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Tuesday, December 10, 2019

The Poolesville Minority Scholars Program is having its first meeting this Wednesday during lunch in room 22! Help close the achievement gap in Montgomery County and do so much more. Email phs.minorityscholars@gmail.com for more information.

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!

Girls can code, too! Will be hosting an Hour of Code on Wednesday, December 11 from 11:15 to 11:55 in room 28. Whether you are a beginner in programming or an expert, this is the place for you. Everyone is welcome, regardless of your gender. If you identify as male, you must bring someone who is not male. 2 slices of pizza will be provided for those who sign up today. Sign up at https://forms.gle/gMytunXJNvBFUKGh8.

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.
Save the date for our upcoming PTSA Dining Out night. We hope you and your friends will join us on Wednesday, December 11th at Chipotle 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:
The Equestrian Team competed on Sunday. Stephanie Windall was Champion in Varsity Advanced. In the Equitation Medal division Stephanie Windall earned a 5th place and Carly Elliott earned a 6th place. In Junior Varsity Susan Montgomery competed in Maiden. Brianna Phimmasone competed in Novice. Lainey Kammerer earned a first place for jumping in the Novice Division. Nora Elliott was Reserve Champion for Future Intermediate. The Junior Varsity team took Reserve Champion overall for the day. Please congratulate our falcon equestrians.
The basketball teams take on B-CC tonight, with the Girls team at home and the Boys team away. JV games start at 5:30 and Varsity games follow at 7:15. Be sure to come out and support your falcons.
Remember to fly high today Falcons!

 

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