TUESDAY TIPS; 12/18/18

Published Tuesday, December 18, 2018 by Tifinie

THE PSAT Attention 8th, 9th, and 10th graders; especially students beginning their junior year in the following fall: Sign up by September to take your PSAT in October of your 10th and 11th grade years.  The PSAT is given twice a year, both times being in October with results being released by the end of the year.  Prepare for this exam by the beginning of your sophomore year (or junior year if you feel confident) to work on boosting your scores and increase your chances at becoming a National Merit Scholar.   The PSAT is… Continue Reading

MONDAY MATH MADNESS; 12/17/18

Published Monday, December 17, 2018 by Tifinie

Regular practice will keep your math skills always at their best. Continue to keep your math skills strong by practicing this week’s brain buster from algebra!     The community wants to hold a fair to raise money towards reconstructing their 150-year-old historical town square. They need to make a total of $3,051 on fair tickets in order to have enough profits to pay for the square’s updates.  The adults’ tickets need to be 50% more expensive than the children’s tickets.  Two hundred and seventeen adults have RSVP as well as 183 children.  How much… Continue Reading

EXCEL AT A GLANCE; 12/14/18 – 12/20/18

Published Thursday, December 13, 2018 by Tifinie

  There are less than 3 weeks left in 2018, make the best of your time this winter by preparing for next year. Check back regularly to make sure that you don’t miss out on any important dates that are coming up!  The best way to conquer next year is to stay ahead of it!   REGISTRATION DEADLINES FOR FORMAL EXAMS This is a busy time of year as many students are preparing to take formal exams in the spring. If this sounds like you, be mindful of these dates as they will be here… Continue Reading

WEDNESDAY WISDOM; 12/12/18

Published Wednesday, December 12, 2018 by Tifinie

  It is important to take a step back and reflect once in a while. Enjoy this quote and see if you can find a way to relate it to your life.   “Don’t let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do.”  -John Wooden   John Wooden was an athlete who played as a guard for the Purdue Boilermakers’ college basketball team in Indiana between 1929 and 1932. He then moved on to be a memorable coach for 29 years at UCLA and Indiana State as he became the first person to… Continue Reading

TUESDAY TIPS; 12/11/18

Published Tuesday, December 11, 2018 by Tifinie

FACING A CHALLENGE Life tends to present us with challenges from time to time. These are points in which we can grow or become defeated.  It is easy to want to run away from a challenge that seems overwhelming and most people instinctively feel the urge to do so.  However, if you believe in yourself enough to take on the challenge, you will have the opportunity to grow, probably learn something you didn’t know, and gain a new experience.  Afterwards, when faced with this challenge again, it will be less intimidating and eventually it won’t… Continue Reading


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