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Katy ISD announced that a new drive-thru COVID-19 testing site, run by Fort Bend County, would be opening at the end of this week or early next week at Seven Lakes High School.

COVID-19 Drive-Thru Testing Site To Open At Seven Lakes High School

Donovan Nichols, News Editor May 7, 2020

The Fort Bend County Health and Human Services Department will set up a new COVID-19 drive-thru testing site at Seven Lakes High School (SLHS). The site will be run by the county, and is anticipated to...

Tangled up in testing

Snovia Moiz, Voice Editor May 9, 2014

Between Advanced Placement (AP) Exams, End of Course Exams (EOCs), District Level Assessments (DLAs) and  the State of Texas Assessment of Academic Readiness (STAAR), more than a few students are feeling...

STAAR wars

STAAR wars

Molly Wade, Co-Web Editor April 15, 2013

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AP Test prices to increase

Joe Goodwin, staff writer April 15, 2013

The price of AP tests has risen by four dollars from $89 to $93 this year due to the use of the Total Registration Program. The program helps organize registration as students sign up for AP tests online....

Satire: Students sell internal organs to pay for AP tests

Trevor Nichols, News Editor April 12, 2013

In response to the steadily rising costs of Advanced Placement exams, College Board recently introduced a new organ transplant program to help students cover the costs of the tests. Students can now sell...

STAAR Changes Strategies

STAAR Changes Strategies

December 10, 2012

The Texas Education Agency will distribute the revised State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR) test for students mid-December. “[Sophomores are] on the front end on taking this test,”...

Satire: STAAR testing brings valuable results

Trevor Nichols, staff writer April 4, 2012

Freshmen, sophomores, and juniors gathered for the four hour STAAR test on March 26 and 27. Experts agree that the STAAR is an extremely valuable diagnostic tool, and much more useful than the old TAKS...

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