LRHS Counselor’s Announcements-General Announcements
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Southeast Missouri State University!
Attention: Sophomores and Juniors Interested in Taking the PSAT Test
PSAT TEST IS SCHEDULED ON OCTOBER 13, 2021!
What is the PSAT?
It is the Pre-SAT and the National Merit Scholarship Qualifying test.
It measures critical reading, math problem-solving, and writing skills.
It helps you get ready for the SAT test.
The test qualifies Juniors for the National Merit Scholarship.
In addition to acting as a preparatory test for the SAT, the PSAT serves as a Qualifying test for the National Merit Scholarship Program. In other words, PSAT scores determine students’ eligibility to compete for National Merit scholarships.
Who takes this test?
This is only for INTERESTED Sophomore or Junior students.
Interested Sophomores may take the test but will not be entered for the National Merit Scholarship program, it will be practice/preparation for your junior year.
Interested Juniors who take this test have the option to be screened for the National Merit Scholarship Program.
How do I sign up and whom do I need to notify?
If you are interested, you must come by the LRHS Counselors Office and sign up/pay no later than Thursday, October 7, 2021.
The PSAT test has an $18 test fee that you will pay when you sign up. You can pay with cash or check (Checks made out to LRHS).
A student is required to pay for the PSAT test before they can receive a copy of the PSAT/NMSQT Student Guide (practice test book).
There are a limited number of PSAT tests available; we encourage interested students to sign up immediately.
If you are planning to take the PSAT, please notify your 1st-4th hour teachers and ensure you know what assignments or class work you need to complete.
What to bring on test day?
A photo ID.
2 - No. 2 pencils with erasers (no mechanical pencils)
An approved calculator.
A watch to keep track of time (optional) – (Please note: smartwatches that can record, transmit, receive or play back audio, photographic, text or video content are not allowed).
Social security number (optional)
Email address (optional)