• Looking back on the Success

    Looking back on the Success

    January 23, 2017

    Looking back on fall sports last year there is no denying that the girls soccer team went above and beyond during their season. Our Lady Eagles came exceptionally close to going to state regionals. Unfortunately, they lost in the third round of playoffs to Parkdale High School, the final score being 1...

  • Our Superwomen

    Our Superwomen

    Angie Gonzalez, Writer

    December 5, 2016

    We're all very aware of High Point girls soccer team. Their enthusiastic reputation precedes them. The girls have had their best season to date. The girls soccer team has yet to win a championship, but they are not letting that bring them down; in fact, it has made them stronger and it motivates them to ...

  • University of Maryland Field Trip

    University of Maryland Field Trip

    Keila Lobos-Hernandez, Writer

    December 5, 2016

    During the month of November, the Advanced Placement Literature students read Hamlet by William Shakespeare. Mrs. Colson, one of the AP Literature teachers at High Point, came up with a brilliant idea: a field trip. Mrs. Colson planned the activity to visit the University Maryland's English department. T...

  • Eight Tips for Applying to College

    Eight Tips for Applying to College

    Keila Lobos-Hernandez

    November 13, 2016

    Do NOT procrastinate! Applying to colleges and/or universities is a lengthy process. Basic information like your address and who lives with you, can quickly add up, especially if you are applying to more than two institutions. Be organized. Use your agenda book, planner, or phone calendar because i...

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  • Cleanup Greenup!

    Cleanup Greenup!

    Kelvin Mendoza

    November 10, 2016

    A time for renovation! High Point High School hosts their yearly "Clean Up, Green Up." Each year either in the spring or early fall SGA and the Ecology club teams up to allow students to earn learning service hours by cleaning up trash around the school and planting trees on a Saturday morning. Gl...

  • Book Review: Castaways of the Flying Dutchman

    Book Review: Castaways of the Flying Dutchman

    Sumayyah Ghori

    November 4, 2016

    After being saved by an angel and granted immortality, an ordinary boy Ben is instructed to travel the earth and help those the angel deems worthy of aid. Weathering numerous perils and hardships, Ben and his loyal dog, Ned, make memories as they obey the orders of the ever-requesting angel. Sprouting...

New Face, New Future

Dariana Durante, Writer

We wanted to know more about our new principal, Ms. McClure, so The Beacon decided to interview her. We began by asking for her opinions on High Point before she became our principal; she said that she viewed High Point...

December 5, 2016No Comments

Food, Festivities and Fun at High Point’s Annual Hispanic Heritage Night

Enoc Granados

October 14th, 2016- The Hispanic Heritage Night was an event to remember as the community came together to celebrate the achievements and culture of Hispanic-Americans in Beltsville and beyond. I think being hispanic or...

November 10, 20161 Comment

Cheerleading: A Life Experience

Janai Mejiaordaz, Writer

“Keep your head high; your bow higher and your confidence highest”        Cheerleading is not easy: you have to  balance a social life, school, practice and family. However, the excitement of having a lot of f...

November 4, 2016No Comments

High Point’s Teacher Spotlight: Ms. Yavo

Eric Odocha

For this month’s "Teacher Spotlight," Eric Odocha nominated Ms. Yavo as one of best teachers in the school. Ms. Yavo co-teaches chemistry with Mr. Daniels. “I feel grateful because I enjoy what I do,” says Ms. Yavo during...

November 4, 2016No Comments

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Looking back on the Success

Looking back on the Success

Looking back on fall sports last year there is no denying that the girls soccer team went above and beyond during their season. Our Lady Eagles came exceptionally close to going to state regionals. Unfortunately, they lost ...

January 23, 2017No Comments

  • Tackling the Championships January 23, 2017
  • Our Superwomen December 5, 2016
  • Swimming: “Most Team Spirit” February 7, 2016
  • Wrestling Defeats Oxon Hill February 7, 2016

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Technology

Changing Reality

Changing Reality

Michael Soreng, Writer

Virtual reality, a separate dimension, was only a figment of our imagination till now.  With upcoming new technologies that make virtual reality possible such as the Oculus...

November 24, 2015

Are We the Future?

November 23, 2015

iPhone Competition

November 23, 2015

University of Maryland Field Trip

University of Maryland Field Trip

Keila Lobos-Hernandez, Writer

During the month of November, the Advanced Placement Literature students read Hamlet by William Shakespeare. Mrs. Colson, one of the AP Literature teachers at High Point, came up with a brilliant idea...

December 5, 20161 Comment

Cleanup Greenup!

Cleanup Greenup!

Kelvin Mendoza

A time for renovation! High Point High School hosts their yearly "Clean Up, Green Up." Each year either in the spring or early fall SGA and the Ecology club teams up to allow students to earn lear...

November 10, 2016No Comments

Homecoming 2016!

Roxana Santos

High Point brings their old traditions back to life. Students of their class had the opportunity to decorate their hallway. This was one way to get the student body excited for the annual Fall Pep Ra...

November 10, 2016No Comments

Scholar of the Week

Scholar of the Week

February 7, 2016

Global Explosion: Auditions

February 7, 2016

Scholarships: Help with College Costs

February 7, 2016

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