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New assessment will ‘get kids to think’

Jasmine Santos, Editor-in-Chief & News Editor

November 8, 2013

A new assessment method attempts to put America on par with other countries in terms of education. The California Standardized Test is being replaced, effective in the school year 2013-2014, by the new Common Core Standards Test. The new assessment requires students to complete the exam electronically...

Student bathrooms still a concern after last WASC visit

John Wei, Managing & Graphics Editor

November 8, 2013

Wet floors. Broken stalls. Flooded toilets. Nonexistent paper towels. Broken heat detector. If this sounds familiar, it is. It’s the current state of Bear Creek’s bathrooms. WASC, the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, is returning for an audit of Bear Creek’s progress next year. If...

WASC visit postponed

Amber Buhagiar, Editor-in-Chief & Entertainment Editor

November 8, 2013

The Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) evaluates schools to ensure that they can be trusted to provide students with quality education through continuous self-improvement.  WASC accredits schools that achieve a focused mission and goal for its students. If a school is not WASC accredited,...

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