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...

Trump’s travel ban ends

Joe Dwyer, Staff Writer

November 20, 2017

Filed under Government and Politics, Recent Posts

On Sept. 24th, one of President Trump’s first executive orders, the travel ban, expired. The ban had prevented all nationals from Muslim-majority nations such as Mali, Syria, and Libya, as well as North Korea and Egypt, from ...

New US government report finds human activity is leading cause of global warming

Andrew Sojka, Staff Writer

November 20, 2017

Filed under Government and Politics, Recent Posts

On Nov. 3rd, 2017, the United States government released its National Climate Assessment, the first within the Trump Administration. By law, the government is required to release this document every four years. Why are people stil...

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...

Stranger Things 2: things get stranger

Michelle Zheng, Beat Leader; Writer

November 17, 2017

Filed under Arts, Recent Posts

After over a year of waiting, Netflix original series “Stranger Things” is back for a second season. The series received overwhelmingly positive reviews for its first season, and devoted fans were excitedly anticipating th...

Second annual health fair shines light on suicide epidemic

Andrea Rentel, Staff Writer

November 9, 2017

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

PHS’s annual Suicide Awareness Health Fair was brought back this year in October. The PHS booster club teamed up with the boys basketball team during lunch to set up a tailgate at school. A crowd quickly formed as studen...

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