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Counselors preparing for ‘AP season’ after spring break

Viyang Hao

March 26, 2019

According to Melinda Stephan, college and careers programming and resources coordinator, counselors are preparing for the “AP season” after spring break. “(Counselors) are in that mode right before spring break where everybody is ready for a break and (we’re) tying up some loose ends,” Stepha...

Hitting the Books: Students, staff comment on the pros and cons of self-studying for AP Exams

Hitting the Books: Students, staff comment on the pros and cons of self-studying for AP Exams

Kalea Miao

May 16, 2018

CHS is the environment for students to take advantage of AP Exams and their benefits. However, not all students chose to take AP courses, opting to go straight to the exam instead.

Dear College Board

Dear College Board

Gabby Perelmuter, Section Editor

May 18, 2017

Now writing this, I am completely open to the idea of one of the board members reading this and demolishing all of my AP scores because I spoke out against your monopoly, but jokes on you, I’ve already gotten credit and placement for all of my AP classes. Don’t get me wrong, you gave me the opport...

STUDYING, SERIOUSLY

STUDYING, SERIOUSLY

Alina Yu, Feature Reporter

April 20, 2017

STUDYING, SERIOUSLY As testing season approaches, students begin to study vigorously with various methods The first week of may is approaching, meaning AP testing and all the cramming for final exams will soon begin. Michael Wang, National AP Scholar and senior, knows that feeling more than most stude...

Counselors to finish pre-administration sessions, prepare for Scholarship Night

Counselors to finish pre-administration sessions, prepare for Scholarship Night

Beats

April 28, 2015

According to counselor Bettina Cool, all students registered to take AP exams must attend a pre-administration session, or else they will not be allowed to take their exams. Additionally, the deadline to turn in a form for seniors to attend Scholarship Night is May 4. There are two more opport...

AP exam registration to end March. 13

AP exam registration to end March. 13

Beats

March 10, 2015

According to counselor Bettina Cool, online registration for AP testing will end March 13. “That’s plenty of time don’t you think? Except for procrastinators, there’s never enough time (for them),” Cool said of registration, which began Feb. 13. After students have registered onli...

Counseling Center to prepare for AP exams, scholarship banquet

Beats

March 30, 2014

According to counselor Bettina Cool, the counseling center is beginning to organize AP exams and the scholarship banquet for seniors on May 22. Cool and four other counselors organize the exams by putting together the test booklets, assigning rooms and hiring test proctors. Additionally, the c...

Exams using new AP curricula to begin in May

News

April 25, 2013

As AP exam season begins on May 6, many students will prepare by taking previously released AP exams and by asking their older friends who have already battled the exam for advice on the test. For senior Rose Thompson, though, this is not a possibility as she prepares for the AP Biology exam. Last...

Late AP registration due March 25

Beats

March 23, 2011

All late AP exam registration forms must be turned in to the counseling center by Friday, March 25. Director of counseling Linda Skafish said any forms turned in after Friday will not be accepted. The late registration fee is $10 per test plus the original cost of the test. Skafish said they hope to...

AP exams scheduled for May 2010

Beats

February 7, 2010

Many students are in one, if not various AP classes, and the AP exams for these classes are scheduled for May. Testing dates are scheduled from May 3 to the following week on May 14. Most AP tests cost $86. Like many students, junior Alex Wallace is contemplating his AP test for AP Physics on May...

AP exam registration materials due March 6

News

February 27, 2009

Registration for this year’s AP exams will end on March 6 and is open to any student who wishes to take one. However, according to AP exam coordinator Kristina Hartman, students who don’t take the class do not get class credits for taking the exam because a certain number of “seat-time” is needed...