Friday, January 17, 2020

There will be a meeting of the French Honor Society / French Club in room 57 at lunch today. We will be watching the film: Belle et Sebastien. Some snacks will be provided. Also, registration is now available for the National French Contest. Check the bulletin board outside of Mrs. Mazikins’ classroom for more information. Current and former students may participate.

Come out to FINE ARTS FRIDAY in the Falcon Foyer! This month, the theme is RELAXATION & WELLNESS! We all know how therapeutic art-making can be, so this week, we will feature live wheel-throwing demonstrations by our Ceramics teacher, Mr. Petke, as well as two art making activities for you to participate in.
So stop by at lunch to...
• Watch the wheel turn…
• Relax while creating a Clay or Paper sculpture of your own to add to our Art Installation...
• And don’t forget to...enter the raffle for a chance to win one of the pieces Petke will be creating...
We hope to see you there for a fun Wellness Break in your busy week!

The Hispanic Heritage Association needs all hands on deck for our next event. Please stop by RM 54 to see Mrs. Rivera-Rivera and let her know if you are in. We need volunteers for our fundraiser activity and we need your input for our Valentine’s Day Fiesta on February 14th. Our next meeting is on Wednesday, January 22nd at lunch in room 54. Hope to see you there!

Hey Falcons! The Poolesville Pulse’s podcast, Jack Jack Attack, is having a Q&A Episode. Send in any questions about Senior Year, College Apps, Poolesville, Life, or anything. If Jack can’t answer them, he’ll get someone who can. DM your questions to @poolesvillepulse, @kennakrue, @dora_kreitzer, or @_jackrosenberg, tweet them @pville_pulse, or email them to

The 12th Annual Historically Black Colleges & Universities (HBCU) College Fair Will be on Friday, January 24, 2020 at the Universities at Shady Grove. This free event will provide students in Grades 8–12 an opportunity to meet representatives from more than 60 HBCUs. Representatives will share information and answer questions from students and parents about admissions, financial aid, testing, majors and much more. Register at

Hey Juniors and Seniors! Post Prom is back and this year we're celebrating the return with A Night in the Roaring 2020s! Come experience the fun as we enter the exciting, booming, and mysterious decade of innovation, flappers, movies, and all that jazz! Join us on April 24th-25th from 11:30 Pm to 5:00 AM right here at PHS to see the school transformed as you step back in time to the Roaring 20s. You won't want to miss out on the fun activities...come see the comedic hypnotist, play at the casino tables, listen to the amazing DJ, play on the inflatables, enjoy the treats at the Candy Bar, and don't forget the great raffle prizes that will be given out throughout the night!
Check us out on Instagram and Twitter @pvillepostprom, or check out our web page ( that will be updated often with all the latest activities and prizes. If you have any questions or ideas, or want to get involved in planning, you can always email

Girls on the Run is looking for junior coaches for the spring. Poolesville ES is one of the teams in need of coaches for this season. Their practice schedule is M/W 3:30-5:00 PM and Junior Coaches would be asked to commit to attend at least one practice per week. Juniors and seniors interested in volunteering can apply at by February 14, 2020. For more details please see the flyer on the SSL board outside of the counseling office. Please email if you have any questions.

College and Career Information:
The League of Educators for Asian American Progress of Montgomery County Public Schools is offering a 2,000 scholarship.
Applicants must be graduating seniors who plan to major in education, are members of an Asian American club, and/or students who have earned Student Serving Learning (SSL) hours supporting Asian American organizations. GPA 3.0 minimum. The deadline to apply is February 14, 2020. Please see Ms. DeOto in room 10 for an application.
The BigSun Organization is proud to be able to continue to help young athletes succeed in their academic pursuits. We are offering an annual scholarship to a deserving senior student. All student athletes are eligible for this award, regardless of which sport they are participating in. Their participation may be in any capacity, whether as a player, coach or official.
Deadline - June 19, 2020 Amount of Award - $500.00
Please visit our website at to learn how to apply.
We will have a representative from RSVP pools visiting January 21st during lunch in room 10. RSV Pools is a pool management company that focuses on the operations of community pools throughout Montgomery County and Frederick County. They will be here giving out job information for summer employment.

In sports news:
Basketball takes on Seneca Valley tonight; Girls are home and Boys are away. Both JV games start at 5:30 and are followed by the Varsity games at 7:15.
The swim and dive team take on Blair at the MLK swim center tomorrow. Diving will start at 9:15, and the swim meet will follow. Come out and support your falcons!
PAA is offering softball winter workouts at the Poolesville Baptist Church for pitchers and a session for general softball skill work. The cost for the pitching clinic is $60 dollars, $100 dollars to do both. Visit the PAA website at to register.
Remember to fly high today Falcons!


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