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Pay the Subsidy: Because AP, IB tests are expensive, Indiana should consider subsidizing all standardized tests

Pay the Subsidy: Because AP, IB tests are expensive, Indiana should consider subsidizing all standardized tests

Lin-Lin Mo

April 19, 2019


Filed under PERSPECTIVES, Print, Recent Updates

Every spring, our school’s gyms, theaters and classrooms are lined wall-to-wall with beige and gray desks. Students stand in queues holding their student IDs, pencil cases and water bottles in hand to spend their morning or afternoon inside those rooms taking standardized exams. I have been in those ...

Dear College Board

Dear College Board

Gabby Perelmuter, Section Editor

May 18, 2017


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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


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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...

Commending Capstone. Students should consider the AP Capstone program for the academic freedom and exploration it provides.

perspectives

April 23, 2016


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A couple months ago, I remember sitting in an English classroom with limited knowledge of what I was doing. Everyone was in the same position as I was. We were some of the few students who took AP Capstone, a new pilot program that Carmel High School introduced last year. The Capstone program provides...

The Control of College Board. College Board monopolizes standardized testing.

The Control of College Board. College Board monopolizes standardized testing.

perspectives

March 18, 2016


Filed under Print, Print Columnists

There is no doubt the advent of ap courses has advanced the level of education among students in the United States. However, the corporation that runs the AP program, the College Board, has created a monopoly and completely changed the way CHS and other schools have administered and applied college-level...

Students, teachers evaluate benefits of project-based learning over traditional systems

Students, teachers evaluate benefits of project-based learning over traditional systems

feature

October 9, 2015


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One of many other students,  junior Natalie Cotherman started taking AP Capstone this year. AP Capstone is a two-year program comprised of AP Seminar, which is taken junior year, and AP Research, which is taken senior year. AP Capstone is one of the few classes at CHS that allows students to participate...

AP exams begin May 5

Author Archives

May 2, 2014


Filed under NEWS, Online Only, Recent Updates

Between May 5 and May 16, the school will administer AP exams to students at this school. The exam schedule is included below. Room assignments for each exam are posted outside the counseling center. Over 1500 students are taking over 2700 exams this year, according to counselor Melinda Stephan....

CHS to offer new courses for 2014-15 school year

CHS to offer new courses for 2014-15 school year

News

December 13, 2013


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Several new courses will be offered to students in the 2014-15 school year, Amy Dudley, CCS assistant superintendent for curriculum instruction and assessment, said. In addition to the AP Capstone program, students can now schedule for IB Computer Science, IB Business and Management, Advanced Scien...

CHS explores AP Capstone Program

CHS explores AP Capstone Program

News

October 11, 2013


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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’...

CCS on AP Honor Roll for second year in a row

CCS on AP Honor Roll for second year in a row

Beats

November 25, 2011


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According to Superintendent Jeff Swensson, Carmel-Clay Schools has been named to the Advanced Placement (AP) Achievement School District Honor Roll for the second year in a row, the same amount of time that the honor roll has existed.  Swensson said the achievement will be recognized by a College Board, parent company of the AP program, representativ...

College Board looks at AP curriculum

News

March 1, 2011


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College Board announces changes in instruction of AP Biology while postponing change in AP U.S. History By Melinda Song <msong@hilite.org> College Board’s Advanced Placement program is gaining popularity both at this school and around the world. According to an October 2010 press release, last school year ma...