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Info-graphic from College Board displaying key aspects of 2020 AP Exams

College Board Changes AP Exams to be Open Note, Taken Online at Home

April 3, 2020

In response to the millions of students not at school due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the College Board has changed Advanced Placement (AP) exams normally completed in schools t...

AP Art Students Present Portfolios to Colleges

AP Art Students Present Portfolios to Colleges

October 25, 2019

Over 70 AP Art students received feedback on their artwork portfolios after presenting them to college representatives and previous Wauwatosa West students during Portfolio Day o...

Wauwatosa West students registering for AP Classes

AP Classes Raise New Concerns

May 18, 2018

Advanced Placement or “A.P.” courses are optional courses at many high schools, however a new requirement makes it necessary for sophomore students to take an A.P. Human Geog...

AP Courses and GPA

February 3, 2012

Hello everyone, my name is Andrew Hanson, Tosa West Junior, student leader of the Gay/Straight Alliance (GSA) at Tosa West, one of twelve student shelvers at the Wauwatosa Public Library, and now the newest blogger on the West Side Stories website. I’ll try not to rant too much in my up and coming blogs, and I’ll try not to in this first one, but no promises. I’m just going to start right o...

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