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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.

Isra Mohamed and Molly Schochet

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 contact Jami LaPray at [email protected] ...

How to prepare for testing

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Sofia Seewald

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.

Yonit Krebs

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 his grade’s academic abilities. “I think standardized tests are an interesting way ...

3 Things to Know: Week of Oct. 9

3 Things to Know: Week of Oct. 9

Dani Orloff

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.

Alex Balfour

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 in order to be eligible for the Preliminary Scholastic Aptitude Test (PSAT). “(The PSAT is for) tenth...

Students plan for SAT

Students plan for SAT

Katie Orton

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 day. He said he wants to use the test as a practice for the SAT, which he plans to take later...

PSAT returned to students this week

PSAT returned to students this week

Gabe Bichinho, Staff Writer

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 receive. Before school in room C350 Dec. 11, 13 and 18, sophomores and juniors who took the Prelimi...

Students prepare for college with national tests

Gabe Bichinho, Staff Writer

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 school in room C350 Dec. 11, 13 and 18, sophomores and juniors who took the Prelimin...

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