February 22, 2018

Congratulations to the Poolesville Mock Trial Team for beating Walter Johnson HS and finishing undefeated their whole season! Good job to plaintiff attorneys Megan, Brigit, and Gabby! Poolesville now moves on to Playoffs as one of the top teams in the state.

Congratulations to our It's Academic Team for making it to the FINALS of the Montgomery County Beltway League. They will be competing this Today at Richard Montgomery at 3:00. Team members are: Captain, Devin Hoover, Brandon Summers, Bryan Foo, and Hrishi Chintagumpala

Are you interested in teaching kids about leadership and public speaking? Poolesville Leads plans our own lessons and then visits local elementary schools. Come join our club meeting today at lunch in Room 293 to learn about volunteering with Gaithersburg Elementary School. Everything is SSL and NHS hour approved!

Attention all Falcons, the SGA will be hosting its annual Speedball Madness. The tournament will be held from March 12th through the 16th during lunch in the new gym. The tournament will have 16 teams comprised of 4 boys and 4 girls competing in a single elimination tournament. To start a team you must either be a sophomore, junior, or senior. However, freshmen may still compete on a team. Stop by Mrs. Hick’s room (room 54) to pick up your forms. The last day to turn in your forms will be Wednesday, March 9th at the end of lunch.

Attention all Art Fans! FINE ARTS FRIDAY returns this week! We have an action-packed Bob Ross-themed FINE ARTS FRIDAY activity planned that you won't want to miss. Stop by to listen to Bob’s dulcet voice as several brave PHS teachers follow one of his video demonstrations and attempt to paint a fully finished landscape in 30 minutes! You can also enter a raffle for a chance to win a fun art-making project of your own. So tell all of your friends & don’t forget to come on down to the Falcon Foyer before, during or after lunch to get your fill of “happy little clouds” to brighten up a rainy week. See you then!

Good morning seniors! It's that time of year to begin ordering your cap and gown for graduation. Forms were distributed during English classes. If you did not receive one, there are extras available at the Senior Bulletin Board. Please make sure you order yours by February 28.

Attention Students! Do you need SSL hours? Land Inc is looking for students to help promote litter awareness while cleaning up our community. Multiple dates are available, February 24th, 25th, March 3rd and 4th. To register email Garth Seely at For more information see the flyer on the SSL bulletin board or see Ms. Grubb in room 19.

Attention Students!! If you plan to try out for a spring sport you need to register on the online portal by February 27th. Please do so as soon as possible so you are ready on March 1st. All tryout information and times are on our athletics/booster website, See Ms. Grubb with any questions.

Please join Save a Life Montgomery to learn the facts of substance & alcohol abuse in Montgomery County and find out what you can do to keep our community safe. Join us at JFK High School 1901 Randolph Road Silver Spring, MD on February 26th 6-8 pm. Students who attend will receive 2 SSL hours.

In Sports News:
Boys Basketball travels to Middletown Friday February 23rd tipoff is at 7pm. The cost of admission is $6.

Wrestling heads to the Regional Championships @Boonsboro this Saturday February 24th match begins at 8:00am.

Swimming heads to The University of Maryland Saturday February 24th for the State Championship. Meet begins @ 4pm.

Girls Basketball will face the winner of the Damascus/Williamsport game Tuesday February 27th with the home court advantage. Tipoff is 7pm the cost of Admission is $6. Come support your Fighting Falcons!


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