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New grading system creates better consistency

New grading system creates better consistency

Haley Nelson, Online Editor-in-Chief

August 31, 2019

“Grades should reflect what students know and can do. Everything else has to somehow revolve around that,” Principal Robert Bach said. Over the past year and a half, a group of representatives was put together to look at modifying the old grading scale being used. This scale was not consiste...

Brawling it out: students compete in video game competition

Brawling it out: students compete in video game competition

Hazel Flock, Print Editor-in-Chief

May 12, 2019

Playing video games for hours is not always a waste of time. For students in the Super Smash Bros Brawl tournament; it is the equivalent of practicing for a big game. Students compete against each other in best two out of three tournaments and show off their skills. Students gather in math teacher Nicholas Spr...

Springer’s students teach community technology skills

Springer’s students teach community technology skills

Jordyn Le Vasseur, Layout Editor

March 15, 2019

Computer Science teacher Nicholas Springer recently brought a group of students to Community Thread to help senior citizens with technology questions. He met a few students on March 6 to discuss their plan of action. Springer's plan for the future is to expand this activity into helping all community mem...

AP Computer Science denied math credit

AP Computer Science denied math credit

Gavan Townsend, Camera Editor

March 5, 2019

AP Computer Science is a class that designs, implements and analyzes solutions to problems that are introduced to students. This is achieved by creating algorithms, methods and other pieces of code to solve problems just like an ordinary math class, but in this case, students do not receive a math cr...

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