Thursday, November 8, 2018

Do you have a talent that you are ready to show off? Well, you are in luck! Sign ups for the PHS Talent Show today and Friday in the Falcon foyer.
Actual auditions will be after school Wednesday Nov. 14 and Thursday Nov. 15, or at lunch on Friday Nov. 16. See Mr. Traver with any questions!

Tomorrow the Poolesville Progressives will be sponsoring a talk with Maryland House Delegate Aruna Miller. Miss Miller will talk about her work at the state level and answer questions about the election or any issues that students wish to discuss! Please spend some of your lunch with us in room 64 on Friday, Nov 9, to learn about our government from one of your state officials!

There will be no 8th period class on Monday, November 12 and Tuesday November 13, 2018, both days are Early Release Days.
8th period will be extended 15 minutes on November 8, 9, 14 and 15.
There will be NO 4:30 bus on Monday, November 12 and Tuesday November 13.

The Red Cross Club is hosting a blood drive on Friday, November 30th in the old gym. Anyone 16 and older and who satisfies the weight requirement is eligible to donate. Students will be excused for the class they miss, but must notify their teacher beforehand. Email to sign up and save lives!

If you have passed the PARCC in English 10 and are identified as a native or heritage speaker of a language other than English including:
Arabic, French, German, Hebrew, Hindi, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin, Polish, Russian, or Spanish you may select to take the Avant STAMP 4S here at PHS to potentially earn the Maryland Seal of Biliteracy. This year, the assessment will be administered at no cost to students.
To register for the November 29th test access the google form on the Class of 2019 google classroom.
The Maryland Seal of Biliteracy may be awarded after graduation once the results of the assessment are known. If you take an approved assessment and score intermediate high, you will be eligible to have the Seal of Biliteracy added to your diploma.
For further questions please contact Mrs. Hicks.

Attention all Falcons: The SGA will be hosting its annual Fall Speedball Tournament during Lunch in the new gym. Games will start today, November 8th and tomorrow the 9th. They will continue Wednesday Nov 14th through the 16th.

The Powder Puff game is this Friday Nov 9 from 3:15 to 4:30. Cost of entry is $2 or $1 with a canned good. Come out to watch the Juniors try to take down the Seniors.

In sports news:

If you are planning on trying out for a winter sport you must be registered on the MCPS Parent portal. Use the Athletics Link to find the forms. You must be registered by November 13th in order to participate on the first day of practice November 15th. If you have any questions, please see Ms. Grubb in room 19.

Come out and support your Falcons!


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