The Shakerite

Year-long ‘Personal Project’ adds to sophomores’ workload

Nora Spadoni, Spotlight Editor

November 5, 2014

Filed under OPINION

While utterly pointless in terms of my academic career, Advisory period is a great time for playing on my phone, sleeping or last-minute cramming. This year, I expected much of the same. However, the administration had me (and...

Davis to Drop AP European History

Abby White, Campus and City Editor

August 20, 2013

Filed under CAMPUS & CITY

To make room for teaching Advanced Placement United States History, social studies teacher Sarah Davis will not teach Advanced Placement European History this year. “I found out right as we [teachers] were leaving for the...

AP Students Must Retake Tests

Marcia Brown, Managing Editor

May 17, 2013

Filed under CAMPUS & CITY

The administration received a call from the College Board today informing them that Advanced Placement U.S. History and German students will have to retake part of the exam. Students were informed of the decision during a...

Global Studies Inadequate Precursor to AP U.S. History

Sasha Rae-Grant, Staff Reporter

February 27, 2012

Filed under OPINION

Every freshman must take Global Studies. For some students, the class is easy. I didn’t have to put any effort into my work, and I still earned a 115 percent at the end of the year. I already knew most of the material and I...

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