The Roar

12 Ways You Know You’re a Senior

Tasnim Alam, Staff Writer

October 28, 2014

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1.  Going home means taking a nap and then procrastinating on homework and applications. Photo from someecards.com  2.  You’re more afraid of Mrs. Hoilman calling you out on something than anything else (which leads to a portion of your money going toward buying Mrs. Hoilman diet coke).  Photo by Tasn...

11 Ways You Know You’re a Junior

Keegan Wieland, Staff Writer

October 28, 2014

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1.  U.S. history was cool up until quizlet becomes your best friend Long nights of learning the difference between John Smith, John Rolfe, and John Winthrop.  Courtesy of sendaiben.org   2.  Its not team Edward vs team Jacob, it’s team Murphy vs. team Shangraw Teen angst doesn’t come close to the passion ...

October Means Trunk-Or-Treat Time

October 28, 2014

It’s October and everyone knows what that means. Trunk-or-Treat time! Once again, Potomac Falls Key...

9 Ways You Know You’re a Freshman

Maddie Thompson, Staff Writer

October 22, 2014

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  1. You think the hardest class you have ever had/will take is Honors Earth Science or Pre-AP World.    2. Romeo and Juliet and Of Mice and Men are the banes of your existence. photo by: http://mashable.com/ 3. During football games you're not sure whether to stand in the bleachers in the Pit or just keep walking arou...

The Germans are coming

Maddie Thompson, Staff Writer

October 22, 2014

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The chance to go to another country to learn and experience it like a real citizen is something most students only dream about. For two students, this seemingly unreachable idea has become a reality. Through the Student Partnership Exchange Program (SPEP), sophomore Anthony Lopresti and senior James Kenney are able to host a f...

Dual Enrollment: English 12 at PFHS and NOVA

Dual Enrollment: English 12 at PFHS and NOVA

October 21, 2014

This year is the first year that Loudoun County Public Schools offered the Dual Enrollment (DE) English...

13 things to do in the Fall in NOVA

Jennifer Marks, Staff

October 14, 2014

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Visit a pumpkin patch- Cox Farms, Centerville, VA- One of the the most recognizable features of Fall are pumpkins. Have the quintessential Fall experience at Cox Farms. Cox Farms boasts a bountiful pumpkin patch, with hundreds of pumpkins to choose from. Besides the pumpkin patch Cox Farms also has slides, hay rides, a market and ...

Next year’s full freshman class

James Kenney, Staff Writer

June 13, 2014

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Shuffling through the hallways in between class, waiting for seemingly endless eternities in the parking lot, and fitting eight people to a table during lunch are all signs that Potomac Falls has a large student body--around 1,527 students. That number is only going to swell next year with the arrival of the Class of 2018. Next...

Coming down the home stretch

Coming down the home stretch

June 4, 2014

  With the collective stress of Advanced Placement course exams and Standards of Learning tests...

Educating on the East

June 2, 2014

As hostility brews between Russia and Ukraine in the East, prompting the attention of the West, students...

Coffee and SOFA in the House

Tasnim Alam, Staff Writer

May 30, 2014

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The scent of coffee, the shock over the hidden talents that your friends hold, and the laid back banter; sound familiar?  This year’s Coffee House will be the usual scene with the added bonus of a SOFA show. Over the years, Coffee House has expanded from the traditional open mic to allow poetry readings and Panthera, but...

Human Trafficking Awareness Night

Mena Ayazi, News Editor & Cartoonist

May 29, 2014

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The United Nation’s International Children’s Relief Fund (UNICEF) Club, Another World Club, and Key Club of Potomac Falls have come together to host an event that will shine a light on modern day slavery. According to CNN, there are approximately 20-30 million slaves on the planet today, that’s more than EVER in recorded...

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