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Potomac Senior High School    

will set the standard for educational excellence, where all students achieve their potential and contribute to the local and global communities.

Upcoming Events
Panther Bytes!
Oct 20
White Day
Oct 21
Blue Day
Oct 22
White Day
Oct 23
Blue Day
1, 2, 4 6
Oct 24
White Day
Homecoming 2014

Spirit Week!


Suicide Prevention Program

Prince William County Public Schools Health curriculum includes lessons on recognizing depression and signs of suicide. Potomac Senior High School is offering depression screening and suicide prevention training as part of the SOS Suicide Prevention Program. See the letter below for more details and the ability to opt your student out of this opportunity.

Letter to Parent / Guardian

NVULYP College Survival

The Northern VA Urban League Young Professionals Network invites students (grades 9-12) to attend the 11th Annual College Survival 101 (CS 101) on Saturday, October 25, 2014 from 9:30AM-4:00PM. CS 101 is a one day interactive workshop geared towards preparing high school students for college. The day will begin with continental breakfast and a little entertainment for the students followed by a keynote speaker, a series of college readiness workshops (How to Select a Major, Stress Management, Entrepreneurship, Choosing a College, Science Technology Engineering and Math, Campus Life, Managing Your Finances and Social Life), lunch, a mini-college fair, a student panel discussion...oh, and here's the kicker! We will be giving away 3 $500 Book Scholarships! Please read the flyer for more information.

College Bootcamp

 Potomac Senior H.S. Counseling Department is excited to announce our "1st Annual College Boot Camp".  This boot camp is for Seniors that are feeling overwhelmed with the college application process and need assistance!  The sessions are listed under the "Colleges" tab in Family Connections and click on "Upcoming College Visits" to view each session.  
Read the description prior to signing up and see the flyer below for additional information!  

If you have any further questions, please contact your Guidance Counselor.

Specialty Night

Potomac Senior High School is sponsoring a "Specialty Night" to highlight our Cambridge, Culinary, Welding,
NJROTC, and Criminal Justice programs.  There are two opportunities to attend beginning with November 6, 2014 at 7:00 pm.  The second showcase will be held on
January 8, 2015.  Location for both is to be determined


Grad Fair

On October 23, 2014, from 5-8 pm in the cafeteria will be an opportunity for seniors and their parents to meet one-on-one with Herff Jones representatives to order cap and gown and announcements, as well as hoodies and other 2016 accessories (mugs, t-shirts, key ring, photo frames, invitations, etc.) They will also be able to order yearbooks.



Seniors should bring the order form that they received in today's senior class meeting on that night to place their order.



2015 Prudential Spirit of Community Awards

2015 Prudential Spirit of Community Awards are open to students in grades 5-12 who have participated in a volunteer activity within the past year. Honors are granted at the local, state and national level. Top honorees earn cash prizes and all-expense-paid trips to Washington, D.C. for four days of special recognition events. Here's how students can apply: * Visit http://spirit.prudential.com or www.nassp.org/spirit

* Complete the application and the student/parent agreement by November 4, 2014

* Email or hand-deliver certification instructions to a middle or high school principal, or the head of a county 4-H organization, Girl Scout council, American Red Cross chapter, YMCA or HandsOn Network affiliate

To learn more about the program, call 877-525-8491 or visit http://spirit.prudential.com. 


UVA S.T.E.M. and Architecture Open House

Students interested in Math, Science, Engineering, or Architecture, UVA is hosting their Annual STEM and Architecture Open House on Monday, November 3rd. If you are interested in attending please register at http://tinyurl.com/STEMdayUVA. You may contact the Office of Admissions if you have questions, undergradadmission@virginia.edu

Bus Schedule for After School Tutoring!

PSHS offers after school tutoring on Tuesday and Thursday from 2:15 - 4:00 pm. Transportation is provided. See link for bus drop off locations.

Junior Achievement of Greater Washington

Junior Achievement of Greater Washington is pleased to offer the 2014 Junior Achievement Essay Competition, sponsored by David M. Rubenstein. This fall, Junior Achievement invites students from Greater Washington to compete for $110,000 in scholarships.

The competition is open to any student in the 9th-12th grade in Greater Washington until 
October 29, 2014, and asks students to write a 1,000-1,500 word essay on the topic "Should young Americans be required to spend at least one year in public service or is such a requirement an unnecessary government intrusion?" For more information and to apply please visit www.myja.org/students/essay/.


PSHS Book Fair!

Virtual Book Fair open all year.

Go to www.bookwormcentral.com to order with a credit card.
Use organization code 
potomachs so that we get credit for the sale. The school gets 25% of all sales in books for our library..


College Fair Dates for High School Students and Parents

Prince William County Schools, in conjunction with the Virginia Association of College Registrars and Admissions Officers, will host two college fairs for high school students and their families.  See below for place, time, and date!

October 22, 2014 at Woodbridge High School, 6:00 to 8:00 pm​

Gifted Seminar Schedule Posted!

The Gifted Program Seminars are starting so check out the link below to ensure you are in attendance at the appropriate times!

Gifted Progam School Fusion Page


Senior Night for Fall Athletics and Activities!

Come out and celebrate our Fall Athletics and Activities Seniors on Wednesday November 5, 2014 at 7:00 pm in the Potomac Senior High School Gymnasium.

Staff of the Month!
Do you know a staff member that goes beyond the normal effort?  The teacher that smiles at you when they see you?  Provides everything you need to be successful?

Nominate this teacher for "Staff Member of the Month"!  Use the nomination form below.


Staff of the Month Nomination Form

PTSO Membership Drive!

Make a difference at Potomac Senior High School Join the PTSO! Electronic payment is now available.    

Potomac Senior High School has a new Parent Teacher Student Organization (PTSO) and we are asking for your help to get this year off to a great start. Your donation, large or small, will be greatly appreciated and will allow us to begin developing programs that will enrich and improve our entire school and give your student the best academic experience possible.

We understand that not every fundraiser is the right fit for every family. This Pledge Drive offers families the choice to give what they can and allows 100% of your donation to go directly to the PTSO, rather than sharing a percentage of profits with a fundraising company. All donations of $10 and over will entitle you to a PTSO family membership. If you would like a free membership, please print out a copy of the Membership Form and send it in to school, indicate that you have already made an online payment.

Thank you for supporting our school!


Do not be left out in the cold without your Yearbook, order now.

Click here to order your PSHS

Mandatory Parent / Student Drivers Ed Meetings
Check out the link below for the times, dates and locations of the mandatory "Driver Education Student/Parent Meetings" for 2014-2015 School Year.

School Registration Information
Are you a new student going to attend Potomac Senior High School next year? Wondering what to do first to enroll? The first thing to do is get an appointment by calling 703-441-4269 between 8:00 a.m and 2:00 p.m.

Click here for information concerning what requirements must be met and what documents you will need to bring with you to register.


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