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Grading policies should reflect growth and learning

Grading policies should reflect growth and learning

Grace Roeske, Social Media Editor

November 21, 2018


Filed under Editorial, Focus, In-Depth

The Stillwater Grade Reporting Policy is focused on reflecting student’s achievements and it explains what grading includes. It is also the link between teachers, parents/guardians and students when it comes to communicating academic progress. Although the policy covers many things like student standards,...

…Someone offered to sell you answers to a test?

…Someone offered to sell you answers to a test?

Abby Banks, Print Editor-in-Chief

February 13, 2018


Filed under Focus

*DISCLAIMER - I accepted no money in this test, and all names will remain confidential. Teens are seen today as teens have been seen throughout history - lazy, ungrateful, and generally awful. The baby boomers' war on millennials sees the teens of our generation avoiding the brunt of the ageism, bu...

Dealing with cheating becoming an increasing problem

Dealing with cheating becoming an increasing problem

Megan Karnuth, Online-editor

December 6, 2015


Filed under Editorial

    Recently there have been spikes of the amount of academic dishonestly. Teachers and principals are faced with having to distinguish the difference between collaboration and cheating. They also have to decide how to investigate cheaters that claim they were given the information an...