April 2017 testing schedule

 

As the end of the year approaches, testing begins. Starting on April 10th, freshmen, sophomores, and juniors will be taking standardized tests at HR. According to procon.org, 93% of studies on student testing, including the use of large-scale and high-stakes standardized tests, found a positive effect on student achievement. Here is a breakdown of where and what you should be doing the week of testing.

What:

  9th: PARCC tests. Bring headphones!

  10th: PSAT test.

  11th: CMAS Science test and the SAT test. Bring headphones!

  12th: Use these late start days to work on any needed community service hours.

Quick Facts:

  • All students testing are expected to arrive at 7:30am and the tests will begin promptly at 7:45am.
  • Students that are being excused from an exam must be excused by their parents who need to follow the Excusal Instructions on the school bulletin.
  • Buses will be running on the normal schedule.
  • Students who are excused from testing can work in the library or the commons under supervision until testing is over.
  • Thursday and Friday are regular odd and even days.

Calendar:

Mon Tues
7:30am PARCC (9th) PARCC (9th)
PSAT (10th)
CMAS (11th) SAT (11th)
12:45pm 1st 3rd
1:45pm 2nd 3rd
Wed
7:30am PARCC (9th)
9:27am 4th
10:23am 5th A lunch 11:14 – 11:52
6th B lunch 12:10 – 12:48
12:53pm 7th
1:49pm 8th

Megan de Guzman, Editor in Chief

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