Mrs. Hall's Course Update - 4/22/15

AP Psychology AB, Psych. A, Psych. B, & U.S. History B

Greetings Parents and Students,

Please read this bi-weekly newsletter for important information regarding your AP Psychology AB, Psychology A, Psychology B, or U.S. History B course.
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A Note on Final Exams:

· Final exams open Wednesday, May 6 @ 12:01 am and close Thursday, May 7 @ 11:59 pm. Exams are only available during that two day time frame.

· Once the exam opens it must be completed within the time-frame allotted for your course. Please check this and be sure you have enough time to complete the exam PRIOR to opening it.

· There are NO extensions. There are NO exemptions.

· Be sure that you complete your exams using a trusty computer with a trusty connection – NO EXCUSES!!! Final exams will not be reset.

· You need to make sure you have the latest Java version and latest browser version, preferably Chrome or Firefox.

· Objective Final Exam (20%) The objective final exam (multiple choice) is a cumulative exam covering all of the material covered this semester. The format of the exam is very similar to the exams you are used to taking. To prepare for the exam, use any notes you have, take a look at the review sections of the content, listen to corresponding Adobe Session links. Revisit your assignments for all units as well as re-reading the quiz and test feedback (very useful). See your Course Bulletin for specific review items for your course.

See Your Course for Specific Study Tips, Tools, and Resources

Grades are Updated:

Please note that grades have been updated for the 4/17/15 benchmark. All work that was due by Friday's benchmark has been graded and zeros have been entered for work that has not been submitted. If your grade is below passing you will be receiving a phone call shortly. Please check your grades to ensure you are not missing assignments. Any work that is turned in late will be graded within 72 hours of submission (Monday-Friday). For the most up to date grade information please check your grade book or parent account.
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Late Work:

Please note that only late work from the 3/30/15-4/17/15 grading period can be accepted for any credit. The next benchmark ends on May 1, 2015. You will only have two days to turn in late work from this grading period. All coursework must be submitted prior to taking your GaVS Final exam.

Remediation Opportunities

Remediation opportunities are now open in the courses and remediation work will be accepted now through May 1, 2015 at midnight. Please read the directions carefully when completing remediation opportunities you will not be awarded points for work that is incomplete or done incorrectly. Please check your course for specifics and contact me with any questions.
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Contact Information:

My contact information can be found below and also on the Teacher Information Box in the course homepage.


Hours of Availability:

Monday - Friday

8am-4pm

Thank You!

Thank you for all your hard work this semester! You have been a great group to work with and I have enjoyed working with each of you. Let's finish strong, good luck!