By Aneesa Ahmed ’16 The Department of Education is still debating making the Global History and Geography Regents optional for the students due to unsatisfactory and low scores. This exam tests approximately 5,000 years of history over a two-year period making this course difficult to teach and the test harder to pass. The exam hurts some of the students’ academic success. Some students believe that … Continue reading Global Regents May Be Optional
By Kieran Bissessar’16 and Jeffrey Dong’16 Calculus is a beneficial class in preparation for college. Many students who take calculus either in their junior or senior years find calculus in college much easier, but it requires a lot of work. “In retrospect, taking calculus in high school helped me tremendously in college,” said Emily Finkelstein, a former student who took calculus in her senior year. … Continue reading Math Course Gives Eager Students a Challenge
By Nahian Chowdhury ‘16
College Now and Advanced Placement (AP) classes offer students the opportunity to earn college credit while still in high school.
“ I think AP and College Now classes are a good idea for high achieving high school students. They allow students to see how ready they are for college level work, and it’s a great way for students to challenge themselves,” said Nikola Iberle ‘16