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PSAT exam scheduled for all sophomores & registered junior students Oct. 17

Distance learning day for BAHS/BA Options Academy/Vanguard Academy students not taking test

The Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT) is an exam that helps students prepare for the SAT and provides entry to the National Merit Scholarship Program, an academic competition conducted by NMSC. Broken Arrow High School is giving this exam on Tuesday, Oct. 17.

The PSAT/NMSQT is now completely online. All students need to bring their fully-charged Chromebooks and their chargers.

This will be a distance learning day for BAHS, BA Options Academy and Vanguard Academy students not taking the test. These students will complete coursework at home.

To prepare for the PSAT/NMSQT, students can visit www.collegereadiness.collegeboard.org to access practice tests. Students and parents are also encouraged to review the PSAT/NMSQT Student Guide on the College Board website.

Sophomores at BAHS, Virtual and BA Options

All sophomores who attend BAHS, Virtual Academy or BA Options will take the PSAT at Broken Arrow High School on Tuesday, Oct 17. Students should report to the main building by 8:15 a.m. and will be directed to their testing room.

For any questions regarding the PSAT/NMSQT, please call Steve Butcher at 918-259-4724 or email him at sbutcher@baschools.org

Current Juniors at BAHS, ECHS, Vanguard, Virtual and BA Options

All INTERESTED juniors are encouraged to take the PSAT/NMSQT if they would like to apply for National Merit Finalist. Taking the PSAT/NMSQT and achieving a qualifying score as a junior is the first step in this process. Interested juniors must register using this link. After registration, payment should be submitted to Ms. Emily Smith in the Bravo office, Building B, at BAHS by Wednesday, Sept. 20. The cost for juniors to take the test is $18 (exact cash or check) and the payment is due by Sept. 20.

The juniors who have registered for the PSAT/NMSQT will take the exam at BAHS on Tuesday, Oct 17. All other juniors, who are not testing, will have a distance learning day. TCC and Tulsa Tech students will still have class.

For any questions regarding the PSAT/NMSQT, please call Steve Butcher at 918-259-4724 or email him at sbutcher@baschools.org.

Early College High School Freshman and Sophomore Students

Early College High School freshmen and sophomores will be taking the PSAT/NMSQT at their regular location on the campus of Northeastern State University on Tuesday, Oct. 17.

For questions, please call Julie Sunderland at 918-449-6185 or email her at jsunderland@baschools.org

Vanguard Academy Freshman and Sophomore Students

Vanguard Academy freshmen and sophomores will be taking the PSAT/NMSQT at Vanguard on Tuesday, Oct 17

For questions, please call Stacy Replogle at 918-259-4320 or email her at sdreplogle@baschools.org