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Playing for Autism

Playing for Autism

November 2, 2016

  In order to raise money and awareness for a very meaningful cause, Autism Speaks, seniors Gabriell...

One Stair, Two Games, Red Dress, Blue Suit

One Stair, Two Games, Red Dress, Blue Suit

October 13, 2016

  Through the many themes Potomac Falls has had over the years, whether it be Let the Games Begin in 20...

Bringing more than books

Bringing more than books

October 6, 2016

  Potomac Falls has adopted a new initiative this year known as “Bring Your Own Technology,” or BYOT...

Congrats, Grads

Mackenzie Greene, Staff Writer

June 14, 2016

Filed under Student Life

 Graduation is an exciting time in life. It’s a time when students first begin transitioning into adulthood. The graduating class is definitely looking forward to this day, but the ceremony this school year is going to be a little different due to the significant changes that had to be made because of a turf field instal...

Linking Up with Link Crew

Arizona Hensell, Staff Writer

June 14, 2016

Filed under Student Life

With this being the first year of link crew at Potomac Fall High School, the bar is set high. They must workout what plans they are going to do with their leaders/captains this year, plans over the summer, as well as the abundance of activities they would like to incorporate into next year's schedule.  “[Link Crew is] a new program for fres...

Achieving AP class equality

Olivia Miller, Staff Writer

June 14, 2016

Filed under Student Life

 The Advanced Placement program, better known as “AP,” are a list of classes that work side by side with the College Board. It helps to expose kids to the opportunity of a college level course so by the time college comes around, they will be better prepared. Students who are enrolled in AP classes are subject to more ...

Keep calm, and call a Link Crew leader

Keep calm, and call a Link Crew leader

April 26, 2016

  The transition from middle school to high school is a great one for the rising freshmen who have no...

Mental Health Matters

Olivia Miller, Staff Writer

April 26, 2016

Filed under Sports, Student Life

  Students today wake up at seven in the morning, spend eight hours at school, two and a half hours at track practice, and another three -hours of homework. Then they wake up the next day, and do it all over again.     "People enjoy being busy. For me at least I strive under stress. I am able to balance a lot of thing...

Faculty vs. Student Volleyball Game Fundraiser

Angelica Rivera, Staff Writer

April 26, 2016

Filed under Student Life

On April 27, there will be a student v. faculty volleyball game during flex to fundraise money for the junior class. Admission to the event will be two dollars and will be sold during all lunch blocks on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday.  The faculty team will consist of many beloved teachers like Mr. Ackerman and Ms. Short. Stu...

Graduation and Game Plans

Graduation and Game Plans

April 1, 2016

 Graduation: the biggest event that every high schooler eagerly awaits in their young adolescent years...

Mr. PFHS

Mr. PFHS

March 17, 2016

   For the past 12 years, Potomac Falls has put on a beauty-pageant type production called Mr. P...

Out With The Old and In With The New

Olivia Miller, Staff Writer

February 11, 2016

Filed under Student Life

    With no guessing penalty, shorter time spent testing, and an optional essay, the new version of the SAT hopes to make the test more straightforward and fair for the class of 2017 and below. In spring of 2016, The College Board will be making content, format, and scoring changes to the SAT. The redesigned test will eng...

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