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Lack of uniform communication about AP exams causes confusion among students, keeping students informed allows for smoother exam weeks

Lack of uniform communication about AP exams causes confusion among students, keeping students informed allows for smoother exam weeks

HiLite Staff April 11, 2021

Beginning the first week of May, students will come into the school as early as 8 a.m. for AP exams. All exams will be administered in-person, with a few exceptions. Due to the challenges of COVID-19,...

Q&A with Physics teacher David James on AP schedule

Q&A with Physics teacher David James on AP schedule

Aniket Biswal March 8, 2021

David James, Physics teacher  How do you feel about the adjusted AP exam schedule this year? “I’m very happy with it. I was very worried because of our hybrid schedule (because) we were originally...

Junior Claire Qu quickly studies for her AP U.S. History final during passing period. Qu said that finals week was especially stressful given her course schedule.

Students, teachers discuss the value of taking higher level courses

Kiersten Riedford January 8, 2021

There is a common stereotype for a student’s junior year, and it is simple: it can be chaotic. For junior Varsha Chandramouli, “chaotic” is an understatement regarding her academic standpoint. Chandramouli...

Social studies teacher James Ziegler instructs the class during a socratic seminar in IB History of the Americas 3-4. Many IB courses such as IB History of the Americas are very discussion-oriented.

As scheduling continues, students, teachers promote classes that test world views

Kiersten Riedford February 21, 2020

In her junior year, current senior Sandiya Sajan said she came to the realization that all she had ever thought was instilled by someone else’s opinions. It was during her IB History of the Americas...

Honors ≠ AP

Grace Belt October 24, 2019

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

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...

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...

Sophomore Seema Dhungana reads her notes out loud to study for a test. Dhungana said reading the material and saying it at the same time helps her remember key points.

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...

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

perspectives April 23, 2016

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,...

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

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

perspectives March 18, 2016

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...

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

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...

AP exams begin May 5

Author Archives May 2, 2014

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...

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