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How to Prepare for the ACT

As testing day draws near, it’s important to prepare both your mind and body to take the ACT. (Photo from Google)
October 23, 2020

ACT testing will take place on Oct. 24 between 7 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. The test itself will have four parts: English, mathematics, reading and science. A calculator* can only be used on the mathematics test...

Coronavirus Concerns Lead to Suspension of All State Exams

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.
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...

2019 Testing Schedule for April and May

Finals are coming up soon! Help yourself get prepared by knowing when all of your tests are!
March 22, 2019

It's that time of year again! The time of year that every high school student dreads: the end of the year testing. Because of testing, April and May are probably the busiest and most stressful months of...

The PSAT: If it is broke, fix it!

Denver Post cartoon satirizing the effect of standardized tests on public education.
December 8, 2015

In October, underclassmen across the nation took what is now legendary among those on social media. Henrita’s poems making her mother fiercely proud of her, wolves won’t look at me because science,...

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