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OPINION: Replacing state testing with entrance exams would be better for students

Sam Hunt

September 17, 2018

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The Pathways to College Act, or AB 1951, was first proposed late January of this year, and if passed, will allow school districts to replace tests from the California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP) with college entrance exams, such as the ACT or SAT. The bill passed in the ...

OPINION: Curving grades doesn’t give students the feedback they would receive from traditional scoring

Sasha Syrevych

September 14, 2018

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“I’m going to curve this test,” are six words many students want to hear. Most students in high school are familiar with the “grade curve” concept. It is a belief that letter grades in a given class should be distributed along a bell curve, where the class average is a C, so teachers curve ...

ASB tightens and digitizes club regulations in hopes of ensuring efficient communication

Olivia Jones

August 27, 2018

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Correction: 8/27/18 at 5:42 pm. Fourth graf, fifth line: "month" to "semester" No longer will clubs fill out minutes and meeting schedules with pen and paper - this school year, everything will be digitized. Each future club president will be required to attend an informational meeting in the SBO. The...

SCHS Bruins dominate the Prospect Panthers in season opener

Olivia Jones

August 26, 2018

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In the first game of the 2018-19 season, SCHS Bruins conquer the Prospect High School Panthers, winning 47-0. The scoring started early in the first quarter when senior quarterback Nick Garcia ran a touchdown. Despite a fierce struggle, no team scored for the rest of the quarter. SCHS Sophomor...

Student athletes have a difficult week when AP testing and CCS Competition collides

Kiara Thorp

May 31, 2018

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Senior Maya Collins had little time for homework, spending all week going to track practice then studying for her four AP tests. “I don’t know how I balance sports and academics. It seems like I just do it.” Collins said. “ It does get stressful, but I’ve learned to manage that stress....

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