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Argument Erupts Among Seniors Over Requirement of AP Testing

Argument Erupts Among Seniors Over Requirement of AP Testing

Erin Lynch and Sasha Narang

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 a toll on the social lives of students, as they have traded their Friday night hangouts for textbooks...

AP test costs aggravate students

AP test costs aggravate students

Andrew Vester, A&E Editor

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 break studying for AP tests and the first two weeks of May taking standardized tests.  On top of ...

How to manage your stress during AP and finals week

How to manage your stress during AP and finals week

Nicole DeBlasi, Web Managing Editor

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 and I still have a ton of studying to do for my AP Biology final and my eyes are fighting to stay o...

Southern schools get the jump on AP tests

Southern schools get the jump on AP tests

Bailey Ethier, News Editor

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 one of the most stressful stretches of the year for many Staples students as they prep for AP exams....

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

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 of gaining college credit and the ability to waive introductory courses in college by receiving a passing score on Advanced Place...

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