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Smarter Balanced testing disrupts class

Smarter Balanced testing disrupts class

Jackson Monge, Staff Writer

April 22, 2016


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Aside from heralding the beginning of spring, April is the harbinger of the Smarter Balanced assessments. Sophomores are tested in biology and juniors in English. This is part of the results of the No Child Left Behind Act, which passed in Congress and was signed into law by President George W. Bush....

Students discover an app smarter than SMART Boards

Students discover an app smarter than SMART Boards

Jill Albertson, Staff Writer

February 29, 2016


Filed under Campus, Top News

Students are gathered in class with pencils out and minds at attention. The teacher is at the front of the room, reviewing last night's homework. Suddenly, the SMART board is zooming in and out and flickering on and off, all while the teacher is across the room with no control. Welcome to a new reality...

Few students attend Smarter Balance testing

Few students attend Smarter Balance testing

Lauren Tierney, Staff Writer

May 1, 2014


Filed under Campus, Top News

Many 10th and 11th graders saw the Smarter Balance test as a chance to sleep in. The Smarter Balance test given on April 28 and 29 resulted in lower than 50 percent attendance among 10th and 11th graders. Administrative Vice Principal Ralph Crame said, “I was disappointed in the lack of attendanc...

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