Model UN team takes Hood College conference by storm

Nikita Kleyner, Staff Writer

January 21, 2018

Filed under Current Events, Government and Politics, Recent Posts, School News

On January 6, over 300 students came together at Hood College for the annual Hood Model UN conference. At this, conference students served as ambassadors for the countries they represented and argued on previously decided topics....

Winter spirit week brings around customary and new PHS traditions

Adey Harris, Staff Writer

January 21, 2018

Filed under Fashion, Poolesville News, Recent Posts, School News, Student Life, Style

To usher in the winter sports season, PHS held the annual winter spirit week. From December 11th through 15th, both students and teachers dressed according to the a different theme each day. Monday was Get Up and Go Day, where...

New Red Cross club takes over blood drive

Angela Wang, Staff Writer

January 2, 2018

Filed under Current Events, Recent Posts, School News, Student Life

Students of PHS came out on December 1, 2017, to donate blood to the American Red Cross, donating a total of 30 pints, equating to 90 lives potentially saved. The blood drive, hosted by the PHS American Red Cross club, was held...

Lockett, Satsangi stand out among the pack in Cross Country

Daniel Tuan, Staff Writer

December 4, 2017

Filed under Current Events, Fall Sports, School News, Sports

Before joining the cross country team, Nandini Satsangi and Ryan Lockett probably couldn’t imagine how important they would end up becoming to the team. Today, both Nandini and Ryan contribute immensely to the PHS Cross Country...

PHS football makes history with first win over Watkins Mill

Rachel Ryan, Staff Writer

November 21, 2017

Filed under Fall Sports, News, Poolesville News, Recent Posts, School News, Sports

PHS varsity football had a memorable season this year. On Friday, October 20, the Falcons fought their way to a win against Watkins Mill in an overtime game, pulling out a stunning 48-41 defeat. After losing to the wolverines...

Manhattan high schoolers feel the impact of terrorist attack

Nikita Kleyner, Staff Writer

November 19, 2017

Filed under Current Events, News, Recent Posts

A few weeks after the horrific terrorist attack in Manhattan left 8 dead, a dozen injured, and countless in shock; the community is still feeling the impact. It was the afternoon of October 31 when the streets of Manhatta...