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Friday, December 6, 2019


The class of 2021 is sponsoring "Paws for the Season"! We are collecting dog and cat kibble, toys, blankets, cat litter, and other goods! Please see flyers around the school for a complete list. All donations will go to the Humane Society. Donations will be taken through December 18 and can be dropped off in room 46. Thank you!
The SGA has once again teamed up with the United States Marine Corp for its annual Toys for Tots drive. Please keep in mind the children in need in Montgomery County when shopping this holiday season. We are collecting unwrapped, new gifts valued around $10 for children ranging from ages 2 to 17. The drive runs from December 2nd through December 13th. Because our food drive was so successful as a House vs House competition we have decided to do the same for Toys for Tots. There will be a box for each House in the Falcon Foyer. The House to fill their box first wins. Thank you in advance for your support.

The American Red Cross Blood Drive is December 11th in the Old Gym. Anyone 16 or above can donate. Please check the height and weight requirements for blood donation. One bag of blood can save three lives. Everyone who donates will receive a $5 Amazon gift card. Email poolesville.arc@gmail.com to sign up. Please donate.
Attention seniors applying to Montgomery College. We will have a representative here on Tuesday December 10 at 10:20 to help you set up your account to register for Fall 2020 classes. Please see Ms. DeOto by December 6 to get a pass.
Save the date for our upcoming PTSA Dining Out night. We hope you and your friends will join us on Wednesday, December 11th at Chipolte in the Kentlands, between 5PM - 9PM. Make sure you bring the flier posted on your grade’s classroom, and the PTSA will receive 33% of all proceeds.

Scholarship Information:
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 http://www.bigsunathletics.com to learn how to apply.

Upcoming College Visits:
Juniors and seniors interested in speaking with a representative from the below colleges should sign up on Naviance (links below) and then get a pass from room 10 before the visit.
Montgomery College
Tue December 10 10:20 AM room 10 Montgomery College
Thu January 9, 2020 11:10 AM room 10



In sports news:
Tonight the basketball teams kick off their seasons against Brunswick. The boys are away, and the girls are home. JV games begin at 5:30 and Varsity games follow at 7. Come out!
The Poolesville Equestrian Club will be competing in an Inter-School Horse show this Sunday, December 8th at NFF Stables located at 18205 Darnestown Road in Poolesville. Varsity will start at 9:00 a.m. and JV will follow.
The state champion swim team takes on Quince Orchard tomorrow night at the Olney Swim center starting at 7:15. Come out and support your falcons!
Remember to fly high today Falcons!

 

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