The student run newspaper of Poolesville High School

The Poolesville Pulse

The student run newspaper of Poolesville High School

The Poolesville Pulse

The student run newspaper of Poolesville High School

The Poolesville Pulse

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Bear caught in 4k
Skylar Mullin and Emma He September 17, 2021
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College decisions during COVID-19: How the class of 2021 dealt with an unpredictable application season
Joann Cho, Staff Writer • June 14, 2021
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Off the couch and back to the big screen
Brenna Girard, Staff Writer • June 6, 2021
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Free College is Essential for an Equitable Society
Brooke Mengistu, Staff Writer • June 5, 2021
European Super League Fails to Launch
Current Events
European Super League Fails to Launch
Jack Forcey, Staff Writer • May 22, 2021
Current Events
Gas prices rising with summer heat
Charlotte Vogel, Staff Writer • May 17, 2021
Current Events
Local Environmental Groups Debate the Place of Solar Energy in the Agricultural Reserve as County Council Passes Amendments to ZTA 20-01
Charlotte Vogel, Staff Writer • April 20, 2021
Photo courtesy of Shaya Douglas on Unsplash
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Bridgerton Marries Fact and Fiction with Racially Diverse Cast
Lucy Mao, Staff Writer • April 19, 2021
Poolesville staff deliver Class of 2021 signs to seniors
School News
Poolesville staff deliver Class of 2021 signs to seniors
Lucy Mao, Staff Writer • June 3, 2021
MCPS finds unique ways to honor senior athletes in unprecedented times
School News
MCPS finds unique ways to honor senior athletes in unprecedented times
Colin Miller, Staff Writer • June 2, 2021
School News
Unique 2021 PHS Post-Prom organized by PTSA
Caroline Culqui, Staff Writer • May 23, 2021
The girls basketball team gathers for a non-traditional winter rec league season.
School News
Girls basketball team resurrects winter season in rec league
Colin Miller, Staff Writer • May 20, 2021
Spotify unveils new payola practice, draws reaction from industry and consumers
Joann Cho, Staff Writer • May 21, 2021

Last November, Spotify unveiled in a blog post what many considered to be a form of payola, a term used to describe the now illegal practice...

Anti-Racist Book Clubs: How the Literary Community is Reflecting on the Black Lives Matter Movement
Joann Cho, Staff Writer • April 14, 2021

The Black Lives Matter protests of last summer ignited a conversation-- about our relationship with police, our criminal justice system, and...

Pandemic Lowers Movie Theater Availability and Revenue
Caroline Culqui, Staff Writer • March 31, 2021

Due to the restrictions brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic, movie theaters have suffered substantially lower box office revenues in 2020,...

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Cancel Culture: The Good, the Bad, the Ugly
Taylan Bynum, Staff Writer • January 27, 2021
In the first episode of her new podcast series, Staff Writer Taylan Bynum takes a look at cancel culture: its purpose, what perpetuates it, and its long-term impacts. Featuring student opinions from Maire Brennan and Jessica Williamson.
Democracy isn’t Dead; it Never Existed in the First Place
Sophia Bass, Staff Writer • January 4, 2021

*Opinions expressed in this article represent the views of the writer and not...

Student Gatherings and Celebrations Create Large Safety Risks Due to COVID-19
Dora Kreitzer, Editor-in-Chief • December 1, 2020

Despites rising COVID-19 cases across the country and specifically in Montgomery...

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The football team runs a play in preparation for their competitions in the abbreviated fall sports season.
Athletes and coaches gear up for return to fall sports
Colin Miller, Staff Writer • April 6, 2021

On Feb 27, student athletes and coaches returned to high school athletic facilities throughout MCPS...

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Major Soccer Leagues Spark Intense Controversy over Fake Crowd Noises
Ava Checkan, Staff Writer • April 1, 2021

“Alexander-Arnold-- he picks out Shaqiri. Shaqiri goes directly for Salah, and… wow! The most sumptuous,...

Fantasy Football Teams Lose Top Players in Season Plagued by COVID and Injuries
Colin Miller, Staff Writer • January 25, 2021

The 2020-21 NFL season has been a unique one for players and fans alike as the league attempts to complete...

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Spotify unveils new payola practice, draws reaction from industry and consumers
Joann Cho, Staff Writer • May 21, 2021

Last November, Spotify unveiled in a blog post what many considered to be a form of payola, a term used...

PHS Technology Educators Cultivate Interest In STEM With New Online Toolkit
Thomas Moon, Staff Writer • December 17, 2020

Using new online tools, Project Lead The Way and technology education teachers at PHS are guiding students...

Apple unveils the iPhone 12:
Apple unveils the iPhone 12:
Kendrick Groman, Staff Writer • December 14, 2020
Being a teenager is not an easy task; you’re expected to gracefully transition into the adult world of stress and responsibility, while conversely not losing sight of the child you once were. Apple’s immensely successful take on the smartphone – the iPhone – was at a similar crossroads. The iPhone turned 13 last June, and nobody knew what to expect. Would Apple shock the world with an unexpected or controversial design? Would they reboot the series – start from scratch? Or was everybody setting their hopes a little too high?
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