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Weekly Word: Mason’s midterm meltdown

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Editorial Board

January 18, 2019

George Mason High School is in the middle of an identity crisis, and students are suffering the consequences. As part of a long-term effort to modernize the grading system, GMHS administrators have initiated a plan to greatly reduce testing: get rid of Midterm exam week. “We’re looking at asses...

Student enjoys administration’s cancelation of midterm week

GMHS administration stands outside of school in their halloween costumes.

Sam Mostow, Sports Editor

January 14, 2019

To the surprise of everyone, student Sally Johnson, junior, said that she doesn’t, in fact, detest the administration of George Mason canceling the annual midterm week. “While all my friends like getting out of school at noon for a week so they can go home and study, I enjoy this extra time trap...

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