Poolesville High School

December 7, 2018 | Deirdre Byrne

MCPS High School Rankings Based on Maryland School Report Card Scores

Maryland’s Department of Education unveiled its new “accountability system” earlier this week: Maryland School Report Cards. Although Maryland schools have received “report cards” for the past two decades, Maryland Superintendent of Schools Karen Salmon believes the new system is more comprehensive. Schools receive three scores: Star Rating (based on point percentage). Percentile Rank (school’s performance […]

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December 7, 2018 | Michelle Queen

County Executive Marc Elrich to Visit Poolesville, Bethesda, Potomac, and Kensington on Listening Tour

County Executive Marc Elrich has added three stops on his listening tour in addition to Tuesday’s stop in Poolesville. Elrich has added stops in Bethesda, Potomac, and Kensington. Initially, Elrich’s transition team scheduled five sessions for residents to share their thoughts with him. The first session, scheduled for Potomac on Nov. 14, was canceled due to […]

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November 29, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Poolesville Pressing Plan for New High School, Services Center

Poolesville is a small town, but it’s undertaking a big mission to replace its outmoded high school. It also wants to eliminate the “services desert” in the western portion of the Upcounty. Here’s our story:

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September 22, 2018 | Daryl Schultz

Blake High School Dominates Poolesville High School 42-6 Friday Night

The Blake Bengal defense established its dominance from the first moments of Friday night’s contest as they played host to the Falcons of Poolesville.  When the Bengal defense pushed the Falcons back to near the goal line you knew what was going to happen next.  The first two points (a safety) Blake would score resulted […]

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August 13, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

photo Poolesville HS

Report: Montgomery County Has Top High Schools in Maryland

A new report by Niche revealed that the top public high schools for 2019 throughout the state of Maryland are in Montgomery County. Out of the more than 200 schools evaluated, Poolesville High School is ranked as the best in the state. Winston Churchill High School came in second, Walt Whitman High School ranked third,  and […]

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June 8, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for June 8 in Montgomery County

Congratulations to the Washington Capitals for winning the 2018 Stanley Cup Thursday night against the Vegas Golden Knights. #ALLCAPS! Here are five more things to know for Friday, June 8, in Montgomery County: 1. Education Award: Councilmember Craig Rice will be recognized with the Cornerstone Award for Education and Leadership at the Annual Black and […]

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May 28, 2018 | Marisa Fried

MCPS Graduation Season Starts May 29

Olympic gold medalist Haley Skarupa, bestselling author Nora Roberts, and Kathryn Sullivan, who was the first woman to walk in space, are among the speakers who will address the graduating class of 2018 this year. Washington Post journalist Dana Milbank, Congressman Jamie Raskin, award-winning TV producer Andrew Och, and ESPN sportscaster Bram Weinstein will also […]

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May 13, 2018 | Staff Writer

Graduation Caps thrown in sky photo

Twenty-one MCPS Students Earn National Merit Scholarships

Twenty-one Montgomery County Public Schools students have earned  National Merit Scholarships in the latest round of awards from the National Merit Scholarship Corporation. Awardees were selected from more than 15,000 students nation wide and were among 48 awardees chosen in Maryland. The awards provide recipients with a one-time award of $2,500 for college tuition. On […]

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April 14, 2018 | Staff Writer

Poolesville Falcons Outscore Seneca Valley Screaming Eagles, 12-2, in Boys Baseball

The Seneca Valley boys baseball team traveled to Poolesville today to take on the Falcons, where they were outscored 12-2. Photographer Phil Fabrizio captured the highlights. Final after 5. Poolesville 12 Seneca Valley 2 as Brady Pearre had a day for @PHSbaseball2018 as starting pitcher and a couple of hits, this a double. @mymcmedia @cszscores […]

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March 12, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for March 12 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Friday, March 12 in Montgomery County: 1. Dogs and Cats: The Montgomery County Council’s Public Safety Committee takes up a review of the county’s Animal Services and Adoption Center at its 9:30 a.m. Here’s the staff report. At the same time, the Health and Human Services Committee considers […]

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