Friday, March 8 2019

Any seniors on track to earn an Advanced Arts Certificate in Visual Art, Music, Creative & Performing Arts, or Communication Arts, and anyone interested in learning about the Advanced Arts Certificate Pathways, come to Lab 32 for an informational meeting at lunch on Wednesday March 13th. Seniors, the required signature form that is due to Ms. Heaton on Friday March 29th will be available at the informational meeting. Submission of this form is needed to earn the certificate and graduation cord. If you cannot attend the meeting, please email Ms. Heaton for details.

The Red Cross Club is hosting a blood drive on March 19th in the old gym. Anyone 16 and older who satisfies the weight requirement is eligible to donate. You will be excused from the classes you miss. Email to sign up and save lives!

The Maryland Tech Council (MTC) announces the opportunity for five (5) graduating high school seniors in Maryland to be awarded a one-time scholarship totaling $4,500.
In order to be eligible for the scholarship, the student must reside in Maryland, have committed to attend a public college or university in the state of Maryland and must be pursuing a STEM-related field of study. The scholarship submission form will be open until March 15, 2019, the form may be found at the following link: The scholarships will be presented at MTC’s Industry Awards Celebration on May 22, 2019. The scholarship is funded and presented by Alexandria Real Estate.

The MONOCACY LIONS CLUB SCHOLARSHIP Application is available in room 10.
The Scholarship Amount is $2,000.00 ($500/year)
And any student graduating from any high school in 2018 residing in the western upper Montgomery County area who plans to further their education may apply. The application deadline is March 21, 2019. The forms should be returned to Ms. DeOto in the Career Center (room 10).

The JAKE PERKINS MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP is now available in room 10. The scholarship is to recognize two scholar athletes who have shown an outstanding commitment to athletics, academics, and community service with a $1,000 each. You must have a 3.0 weighted GPA.
The application deadline is March 21, 2019. See Ms. DeOto in the Career Center room 10 for more information.

There is a scholarship available for seniors from the Poolesville, MD area interested in majoring in any of these preferred course areas: horticulture, agriculture, trade and/or technical fields, divinity or a divinity-related field. Applicants must demonstrate financial need. Applicants must have a 2.0 GPA or higher at the time of application. Please see Ms. DeOto in room 10 for more information. The deadline to apply is March 31.

The Maryland PTA Scholarship Committee offers scholarships in the amount of $1000 each to a high school senior who plans to pursue a career in education in Maryland schools.
Please fill out the application in its entirety and forward all required information, including requested signatures, to Maryland PTA, c/o Scholarship Committee, 5 Central Avenue, Glen Burnie, MD 21061 or electronically to by 4:30 p.m., Monday, April 15, 2019.

Click Here to download the 2019 Maryland PTA Scholarship

Comfort Cases is an organization that provide foster children with backpacks or duffel bags filled with essential and comfort items. If you are interested in working with this group in order to earn some SSL hours, please contact

Smokey Glen Farm will be visiting PHS on March 20 during lunch. Smokey Glen will be hiring students who are 15 years old or older (as of September 1st) work in their outdoor barbeque catering. Please stop by room 10 on March 20 for more information.

Attention all Falcons, the SGA will be hosting its annual Speedball Madness. The tournament will be held from March 11th through the 15th 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.

In Sports News:

The girls basketball fell to Middletown last night in a hard fought game. Congratulations on a strong season ladies! We are all proud of you.

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