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MD YEAR IN REVIEW Mater Dei students experience accomplishments in a variety of activities in the arts, athletics, as well as academics. The Monarch community celebrates these accomplishments and the unique talents each student brings to the table. The photo highlights above were shot by student staff members of the CROWN Yearbook, which allows Monarchs to look back on their high school experience for years to come.
Mater Dei, A Year in Review
June 3, 2024

From accomplishments on the field to spectacular performances on the stage, the 2023-2024 school year has literally been one for the books. As The CROWN Yearbook distributes...

DECREASED STUDENT TESTING Since 2019, when the pandemic began, we have seen a 300k decrease in students who are taking the SAT. This could be due to the increase in the number of schools who no longer require standardized test scores. With more universities once again requiring test scores, we can infer there will be a jump in the number of students who take the SAT this year.
Class of 2025’s Application Season
May 29, 2024

The process of college applications has undergone immense change within the past few years stemming from effects of COVID-19. It may seem surprising that a virus that was...

FROM PAPER TO DIGITAL Starting in 2024, College Board recently announced that all SAT testing will be completed online, and AP exams will have the option of being taken digitally as well. Students have found both benefits and roadblocks to digital testing, including time management and efficiency as well as learning how to study for an adaptive testing format. Collage by Charlotte de Leon.
The benefits and weaknesses of College Board going online
May 6, 2024

With the rise of technology in day-to-day living, the world of academia pioneers new and innovative ways to improve test-taking. After years of handwritten exams, standardized...

The History of Valentines
February 16, 2024
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