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Math department plans test prep

Math department plans test prep

Emma Leff

January 10, 2019


Filed under School clubs and activities

According to math teacher Amanda Forsberg, as the ACT date for all juniors at Park quickly approaches, the math department is working to prepare students for the high-stakes test. “The last couple years when we’ve hit second semester we have done an ACT prep class in our precalculus and advance...

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 ...

PSAT to take place Oct. 11

PSAT to take place Oct. 11

Alex Balfour

October 6, 2017


Filed under News

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


Filed under News

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...

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