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The Prep for Prom

Mackenzie Greene, Staff Writer

February 11, 2016

Filed under Student Life

Prom is approaching upon us quickly and it'll be here sooner than you know it. The junior and senior students of Potomac Falls are thrilled to be attending either their first or second prom event. With the anticipation of having a great time with friends, great music, and nice decor, hopefully the 2016 prom dance will meet ...

You’re a Good School Potomac Falls

Kyra Breslow

February 11, 2016

Filed under Student Life

After the success that came from “Game of Tiaras”, Elizabeth Deker has planned a musical to blow that out of the water. This year’s spring musical will be “You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown”.    “This is a much more family friendly show, it’s much more cheerful. I think it’s going to appeal to a d...

15 Stages of the Quarter ending

Olivia Emery, Staff Writer

February 3, 2016

Filed under Opinions & Editorials, Student Life

Thinking you have time. Coming to the realization that you don't have time  Regretting the time you wasted.  Frantically checking your grades online and emailing your teachers. Trying to find ways to raise your grades. Getting angry with yourself for putting off the work. Going insane trying to finish all of the work. Even more...

Ten Things You Know You Had Growing Up in the 21st Century

Allie Feinberg, Staff Writer

February 3, 2016

Filed under Student Life

   Whether you were born in 1997 or 2001, all students at PFHS have one thing in common: we all grew up in the 21st century. Sometimes you might hear people say “It’s the 21st century,” but what does that really mean? Here’s a list of ten things you know you’ve seen, had, or done growing up in the 21st ce...

Homecoming or No-Coming?

Margaux Ramee

February 3, 2016

Filed under Student Life

Homecoming week, with its locker decorating, dance, football game, and pep rally, is a very celebrated tradition. However, this year many students have mixed feelings about living up to the expectations.    “Homecoming week has a great energy,” said Mr. Bob Sponaugle. “I love to see all the kids dressed up...

Stepping in the Shadows

Angelica Rivera, Staff Writer

February 3, 2016

Filed under Student Life

 Monroe Shadow Day, a day where freshmen and sophomores can learn about programs that C.S. Monroe Technology Center offers high school students. They offer a variety of programs like Administration of Justice, Computer and Digital Animation,  Welding and so much more. On Dec. 4, Potomac Falls students spent the day “shado...

Dr. Noto’s Neighborhood

Kyra Breslow, Staff Writer

November 29, 2015

Filed under Student Life

  In order to increase the spirit of Potomac Falls, Principal Dr. Liz Noto has decided to prioritize the community. Many exciting events were planned over the summer for students and staff. In past years the spirit of Potomac Falls has decreased, taking our sense of community with it. The reputation was ruined as people turned the...

Roaring Changes

Margaux Ramee, Staff Writer

November 23, 2015

Filed under Student Life

  In light of all the new policies and structures that have been introduced at Potomac Falls High School for the 2015-2016 school year, three juniors opinions and reactions on these adjustments have been mixed.   It seems that this year’s juniors have different views on the effectiveness of the school’s new system. The...

The Freshman Hallway Will Look FABulous

Allison Feinberg, Staff Writer

October 22, 2015

Filed under Student Life

This year, the freshman will be decorating the math hallway, in the lower level of the school. Every year, each grade chooses a theme to decorate their hallway  that matches the schoolwide theme which this year is sports. Freshman class president, Nick Haddad thinks the freshman got the best theme, March Madness.    “It’s good because then, we can ...

Teaching Spirit

Olivia Emery, Staff Writer

October 22, 2015

Filed under Student Life

When people think of homecoming week, most people only think of the spirited students who dress up in costume. Many students do participate, but there are also teachers who like to join in on the fun as well.  This year's homecoming spirit days are sporting event day, movie day, famous figure day, derby day, and class...

Deck The Halls

Matt Macioce, Staff Writer

October 22, 2015

Filed under Student Life

The Super Bowl theme gives the juniors a competitive edge in this year's hallway decoration because it’s one of the most popular sporting events in the world.  The juniors’ goal was to put the most important parts from the Super Bowl in the hallway to make sure the judges knew their theme  “We tried to incorpo...

Mud, Sweat, and Tears

Kyra Breslow, Staff Writer

October 22, 2015

Filed under Student Life

Homecoming is rapidly approaching, but it’s not all about fancy dresses and dances; for the football team, it’s about mud, sweat and beating J.E.B. Stuart Friday night. For the school, this is the game that everyone looks forward to, but for the players and coaches, it’s just another game.  “We see every game as a state champions...

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