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Eighth grade acceleration: helpful or stressful?

Inside the English Concepts Center, teaching assistant Rose Rouner works on her laptop. Rouner spends most of her mornings answering emails for parents of students in the Eighth Grade Acceleration program.

Fatema Rehmani, Staff Writer

April 12, 2019

While their peers are just waking up in the morning, a select group of accelerated eighth graders are already sitting in their first period in a high school classroom. For the last seven years, through the Eighth Grade Acceleration program, students have been attending high school to take advanced ma...

POW: Lou Jobst, MOSAICS academy specialist

Lou Jobst, MOSAICS academy specialist, enjoys the library atmosphere.

Jacob Cupps, Staff Writer

November 24, 2014

“Is there anything in specific you are thankful for this year?” “Well, I was actually talking about this with my wife, and I would say I’m thankful that we have a whole day devoted to being grateful for what we have. I love Thanksgiving because I feel it’s less commercialized than some other...

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