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Government Students Select ‘Person of the Year’

Government Students Select ‘Person of the Year’

March 5, 2018

Government students completed Time magazine projects for their Person of the Year before voting on the...

SAT vs. ACT: What’s the Difference?

SAT vs. ACT: What’s the Difference?

January 9, 2018

Breaking down the differences between the two exams so that students know which is the best fit for the...

Technology Continues to Change Classroom Experience

Technology Continues to Change Classroom Experience

October 31, 2017

With the school's Bring Your Own Technology policy encouraging students to carry their devices, teachers and...

Meet the Panther Leadership Council

Meet the Panther Leadership Council

October 5, 2017

Panther Leadership Council provides more students an opportunity to get involved Panther Leadership Council,...

PSATs May Matter More Than You Think

PSATs May Matter More Than You Think

October 5, 2017

Testing Coordinator sheds light on what students can get from taking the Preliminary Scholastic Aptitude Tes...

Part Time Panther: Evan Powell takes ASL III

Part Time Panther: Evan Powell takes ASL III

October 2, 2017

Because the class is not offered at Park View, Evan Powell travels to Potomac Falls for one block eac...

No FLEX Zone: An Introduction to the CORE Model

No FLEX Zone: An Introduction to the CORE Model

September 22, 2017

With a new principal, students and staff switch from a FLEX model study block to a CORE model This year, Po...

Enchanted by Electives

Dana Altarace, Staff Writer

April 18, 2017

Filed under Academics, News

   There are approximately 122 different courses students can take at Potomac Falls.  With this many classes to choose from, it can leave students wondering which ones they’d like to take next year. Some of Potomac Falls’ most popular courses include:   Introduction to Business and Marketing taught by Melvin Barro...

Applying to Colleges In-state

Applying to Colleges In-state

November 14, 2016

With the new year only two months away, seniors are in crunch-time. Colleges across the country have applica...

Why test scores or poor grades don’t define who you are

Olivia Miller, Editor-in-Chief

November 10, 2016

Filed under Academics, Opinions & Editorials

 Coming from someone who can’t solve an algebra problem to save her life, and got a 21 the first time she took her ACT, I am able to understand first hand why the letter on a report card, or the score of my standardized tests do not define who I am as an individual.  A member of the varsity cross country and track ...

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...

Achieving AP class equality

Olivia Miller, Staff Writer

June 14, 2016

Filed under Academics

 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 ...

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