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Solving the Inconsistency and Confusion that Final Exams Bring to AP Classes

Solving the Inconsistency and Confusion that Final Exams Bring to AP Classes

May 17, 2017

Ben Pearl ’18 Advanced Placement exams officially ended on Friday, May 12. Accordingly, I thought it would be appropriate to offer a solution to the problem students and teachers face every spring: when to schedule an AP class final exam.   The Numbers: According to the Staples H...

The Chevrolet Volt: An Electric Solution?

The Chevrolet Volt: An Electric Solution?

April 27, 2011

There seems to be no escaping the fact that the price of gas is rising. It’s on the news, it’s in the papers and it’s one of the most common conversations among those who are paying for fuel. Many adults might reminisce about 1970 when a gallon of gas cost 36 cents, but those days are gone forever. Now it’s 2011, gas is surpassing four dollars a gallon in Connecticut, ...

Measuring a Problem:Staples Spectacular Student Challenge has students solving problem of obesity

Measuring a Problem:Staples Spectacular Student Challenge has students solving problem of obesity

April 15, 2011

You could almost taste the irony at the second annual Staples Spectacular Student Challenge. Many of its 58 participants came armed with energy for the 12-hour task to solve a problem on a prevalent national issue. The aroma from one team’s Five Guys hamburgers overpowered the sweet smell of another tea...

BOE Features Challenge Winners and Discusses Special Education

BOE Features Challenge Winners and Discusses Special Education

March 26, 2010

Isaac Stein ’12 Staff Writer At the March 8 Board of Education (BOE) meeting, the first place team for the Staples Spectacular Student Challenge, which consisted of Nick Cion ’10, Annie Harnick ’10, Lexa Koenig ’10, Kat Kreiger ’10 and Lena Ziskin ’10 was awarded $5,000. The grou...

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