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Students are able to relax after AP testing

Students are able to relax after AP testing

Zachary Kuchlenz, Staff Writer

May 24, 2017


Filed under Campus

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 with. AP testing has stressed out many students and has changed their feelings on AP classes and on whether or not they wa...

Recognition boosts students’ confidence during AP testing

Recognition boosts students’ confidence during AP testing

Izzy Bruguera, Staff Writer

May 6, 2017


Filed under Campus

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 thought of not earning a good enough grade. Recognition commission of ASB is working to fight that insecurity. After each AP cl...

AP students prepare for exams

AP students prepare for exams

Aliyah Wachob, Staff Writer

April 25, 2017


Filed under Campus

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-year final exams. However, for AP students, the first round of tests, the AP exams, comes sooner. The AP, or Advanced Placem...

Counselor appointments open discussion of AP classes once again

Counselor appointments open discussion of AP classes once again

Nikka Gribanovsky, Staff Writer

February 9, 2017


Filed under Campus

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) class options, the choices can be stressful. Sophomore Sakina Bambot said, “I like that AP classes challenge me and allow...

Gunn students are faced with retaking AP tests

Gunn students are faced with retaking AP tests

Hanalei Pham, Staff Writer

May 20, 2016


Filed under News

Months of preparation and many long nights of studying all culminate in a single set of exams: Advanced Placement (AP) tests. Many Gunn High School students were outraged to learn that their AP tests were discounted due to errors made by the school administration. Five AP tests at Gunn were invalidated...

Students prioritize college over high school

Students prioritize college over high school

Lily Bakour, Staff Writer

May 5, 2016


Filed under Campus

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...

ScotCenter: Changes in AP English Throw Students Off Track – Sophie Penn

ScotCenter: Changes in AP English Throw Students Off Track – Sophie Penn

Sophie Penn, Segment Producer

February 9, 2016


Filed under Campus, ScotCenter

When sophomores meet with their counselors to finalize their schedule for the fall, there will be a change to their options for English. AP Composition is no longer going to be available to juniors, and will instead become a senior level English class. Students and teachers had mixed opinions about the...

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