We will begin Keystone Exams this Thursday. We will administer the Literature Keystone Exam on Thursday, January 8 and Friday, January 9. We will administer the Algebra Keystone Exam on Monday, January 12 and Tuesday, January 13. We will run on a modified schedule each day.
Freshmen, sophomores, and those juniors who are testing will report to directly to their testing locations on these days. Students who are testing will be notified by their teacher or receive a written pass of their testing room.
Freshmen and sophomores who are not testing will report to their homeroom during the testing time. Seniors and juniors who scored proficient on these exams and have their own transportation can report to the cafeteria at 9:45 a.m. during the Literature and Algebra test days. If seniors and proficient juniors do not have transportation, they should report to the cafeteria by 7:40 a.m. each day.
The Biology Keystone Exam will be administered on Wednesday, January 14 and Thursday, January 15. We will be operating on a normal schedule these days. All students should report to their regular Block 1 class. Students who are testing will be notified by their teacher or a written pass of their testing room.
Students are encouraged to put forth their best effort on the exams. Scoring proficient on the Algebra and Literature exams is a Penn Manor graduation requirement for the members of the Class of 2016. Scoring proficient on the Algebra, Biology, and Literature exams is a state requirement for graduation for members of the Class of 2017 and 2018.
Good luck to all students who are participating in Keystone Exams this month!