Students make final college decisions as school year comes to a close

Erica Guthrie, Staff Writer

June 9, 2017

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As May 1 rolled around, every senior faced the tough decision of where to commit to college. The PHS Class of 2017 was accepted into a variety of colleges in the US and abroad, with many students receiving scholarships. Like the majority o...

Staff retire after years of service to MCPS

Catherine Gao, Staff Writer

June 9, 2017

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As the 2016-2017 school year comes to an end, PHS students time with several staff members has come to an end. The staff members include counselors Mr. James Cappuccilli, Ms. Sarah Pavlik, math teacher Mrs. Sharon Moore, and A...

Model UN Team brings home array of awards this year

Camille Awono, Staff Writer

June 9, 2017

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The United Nations (UN) is an international organization that has been tasked with maintaining global order since 1945. The delegates to the UN come from nearly 200 countries and have led tens of peacekeeping missions all over the...

Coed Volleyball wins county championship

Michelle Zheng, Staff Writer

June 9, 2017

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This year, PHS’s coed volleyball team finished with a record of 12-1 and won the county championship against Churchill High School on May 16. The championship game against Churchill was tight, with PHS winning 3 out of 5 g...

Ten student athletes take their skills to college

Racheal Ssentongo, Staff Writer

June 9, 2017

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This year, ten of Poolesville High School’s athletes have been recruited to play their sport in college. Out of the eight million high school students currently participating in high school athletics, only 480,000 of them move...

Students elect Matt Post as 40th SMOB

Minjee Jung, Staff Writer

June 9, 2017

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Eric Guerci’s second year as SMOB is coming to a close as incoming senior at Sherwood High School Matt Post takes the reins. Post was Guerci’s Chief of Staff and Vice-President of MCR. He helped Guerci behind the scenes and...

Why do so many students choose UMD?

Angela Wang, Staff Writer

June 6, 2017

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As college decision season comes to a close and seniors settle on their home for the next four years of their lives, the trend perpetuates year after year: a large bulk chooses UMD. This year, for the class of 2017, 83 seniors...

New cafe opens in Poolesville

Mark Herron, Staff Writer

June 6, 2017

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At the heart of Montgomery County’s Agricultural Reserve, Poolesville is known for its small town flair and large small business presence. A combination of the two, the Watershed Cafe has replaced Zaglio’s Bakery when it opens...

Humanities freshmen prepare for annual diner night

Rachel Ryan, Staff Writer

March 29, 2017

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On Tuesday, April 4, 2017, the Humanities house freshmen will be putting on “Diner Night,” a showcase where they creatively present information about the 1950s, typically in the form of a performance or skit. For about a month,...

Bethesda Urban Partnership holds its 5th annual film festival

Michelle Zheng, Staff Writer

March 23, 2017

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The Bethesda Film Festival, held on March 17 and 18 at the Imagination Stage in downtown Bethesda, featured five short films made by local filmmakers. Each film was screened three times, once on March 17, and twice on March 18...

Poolesville Shakespeare Club performs at the Folger Theater

Adey Harris, Staff Writer

March 23, 2017

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Each year, Poolesville High School’s Shakespeare Club works to put on their own rendition of a Shakespeare play. The Shakespeare Club is a place for all who love to act, but particularly those love Shakespeare. This year, th...

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