The Pearl Post

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Teachers’ tips for advanced placement tests

Elsy Barcelo

April 15, 2015

Advanced Placement (AP) tests are exams taken between May 4 to 15 in completion of an AP class. These exams determine the students skill on the particular subject overall. Students can earn college credit for the class if their ...

Mrs. Hicks, 1 in 100

November 5, 2014

Computer science and math teacher,  Leslie Hicks is one of 100 teachers selected to attend a 100 teachers workshop in Arlington, VA on Dec. 8-9. Hicks has been teaching computer science for two years at DPMHS. Over the last s...

Lack of AP classes at DPMHS disappoints students

Elsy Barcelo

December 13, 2013

When he was in the ninth grade, Max Grinfeld was thinking ahead to college applications and noticed that there weren’t enough Advanced Placement (AP) classes to increase his grade point average (GPA) that would make him competitive...

Staff Editorial: Advanced Placement classes seem to be more of a hindrance than a helper

April 9, 2013

Advanced Placement (AP) classes are a well-known source of stress and hard work among many diligent high school students. However, while these classes may require deeper level thinking in comparison to regular classes, many question...

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