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Students debate if adjustments to hybrid learning merit pass/fail grading system

Mishael Gill ’23 November 10, 2020

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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.

4th quarter graded pass/fail or letter grade basis

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...

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.

Pass-fail system decreases motivation, detracts from learning efforts

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...

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