Posts Tagged ‘ tests ’

APs bear even more changes

Josiah Patterson Contributing writer (December 17 2015) Of the many changes this year at Nantucket High School, one was an increase in the variety of offered Advanced Placement courses. Along with the typical AP Language and Composition, AP Literature, AP…

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Changes coming to SAT test to align it with Common Core

Changes coming to SAT test to align it with Common Core

Maggie Toole Contributing Writer   (April 28, 2014)  The SAT is a standardized test that is designed to allow students to show what they have learned in their high school career and their capability of applying that knowledge. The SAT…

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Advanced Placement scores up at NHS

By Mia Silverio Veritas Assistant Editor   (Oct. 3, 2013)  The results of last May’s Advanced Placement examinations, one of a series of numbers used to define a school, were released by the Nantucket Public Schools School Comittee in August.…

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Guidance staff questions roles as titles change

Guidance staff questions roles as titles change

  Parker Richards Veritas Editor   (Dec. 13, 2012)  Nantucket High School’s Guidance Department has undergone a subtle but distinct shift this year, as its staff have gone from being “guidance counselors” to “school counselors,” which represents the newfound roles…

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School administration prioritizes SAT scores

By Mia Silverio Veritas Features Editor   (Nov. 16, 2012)  Nantucket High School students’ SAT scores were well below the state and national average last year, and in the years preceding 2012. For example, in 2012, the average SAT score…

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NHS improves MCAS scores

By Parker Richards Veritas Editor (Oct. 11, 2012) Nantucket High School has continued its upward trend in scores for the Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System examinations in English Language Arts, Mathematics, and the sciences (Biology and Chemistry). The tests, which were…

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