Tuesday, April 9, 2019

Congratulations to Madeline Brode, Anjali Murthy, Matthew Magnani and Christian Kim, Isaac Wang and Sadhana Lolla for being selected as two of the top five teams in the nation in the 2019 SourceAmerica Design Challenge. The six students will be participating in the Finals Event on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday of next week (4/8/19-4/10/19) in Arlington, VA

Congratulations to Rowan Smith for being a finalist in the Gaithersburg Book Festival’s poetry contest.
Rowan’s poem will be one of ten read by Maryland Poet Laureate Grace Cavalieri and the winners will be announced during a presentation at 2:30 p.m. on Sat. May 18 at the Marvin Gaye Stage at the Festival, with Poet Laureate Cavalieri presenting.

All Juniors, Sophomores, and Freshmen, please join the National Honors Society for our annual College Information Session. Current Senior NHS members will present information on the college application process, financial aide, essay writing, college prep. tips and more. This is a great way to learn about the college application process. The College Information Session will be held on Tuesday, April 16 (the day before Spring Break) at lunch in the auditorium.

Girl Up Club will be meeting on Wednesday April 10th in room 33b during lunch.
Stop by for some discussion and background on gender related issues.

The Midnight Players proudly present their musical production of “Annie” on April 11th - 13th. Even though, it “Maybe far away, or it maybe real nearby”, make sure to bring your entire family so you can see this visually striking story come to life, on stage, before your very eyes. Show times at 7:00 each evening and a 2:00 matinee on Saturday, April 13th. General admission is only $12 with reserved seating at $15. Don’t wait until “Tomorrow”, we hope to see you at the show!

The Poolesville Community Garden would welcome the participation of students during our spring clean up day on Saturday, April 13, beginning at 9 am. Lunch will be served at noon. Please wear gloves and bring a shovel and a weeding tool if you have one.
SSL hour forms will be onsite.

David Trone Invites all students to his Service Academy Information Night Wednesday, April 24.
It runs from 6 - 8pm at Tuscarora High School in Frederick.
For questions, or to register to attend, please contact:
Trone.Academy@mail.house.gov or call (301) 926-0300

The City of Takoma Park is pleased to offer the Ican Shine Bike Program to Maryland residents free of charge and looks forward to helping
30 riders with disabilities, ages 8 -14 learn to ride a two-wheeled bicycle independently.
Sixty volunteers, age 15 and older, are needed to assist riders. This promises to be the highlight of the summer!

Staff dares are here! Raise money to see your teachers do wacky activities like eating a worm and dying their hair! The more money we raise, the crazier the dares we can unlock. Check out the thermometer by room 54 to see which dares are coming up next. We will be collecting money from April 2nd to April 12th at the senior bench at lunch.

Montgomery College will be visiting PHS on April 10 at 10:20. Please see Ms. DeOto in room 10 to get a pass.

Smithsonian Libraries is looking for High School students to serve as Chaptour Guides (teen docents) for the summer. Please see Mrs. Martin for an application.
Applications are due April 18th!

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 info@mdpta.org by 4:30 p.m., Monday, April 15, 2019.
Click Here to download the 2019 Maryland PTA Scholarship

Spring Spirit week begins the Tuesday we come back from Spring Break.
Take a look at the schedule hanging up outside of room 42 and start planning your outfits now!

In Sports News:

Track hosts Northwest for a meet this afternoon. The action kicks off at 3:30.

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