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Postby pikachu4919 » September 17th, 2019, 6:00 pm

Does anybody else's school have "Pre-AP" classes for subjects that don't even have an AP counterpart. Like, Pre-AP Geometry. There is no AP Geometry, and Pre-AP English 10. I don't know why they're called that, but it really bothers me, lol.
It's because they're (supposed to be) harder than academic yet easier than AP.
Furthermore they're 5.0 courses.
(so all the GPA game people in Tex - top 6% of class gets you auto admit to any in state public college - only take those, AP courses, and the few 4.0 required ones)
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Not all schools weight APs higher on GPAs
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Postby Blank25 » September 17th, 2019, 6:02 pm

There's no Pre-AP thing where I live so I don't know what I missed out on. Welp ¯\_(ツ)_/¯
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Postby linzhiyan » September 17th, 2019, 7:33 pm


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We also use GroupMe for a lot of things and if the entire school uses it, then it'll be accessible on the school issued chromebooks as well. Idk if it's just me, but Remind on computers don't give notifications...? Or maybe I just don't have the habit of checking it lol...
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Postby pikachu4919 » September 18th, 2019, 1:05 pm

Tfw you joked about find where the beats are games with the first movement of Tchaik 4 but arguably it’s much more fun to play that game with anything by Stravinsky :P
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Postby UTF-8 U+6211 U+662F » September 18th, 2019, 1:49 pm

Tfw you joked about find where the beats are games with the first movement of Tchaik 4 but arguably it’s much more fun to play that game with anything by Stravinsky :P
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Postby l0lit » September 18th, 2019, 5:37 pm

I'm testing if my time zone settings are scrwed just a second
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Postby bernard » September 18th, 2019, 6:03 pm

I'm testing if my time zone settings are scrwed just a second
Your time zone settings would err more than a second, more like on the scale of hours.
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Postby Blank25 » September 19th, 2019, 2:24 pm

For scioly at my school, were allowed to choose preferences for certain events but idk how to convince them to let me do ornithology. Like I have a genuine interest and like I actually have experience in birding out in the field and stuff but like idk how to put it into words.
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Postby JoeyC » September 19th, 2019, 6:41 pm

Go up to them, make small talk for a bit of time, then bring up your birding interests, show them what you've done, than transition into asking them about Ornith.
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You: Hola, what do you think about <insert current happenings of mutual or general interest>
(once topic is running out)
You: Have I told you about this bird I saw the other day that's a really rare find?
(show pics/records of you observing the bird)
-then if they don't offer Ornith suggest it in whichever way seems appropirate.
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Postby pepperonipi » September 19th, 2019, 10:38 pm

For scioly at my school, were allowed to choose preferences for certain events but idk how to convince them to let me do ornithology. Like I have a genuine interest and like I actually have experience in birding out in the field and stuff but like idk how to put it into words.
Were you not put into ornithology on your team schedule, or do they just think that you aren't interested in the event? Basically, is your team schedule already made?
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