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Park lacks National Merit Scholars

Park lacks National Merit Scholars

Yonit Krebs

October 13, 2017


Filed under Student Life, Uncategorized

After discovering his grade is the first in several years to not have any National Merit Scholars named, senior David Salamzadeh said he thinks the lack of National Merit Scholars does not accurately represent his grade’s academic abilities. “I think standardized tests are an interesting way ...

ACT focuses on volunteering

ACT focuses on volunteering

Breanna Thompson, Hayley Westwood, and David Bryant

October 3, 2017


Filed under School clubs and activities, Showcase

  According to junior Achieving Change Together co-president Yonah Davis, the purpose of the club is to provide students throughout the school with volunteer opportunities. “(ACT will) take your hours for you, we'll coordinate the events and all you have to do is show up which makes volunteering ...

Free ACT opportunity offered for juniors

Free ACT opportunity offered for juniors

Ndunzi Kunsunga

February 15, 2017


Filed under News

According to junior counselor Laura King, the ACT is crucial for college preparation. “The ACT is a college entrance exam. You may hear of the ACT or the SAT. They’re both honored by every university or college in the country,” King said. “The ACT takes about 3.5 hours and it assesses math,...

Testing for college, the ACT

Josh Anderson, Staff Writer/Designer

April 12, 2013


Filed under News

Many students looks to take the April 13th ACT in preparation for college applications The ACT (American College Testing) is coming up soon for many juniors at Park looking to get into colleges. The test consists of four different sections: mathematics, reading, writing and science, in order to test ...

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