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Argument Erupts Among Seniors Over Requirement of AP Testing

Argument Erupts Among Seniors Over Requirement of AP Testing
May 24, 2016

It’s that time of the year - seniors have left the Staples High School halls after finishing the stressful testing that fourth quarter brings. What was the cause of it? AP tests. AP testing has taken...

AP test costs aggravate students

AP test costs aggravate students
March 17, 2016

For students who have taken AP tests, the feeling of taking them is all too familiar.  After grinding to keep up with the accelerated, advanced content for the entire year, you get to spend your April...

How to manage your stress during AP and finals week

How to manage your stress during AP and finals week
May 8, 2014

This time of year, with AP tests and finals around the corner, can feel overwhelming for a lot of students. Trust me, I know how it feels to be overwhelmed; right now it's 11:30 p.m. on a Sunday night...

Southern schools get the jump on AP tests

Southern schools get the jump on AP tests
January 31, 2014

The pages of AP review books are flipped back and forth, calculator buttons are rapidly pressed and flash cards are turned over and over. The two-week period starting on May 5 and ending on May 13 is...

All Work, No Credit: Students opt not to take AP tests as a number of colleges do not accept the credit

April 15, 2011

For the first two weeks in May, the gym and library will be filled with desks where Staples students will sit for three hours, furiously bubbling in answers and writing essays. They will do this in hopes...

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