Parents, students gather for AP night

Although you may hear friends talk about the Advanced Placement classes they take, AP night, held Wednesday in the cafeteria, provided an opportunity for parents and students to learn about the various courses the school offers.

“The purpose of AP night is for parents and students to understand some of what our AP classes entail,” Assistant Principal Lisa Kratz said.

During the event, parents and students had an opportunity to speak with various AP teachers and view the presentation board they had set up.

According to AP World History teacher Kirk Murphy, the annual event has been happening for quite a few years.

“Mrs. Owen-Thomas and I started this. Although I’ve been doing it for a few years and I guess we are kind of victims of our own success, and now everyone is doing it so I guess the other teachers can be mad at us,” Murphy said.

Murphy added that the night can be beneficial to both parents and students who  want to expand their knowledge of the courses.

“I think it gives parents and students an idea of what they are going to be doing, what the class entails, those different types of things,” he said.

By Ahjaney Friar