Book Review: Sky-ship Academy: The Pearl Wars

Rebeca Diaz, Writer

April 26, 2018

Today’s book that I have decided to commence a review on is “Skyship Academy: The Pearl Wars” by the author Nick James. This book is classified under the genre of science fiction. The setting takes place in the United State...

Career Day

Edwin Abarca, Editor

April 19, 2018

Three individuals came to High Point High School to share their intriguing careers with students at High Point and pointed out their reasons for success. An African American who works with NFL players to better help their lives afte...

New Face, New Future

Dariana Durante, Writer

December 5, 2016

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 as a...

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

Enoc Granados

November 10, 2016

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 latino ...

Cheerleading: A Life Experience

Janai Mejiaordaz, Writer

November 4, 2016

“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 friends and being an ...

High Point’s Teacher Spotlight: Ms. Yavo

Eric Odocha

November 4, 2016

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...

Scholar of the Week

Scholar of the Week

February 7, 2016

Science Fair

Issmatu Barrie and Steven Guevara

February 7, 2016

Students from various science classes are going to showcase their scientific talents at the Science Fair on February 11, 2016 at High Point High School. Students who enter in the science fair will get judged on their projects....

Global Explosion: Auditions

Maceo Carter-Ways and Maira Suarez

February 7, 2016

Global Explosion is a highly-anticipated event in our school. This is a moment where the diversity in our school is highlighted and appreciated. Much of the student body love to celebrate their culture and this event gives...

Scholarships: Help with College Costs

Bellah Fonkwetta Fontem and Kimbily Warner

February 7, 2016

Scholarships can help students pay for college and they offered by schools, communities, or organizations. There are many opportunities for students when it comes to receiving scholarships. By having certain abilities and characteristics,...

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