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The Student News Site of Dallastown Area High School

The Beacon

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The Beacon Senior Issue - Class of 2022

The Beacon Senior Issue – Class of 2022

June 2, 2022

Each year, The Beacon staff surveys the senior class as a means to gather information for their annual Senior Issue. While the yearbook, The Spectator, includes a photo of every senior and every club and...

DAHS junior Brooklyn Orr performing a ramp trick on April 30,  2022. Brookyln has been skating for 6 years.

Behind the Scenes at Reid Menzer

Gia Elliot, reporter June 1, 2022

Precision, each photo requires it. So much goes into each photo, and so much outside of it. Reid Menzer Memorial Skate Park in York was built to honor the Menzer's family 14-year-old son Reid who passed...

As participants get Down and Dirty in the 10 competitions, being covered in mud is guaranteed.

The Day of Down-and-Dirty (Photostory)

Brannigan Stiles, Maddie Herrington, Reporters May 26, 2022

On Saturday, May 21, Down-and-Dirty made its comeback to Dallastown. The day-long event consisted of several heats of teams who participated in ten events set up around the soccer fields, including a mud...

The Dallastown MCJROTC cadets (right) passing by a battalion of Marines (in the back) practicing military Drill at the Marine Corps Quantico Base, Virginia.

Quite The Quantity of Quality Pictures From Quantico

Ryan Holmes, Reporter May 19, 2022

On April 22, the Dallastown MCJROTC community traveled on a senior field trip to the Marine Corps Quantico Base, Virginia. The group departed from Dallastown high school at 3 a.m. and returned at 10 p.m. The...

D-Town’s Decisions

Morgan O’Neill, Reporter May 16, 2022

For most high school students, May 1 marks the last full month of the school year. For seniors, it marks the beginning of the next chapter of their lives: National Decision Day.  Seniors who plan to...

Dallastowns 3rd Ray Geesey Track and Field Medal. The top six in each event received a medal

The Ray Geesey Invitational: A Night in Pictures

Madelyn Neutzel, Reporter May 5, 2022

The 3rd Annual Ray Geesey Invitational was held on April 29 at the stadium. Starting at  4 p.m., the events continued on until about 9:30 p.m. Sixteen different schools participated in the meet. Schools...

Some of Philadelphias largest buildings welcome you as you drive the highway into the city.

A Day in Philadelphia Through Photos

Ashley Kenney, Reporter April 27, 2022

With many Dallastown students on their way to college, Philadelphia and schools around the city seems to always be a popular choice but some people might now know what they can do while they're there.  After...

Pollen Consolidated, out of Redding, PA, was the company that Dallastown partnered with to make the event a success. The company provided hundreds of headsets for every individual to use. Shown is the woman that was stationed at the entrance handing everyone their own headset and showing them the controls. The different color radio stations are shown by either the red or green logos on the sides of the headsets, illuminating in the dark room.

Silent Disco: Photo Story

Ainsley Ellis, Reporter April 25, 2022

Most high school students enjoy going to dances whether it be a homecoming, prom, or formal. However, for some, such as those with sensory issues, those dances are not suitable. April is Autism Awareness...

Book Babbles: Season 1, Episode 2

Janel Stump and Alex Daudelin December 8, 2021

In this episode of Book Babbles, Alex and Janel jump into the career of author and actor, Chris Colfer.

Book Babbles: Season 1, Episode 1

Janel Stump and Alex Daudelin November 23, 2021

In this episode of Book Babbles, Dallastown juniors Alex and Janel make their debut episode with a splash, talking about the novel Passenger by Alexandra Bracken.

Catching up with the Gables

Jayden Huncher, Reporter June 8, 2021

Dallastown teacher and coach Mrs. Gable, missed the entirety of the 2020-2021 school year after being diagnosed with breast cancer over the summer. Many haven't seen the math teacher and Unified Sports...

Entrepreneurship Within DHS: Highlight on Brooks Gable

Savannah Mowen, Reporter June 2, 2021

As we've seen in prior highlights, Dallastown hallways are full of entrepreneurs. Today's focus is on 18 year old Brooks Gable. Brooks buys and sells sneakers on multiple forms of social media such as...

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