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WCHS is operating on a new testing schedule for the first two weeks of May to accommodate for AP Exams and state-mandated testing.

AP testing schedule changes result in mixed opinions

By Caitlin Murphy, Copy Editor May 9, 2023

Every year, AP Exams bring stress, cram sessions and weird schedules to schools across the country, with WCHS being no exception. Despite many students missing multiple days of school due to exams, WCHS...

The SAT’s parent company, the College Board, announced it will discontinue the SAT Subject Test and end-test optional SAT Essay. The decision comes in a year of incredible change and security within the world of standardized tests for college admissions.

College testing changes spur controversy

By Quinn Cook, News Editor February 15, 2021

To take, or not to take the SAT optional essay: that has been the question for students approaching the college admissions process of standardized testing. This question, and the identical one about SAT...

Many CHS students are faced with having their hardests tests all assigned on the same day. The testing schedule was designed to eliminate this.

WCHS teachers need to follow the testing schedule

By Riley Hurr, News Editor October 23, 2018

Tests: a major contributor to the stress that comes along with high school. In hopes of eliminating stress and sleepless nights, CHS has created a testing schedule for departments to follow. Each department...

Standardized testing is causing students to miss out on other important aspects of their education.

Standardized Testing: It’s Just Material

By Sai Sreenivasan, Observations Editor January 25, 2017

Standardized testing. It’s a topic that has been discussed time and time again. However, most of the discussion has been on the impacts of the test and not the material itself. According to a recent...

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