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Students Take PSAT and Workshops on Minimum Day

Students Take PSAT and Workshops on Minimum Day

By Hannah Chorley

October 13, 2015

The Preliminary Scholastic Aptitude Test (PSAT)  will be administered to sophomores and juniors during school on Wednesday, October 14th. The test is optional for sophomores and mandatory for juniors. While these students are taking the test, freshmen will meet in Gus Gym for Link Crew activities, h...

Common Core Standards Replace STAR Testing

Common Core Standards Replace STAR Testing

By Holly Parkin

December 16, 2013

In connection with new Common Core standards, a standardized test called the Smarter Balanced test will be implemented at Tam in the 2014-2015 school year, replacing Standardized Testing and Reporting (STAR). The STAR test will be replaced at all grade levels, however, at high school level, the new test...