October 4, 2017

Do you enjoy reading? Or discussing books with others? If so, come to the interest meeting for Book Club on Wednesday, October 11, in Room 61. Bring a friend, and a suggestion for our list of books to read this year! Hope to see you there.

There will be a Girls Basketball meeting on Monday, Oct. 9 at the beginning of lunch in the new gym. Any girls interested in playing basketball need to attend. See Coach Hackey for more information.

Today is Walk to School Day! Let's make sure we're being safe on the way to and from school. Make sure to observe all street signs and traffic lights. When you're in the school parking lot, make sure you're paying attention to the cars and people around you. Be safe today and throughout the year as you go to and from school.

To sign up for a college visit senior and junior students:
Need to register for the visit in Naviance at least three days in advance:

Then bring your agenda book to Ms. Deoto in room 10 to get a pass at least two days in advance.
West Virginia Wesleyan College
Wed October 4, 2017
9:00 AM

College of William and Mary
Thu October 5, 2017
10:30 AM

Stevenson University
Thu October 5, 2017
12:00 PM

Columbia University
Thu October 5, 2017
1:45 PM

Georgia Institute of Technology
Fri October 6, 2017
9:00 AM

Randolph-Macon College
Mon October 9, 2017
8:00 AM

Hollins University
Mon October 9, 2017
8:45 AM

Attention Students! Do you need SSL hours? The Jubilee Association of Maryland is looking for volunteers to help with multiple activities. If you are interested please see the flyer on the SSL bulletin board outside of room 19 or see Ms. Grubb.

Check out Poolesville’s newest club. Our Amnesty International chapter will give students the opportunity to participate in something bigger than themselves and make a global difference. Student members will become advocates for basic human rights such as access to clean water or equal opportunities in the workplace. If interested, please come to room 13 on Thursdays to learn more about this club and how you can make a difference"

"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!"

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.

Sports news
Yesterday, girl’s soccer beat Seneca valley in a 6-0 game

The boy’s soccer team also beat Seneca valley in a 1-0 game

And girls volleyball triumphed over Clarksburg in a 3-1 victory, way to go falcons!

Today, girl’s tennis travels to Wootton for a 3:30 match

Field Hockey travels to Watkins Mill for a 7:00pm game

Come out and support your falcons!

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