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PSAT date pushed

Photo illustration by Gabriel Kaplan. The PSAT has been postponed, presenting students with more time to prepare.
Distance learning affects testing
October 17, 2020

With the School Board decision Sept.19 to postpone hybrid learning, test coordinator Jami Lapray said Park would push back the testing date of the PSAT because of concerns for student and staff health. “Because...

Meet the 2020 national merit semifinalists

Meet the 2020 national merit semifinalists
After taking the PSAT in fall 2019, five Park students qualified as semifinalists.
September 29, 2020

After taking the PSAT junior year, according to National Merit Scholarship Corporation, the top .5% of scores from each state become National Merit Semifinalists. They must complete a set of requirements...

Park holds PSAT

Quiet testing sign reminds students to be aware of others who are taking a standardized test. Park changed the schedule to a block schedule to accommodate testing Sept. 26.
PSAT gives students scholarship opportunity
October 2, 2019

The PSAT will be held Oct. 16 for juniors and sophomores who sign up. The PSAT is recommended in order to gain experience on standardized tests such as the SAT or ACT. If you have any questions, please...

Seniors receive awards and scholarships

Chemistry teacher and IB coordinator Jennifer Magdal watches fellow science teacher Alan Wachutka give senior Annabella Strathman her award.
Students recognized for academic, community and athletic achievement
June 5, 2018

According to senior Daphne Carmona, the senior awards night is important for students, no matter how small their impact may seem. “I think it’s a very good thing that students get recognized for...

Park lacks National Merit Scholars

Senior Ian Sandbo takes test in math class on Sep. 23. No students qualified for the National Merit Award this year.
No seniors named semifinalists
October 13, 2017

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...

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