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D211 Post: Book-appétit-Conant Students Participate in Book Sampling Event

            English students at James B. Conant High School received assistance selecting new reading material when they participated in what was called a “Book Tasting.”              Conant High School Librarian Judith Lopez said the event is designed to expand the students’ reading interests.             “This experience gives the students more of the ownership of selecting books.  They get to find books on their own,” she said.  “Teachers like this ...

Second Day of PSAE Testing Earns Students a National Career Readiness Certificate

When students are making post-graduation plans, it seems a lot of emphasis is put on the ACT exam. This test has influence on whether or not a college or university will grant a student admittance, which can be quite intimidating when one’s collegiate plans depend on it. However, the ACT, which is part of the two-day Prairie State Achievement Exam (PSAE), isn’t the only test that influences success after graduation. The WorkKeys Assessment, which takes place on day two of PSAE testing, is composed of three different tests — Reading for Information, Applied Mathematics, and Locating Information. Emphasizing the importance of the WorkKeys ...