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AP Testing

For Spanish and French Language Exam Takers, Check the link below and download the APP to your device that you will be using for the AP Exam.

https://apcoronavirusupdates.collegeboard.org/students/taking-ap-exams/exam-day-experience/world-language-culture-exams

Students and parents, please be aware of this adjusted AP Exam schedule which begins with the 1st exams on Monday May 11 and runs through Fri May 22. We have 802 students registered to take 1457 exams during these 2 weeks! 

COVID19 Adjusted AP Exam Schedule 2020

AP TESTING FOR 2019/20 :

There is VITAL information that you MUST adhere to in order to take your AP exams this year:

As we approach the AP EXAMS that begin on May 11, 2020, it is important that students continue in their preparations.  Before anything else, please check the list attached below!

2020 AP Exam Day Checklist (.pdf/526 KB): 

Options to continue preparing for your exams include:

 

Explainer Videos: New videos are available to give students quick, easily accessible information about their test day experience, what they need to do to prepare, exam security, and more. Explore the playlist.

In order to fully understand & be ready for the exams, please plan to participate in the AP Exam Demo (available May 4): AP students should use the clickable exam demo to practice the different ways to submit their exam responses. The demo will help students confirm that their testing device will be able to access and run the online exam. If they can’t access the demo, the final slide of the Testing Guide can help them troubleshoot. The sample content in the demo will be the same for all users and isn't a practice exam. We’ll send educators and students an email to remind them when the demo is available. Please encourage your students to take this important preparation step.

Online AP Classes and Review Sessions prep week: The week before exams, online AP classes will focus on the exam day experience and sample exam questions.

Dear AP Student,

As you most likely already have seen in the email sent out to all AP Exam examinees directly by The College Board on April 3, 2020, the AP exams WILL be administered in May 2020, but in a completely new and revolutionary AT HOME and ONLINE format.

We encourage you and your family to sit down and carefully review the information available on The College Board website at https://apcoronavirusupdates.collegeboard.org/students 

(And we recommend you bookmark the link above so you can easily monitor it in the next month for more updates and information as The College Board works to modify the delivery of your AP exam(s).)

A few key items we want to make sure that you review ASAP:

  • Your MyAP Account email address - College Board will be communicating with students with active exams DIRECTLY through this email address. If you have not received emails from The College Board in the last two weeks, this may indicate that there is an error in the email you have on your MyAP account. 
    • Log into http://myap.collegeboard.org ASAP and navigate to "MyAP Profile" to review that the email address on file is one you ACTIVELY check and use. 
    • College Board will be sending the high security log in credentials that you will need to log into the Exam Platform to the student email address on the MyAP account. Without that log in access that will be sent by The College Board directly, you will NOT be able to take the AP exam.
  • The New and updated AP Exam Schedule of Exams  (Linked HERE)
  • The Exam Content and Format- What will be focused on for this exam has been drastically adjusted. Review the details regarding each exam's new modified focus as well as new format (available HERE). Connect with your teachers asap!
  • Know that you will be able to take your exams on ANY internet connected device - a phone, a tablet, an iPad, a laptop, a desktop computer. More details will be released by College Board towards the end of April AND you will have an opportunity to try out the exam format and upload of material steps before exam day. Monitor https://apcoronavirusupdates.collegeboard.org/students  and youtube.com/advancedplacement for tutorial videos and more
  • Exams with Accommodations - if you have already been approved by College Board for accommodations on your AP exam(s), those accommodations will automatically be applied by the exam content platform (or site). The accommodations are linked via your SSD Number to your AP ID Number and will be automatic.
  • Exam Security - this is being taken VERY seriously! The College Board will be applying all the technology resources at their fingertips to maintain the integrity and security of the exams, INCLUDING sending a copy of the work your submit to your AP teacher by May 26, 2020. Review carefully the security details.

If you have any further questions, please contact Assistant Principal and AP Coordinator, Christopher Greene at email ONLY - christopher.greene@oside.us.

AP Exam Questions
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NMSI

NMSI is adjusting our delivery model to ensure student support that is aligned to the College Board’s 2020 AP Exam administration continues through the spring. As such, we are offering our NMSI Watch Parties - a second round of live and on-demand resources for teachers and students that begin Monday, April 20, and end Friday, May 1.  

During our NMSI Watch Parties, students will experience some of our most dynamic coaches presenting content that is critical to success on the adjusted AP exam. Expert AP teachers will field real-time questions and provide feedback on student work during each live session.   

Registration for the April 20 to May 1 NMSI Watch Parties is now open.  Students may select the sessions based on the topics for which they need support by referencing the NMSI Watch Parties schedule here.  When you have identified the Watch Parties you wish to attend, click on the topic to access the Eventbrite registration system.  Once you are registered, you will receive an email with further instructions.  Be sure to register for all the sessions you want to attend.