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Argument Clinic: Should Advanced Placement classes be the norm for sophomores?

The Newtonite December 21, 2012

Yes: We should expand Advanced Placement classes to sophomores by Kristian Lundberg This school’s rationale for limiting most AP classes to juniors and seniors does have good intentions. Indeed, the...

Changes to AP Biology curriculum stress inquiry

The Newtonite November 30, 2012

by Malini Gandhi In the past, Advanced Placement science lab instructions have read a bit like recipes in a step-by-step cookbook. To observe osmosis in action, (1) put a potato in set concentrations...

New program supports, mentors black students

The Newtonite October 17, 2012

by Julia Oran Former English teacher Inez Dover said that when she was a teacher at this school, she always tried to encourage black students to take honors and Advanced Placement English classes because...

Modified schedule creates new opportunities

The Newtonite October 12, 2012

by Gloria Li “If Newton North hadn’t allowed us to take classes there then I would not have been able to continue taking Chinese this year, so I enjoy this new opportunity,” said South senior Jenny...

Satire: Study shows Honors, Advanced Placement courses determine afterlife options

The Newtonite May 18, 2012

by Jacob Schwartz Time to stock up on some challenging courses for next semester. It just might get you into Heaven. A recent study by the Panicked Parents Association revealed that the number of...

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