On Ms. Volksen

Columnist reflects on her time in English teacher Nancy Volksen’s class and her impact on students’ lives at UAHS.

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

Funky Sock Sales

UA students raise money for a charitable cause By Katie Chong, '18 When someone says they’re raising money for charity, selling funky socks is not the first...
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Havoc Over Homework

by Clare Driscoll and Sophie Yang, '19 | UAHS reinforces the long-standing recommendation that teachers assign no more than three hours of homework per week
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Mayhem in May

Attendance changes for students taking AP and IB exams add additional stress to a month filled with school commitments
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Exploring IB

By Elizabeth Tzagournis '13, Mattie Stevens '13 and Kate Magill 13' It’s May of senior year. Some may be busy planning their graduation party. Others could ...
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Charter changes

UA's two charter schools disband due to state changes in funding requirements; Greenhill says IB Diploma and Community School programs will be integrated into regular high school's curriculum