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Midterm exam break proven to be myth

Midterm exam break proven to be myth

Renee Weisz, A&E Editor

December 23, 2015

Although in the past two years midterm exams have been followed by a five-day break from school, this year’s exams do not follow this same pattern. The week begins with a regular school day on Monday, Jan. 11. Three days of exams follow from Jan. 12-14. Then, a staff development day takes place ...

Tips and tricks of the final midterm stretch

Tips and tricks of the final midterm stretch

Emma Berry, Opinions Editor

January 13, 2015

It’s 8:50 p.m., the Westport Library is making the tenth announcement in the hour that the library will be closing at 9. The floor around my chair is littered with flashcards I have given up on and empty Red Bull cans. The first two days of midterm exams have come and gone and it seems as though...

Come May, AP students are crunched for time

Daniela Karpenos, Web News Editor

May 30, 2014

It was the week of AP final exams. Tension ran high. Blood pressures spiked. Confidence levels dwindled. Pressure was on. It is easy to feel unprepared when finals roll around—they have a not-so-funny way of creeping up on students. In contrast to the high schools of neighboring towns,...

Forensics students must come to school on make-up day

Forensics students must come to school on make-up day

Justine Seligson, Staff Writer

January 20, 2014

Students are greatly anticipating the break before and during Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2014. Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday of the week before are reserved for multiple, exhausting exams. With make-up day seen as another day off, in addition to an already long weekend, it seems like the light at the e...

Snow Day on Wednesday Means Exams Would Be Pushed Back

Snow Day on Wednesday Means Exams Would Be Pushed Back

January 10, 2011

Early predictions of a snow day on Wednesday, Jan. 12 have caused the school's administration to develop a contingency plan for the upcoming midterm exams. "I sent out an email about three weeks ago saying that if we lose a day of school before exams, we'd just eat the day," Principal John Dodig said. ...

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