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After canceling exams last year, IB eases requirements for full diploma candidates

Then-junior Ella Eseigbe (center) cuts paper during a classroom simulation of a tent-making company in her IB Economics Higher Level 1 class last November. The class’ corresponding exam is just one of the many assessments that IB is modifying for the 2020-21 school year.
Tyler Pak October 3, 2020

To mitigate the educational challenges brought about by the coronavirus pandemic, the International Baccalaureate [IB] program has modified its curriculum and exams, which many SH students believe will...

May 11: Chapman University, don’t expect me to receive 4s or higher on all my AP tests

From the comfort of her own home, senior Michelle Buckley uses her smartphone to take a picture of herself as she prepares for her May 21 Advanced Placement Macroeconomics exam by writing her ID number and initials at the top of each scratch paper.
Michelle Buckley May 21, 2020

LIVING UNDER THE CORONAVIRUS CRISIS This is part of a series of columns from The Accolade staff about their various experiences during the school closure because of the coronavirus pandemic. If you...

New Distributive Education Clubs of America offers alternative to FBLA

DECA vice president sophomore Rachel Lee shows freshman Saahil Kakaria (left) the Sunny Hills DECA website during a Nov. 14 club meeting. Photo taken by Accolade photographer Brianna Zafra.
Nicole Chung November 18, 2019

They strive to become the next economic world leaders, dominate the world of business and pay tribute to business tycoons to give respect to the working field. Members of the Distributive Education...

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