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College Board Restructures 2020 AP Exams Amid Pandemic

College Board Restructures 2020 AP Exams Amid Pandemic

Manasvi Reddy, Copy Editor

April 10, 2020

In light of the coronavirus pandemic, schools across the nation have closed until further notice. Since the closures, the College Board has drastically altered the structure and content of this year’s AP exams.  These changes have left many students unsure of how to feel, as their chances of col...

Decision to remove courses causes discontent on campus

Decision to remove courses causes discontent on campus

Manasvi Reddy, Copy Editor

February 28, 2020

Wichita Falls Independent School District (WFISD) is officially cutting a few Advanced Placement (AP) and Honors courses offered at Rider for the 2020-2021 school year.  The decision to do away with AP European History, AP Seminar, AP Environmental Science, Honors Creative Writing, Honors Physics and...

Students Connect Through Innovative New Program

Sophomore Alex Preston and Jason Tran work on their chromebooks.

Mandy Huynh and Sheridan Allen

October 22, 2018

AP Capstone is a two year program that’s only offered at 1500 hundred schools in the U.S. Currently, Rider is the only school offering it in the whole district. The first year of the program is called AP seminar, which 26 students are currently enrolled. They learn how to identify credible sources an...

Balancing Act

November 24, 2015

Faculty Members Clear Students Doubts

Karla Alvarado and Reporter

March 28, 2014

Students often have doubts about the differences between AP and regular classes. College/Career counselor Julie Johnson does not believe that superior intelligence is a must to be in pre-AP and AP classes. “It helps to be really smart but you don’t have to be in order to take AP classes because...

Kramers Leaving Rider; AP Teachers To Retire At End Of School Year

Lee Williamson, Reporter

May 21, 2012

They knew it was time, between all the changes, all the years they’ve been teaching, and all their plans for the future, they knew this was the year they had to go. “We knew it would happen this year or next year,” she said. “With the magnitude of the changes happening next year, we decided...

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