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Spring will be here soon! I hope that all of you are enjoying some of the pleasant temperatures we are experiencing in Northeast Ohio. What an exciting time for our students at West Geauga, as it is a reminder that summer is just around the corner! 

West Geauga High School is in its final stages of preparing our students to take Ohio’s end-of-course exams. West Geauga High School will offer these exams over six days during a three week period. All students in 9th grade English, 10th grade English, Algebra, Geometry, Biology, Government I and Government II will sit for their end-of-course exams. On testing days, students needing to take their exams will report to school promptly at 7:25 am. All students not taking an end-of course exam will report to school at 9:35 A.M. Students in these courses must report to their tests on the following days:

Monday, April 10th - English 9, English 10 (Part I)
Tuesday, April 11th - English 9, English 10 (Part II)
Thursday, April 20th - Biology, Government (Part I)
Friday, April 21st - Biology, Government (Part II)
Thursday, April 27th - Algebra I, Geometry (Part I) 
Friday, April 28th - Algebra I, Geometry (Part II)

The bell schedule for the AIR End-of-Course exam week will be as follows:

1st Period - 9:35 - 10:04 
2nd Period - 10:08 - 10:41
3rd Period - 10:45 - 11:14
4th Period - 11:18 - 11:47
5A Period- 11:51 - 12:21
5B Period - 12:24 - 12:54
6th Period - 12:58 - 1:27
7th Period - 1:31 - 2:00
8th Period - 2:04 - 2:33

I want to make you aware of the Ohio Department of Education’s web site: (http://education.ohio.gov/Topics/Testing). Clicking on the Ohio’s State Test Portal will provide you with practice tests and test information for you and your child. 

Also, students can go to www.westg.org and log on to our high school website. On the front page of our site, students can click on this link: Student End-of Course Review. This link will take you to a test review site.

Students who still need to pass prior end-of-course exams are currently working with staff members during advisory period. All remediation teachers have provided students with reference material and support learning opportunities to assist with their test retakes. Test retakes will be offered to students during the subject area testing times.

To help your child give his/her best effort, please make sure he/she gets a good night’s sleep the night before the actual test and eats breakfast!

Please feel free to contact me with any questions or concerns you have or for any additional information. You can also contact your child’s guidance counselor.


Jay Bishop

Jay Bishop

West Geauga High School

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