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The student voice of West Potomac High School

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The student voice of West Potomac High School

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Students, Teachers Prepare as AP Exam Week Approaches

Bela Starinchak, Student Life Editor
April 30, 2016

Advanced Placement (AP) testing season is here.  It’s the time of the year where stress levels rise to an all time high and everyone around the school can feel the tension as AP classes are starting...

Rollout of New SAT Marks New Era of Standardized Testing

Rollout of New SAT Marks New Era of Standardized Testing

Cooper Rosenberg, Reporter
March 15, 2016

On Saturday, March 5th, students funneled into the main gym of West Potomac, ready to face the first of the new version of the SAT being offered by College Board. The new SAT planned to provide a standardized...

The first new SAT will be given on March 5th.

SAT Change Creates Tough Decision

Daniel Rayder, Reporter
January 15, 2016

Back in 2014, the College Board announced that they would be making significant revisions to the iconic SAT. Ever since that announcement, current high school juniors have been put between a rock and a...

“The Next Great Education Debate” is Over What To Teach Students

“The Next Great Education Debate” is Over What To Teach Students

Claudia Santa Anna, Reviews Editor
October 15, 2015

Whether history is your thing or not, you probably should know about the controversy over AP US History and what exactly students should learn. Yet who’s to blame for this mess?   The...

Everything You Need to Know About the New SAT

Everything You Need to Know About the New SAT

Nina Raneses, Co-Editor-in-Chief
September 17, 2015

With school back in session and preparation for college applications in full swing, most juniors and seniors have one thing in mind this particular fall: the new SAT. After announcing that major changes...

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