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ACT Changes Testing Policy for 2020

Clare Canavan, Editor in Chief

November 8, 2019

ACT announced on Tuesday, October 8th, big changes to the way the company will admistrate tests.  Starting in September 2020, after students take the ACT test as a whole at least once, they can register to take one of the five sections, Reading, English, Math, Science, or Writing, individually. ...

Editorial: High Schools Should Eliminate Finals

Caroline Corcoran, Reporter

May 24, 2019

Teenagers have many pressures in school, one of them being finals. The week filled of tests in almost every class can be extremely overwhelming for many students. Because of the resulting stress and the fact that understanding the material is more important than a test score, schools should consider ...

HHS Students Take 2019 Keystone Exams

Jenna Reiber, Reporter

May 21, 2019

Hershey High School freshmen and sophomores took the biology and English Keystone exams during the week of May 12, 2019. This year the biology and English Keystones were taken on May 14 and 15. Algebra Keystones are going to be taken the week after on May 20 and 21. Mostly freshman and sophomor...

AP Courses: Are they worth it?

Molly Glus, Reporter

October 31, 2018

Hershey High School (HHS) is one of the top schools in the state of Pennsylvania, but does that pressure kids into taking too challenging of courses? Advanced Placement (AP) and International Baccalaureate (IB) courses are what many successful students strive to tackle. As students transition into...

Redesigned SAT Brings Several Changes

Redesigned SAT Brings Several Changes

February 7, 2016

By: Lynn Dang Coming spring 2016, the new SAT will replace the current SAT. These are some of the top changes you need to know. Scoring The current SAT composite score is 600-2400, while the redesigned test’s score will be 400-1600. The guessing penalty of each question is ¼ of a point, b...

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