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Thoughts from the Editor

Ruth Dean, Witer

February 14, 2020

Last year in English, my teacher assigned a project where we had to research something that we deemed a problem in the world, then represent it in creative way and teach it to the class. Someone presented about inflation in Venezuela,...

In Support of the Cumulative Quarterly Test

Erin Althouse, Guest Contributor

February 14, 2020

The math department and the students within it have battled over the concept of retakes in class for years at West Potomac. As many may know, the decision that has been settled upon is one all encompassing test at the end of every...

The Limits of the Cumulative Quarterly Test

Silas Wright and Luke Schroeder

February 14, 2020

The Algebra 2 Honors classes at West Potomac have a special system for retaking tests called the Cumulative Quarterly Test (CQT) system. Unlike most classes, which allow corrections and retakes for a certain amount of points,...

Cultural Exchange Program Offered

Ruth Dean, Writer

November 8, 2019

Some students are interested in a 10 day Japanese cultural exchange program hosted at Princeton University. (HSD) or High School Diplomats is cultural program divided into two parts HSD U.S. and HSD Japan. Both take place over...

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