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4th quarter graded pass/fail or letter grade basis

Students will have the option of choosing a pass/fail or letter grade report of their grades for the fourth quarter (Q4) marking period, the administration announced on April 5.

Lucy Arrow '21, Features Editor

April 21, 2020

Students will have the option of choosing a pass/fail or letter grade report of their grades for the fourth quarter (Q4) marking period, the administration announced on April 5.  Students must decide how they want their grades to be reported by May 27. By choosing the letter grade basis, students...

Pass-fail system decreases motivation, detracts from learning efforts

Parents received an email on Apr. 5 regarding the new grading system occurring in the fourth quarter, in which students will decide how they want their grades to be reported.

Anastasia Thumser '22, Web Opinions Editor

April 20, 2020

March 11 was a routine day for Staples students: classes changed at the ring of the bell, teachers assigned work, messages were received about “Seussical,” sports practices and concerts, the song of the day lady blasted a pleasant German tune. However, by 2:15 p.m. that day, school and all corres...

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