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The Beacon

The Student News Site of Dallastown Area High School

The Beacon

The wreaths were placed over the entrances of each side of town welcoming everyone to the festive decorations.
Lighting up this Past Holiday Season
Janel Stump, Reporter • January 25, 2023

A new year marks a fresh start and often new changes.  Some of these changes were even seen as early as the holidays season when downtown Dallastown...

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Little Women - One of the best classic novels, has been loved by many for over 150 years.
Lydia’s Literary Loves - Little Women
Lydia Flemmens, Reporter

Little Women. A timeless novel about four sisters growing up in Concord, Massachusetts amidst the American Civil War.  This story was first published in 1868 by Louisa May Alcott, born to educated parents in Germantown,...

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Dallastown grad Devix will appear on the November 14 live shows of NBCs The Voice. He took time to meet with members of The Beacon staff via Zoom to talk about his musical journey.
Patience and Passion Lead DHS Grad to "The Voice"
Compiled by Staff

When Devix takes the stage for his live performance on NBC's "The Voice" on Monday, Nov. 14, it will be a performance many years in the making. The...

Pennsylvania takes on the midterm election in 2022, featuring two compelling senatorial candidates.
Midterms : Not Just the Exams
Zoe Schneider, Reporter • October 25, 2022
High school principal Dr. Wilson shared this  preview of the drone photo taken of the Class of 2023 on the football field.
Snapshots of The Senior Class
Isabella Wilkinson, Reporter • October 24, 2022
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People remember that in the fall we gain an hour by falling back.
Changing Hours and The Fight to Keep Time
Addy Thaler, Reporter

There has been a debate, since March 2022, about whether the U.S. should continue daylight saving time, or change one more time on Nov. 5, and keep it that way. Most people...

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