May 15, 2018

The Montgomery County Board of Elections is seeking registered voters to serve as election workers at polling places for the Gubernatorial Primary Election to be held on June 26, 2018. School-age students, grades 6-12, are needed to participate in the “Future Vote” Program. Future Vote students will serve as Election Day student aides during the 2018 Gubernatorial Primary Election on Tuesday, June 26. There are also opportunities for students to assist the Board of Elections with a variety of activities before Election Day. Students and their guardians must attend mandatory training to participate in the Future Vote Program and, if applicable, students will receive Student Service Learning (SSL) credits. (FV REGISTRATION: https://www4.montgomerycountymd.gov/BoardOfElections/registerGuardianFv.seam

Attention Students! Do you need SSL Hours? The Town of Poolesville is looking for volunteers for this year’s Spring Fest on Saturday, May 19 from 2 to 7 pm. They are looking for several students to set up and monitor our VIP sponsor tent.
The day will be broke up into 1 1/2 hour shifts and need 2 per shift, so a total of 8 kids.

Set up - 12:30 - 2:00, 1st shift - 2:00 - 3:30, 2nd shift - 3:30 - 5:00, 3rd shift - 5:00 - 6:30
Email Cathy Bupp at catbupp@aol.com if interested.

SSL Opportunity! Earn hours for watching soccer!

Potomac Soccer Association is hosting a large youth soccer tournament over Memorial Day weekend (Friday, 5/25-Monday, 5/28). As an authorized MCPS organization, we are looking for students ages 15 yrs. and older to work during the tournament as field marshals. Field Marshals are stationed at each field to monitor the game. They call for athletic trainers if there is an injury, contact the headquarters for assistance if there are no referees or there are any issues with spectators or players and get the game reports signed by the referee and team officials at the conclusion of the game.
Opportunities to earn SSL hours are available at the Bullis School in Potomac, the Landon School in Bethesda, the Maryland SoccerPlex in Germantown as well as Muldoon’s Farm and Summerhill Farm in Poolesville. For additional information, please contact Kathia Poliseno at psamemorialtournament@gmail.com.
Please use below link to sign up:

Attention Students! Do you need SSL hours?
Student volunteers are needed for The Community Family Day and Introduction to kayaking on Sunday May 20 at Riley's Lock near Poolesville, MD, from 2:00-6:00PM, hosted by Team River Runner (offer adaptive kayaking programs for wounded, ill and injured military veterans).

Seeking as many as 50 student volunteers for land-based help to:
• load and unload kayaks from trailers (each kayak weighs about 35 lbs.)
• distribute and manage life jackets and paddles
• coordinate and manage games for children participants (horseshoes, etc.)
• help serve food and clean up at the cookout
Will have two shifts of volunteers, from 12:00PM-3:30PM and 3:30PM-6:30 PM. A web-based volunteer registration link will be forthcoming.

Prom tickets are on sale. Come buy them for $55 at lunch. Don't forget to clear all your obligations first and bring your guest form if your date is not a PHS student.

Attention astronomers and star watchers! The Izaak Walton League is hosting astronomers from the National Capital Astronomers for a star party! Yup. Super cool, really smart astronomers are going to come out here, set up their telescopes and show us the night sky. All PHS students (and their parents!) are invited to this event. It runs from 8:30 -10:30 pm on Thursday, May 17th at the Izaak Walton League off Willard Rd. You need: clothes to be outside at night, something to sit on, a flashlight with a red light, and a smile. See Ms. Clowe if you have questions.

Attention juniors: Please stop by the counseling office if you are interested in being nominated for the UNC Morehead Cain Scholarship to pick up the nominee questionnaire. We are able to nominate two students. Please note: while candidates for their scholarship are more than welcome to apply to other colleges and universities under Early Action or Regular Decision application plans, candidates are not permitted to apply binding Early Decision to other colleges or universities while under consideration for the Morehead-Cain. Please return the questionnaire to Counseling Office by May 18, 2018 by NOON.

The Poolesville High School National Honors Society is now taking applications for the 2018-2019 school year. If you will be a junior or senior next year and you have an unweighted grade point average of at least 3.6 or a cumulative weighted grade point average of at least 4.2 and are interested in joining the National Honors Society please fill out and submit your application by the absolute deadline of Friday, June 8th. Applications can be found on the PHS website. If you have any questions please see Mr. Stanton in Room 9.

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