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Mixed Feelings. AP Capstone is a step in the right direction, but it doesn’t accommodate everyone

Mixed Feelings. AP Capstone is a step in the right direction, but it doesn’t accommodate everyone

perspectives

December 13, 2013

I made one of my best decisions the day before school started in my junior year when I switched from AP U.S. History to IB History of the Americas. After two years of AP history, I couldn’t take another bout of nightly readings and daily quizzes, memorizing dates, cramming for tests and promptly f...

Superintendent meets Superintendent’s Advisory Committee, continues implementing action plan

Superintendent meets Superintendent’s Advisory Committee, continues implementing action plan

Beats

November 27, 2013

According to Superintendent Nicholas Wahl, the Superintendent’s Advisory Committee is scheduled to meet following the adoption of the district action plan. This date has yet to be announced. The committee will hold monthly meetings. Wahl said, “I talked to them about the student-centered matrix,...

School board to make changes in cirriculum next year

School board to make changes in cirriculum next year

Beats

October 24, 2013

 The school board will meet on Oct. 28 to take action on previously proposed course changes for students. The board met on Oct. 14 to discuss the addition of these new courses. IB Computer Science, IB Business and Management, AP Capstone Program, Advanced Science, Materials Chemistry and Hebrew II wer...

CHS explores AP Capstone Program

CHS explores AP Capstone Program

News

October 11, 2013

Since her freshman year, senior Lauren Fogel has taken 13 AP courses. For Fogel, the AP Program provides her with the challenging coursework she enjoys. Recently, CHS has begun to explore a new program, the AP Capstone Program. Assistant Principal Brooke Watkins said via email, “Right now we’...