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Exam week exemptions bring confusion, complication

Exam week exemptions bring confusion, complication

May 31, 2013

By Kristen Shepard Staff Writer  Exemptions--every high school student’s favorite word come the end of the school year--may be harder to obtain with Coppell High School’s new exam policy. For sophomores and freshman especially, the issue of exemptions has proved to be a major roadblock. Until 2012, students of all grade levels could be e...

Possible exemptions allow for early summer

May 29, 2013

By Jordan Bickham Staff Writer As the year wraps up, students become more and more eager to leave school and begin summer.  The one and only obstacle standing in the way of them beginning summer 2013 is finals.  While finals can be difficult and hard to juggle, one thing that can be helpful is...

TAKS testing resumes next week for sophomores, juniors

April 18, 2012

By Tolu Salako Staff Writer With spring time already here, TAKS is just around the corner. Starting next week, sophomores and juniors will be completing the Mathematics, Science and History TAKS exams. Sophomores will be completing their exams on Tuesday and Wednesday through Friday while juni...

Student exemptions threatened by a hard flu season

February 10, 2011

Ashley Attanucci Web Manager Video by Austin Evans Every winter, the United States is hit with the infamous flu season; according to a survey taken by the Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index, this year’s flu season has been one of the worst yet, and the Centers for Disease Control and Preven...

Seniors take advantage of midterm exemptions

January 15, 2010

by Blake Seitz Sports Editor Among the many perks of being a senior is exemption from final exams and—in certain circumstances—midterms. And while the majority of seniors use their free time to sleep in or catch up on the latest episodes of Jersey Shore, others have gotten creative. Seni...

Examining the exam schedule

January 7, 2010

Satvika Ananth Staff Writer Confused about when and where to be next week? As exams roll around, make sure you show up at the right time... and to the right exam. For freshmen, sophomores and juniors, exams begin on Wed. Jan 13 with fourth period in the morning, followed by shortened class periods for the rest of the day. A Lunch begins at 11:26, ...