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Books To Get You Into Reading for 2023!

The new year is the perfect time to create goals you have no plan tocomplete, but reading more doesn’t have to be one of them. This is why Ihave curated a list of books that should ha...

Feb 15, 2023

Being Gifted Doesn't Make You Special

One day, in grade three, a teacher came by my classroom and told me tofollow her. I was absolutely petrified— never in my five years of studyhad I done anything wrong, so what could t...

Feb 15, 2023

Beacon February issue - PDF

To view a PDF version of our February Beacon Issue, click here.

Feb 13, 2023

Beacon December issue - PDF

To view a PDF version of our December 2022 Beacon Issue, click here.

Feb 02, 2023

The Perfect Gift

Love it or hate it, the holiday season has begun. The malls are all decked in vibrant red and lush green, winter break is practically a day away, and the daily Coldplay on the announc...

Dec 29, 2022

What Makes a Cult Classic?

My definition of a “cult classic” is a movie that makes you say “thisdumpster fire of a trash movie is a blight upon my existence. I hate it with the burning passion of a thousand sun...

Dec 29, 2022

Worth a Watch? Ryan Reynolds and Will Ferrel hit centre stage in musical comedy ‘Spirited’

Have you hit double digits on Home Alone reruns? Do you know the Elfscript better than the back of your hand? Even though many Christmasmovie classics have lost the vibrant aura they ...

Dec 29, 2022

Stress Management

What is stress? In your Physics class stress is the weight or tension exerted on an object; in your English class it might refer to the emphasis or importance of a word in a sentence....

Dec 29, 2022

Holidays and Traditions Around the World

Most people associate December holidays with Christmas or Hanukkah, butthere is a lot more to the month than that.

Dec 29, 2022

The Man in the Red Leather Coat

*It should be noted that all characters in this story are fictional and not based on any real-life people, situations or events*

Dec 29, 2022