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10 MSD students qualify as National Merit Semifinalists

10 MSD students qualify as National Merit Semifinalists

*This story was originally published in the December 2016 print edition of The Eagle Eye.* The National Merit Scholarship Program’s main goal includes giving recognition to academically talented students and laying the foundation for a brilliant and successful future. This long-held program started in 1955 during the Cold War when Americans began to lag behind in foreign counterparts in academics. […]

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PSAT Changes

On Wednesday, Oct. 14, 1,135 underclassmen at Marjory Stoneman Douglas took the PSAT. This is the first batch of underclassmen to take the new PSAT. There have been various changes made to the PSAT. Among the changes are things such as time, number of sections and scoring. The amount of time given to students PSAT before was two hours and ten […]

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Clockwise: Max Baron, Brandon Dubner, Drew Fletcher, Katherine Liu, Jessica Pan, Elisabeth Rodrigues, and Joanna Zhuang

Seven Douglas Seniors Chosen As PSAT Semifinalists

This past month seniors around the country found out whether or not they passed the cutoffs for the prestigious National Merit Scholarship, for which they took the PSAT last fall. Out of the 1.5 million students who took the test, 34,000 were given “Letters of Commendation” in order to recognize their success, and another 16,000 qualified as semifinalists for the […]

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