students can listen to text being read to them on the computer. The Writing Center requests and converts textbook files from publishers to make all textbooks […]

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Writing Center Offers Multiple Opportunities for Students to Express Their Feelings about Valentine’s Day

February 15, 2013

     The Writing Center hosted a special Build-Your-Valentine in the on February 13th. Students were able to craft cards and work on poetry and love letters. Creations could be left at the Writing Center on the featured Wall of Love for the recipient to pick up the next day. Students were encouraged to express either […]

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Thinking About Utopia

January 30, 2013

Students Sal Attardo, Shia Byers, Andrew Field, and Tiffani Clause joined Ms. Caroline Le in the Writing Center for a discussion on Utopia. The students selected poems and writings to provide insight into the topic and to foster their discussions. The following works were chosen: “The Meaning of Life” by Thomas Crone; “Utopia” by Arturo […]

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Composition Students Respond to Tupak Shakur

January 29, 2013

Ms. Le asked her College Composition students to write essays in response to Tupak Shakur’s “The Rose that Grew from Concrete.” All of the students crafted well written responses, and what follows are some examples from that class.     Rises From the Ashes       Our society, the good old U.S.A has laid out a few […]

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Another Successful Game Night

January 18, 2013

Game Night on January 17, 2012 was a blast! Andrea Cornick, David Irizarry, Nicolas Patino, and Jess Burks joined Mrs. Klussmann in playing Boggle and the all-time favorite game Apples-to-Apples. Nicholas and David tied while playing Apples-to-Apples and both took home a prize. We celebrated the cool weather by sipping hot chocolate and eating cookies.  […]

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Shakespeare Scarecrow!

October 9, 2012

      “Friends, Romans, countrymen, lend me your ears;” come by the Writing Center this week to check out our Shakespeare Scarecrow (Julius Ceasar Act 3, scene 2, 74-77)! In celebration of The City of Leesburg’s Scarecrow Festival, the Writing Center has made a Scarecrow in honor of William Shakespeare. Shakespeare was a famous […]

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