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If one searches the hashtags #PSAT or #STAAR the day after these tests, memes (online pictures often accompanied by text) will likely flood their phones for the next week. Posts about different exams are so popular that each breed of AP test will often have its own separate hashtag, such as #apgov or #aplit. 

Testing in the technical age

Story by Stephanie Jumper, feature editor February 5, 2021

Four hours of underlining passages with painstaking detail, relearning math lessons long forgotten and periodically glancing at the clock to calculate how much time is left for question 32. Standardized...

Registration for AP exams is March 28. Each test costs 94$, with reduced prices available. Graphic by Langley Leverett

Testing season is around the corner

Story by Langley Leverett, Editor in chief March 14, 2018

As spring exams quickly approach, so do the dreaded AP exams. Registration for the tests is March 28, with each test costing 94$. Reduced prices are available; students need only contact the College and...

ACT workshop to be held on Oct. 21

ACT workshop to be held on Oct. 21

Story by Langley Leverett, editor in chief October 16, 2017

There will be an ACT workshop held on Saturday, Oct. 21, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the Math and Science building. All high school students are welcome to join, and the fee is $25. Scholarships are...

Standardized testing cracks foundation in US education system

Standardized testing cracks foundation in US education system

Story by Tye Shelton, staff writer April 19, 2016

As a 7:30 a.m. alarm sounds on a select Saturday in America, numerous students roll out of bed to take the ACT. Some students are athletes who had a game the previous night, or had three AP class tests...

AP test dates near

AP test dates near

Story by Caroline May, in-depth editor April 7, 2016

This year’s AP Exams will be held from May 2-6 and May 9-13. The first test of the day will begin at 8 a.m. and the second at 12 p.m. Academic advisers will announce where each test is being taken. The...

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