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Scheduling at Yates

Jalesha Bass, Jack Yates High School, Class of 2017 My concern about Jack Yates High School is the way the schedules are set up. This year, they are really difficult … Continue reading

November 26, 2015 · Leave a comment

Dissecting HISD Virtual School’s Apex Learning

Kate Ham, HSPVA, 2016 I’m going to go out on a limb and say that very few people do online courses through HISD’s Virtual School Department. Each course is expensive … Continue reading

August 21, 2015 · 2 Comments

StuCon Radio: Advanced Placement, Episode 7

The seventh episode of StuCon Radio aired on 7/16/15 on 90.1 FM KPFT. Isabella Jarosz (HSPVA) examines AP courses with guests Emma Singleton (HSPVA), Tyler Pew (Carnegie), Uyiosa Elegon (Debakey), … Continue reading

August 9, 2015 · Leave a comment

Individualism Stained Yellow: 5 Thoughts on Being Asian-American in High School

  Liana Wang, Bellaire, 2016 In the intersection between the competitive atmosphere of high school and the discovery of self, being Asian American has handed me more labels than I’d … Continue reading

April 10, 2015 · Leave a comment

Why Carnegie Should Increase its AP Course Offerings

  Tony Zhang, Carnegie, 2015 Recently, there has been massive opposition to the notion of increasing the number of AP courses offered at Carnegie. However, increasing the number of advanced … Continue reading

March 17, 2015 · Leave a comment

Why We DON’T Need Easier Classes

Astrid C. Herrera, Westside, 2015 I am a senior at Westside High School, and it has truly been an honor to be part of such a prestigious school. I have … Continue reading

March 2, 2015 · 3 Comments

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