The Roar

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...

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 Academics, School News, 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 Sports, Staff & Faculty, 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...

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...

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 ...

O Come All Ye Injured

Kyra Breslow

February 11, 2016

Filed under Sports, Student Life

While winter sports like basketball and wrestling shine at the front of the stage, those involved the Athletic Training Student Aide program work behind the scenes to get the athletes ready for games and matches. Students signed up for the winter season of athletic training stay after school during the week to help treat student ...

Going Global

Margaux Ramee

February 3, 2016

Filed under Student Life

 The Global Ambassadors Club has recently been demanding a lot from its members as they tirelessly prepare for the 2016 International Summit. With an approximate 20 delegations expected to be in attendance and seven Loudoun County schools in participation, this year’s summit could be the best one the Global Ambassadors Club...

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...

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 ...

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