The Western Hemisphere

AP vs. IB

AP vs. IB

March 9, 2020

Western offers a variety of AP classes which students can choose from, but AP is not the only system...

Editorial: More Than Just a Number

April 16, 2019

With college at the forefront of many high schoolers’ minds, it’s not surprising that students want to maximize their scores on everything—including their GPAs. Sometimes, though, getting the highest GPA can mean avoiding classes that aren’t honors or AP and, consequently, are only graded on a 4.0 scale. Technically, e...