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First Semester Exam Proctors and Room Assignments

January 11, 2016

Download the January Final Exam Matrix to view all room assignments and proctors for first semester exams. The exam schedule is: Tuesday, January 12 at 8:30 a.m.: Social Studies Tuesday, January 12 at 1:00 p.m.: Mathematics ...

How Comfortable is Too Comfortable?

Anabel McGuan, Staff Reporter

January 22, 2014

Yes, these are my pajamas. So what? A look into any classroom during semester exams indicates that many students seem to adopt this “Who cares?” attitude toward their appearance during finals. “We are sitting in the same...

Snow Day Disrupts Exam Schedule

Sarah-Jane Lorenzo, Editor in Cheif

January 22, 2013

Shaker students were surprised by a snow day Jan. 22 when school was cancelled due to cold weather. The snow day was particularly unusual because it was called during finals week, disrupting the high school exam schedule and...

Student Effort, Not Policies, Will Make the Difference

September 19, 2012

Students who slack off during the first quarter always have the second quarter to get the grade they so desire for the semester, right? Wrong. Due to a change in grading policy, students’ quarterly scores will be averaged...

Final Exams: A Necessary Endeavor?

Will Gyurgyik, Opinion Editor

May 30, 2012

You’ve spent the entire semester completing homework assignment after homework assignment and studying for test after test. What’s your reward at the end? A three-hour final exam. You know, just to make sure you can spit back...

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