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It’s Time to Change the Way We Teach Math

It’s Time to Change the Way We Teach Math

Paula Montoro

May 31, 2019

If you are afraid of math and hate the subject, if you panic on tests or blank out and forget what you have studied, you’re definitely not alone. According to the University of Nebraska, math anxiety affects more than 50 percent of the U.S. population. Students associate math with frustration ...

Defeat the Stress of Exams

Senior Giovani Diaz studies for final exams in teacher Rebecca Laytons class. Diaz looks over his notes and focuses so that he can do good on exams. Photo Credit / Meghan Lewis

Meghan Lewis

March 8, 2017

Exam week can be the most stressful week in the trimester and it's quickly approaching. Not only do exams decide your final grade, but they can determine if you pass the class or not by counting 20 percent towards your grade at the end of the trimester. Teachers pass out review packets so that students...

Volume 57, Issue 2

Volume 57, Issue 2

January 10, 2017


Students Get Ready for Exams

During 5th hour, junior Sarah Giramia focuses on her Algebra 2 study guide. She will be taking this exam on Thursday.


March 11, 2015

It’s that time of the year again. The time where everyone is studying their review guides for hours in hope of passing their most difficult class. That special week that occurs three times a year: exam week. The test that for some people, determines if you pass or fail the class. You can’t retake ...

Snow Day Forces Rescheduling for Exams to be on Friday

photo by Lori Umbanhowar
Although the snow on Wednesday was beautiful the snow day caused more problems than anticipated for students. With exams being pushed back to Friday students will have to readjust any plans that were made to accommodate the half day.


March 14, 2014

      The previously established schedule for second trimester exams Stated that Friday the 14th was an off day. This was to be after two half days on the 12th and 14th.       It has been announced that high school students in the Kalamazoo Public Schools district will be reporting on Friday ...

Five Study Tips to Ace Your Exam

Photo by Ben Dunham
Junior Tom Rupp puts in some extra study time before his exams this week.  Studying during the day will help you hold on to information longer, as you won't be tempted to go to sleep like you are at night.

Ben Dunham

November 27, 2012

Well, it’s that wonderful time of the year again. Exam season.  Whether it’s maintaining an ‘A’ that you’re after or just holding on to pass a class, nobody can deny the fact that passing exams is of utmost importance.  To help you make it through these trimester-ending terrors, here are some ti...

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