Sophie Yang

Why the Weight

Our school runs by a GPA weight system—1.1 for honors, 1.2 for AP and IB—yet most colleges will never see our weighted grades. Here, administrators, counselors and students weigh in on why UA students can—and whether they should be able to—have a GPA over 4.0

Locking Down

by Katie Zhao and Sophie Yang, '19 | Security initiatives like school ID checks and potentially closing lunch prompt discussion within UAHS administration and student body
Sophie Yang

Sophie Yang

Sophie Yang was born in Shangyu, China but spent most of her childhood in Upper Arlington’s streets. After graduating from Barrington Elementary and Jones Middle School, Sophie joined the Arlingtonian staff her sophomore year, serving as news editor and later copy editor. As a senior, Sophie is current co-editor in chief with Dylan Carlson Sirvent. In her free time, Sophie stumbles through piano notes, ponders the benefits of watermelon and writes an original novel.