There has been a lot of tensions raised lately after many of the surrounding districts decided to go with a grading scale in which finals will only positively affect semester grades. These surrounding schools are doing this due to the lack of review days and time to prepare for the finals. The Winfield School District though, has decided to go down a different path. The … Continue reading Final Op-Ed: Should Finals Only Positively Affect Our Grade This Year?
It’s finals week, which to most of us means one thing: stress. Every year, a majority of students all over the school are stressed because they’re trying to cram in some last minute studying to help boost their grades. Among this studying comes hours and hours of time spent flipping through notes and reviewing what we had learned in the past four months. Finals week … Continue reading Three Things That Can Help Eliminate the Stress of Finals Week
It’s getting close to December which means two things: it’s almost winter break and it’s almost time for semester one final exams. Although final exams can get some of us all feeling a bit nervous, how much does an exam actually affect your grade? It seems as if some of us spend hours of studying for these exams, but when the exam scores come in, … Continue reading Should Final Exams Be Worth More?