Semester Final Exams: Changes to the Grading Scale

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Springfield District 186 High Schools have come to a consensus to officially change the way semester grades will be determined and calculated. Rather than using the current letter grade scale as a basis to calculate the semester grade, all high schools will be calculating the grade using a new, mathematically correct percentage system. The new system will work using the same four to one ratio, with both of the quarter grades accounting for 80% of the grade and the semester final accounting for 20% of the grade. The updated grading scale will not harm any students, in fact, it should generally benefit students, giving them a grade that more accurately represents what they deserve.

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Lanphier Drama Club: The Curious Savage

This year, the Lanphier Drama Club, led by Mr. Loren Wilson, is putting on the play “The Curious Savage” by John Patrick. The show will be performed on April 27 and 28 at 7p.m. and April 29 at 2p.m. The show will be at the Legacy Theatre, and information about buying tickets can be found at the bottom of this article. Seating will be on a first-come, first-serve basis, and the doors will open 30 minutes prior to the show.

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