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New AP exams designed in light of COVID-19 too short to effectively test material

New AP exams designed in light of COVID-19 too short to effectively test material

Rhea Acharya

April 9, 2020

In the past month, so many aspects of my life have changed.  The latest change? A few days ago I got more information on how my 6 AP exams would look this year. Instead of seeing information about multiple short answer questions for each subject that would aim to test both depth and breadth of unde...

AP exam registration to begin Oct. 14

Sophomore Manasa Kesa looks over her notes for AP European History and decides whether or not to register for the exam at the end of the year. AP exam registration will begin Oct. 14 and end Oct. 27.

Viyang Hao

October 8, 2019

According to Melinda Stephan, college and careers programming and resources coordinator, AP exam registration will begin Oct. 14 and end Oct. 27. Emails will be sent out to students and parents throughout the fall semester on how to register and be prepared for the AP exam in May. If students miss th...

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 spend their morning or afternoon inside those rooms taking standardized exams. I have been in those ...

STUDYING, SERIOUSLY

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.

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...

CHS student discusses the causes of depression and how to deal with them

CHS student discusses the causes of depression and how to deal with them

Cory Steele, 15 Minutes of Fame Editor

September 28, 2016

Junior Amelia Harrison has depression. She was diagnosed in the seventh grade, but she said the signs began to manifest themselves at the beginning of her fifth grade year. Since her diagnosis, she has found many misconceptions about the disease exist, and in general, the subject is somewhat taboo. ...