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Academic Anecdotes: Friday Fatigue

Joseph Chun, Reporter | April 28, 2022

After yet another long school week of summatives and assignments, the week’s highlight was awaiting me––Friday night. After a few more hagwons, I rushed back home and turned on my PC game where my...

Changing the feedback culture, Part 3: Inflated grades, inflated expectations

Changing the feedback culture, Part 3: Inflated grades, inflated expectations

Jordan Kim, Co-Editor-in-Chief | April 15, 2022

Straight As no longer hold much meaning within our school. When most students’ grade point averages (GPA) typically reside in the mid to high 90s, the distinction is not as special as it once was. Back...

Academic Anecdotes: Week of hell

Academic Anecdotes: Week of hell

Joseph Chun, Reporter | March 4, 2022

Sunday. I started with a strong resolve to ace every test that week—my week of hell.  My misery kicked off with an AP Biology and Algebra II test on Monday, a Chinese test on Tuesday, then a life-defining...

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Changing the feedback culture, Part 2: Teachers have it tough too

Jordan Kim, Co-Editor-in-Chief | February 18, 2022

In our strange vernacular, the “nice” teachers are not kind in the conventional sense. More often than not, being “nice” is a compliment directed at a teacher’s generous grading style rather...

Changing the feedback culture, Part 1: Teachers, hear us out

Changing the feedback culture, Part 1: Teachers, hear us out

Jordan Kim, Co-Editor-in-Chief | December 10, 2021

Having slain the final boss, the glorious hero returns, flaunting his victory to the others. The marveled achievement is none other than a raised grade after a tough but successful debate with a teacher...