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Column: GPA switch benefits students, colleges

The Newtonite November 19, 2012

by Connor Vasu Recently, our school finally switched its 9.0 grade point average scale to one colleges understand, a 5.0 scale. This is a no-brainer, right? Our school was one of the only schools that...

Column: New GPA scale unfairly places less emphasis on high-level classes

The Newtonite October 24, 2012

by Perrin Stein With the new grade point average scale, students are not rewarded enough for taking Advanced Placement and honors courses, and the extra effort necessary to do well in these challenging...

This Week in Headlines: October 19

The Newtonite October 19, 2012

  by Jacob Schwartz Top story: School implements 3.14-point GPA scale Fire drill scheduled for your next free block Freshmen not falling for class president’s 'five-hour lunch' platform this...

Column: Freshman grades help students develop work ethic, study habits

The Newtonite January 24, 2012

[media-credit name="Nina Kaplan" align="alignnone" width="300"][/media-credit]A freshman receives graded assignments from his teacher. by Connor Vasu Many freshmen are surprised to find out that the grades...

Faculty revise 9.0 GPA scale

The Newtonite January 13, 2012

by Alex Feit and Samantha Libraty In order to better meet the standards for college applications, this school will transition to a new grade point average system, according to College and Career Center...

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