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Sophomore Ansley Grimes is exempting “all of [her] finals because [she is] so smart.” (Photo by Sarah Treusch)

The Restless and Jam-Packed Exam Schedule for May

Sarah Treusch, News Editor May 15, 2021

With the 2020-2021 school year coming to a close, all sorts of AP exams and End of Course assessments are approaching quickly, creating a hectic schedule no matter the student. Each student must stay organized...

All state testing has been postponed by State School Superintendent Woods, including EOC’s. EOC tests normally count for 20% of a student’s grade in the course. Photo by Abby Marks.

Coronavirus Concerns Lead to Suspension of All State Exams

Abby Marks, Editor-in-Chief March 17, 2020

Amidst the worries and concerns about the spread of the new Coronavirus, State School Superintendent Richard Woods has decided to suspend all state testing until further notice. This decision affects all...

“These test questions were just made up, and tragically, incomprehensibly, kids’ futures and the evaluations of their teachers will be based on their ability to guess the so-called correct answer to made up questions” - Sara Holbrook, Poet

The EOCs are Ineffective and Here’s Why

Abby Marks, Staff Writer April 26, 2017

It is the most stressful time of the year for students all over the United States: end of course (EOC) state testing. Since elementary school, all students have been forced to take a superfluously long...

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