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PSAT, SAT and ACT testing has changed due to COVID-19. Testing areas require social distancing and masks. Graphic by Madison Lenard

Schools continue to conduct testing required for graduation

As the dates of important tests required for high school graduation come up and COVID-19 cases continue to rise, schools must find a way to successfully conduct these tests while maintaining safety guidelines.  On Thursday, Oct. 29, the PSAT was conducted at Marjory Stoneman Douglas […]

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A College Board statement regarding SAT test cancellations. Photo by Iyah Ibrahim

[Opinion] Florida colleges should opt for test-optional admissions for the Class of 2021 and 2022

Since March, a number of universities across the country have opted for test-optional admissions for only 2021 graduates. Due to complications caused by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, many SAT and ACT dates have been postponed or canceled entirely; even in November, it is hard to […]

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MSD is home to seven National Merit semifinalists this year.

[Video] Seven MSD seniors announced as National Merit Semifinalists

Seven seniors from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School have qualified as semifinalists in this year’s National Merit Scholarship Program (NMSP) by having some of the best PSAT scores across the nation. These students are now eligible to become finalists in the competition and have the […]

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Current junior valedictorian, Sarah Mohammed

How current class of 2021 valedictorian, Sarah Mohammed, spends her days in quarantine

After the announcement of school closing due to the COVID-19 outbreak, junior Sarah Mohammed, the class of 2021’s current valedictorian, was relieved at first. March can be one of the busiest months for a high school junior due to the pressure to study for college […]

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Students can practice for the SAT by using programs like Khan Academy. Photo by Brianna Jesionowski

[Opinion List] Best ways to prepare for the SAT

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Students and parents take interest in study abroad programs in Europe.

Annual college fair informs MSD students of college options and opportunities

On Thursday, Feb. 20, Marjory Stoneman Douglas students and parents had the opportunity to meet with college admission representatives to discuss various scholarship opportunities, the majors and minors offered and other related topics.  The cafeteria was open from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., with around […]

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Revolution Prep Assistant Regional Director Ryan Baroff talks about the preparation needed for college entrance exams.

MSD PTSO introduce ‘Demystifying the College Entrance Exams’

On Tuesday, Jan. 28, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School hosted a “Demystifying the College Entrance Exams” presentation in the John Rusnak Auditorium at 6:30 p.m. MSD’s Parent Teacher Student Association was put in charge of the informative seminar, which partnered with Revolution Prep, an interactive […]

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Bright Futures SAT score requirement increases for the graduating Class of 2021

On June 18, 2019, members of the Florida Legislature signed Senate Bill 190 in Tallahassee, which requires the Florida Bright Futures scholarship SAT score requirement to increase. Bright futures is a scholarship that awards students money depending upon a certain SAT score. Although this bill […]

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College Board waives testing fees for MSD students

Following the events of Feb. 14, College Board made the decision to waive all testing fees for all students who were enrolled at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School prior to the shooting. College Board in an attempt to show support for the Parkland community has […]

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Standardized Testing

Standardized Testing

What if the score you received on a standardized exam did not count in terms of your acceptance into the university of your dreams? The textbook definition of a standardized test is: any examination that’s administered and scored in a predetermined, standard manner. There are […]

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