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AP Tests 2019

April 19, 2019

AP tests are coming up.

Cindy Shusterman supervises her AP Seminar class currently engaged in group work.

New AP Research course opens for next year

March 16, 2019

The new AP Capstone diploma program will enter its second year at Carlmont and begin its second successive course, AP Research, for the first time ever in the next 2019–2020...

Teachers hand out papers that help students understand what the AP test will cover. They can also provide resources to students to help them study.

AP test season comes to an end

May 21, 2018

Many students have been preparing for AP (Advanced Placement) tests since the beginning of the year. As of May 18, all AP tests have finally been completed. During the past...

A high school students prepares for their AP European exam.

Students continue preparing for upcoming AP tests

May 9, 2018

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...

Students study and practice for their exams in many ways. Options include practice problems, tests, and reviewing past material.

Students prepare for AP test season

March 7, 2018

It's that time of year again: AP test season. Whether it be studying very day or waiting until the very last minute, all students have their own way to prepare for their AP exams. The Advanced Placement (AP) exam is ope...

Sophomore Sophia Krackov answers a question in her AP European history class. Krackov said,

AP classes spark passions and stress

February 15, 2018

“I didn’t sleep last night because I had to finish my outline.” This is a sentiment felt by many advanced placement (AP) European history (APEH) students. For many of ...

Chemistry Club allows students to perform labs to practice their skill for the AP Chemistry class.

Chemistry Club offers support to chemistry students

January 24, 2018

Many Carlmont students struggle to decide which science classes to take their junior and senior year. The officers of Chemistry Club offer support to make the AP Chemistry course...

Neil Schwartz holds out a brain for students to see.

AP Psychology students inspect human brains

January 12, 2018

Last Thursday, AP Psychology students were treated to a presentation in which they got to see a two recently deceased human brains. The minds behind this presentation were juniors...

Ziad Kedkad, a sophomore, goes to the library in his free time after AP testing.

Students are able to relax after AP testing

May 24, 2017

Students spend most of their time towards the end of the school studying for AP testing. Now that it is over, students are relieved that and are glad that the testing is over w...

Recognition makes signs for every AP class wishing the students good luck before their test and congratulating them after.

Recognition boosts students’ confidence during AP testing

May 6, 2017

While the end of the school year seems right around the corner, finals and AP testing lurk closer and closer. Testing brings students inevitable stress and insecurity at the th...

As AP testing approaches, students' afternoons are spent poring over months of notes to prepare.

AP students prepare for exams

April 25, 2017

As the days grow longer and warmer, thoughts of summertime fun begin to surface. Before students can embark on their vacations, though, they must slog their way through end-of-the-y...

The AP European History textbook is 952 pages long, and AP European History classes must go through the majority of this content before the AP exam on May 12. Sophomore Sakina Bambot, who is currently enrolled in the class, said, “It’s definitely a lot of work, but I’m getting a lot out of the class.”

Counselor appointments open discussion of AP classes once again

February 9, 2017

On Feb. 2, emails were sent out to Carlmont students with details on counselor appointments for choosing classes for the following year. With nearly 20 Advanced Placement (AP) clas...

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