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How to prepare for testing

How to prepare for testing

Sofia Seewald

August 28, 2018


Filed under Student Life

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. ...

Athletes participate in concussion tests

Athletes participate in concussion tests

Izzy Leviton

April 12, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Spring sports

Junior lacrosse captain Grace Lynch said she believes Park has invested more into athletic programs this year, especially with the new captains training and concussion testing. “It feels like our school is trying a lot harder this year to be aware of what is going on in sports, with the captains t...

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...

Classes ramp up in preparation

Classes ramp up in preparation

Emma Kempf and Ndunzi Kunsunga

May 2, 2017


Filed under School clubs and activities, Student Life

With testing coming up in May, the Advanced Placement social studies classes are entering review periods to prepare their students for rigorous testing. The four Advanced Placement (AP) social studies classes offered at Park, AP European History, AP Psychology, AP U.S. History, and AP World History...

Opting-out becomes popular option

Opting-out becomes popular option

Esther Gendler

March 28, 2017


Filed under Features Columns, Student Life

When sophomore Leila Raymond chose to opt out of testing this year, she hopes to make better use of her time. “I personally feel that my time could be better used studying for a test that affects my future,” Raymond said. Assessment Coordinator Jami Lapray said she believes students opt out because they ...

Testing for college, the ACT

Josh Anderson, Staff Writer/Designer

April 12, 2013


Filed under News

Many students looks to take the April 13th ACT in preparation for college applications The ACT (American College Testing) is coming up soon for many juniors at Park looking to get into colleges. The test consists of four different sections: mathematics, reading, writing and science, in order to test ...

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