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This year, between balancing remote and hybrid learning and dealing with a global pandemic, AP students are under more stress than ever. The Collage Board has the power to relieve the pressure thats on them — and they should.

Opinion: The College Board should restructure the AP Exam

Alayna Majkrzak, Staff Writer March 22, 2021

Tears wet the sleeves of a student as they try to cover up their crying face. Their homework is overwhelming, and they feel as if they barely have time for anything beside their AP classes. Their friends’...

Posters hang around West Campus advertise students running for APLAC president. Students vote on November 14th.

APLAC students run for president

Hayley DuHamel, Staff Reporter November 21, 2019

AP Language and Composition, or APLAC, is holding a in-class presidential election where students put up their own campaign posters around the school and give speeches where they make promises to the student...

Taking too many Advanced Placement classes can be stressful and overwhelming for many students, but can also help students develop both academic skills and behaviors that will serve them well after high school.

The AP lifestyle

Jared Bysiek, Features Editor November 21, 2019

Late one school night, a student is hard at work, cramming to get as much as she can studied and finished. It has been a grueling month, and her classes have started to take a toll on her. With Lady Gaga...

Bubble burnout

Bubble burnout

Gianna Matassa, Editor - West Campus April 30, 2019

Testing season has reared its ugly head once again and schools across Illinois have been busy administering the SAT and other state-mandated standardized tests.  MCHS is no stranger to standardized...

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