September 28, 2017

"Attention ISP Students,

Falcon Ambassadors are selling the first EVER ISP House t-shirt. Order forms were distributed in science classes this week. Order forms are due Friday, October 6th. Order forms and money ($12) can be turned into Mr. Gysberts in counseling or Ms. Gum in Room 299. Orders can also be placed on the on-line school store. The shirts are heather purple, ISP House colors. Get your House shirt and show your house pride at the pep rally!"
"Replace prior announcement” There will be a mandatory National Science Honor Society meeting on October 3rd in Room 198 during LUNCH. We will be electing the 2017-2018 officers AND discuss completion of service hours. Any questions or concerns, please see Ms. Ro or Ms. Sarin.
"Homecoming Court Nomination results are finalized. The members of the 2017 Poolesville High School Homecoming Court are...

Class of 2021
Aden Godsey
Colin Gross
Max Knight
Katherine Adah
Sadie Cowger
Valentina Mozolina
Hailee Tull

Class of 2020
Neil Ghosh
Eamon Murphy
Frankie Willard
Julianna Hitchcock
Maria Lanasa
Rachel Onderko
Jessica Volkle

Class of 2019
Damion Ainsworth
Bryce Davis
Vivek Mehta
Alexis Abrigo
Rachel Bupp
Tiara Ventura

Class of 2018
Pete Barry
Ben Gherman
Glenn Mandere
Darrell Marshall
Mike Urban
Sapna Bagalkotkar
Nahbuma Gana
Bridgette Hammett
Haley Harkins
Kelliann Lee

Did you know that Spain helped the Americans during the Revolutionary War by sending troops to help us fight?

Attention yoga club members. Yoga Club practice is cancelled just for today. Check our Google Classroom for recommended videos to do on your own. The code is iq1ymu. See you next Tuesday/Thursday for our regular practices!

Hey Falcons, Do you find yourself ALWAYS regretting that you didn't buy a yearbook when the price was low?? Well, NOW is your chance to change that! Yearbooks are 85 dollars until FRIDAY. Go to to order yours TODAY!

Drum Line is looking for new members! We'd love to be able to play all the sporting events and hype people up, but we don't have enough people! See Mr. Rogoza in the band room (63) to sign up.

It's Baaaack! Grab your rock n roll self and sign up for Open Mic! We're calling all Poets, Comedians, Rappers, Singers, Jugglers, and Magicians...whatever your talent is. Share it with the school and get to know what it feels like to be a rock star. If you're interested see Mr. Morrell in room 33A at lunch or send an e-mail to his Poolesville address. Hurry, the schedule for the year fills up fast and we're setting up the schedule now. Run don't walk.

Starting this week, Homework Hotline Live is back on TV! Get free, after-school homework help from MCPS teachers by calling, or submitting a question online, to Homework Hotline Live at 301-279-3234 or go to Ask H-H-L dot org. Or check out the new Homework Hotline Live phone app! Watch teachers address your homework questions live on MCPS-TV from 4:30 to 6 pm, Tuesdays, Wednesday, and Thursdays, or get online help from 6 to 9 pm, Monday through Thursday. Go to Ask H-H-L dot org for more info, or download the free app!

The Midnight Players are having their first tech meeting/training this Thursday at 2:45-4:30! If you have an interest, skills or even if you don't have any but would like to help make our productions shine come join us!

No 8th period September 29, 2017.
Attention Students!
There will be no 8th period class on Friday, September 29, 2017.
8th period will be extended 15 minutes on September 26, 27 and 28.
There will be NO 4:30 bus on Friday, September 29, 2017.

Homecoming Spirit Week begins on Monday October 2nd. Our spirit days this year are:
Monday- Get up and go day (pajama day)
Tuesday- Team day (sports jerseys, etc.)
Wednesday- Wacky day
Thursday- Class day, board games
Friday- Black and Gold

Homecoming Hall Decorating will take place on Thursday, October 5. Please see your class sponsor or class officers for details.

The Homecoming Dance is on Saturday, October 7th from 7:30 – 11:00pm. This year’s theme is Board Games. Tickets cost $15 and are only sold in advance. Homecoming Tickets will go on sale on Thursday, September 28th. The last day to buy tickets will be Wednesday, October 4th. Students must be clear of all financial obligations before they may purchase a ticket. Please check with Mrs. Flores in the financial office to clear your obligations.

If you are interested in bringing a non-Poolesville High School student to the dance you must complete a Guest form prior to purchasing your tickets. Guest forms can be found on the wall across from the Main Office and on the school website. Guest forms must be complete prior to purchasing a guest ticket. Middle schoolers may not attend the dance.

Debate team: Results from debate tryouts are posted next to room 8. Also, there will be a debate meeting in room 4 during lunch on Friday, September 22 and practice will resume on Wednesdays and Thursdays starting on September 27.

The PSAT will take place Wednesday, October 11th. All tenth grade students will take the PSAT for free on that date. Any 9th or 11th grade students who wish to take the PSAT must pay$16 by the deadline of September 29th. No payments will be accepted after that date. Since there are a limited number of tests, they will be sold on a first come, first serve basis to 9th and 11th graders. If you have any questions, please contact Mr. Don Reed.

Do you want to learn more about physics than what is merely taught in the classroom? If your answer is yes, then you should come to the Theoretical Physics Team interest meeting this Thursday, in room 189, at lunch. Theoretical Physics team is a great way to learn advanced, interesting subjects like quantum mechanics, relativity, and astrophysics and to meet like-minded students. The team will also be preparing for the US Astronomy and Astrophysics Olympiad. Once again, the interest meeting is this Thursday, in room 189, at lunch; don't miss it!

Sports news
Yesterday, girl’s soccer beat Rockville 3-1

Today boy’s soccer faces Rockville at 7:15

Girl’s tennis travels to Einstein for a 3:30 match
Football travels to Damascus for a 6:30 game

Come out and support your falcons!

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