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High school on a budget

How to save money on common high school expenses
Story by: Lydia Estepp, Design Editor October 26, 2016

Between balancing club and course fees, tests and school dances, high school can break the bank for many students. Those who cannot afford these expenses often miss out on traditional high school experiences...

How to ACT and SAT like a pro

How to ACT and SAT like a pro

Story by: Jackson Glenn, Social Media Manager February 19, 2016

ACT and SAT testing stresses people out, but only if they do not know what they're doing. With these ACT and SAT skills, students will easily find success in both tests. Go to bed early Getting...

Standardized testing: not the standard for all students

Story by: Rayya Gordon, Reporter March 16, 2015

CFISD will administer the American College Testing (ACT) exam to all juniors on March 17 during school hours. The district will handle all costs and registration; however, not all students might want to...

Extended exam registration

Story by: Rayya Gordon, Reporter February 12, 2015

Registration for the Advanced Placement (AP) exams opened on Jan. 6 and will extend to March 27. Students taking AP classes have the opportunity to sign up for the corresponding exams to test their abilities...

Benchmark scores increase across board

Story by: Colin Morris, Online Editor February 11, 2014

District progress monitoring scores increased significantly for the 2013 fall semester, with 29 subjects scoring first through fourth in the district. Academic Achievement Specialist Maggy Watson said...

Class sets students up for success

SAT prep classes create noticeable differences in students college exam scores
Story by: Hala Khan, Reporter October 22, 2013

Student taking single-semester courses, such as SAT College Prep and Scholars, have seen a huge increase in their scores on college entrance exams. These courses go over the PSAT, SAT, SAT essay and ACT,...

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