The Californian

Tests before finals hurt student performance

Tests before finals hurt student performance

Isabella Belof, Staff Writer

December 18, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Cramming isn’t the ideal way to absorb information, but scheduling tests right before finals week seems to encourage this method of studying.  As the end of the semester approaches this year, it seems too many teachers feel pressured to finish their current unit as quickly as possible. ...

Tiger parents

April 25, 2012

Filed under Features

by Joshua Gu, staff writer As Cal High becomes an increasingly competitive environment, it is not uncommon for parents to put students under pressure to encourage better academic, athletic, and social performance. But these demands can sometimes be unnecessary and even detrimental. Parental pressure...

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