At Poolesville High School, athletic activity participation
serves to assist young people in their personal growth and development by
reinforcing the valuable principles of sound leadership while promoting the
importance of team work, reliability, loyalty, and dedication to achieving excellence. As well, participation in athletic activity
teaches the importance of goal achievement and sportsmanship traits that teach
competitors the value of upholding humility in victory and determination in
Although every competitive athlete and coach strives
to be his or her very best, winning and losing become secondary issues when
compared to the manner in which athletes and coaches conduct themselves on and
off the field. While exhibiting dignity
and grace in the face of adversity, our athletes and coaches must remain aware
of a greater purpose to be first, Ladies and Gentlemen; second, Scholars; and
In a much larger life perspective, scoreboard results become
fleeting memories when compared to the lasting effect of an individual’s maximum
effort toward a greater purpose. While it
is true that competitors do not always perform at the same level, it is their dedicated
commitment to excellence and positive attitude that define the core of their winning
character; and with hope, the benefit of athletic participation will prepare
the individual for success in a world beyond the athletic activity itself.
Check out the PHS Athletic Department and Booster Club website for all information about PHS Athletics including schedules, event highlights, alumni, and much more.
For MCPS Athletics related information including required athletic forms, please go to the MCPS Athletics webpage.