HiLite

Skipping Skip-A-Final. CHS needs to revise the current system of Skip-A-Final, which wrongfully penalizes students.

Skipping Skip-A-Final. CHS needs to revise the current system of Skip-A-Final, which wrongfully penalizes students.

perspectives

April 23, 2016

In 2009, CHS decided to implement the Skip-A-Final policy to reward students who had few absences and tardy arrivals and prevent students from skipping school. However, in 2016, the policy has major flaws and many unintended consequences. The most important requirement to be eligible to skip a final...

PSAT Day Changes for Seniors

PSAT Day Changes for Seniors

Contributor

September 9, 2015

Underclassmen will be taking the PSAT on Oct. 14, and seniors have been given options to do various activities that day. Seniors can choose to: Participate in an official college visit that they arrange themselves. Participate in a service/volunteer experience that they arrange themselves. Pa...

New Skip-a-Final policy implemented to prevent students from skipping school

Author Archives

May 2, 2014

According to Assistant Principal Toby Steele, students who miss school on a day when 35 percent or more of their class is missing will automatically be ineligible for the Skip-a-Final program unless they have a doctor’s note or a medically related reason for missing school that day. Steele said the...

GKOM organization changes final Connection Session date to April 27

GKOM organization changes final Connection Session date to April 27

Beats

April 22, 2012

According to lead GKOM sponsor Mike Meyer, the GKOM organization has changed the date for its last Connection Session of this school year from SRT on April 19 to SRT on April 27. The date was changed from what appears in the Pathways due to a performing arts convocation. “Since this is the last Connection Session it will be mainly a party for the stude...

Fewer teachers participate in Skip-a-Final

News

December 14, 2009

By Grayson Harbour <gharbour@hilite.org> Despite this school’s Skip-a-Final program, sophomore Rossie Nho cannot skip any of her finals this semester.  And she said she’s not happy about that situation. “It is unfair, and I don’t like it,” she said.  “Why is the program even i...