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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...

How to prepare for testing

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ACT/SAT test preparation is key to being successful
August 28, 2018

The start of another school year means standardized tests are right around the corner. Here is some helpful information to make sure you are prepared for the big tests.

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...

3 Things to Know: Week of Oct. 9

3 Things to Know: Week of Oct. 9
October 9, 2017

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PSAT to take place Oct. 11

Junior Alaysha McCall-Davis completes a test in room A305. The PSAT takes place at 8:20 a.m. Oct. 11 in the old gym.
Test registration deadline Oct. 6
October 6, 2017

Park will be holding the annual Preliminary Scholastic Aptitude Test  Oct. 6, according to Assistant School Assessment Coordinator Jami LaPray. According to LaPray, there are certain requirements...

Students plan for SAT

Students plan for SAT
Practice standardized test aids in preparation
October 13, 2015

Junior Aaron Councilman didn’t study for the Preliminary Scholastic Aptitude Test when he took it last year. He doesn’t plan on studying this year either, instead choosing to see what happens on test...

PSAT returned to students this week

PSAT returned to students this week
December 21, 2012

PSAT returned to students this week For sophomore Elliot Schwartz, he said the morning of Dec. 11 was like any other day, despite what he cited as the importance of the sheet of paper he was about to...

Students prepare for college with national tests

December 19, 2012

PSAT results returned to students For sophomore Elliot Schwartz, he said the morning of Dec. 11 was like any other day, despite what he cited as the importance of the sheet of paper he was about to receive. Before...

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