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Coffee House With 'The Hawk'

Contributor, Blake Ellis
Senior, Scotland High School

In Ms. Hawk’s AP Literature and Composition class, students are all raving about the immensely entertaining and wonderfully informative project that they were able to participate in, The Poetry Coffee House. 465 more words

Student Life

Middle School IOAPA: One School’s Perspective

As we’ve announced, IOAPA’s middle school program will be available state-wide beginning next school year (2015-2016). We’ve already discussed some of the requirements for students interested in these programs, but what should schools and teachers interested in middle school IOAPA classes do to prepare? 613 more words

Advanced Placement

The 2015 Iowa AP Index

For the seventh consecutive year, George Washington High School in Cedar Rapids is the top Advanced Placement school in Iowa, according to the Iowa AP Index… 452 more words

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The problem with being a perfectionist

The following post was originally published on our sister site, The Prospect.

I’ll admit it. I am a perfectionist. I willingly take on more than I can chew and set absurdly high expectations for myself. 146 more words

Syndicated Articles

First Year Teaching: Classroom Set-up

So, for several years I have imagined what my classroom will look like. How I will organize everything. Well now that the time has come for me to have my own classroom I don’t know what to do. 116 more words

Soul Sucking Exams

Editor, Kristin Lanier
Senior, Scotland High School

All this week students taking Advanced Placement courses endured the infamous AP exams. These tests are nothing less than brutal. 661 more words


President's Breakfast: Thank you to our high school colleagues.

There’s nothing better than getting motivated students into BC and helping them prepare for graduation and life beyond.  But perhaps the only thing more critical than helping today’s Renegades fulfill their goals is making sure that collegiate success is even simpler and more rewarding for the Renegades of tomorrow. 524 more words