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Mason students adjust to a new year-long grading system

Emma Roncoroni, Staff Reporter February 17, 2021

GMHS has switched to a year-long grading system for the 2020-2021 school year. In previous years, course grades have been calculated by semester, but this new system aligns our district closer to the...

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Mason needs to implement universal pass/fail

Editorial Board April 2, 2020

The case for universal pass/fail grading In a classroom, students are on as level a playing field as schools can manage: quiet work environments, quality internet access, minimal personal life distractions,...

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English department shifts grading system to focus on student growth

Fernanda Molina and Erin Dean January 18, 2019

If you’re in Mr. Laub’s English classes, you celebrate when you get a 92 on an assignment. If you’re in Ms. Frisbie’s ninth-grade English classes, you celebrate when you get a six on an assignment....

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