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College Board announces COVID-19 plan

College Board announces COVID-19 plan

Gabriel Kaplan

March 20, 2020

This story is updated as of 12:10 p.m. March 20. According to a release published by the College Board, which administers Advanced Placement exams and the SAT tests, the testing will focus on what students were able to learn by early March and will be administered online. “Some students may w...

Math department plans test prep

Junior Jamie Sorenson studies for the ACT during his study hall. All Park juniors can take the ACT at school Feb. 20.

Emma Leff

January 10, 2019

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

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 ...

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...

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