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...

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...

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...

New bill calls for healthier food options in Montgomery County vending machines

Angela Wang, Staff Writer

March 23, 2017

Filed under Current Events, Food, Government and Politics, MoCo News, Recent Posts, School News, Student Life

Amidst recent research revealing that over 25 percent of children in Montgomery County are overweight, the Montgomery County Council is considering a proposal that would require at least 50 percentage of items in vending machines on...

Speedball: Poolesville’s March Madness

Nina Todd, Staff Writer

March 20, 2017

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Speedball is a time honored bi-annual tradition at Poolesville. Combining some of the most exciting aspects of the PHS student experience - competition, sport, and fanfare - the tournament is sure to keep student energy high as ...

Senior Baharu Harris wins this year’s Mr. Poolesville

Alison Huber, Staff Writer

March 15, 2017

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On Thursday, March 9th, 2017 Poolesville hosted its annual Mr. Poolesville Show. The theme this year was Batman, so every single contestant dressed up as that character. This was the first year that all the contestants were t...

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