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For the final project, Nell-Ayn Lynch’s students made an Instagram account called lgbtqequalitypride where they posted pictures regarding the LQBTQ+ community and its significance. This final project is an easier yet more creative version of a final exam that still provides critical information for the teachers.

Teachers assign final projects in lieu of final exams

Sydney Chinitz '23, Staff Writer May 6, 2021

The 2020-21 school year has affected the physical attendance of students, and thus their learning experience. Due to the ongoing pandemic, the school administration decided to discontinue the midterm and...

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Open-note assessments allow students to focus on learning concepts opposed to memorizing the material.

Open-note assessments provide solution to testing during hybrid learning model

Meg Enquist ’23, Staff Writer October 25, 2020

The unusual circumstances of this school year have caused teachers to face several new challenges. The most prominent concern is how to handle assessments with the current hybrid model, in which half the...

Schoology is where teachers post assignments and assessments, and students often look here for what work they have to get done. Seeing multiple large assignments causes stress and inevitably requires a large amount of time that could ruin a students weekend.

Lack of coordination around testing unnecessarily increases student workload

Aidan Rogers '22, Creative Director March 23, 2020

A week in the life of a Staples student is much like the month of March; it comes in like a lion, and out like a lamb. Checking Schoology on a Saturday night to see three tests and a presentation in the...

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