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Colleges use AP exam scores to assess student readiness

Michael Thomas, Staff Writer September 20, 2019

In a generation that claims to be overworked and overtested by schools, some notable private schools are answering that call and moving away from Advanced Placement tests. This change comes as...

College Board rolls out content, exam changes

Adan Banks, Sports Editor September 20, 2019

​College Board, the private organization in charge of administering college standardized tests and providing aid to students in the college search process, has announced major changes to many aspects...

Four obscure and prestigious additional AP programs shock students

Ryan Flores, Staff Writer September 20, 2019

Advanced Placement (AP) typically allows students to take college-level courses in high school. However, many students are unaware of the four additional programs that AP offers. The AP Capstone...

Teachers adjust grades based on AP scores

Thomas Bun, Staff Writer September 20, 2019

Advanced Placement (AP) classes are mostly structured to prepare students for the AP exam in hopes of obtaining college credits for their efforts. Those who don’t attempt the exam, either because...

Disney Plus competes with Netflix and Hulu in streaming war

Disney Plus competes with Netflix and Hulu in streaming war

Devyn Inong, Feature Editor June 16, 2019

Say goodbye to logging onto Netflix and watching “Incredibles 2” in fifth period. The Walt Disney Company has decided to pull all of its content off of the popular streaming service in favor of developing...

Student overcomes suicidal thoughts and hospitalization

Bailey Kirkeby, News Editor, Managing Editor, Entertainment Columnist June 10, 2019

He was stripped of his electronics. The laces from his clothing and shoes were removed so neither he nor other patients could use them. His doctors forced him to take antidepressants despite his declination....

Risky business: starting a career in the adult entertainment industry

Risky business: starting a career in the adult entertainment industry

Bailey Kirkeby, Managing Editor, News Editor May 3, 2019

Throughout their high school years, students are often told to follow their dreams and pursue what they love.  Despite encountering obstacles — such as a difficult freshman year and leaving her house...

Teachers deal with daily struggles outside classroom walls

Bailey Kirkeby, News Editor April 26, 2019

In addition to the stress and anxiety of keeping up with schoolwork, many students also deal with personal struggles outside of the classroom, such as health issues and family losses. However, the many...

Teacher’s lessons extend far beyond math

‘Our goal is to get stronger’ — Goodwin
Jasmin Prasad, Staff Writer April 26, 2019

Math teacher Dave Goodwin has been a critical factor in ensuring that students are able to reach their highest potential in math — specifically in his Integrated 2+ and Integrated 3+ classes. Goodwin...

Teachers juggling young children at home know the value of time management

Teachers juggling young children at home know the value of time management

Bailey Kirkeby, News Editor April 26, 2019

As any parent can attest, their job is hard enough. With the burden of dealing with moody teenagers transitioning into adulthood, the amount of time spent working outside of their paid work hours and their...

Long commutes make for longer teaching days

Jaan Jaime, Staff Writer April 26, 2019

Unlike many students, teachers that do not reside in Stockton may find themselves facing a strenuous, gas-guzzling commute when commuting to and from Bear Creek every weekday. CP English teacher and Link...

Food allergies are on the rise

Kalani Williams, Staff Writer April 26, 2019

When senior Deyliana Lewis touched peanut butter and rubbed her face, her face immediately began to swell. Lewis, unaware she was having an allergic reaction, began to panic as she felt her face and throat...

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