The Beacon is the student newspaper of Newport Harbor High School, a public institution serving the communities of Newport Beach and Costa Mesa, California.

Editors in Chief: Mathilde Requier and Elle Vincioni

News Editor: Anastasia Everding

Opinion Editor: Billie Butler

Culture Editor: Bryce Rennick

Sports Editor: Catherine McCrory

Copy Chief: Gauri Patwardhan

Design Editor: Taylor Chapman

Social Media Manager: Katie Shannon

Beacon Staff: Lily Anderson, Liyah Azar, Addison Blackmore, Elliott Bove, Faith Ann Concienne, Jordyn Costello, Cooper Dwight, Jacob Frank, Breanna Holland, Ray Keirouz, Presley Larsen, Sebastian Loebig, Vincent Piazza, Peyton Post, Finn Smith

Adviser: Alex Goodman

Mission Statement

The mission of The Beacon is to inform, engage, and connect the students, staff, families, and community of Newport Harbor High School. To that end, we are committed to the following principles:

  • Accuracy: Our coverage seeks to provide relevant, useful information, ensuring the accuracy of both facts and portrayal of people and groups.
  • Community: Our coverage seeks to connect readers by emphasizing our shared humanity and drawing attention to social issues that impact our community.
  • Diversity: Our coverage seeks to fairly represent a variety of perspectives on the issues we address and to highlight the full range of cultures and identities that make up our community.
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