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Juniors beware: Are you ready to face these trials of junior year?

Juniors beware: Are you ready to face these trials of junior year?

by Dana Kullgren, Reporter

September 24, 2018

My fellow juniors: It’s a universally-known fact that junior year is the toughest year in high school. It can seem like everything is happening at once, that you have a mountain of work to do to prepare for college, and that your future is approaching at break-neck speed. It is true that juniors are...

Advanced Placement or Dual Enrollment: Which suits you best?

Advanced Placement or Dual Enrollment: Which suits you best?

by Alicia Nasto, Editor

September 22, 2015

Many high school students ask what is the difference between taking an A.P. class and taking a dual enrollment course? The main motive students have for taking A.P. or college classes (high school based and open campus) are for college credit and a greater academic challenge. However, which of the three opt...

As much as (or more than ) AP, electives can shape the future

As much as (or more than ) AP, electives can shape the future

by Caitlin Denny and Hannah Haught

February 27, 2015

As a high school student, not only is there pressure to succeed in classes, but to actually choose what classes you want to take. After all, most FCPS students will have taken 32 classes throughout their high school careers. Many students have schedules that are made up major subject classes such as ...

Decision time: AP or Dual enrollment. Why not both?

Decision time:  AP or Dual enrollment.  Why not both?

by Grace Weaver, Reporter

February 24, 2015

Dual Enrollment classes are new to LHS in 2015-20106 and have many benefits. Although AP classes may be more familiar, they are equally beneficial. Students and parents will need to weigh the options carefully. Benefits of AP Courses The College Board AP program is firmly established.  At LHS, th...

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