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Students continue preparing for upcoming AP tests

Students continue preparing for upcoming AP tests

Alexander English, Staff Writer

May 9, 2018


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Each year, students put everything they have learned over the course of a year in their Advanced Placement classes onto paper, and get graded form a scale of one to five for the chance of getting college credit. AP tests originated in the 1950s and have been gaining traction ever since. While not everyone...

U.S. Air Force performs missile tests on California coast

U.S. Air Force performs missile tests on California coast

Camille Dunning, Staff Writer

May 2, 2017


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On Wednesday, April 26, the U.S. Air Force conducted an operational test of one its Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM). The missile was launched 12:03 a.m. from California’s Vandenberg Air Force Base (VAFB), 130 miles northwest of Los Angeles.  The missile traveled more than 4...

Students prioritize college over high school

Students prioritize college over high school

Lily Bakour, Staff Writer

May 5, 2016


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As Advanced Placement tests take place during the first two weeks of May, students are missing school to study. The hours that students are not at school are spent sleeping and preparing for the college level placement tests they have been preparing for all year round. There are two rounds of tests...

AP tests arrive at Carlmont

AP tests arrive at Carlmont

Elena Mateus, Staff Writer

May 15, 2014


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For some students, nearly 180 days of seemingly endless homework and countless hours of studying all come down to one test: the Advance Placement (AP) test. The AP Examinations are administered every May to test the culmination of college-level work done by students in a high school setting. Students...

Carlmont hosts mock SAT and ACT tests

Carlmont hosts mock SAT and ACT tests

Arianna Bayangos, News & Opinion Editor

January 17, 2013


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Mock SAT and ACT tests are coming up this weekend to improve students’ performance on standardized testing. The testing will be held from 8:30-1:15 on Jan. 19 at Carlmont. Through the practice test, students have the opportunity to familiarize themselves with official test and assess their performanc...

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