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AP Classes Should Weigh More than Honors Counterparts

By Harry Wang, Staff Writer

May 26, 2017

As a National Blue-Ribbon high school, CHS has many hard-working students who take several Advanced Placement (AP) courses each year. However, the MCPS policy of weighing AP and Honors classes as the same credit value in student’s weighted grade point average (GPA) is unfair. It hurts the students...

September AP Tips

September AP Tips

By Manisha Singh, Online News Editor

September 10, 2012

It's no question— AP classes are hard. This is why the Observer is here to help you strategize. For those of you who are taking your first AP, or are possibly AP veterans, here are some smart tips to stay on track. 1.       Buy a review book. Princeton’s Review, Barron’s, Kaplan or Col...

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