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District Adopts New Testing System

Galileo replaces Gains and EOCA assessments

By Lauren Sorensen, Editor in Chief

This year students found themselves on a computer as they began the process of assessing their skills at the beginning of a new school year.

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School News And Features

Week of October 5

Upcoming Important Dates

Monday, October 5 – NWEA Testing for 6th Graders, all week
Tuesday, October 6 – Odyssey of the Mind Awareness Night, 6:00 pm GMS Library… 1,185 more words

Testing Time vs LEARNING Time

As if the frenzy of the beginning of the year isn’t enough, we add in student assessments for the fall to get benchmarks of where our students are and how much learning was lost over the summer. 603 more words

First 5-Day Week Done!

Upcoming Important Dates

Friday, September 18 – MLTI Parent Orientation Meeting 6:00 pm GMS Library
Friday, September 18 – School Dance 6:00 – 8:00 pm GMS Gymnasium… 1,249 more words

What's the story with the data?

As I proctor my students taking the NWEA Science MAP test, I notice blank stares at the screens. Students are slowly absorbing the random test questions. 543 more words


...And Now, The End is Near --Frank Sinatra

Upcoming Important Dates

Tuesday, June 2 – Public Hearing on School Budget, Municipal Center 7:00 pm
Wednesday, June 3 – Incoming 5th Grade Special Education Students visit 10:30… 1,587 more words

What Teachers Teach, Measured or Not

Sonny and Ace’s school is wrapping up the latest round of standardized testing for this academic year. Sonny and Ace aren’t old enough yet to worry about the process or their results. 1,438 more words