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Welcome Class of 2021: How to PREP in high school

Welcome Class of 2021:  How to PREP in high school

by Beau Cameron, Managing Editor
May 31, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Welcome Class of 2021

Welcome Class of 2021:  In the fall of 2016, Linganore introduced a preparatory period, or PREP (Preparation, Resource, Enrichment, Practice). In simplest terms, PREP is a daily study hall. Students have thirty minutes between periods two and three to work on homework, class assignments, or other work....

Don’t let tutoring torment you: Why grading in PREP is ridiculous

Don’t let tutoring torment you:  Why grading in PREP is ridiculous

by Ethan Hart, Reporter
May 18, 2017
Filed under Opinion

In the inaugural year of the PREP block, there have been many ups and downs. In this period, many students use this time to monitor grades, get a head start on homework assignments, study for classes and tests, as well as completing and making up classwork assignments. However, other students hav...

Are we PREP-ing for success or just relaxing? Fix the problem with graded PREP

Are we PREP-ing for success or just relaxing? Fix the problem with graded PREP

by Emily Reed, Managing Editor
May 11, 2017
Filed under Opinion, Showcase, Spring 2017

“Linganore's mission is to equip students for life-long learning through lessons in academics, accountability, and attitude.” That is the message proudly proclaimed on the front page of our school website. Yet, in PREP, unfortunately, we are beginning to lack the accountability and focus on academics to live ...

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