Tag: Academics

High school stress should be measured by a Richter scale

At the age of fourteen, teens are more stressed than an adult in their thirties. The school is the main reason why teens get stressed out, having to deal with many tests and homework at once.

Why ‘snow’ days screwed our ‘sun’ days

 For some reason, you find it necessary to keep us locked in school all day while the rest of the world is enjoying their summer. We get it; the snow came and screwed everything up for you, but that doesn’t mean you need to make finals week full days.

PSA: The real cost of college (and it’s not pretty)

Listen up, kids. If there were ever a time for you to put those reading skills to use, it’s now. If you want to go to college, you’ve got to get one thing straight: it’s expensive. Like, forfeit-that-house-you- planned-on-purchasing-in-your- early-thirties expensive. And even those of you out there, who are doomed to believe you can afford the price of a four-year post-high school education simply because your parents have been saving since your birth, even you have reason to fret.

New math program carries problems—and is here to stay

Mathematics in schools has traditionally always been one year of algebra, one year of geometry, and one year of algebra (usually algebra II), in that order. However, a new program breaks this tradition entirely, by integrating algebra, geometry, and statistics into the same class over three years. The program is known as AGS.

Dual-Language Diversity

Beaverton High School prides itself on its diverse student body, and how its students come together as a community. There are multiple classes and programs within the school that help strengthen the community bond, and one of those is the newly implemented Dual Language Program.