Tagged: Advanced Placement

In defense of "slacking"

By Dylan Ahunhodjaev | April 30, 2014, 12:44 p.m. | In Opinions »

I get eight hours of sleep every single night. Gasp! (This is the part where you gasp). Yes, it's true—I'm a Blair junior taking three AP courses and yet somehow, miraculously, in defiance of all logic and reason, laughing in the face of "junioritis" and similar afflictions, I sleep like a baby night in and night out.

The Advanced Placement problem

By Mimi Verdonk | May 9, 2012, 11:02 p.m. | In Connections Blog »

There was a time when college credits were earned…in college. But that time is over. With the next two weeks dedicated solely to Advanced Placement (AP) testing, a significant chunk of Blair's student population is away taking a test with the hope of receiving college credit. Thus, the madness ensues.

Blair staff continues AP push

By Michelle Chavez | April 26, 2012, midnight | In Print News »

Blair is holding its first Advanced Placement (AP) boot camp this year with a grant from the Montgomery County Education Foundation. Media Specialist Andrea Lamphier worked with the social studies department to organize the boot camp for two Saturday sessions and two after-school sessions.

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