The School Newspaper of Winston Churchill High School.

The Observer

The School Newspaper of Winston Churchill High School.

The Observer

The School Newspaper of Winston Churchill High School.

The Observer

Students at the WCHS library study and get work done before school starts, in groups or by themselves.

Here are the six best AP exam study tips

By Rayyan Abunaof, Staff Writer March 6, 2023

March is just around the corner, and students know that when March is near, they need to start preparing for upcoming AP exams and important tests. For a lot of students at WCHS, reviewing all the materials...

A “Keep Calm and Get a 5 on the AP Exam” poster designed to encourage AP Exam Prep Club members to succeed.

How can WCHS help students prepare for AP exams?

By Collin Chen, Online Editor February 7, 2023

It’s almost that time of the year again. Students busting out their textbooks, reviewing Khan Academy, making quizlets, and doing whatever it takes to cram a year’s worth of knowledge for one special...

Students are faced with immense stress as they prepare for the AP test in May. Many students have different stress responses to the removal of the Long Essay Question from the exam

Removal of LEQ leaves students with mixed feelings

By Alfonso Arduz, Staff Writer March 14, 2021

As AP exam month creeps around the corner, many students are left wondering what changes will be made due to COVID-19 this year. Although many adjustments have already been made, one has become especially...

AP exams are usually taken in a large test booklet that students write in, but with virtual AP exams, its harder to do some types of questions, especially ones that require students to show work.

AP exams will be offered in virtual and in-person settings

By Austin Vinner, Observations Editor March 1, 2021

With the recent MCPS decision to return to in-person school, students and teachers alike are now having to adjust to the reality of changing plans and finishing school in-person. Early in the year many...

AP tests take place in late may and many students spend the weeks leading up to their exams studying.

Do AP exams mark the end of your AP class?

By Kathy Hu, Online Editor June 6, 2019

AP exams are widely accepted as the culminating final exam to test how well you know the material from an AP course. But to many students, AP exams signal the end of the class.   All classes are scheduled...

Students who take AP classes spend hours studying for their exams, which may not even end up providing them with the college credit they were hoping to recieve.

High cost of AP exams hinders students

By Jenna Greenzaid, Editor-in-Chief March 11, 2019

Taking AP classes at WCHS can mean high-intensity classes with hours of studying, but it can also mean another thing students don’t always think about until March: a high price tag. For students who...

AP freshmen enrollment at record high

AP freshmen enrollment at record high

By Emily Raab, Online News Editor April 28, 2014

As soon-to-be freshmen finish choosing their ninth grade courses, a lot are choosing AP U.S. History (APUSH) as their social studies. APUSH, the most popular freshman AP course, has seen an increase...

AP test scoring changes, Md. to waive future fees

By By Becky Price, Arts Editor September 30, 2010

Every year, ambitious high school students enroll in numerous Advanced Placement (AP) courses with hopes of gaining college credit by passing the exam. Starting this year, however, the highly coveted...

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