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5. The official freshman guide to finals: By peers; for peers

Some students utilize the library as a place to organize their study materials. The library is open to all students and offers computers, textbooks, whiteboards and a place to sit.
December 11, 2019

On these final days leading up to finals (pun intended), study habits spring into full force. This is the time where students buckle down, lock themselves inside their room with Cheez-its and a textbook...

From Facebook to face in a book

Deleting social media from her phone, freshman Claire Folkins clears her mind for her upcoming finals. Folkins deleted social media to minimize her distractions so that she would be more inclined to study and stay off of her phone. “I really wanted to separate myself from social media so I could be more present when I'm with my friends and also so that I wasn't distracted when I was studying,” Folkins said.
May 20, 2019

Taking her head out of her phone and into the books, freshman Claire Folkins plans to put down her social media beginning Friday, May 17 to prepare for second semester finals. “I was replacing the...

Senior tips for finals studying

Working on a math problem during study hall, senior April Pak prepares for the AP Calculus Exam. AP exams take place from May 7 through May 18, while finals go from May 22 to May 25. “I study a little bit everyday leading up to the finals or the AP exam,” Pak said. “A good [way to study] is to buy an AP review book and maybe go through a set number of pages or a chapter every night. It’s really helpful.”
May 18, 2018

As finals approach and students and teachers prepare for the worst, the Pathfinder has got you covered on how to properly prepare for finals with tips and tricks from experienced seniors. Taking advantage...

The Weight of the Classroom

Sophomore Katharine Segrave suffers from chronic back issues like scoliosis, making it hard for her to carry heavy backpacks.
Students suffer from the effects of heavy backpacks
May 23, 2017

With finals week upon us, textbooks, laptops and binders are just a few of the heavy items that spill out of backpacks as students stuff their bags to the brim. Despite the practicality of backpacks, they...

Eight apps save students’ grades

An iPhone home screen shows apps handy during finals.
May 18, 2017

With finals week approaching, students begin the search for the most efficient ways of studying. Listed below are eight apps that can help you based on your preference of studying.   Quizlet Based...

Over-studying never equals success

Reviewing her history notes in study hall, freshman Charlotte Zera prepares for study hall.
May 16, 2017

One word can incite instant panic for high school student: finals. The realization that they need a 400 percent on that Chemistry final is game-changing. This extreme anxiety is often the only source...

The final countdown

Using his Physics review guide, senior Brandon Eckhoff solves force problems.
May 12, 2017

The school year is coming to a close, summer is 10 days away, and on top of all of that, finals for underclassmen are right around the corner. According to a Pathfinder survey, two thirds of students...

Emily Bauer performs in the top nine at Poetry Out Loud Nationals

Emily Bauer created a GroupMe with the other 52 state winners.
May 3, 2017

Of 310,000 competitors, senior Emily Bauer qualified to go to Washington, D.C. on April 25-26, 2017 as one of nine students in the Poetry Out Loud Finals. “It felt so crazy. Before Nationals,...

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