Port City Notebook

News, views and random observations around Alexandria

Archive for November 2014

News You Can Use

Helpful Dates for Parents of T.C. Williams Juniors   Here are the 2015 SAT and ACT test dates and registration deadlines. All registrations are online, and all of these tests will be administered at T.C. Williams. Fee waivers are available for students who are eligible for free or reduced-price lunch; bring your eligibility letter to the college and career center to receive a waiver code. SAT (www.collegeboard.org; $52.50) Jan. 24             […]

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Aren’t Students More than Just a Number?

by Amanda Wilcox and Kelly Townsend, guest bloggers As high school students in 2014, we can’t escape the impact that numbers have on our own and others’ perceptions of our success.  We repeatedly refresh PowerSchool [the online gradebook] to check our grade averages, we strive for that perfect 2400 on the SAT, and we cross our fingers for a 5 on every AP exam and a Pass Advanced on every […]

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