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...

Swift draws criticism from older crowd on ‘garbage’ music

Naomi Cocker, Staff Writer

December 11, 2017

Filed under Music, Recent Posts, Student Life

Taylor Swift has been a celebrity since the mid 2000s, when many of us were very young. She has been a part of our pop culture since Miley Cyrus was still Hannah Montana. I’m sure many Gen Xs and even Baby Boomers can relate...

Fall fashion combines old favorites and new trends

Racheal Ssentongo, Staff Writer

December 6, 2017

Filed under Fashion, Recent Posts, Student Life, Style

This fall season has brought several new and old fashion trends together. Trends such as burgundy colors, knee high boots, and flannels have repaid a visit this season, combined with the new emerging suede shoes, booties, cropped...

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...

College applications bring up questions of evaluation process

Kanika Mehra, Staff Writer

October 24, 2017

Filed under Opinion, Recent Posts, Student Life

As application season rolls around again, college is no doubt weighing on the minds of both seniors as well as juniors. Yet for many students at Poolesville, visits from college representatives, meetings with counselors, and e...

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