The Poolesville Pulse

Recent Sports Scores
  • Tuesday, January 14

    Wrestling

    Poolesville High School 79 - Wheaton 0

  • Saturday, January 11

    Bocce

    Poolesville High School 2 - Clarksburg 0

  • Saturday, January 11

    Girls Swim and Dive

    Poolesville High School 91 - Damascus 89

  • Saturday, January 11

    Boys Swim and Dive

    Poolesville High School 108 - Damascus 75

  • Thursday, January 9

    Girls Basketball

    Poolesville High School 68 - Watkins Mill 40

  • Thursday, January 9

    Boys Basketball

    Poolesville High School 42 - Watkins Mill 67

  • Wednesday, January 8

    Girls Basketball

    Poolesville High School 45 - Damascus 13

  • Wednesday, January 8

    Wrestling

    Poolesville High School 43 - Northwest 31

  • Saturday, December 28

    Girls Basketball

    Poolesville High School 34 - Williamsport 44

  • Saturday, December 28

    Boys Basketball

    Poolesville High School 33 - Broadfording 43

  • Friday, December 27

    Girls Basketball

    Poolesville High School 49 - Century 42

  • Friday, December 27

    Boys Basketball

    Poolesville High School 35 - Williamsport 78

Girls Basketball Finishes off Season Strong with 15 Game Win Streak
Jason Wu Campaigns for Position as Maryland State SMOB
Humanities freshman attends New York Fashion Week
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The Super Bowl Halftime Show Controversy Points to a Larger Problem with Social Media

Imaan Shanavas, Staff Writer | March 9, 2020

The socially charged debate sparked by Jennifer Lopez and Shakira’s Super Bowl Halftime performance brought me to one important conclusion: we as people are incapable of engaging in productive and respectful dialogue on social media when it comes to socially charged issues.  Jennifer Lopez and Shakira’s historic Super Bowl Halftime show seemed to have something for everyone. It featured tributes...

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TopGolf: A 2 Week Review

Kendall Griffith, Staff Writer | March 9, 2020

The start of 2020 is the time for new beginnings, life makeovers, fitness goals and most importantly, the opening of the Germantown TopGolf. Breaking ground in Germantown Town Center more than four years ago, the establishment has recently opened its finally finished doors to the public. Complete with 102 bays, three floors, a full service menu, and trendy music, the business has the perfect formula...

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Girls Basketball Finishes off Season Strong with 15 Game Win Streak

Jason Sladic, Staff Writer | March 11, 2020

The girls basketball team headed into the playoffs on top after a successful season. The team finished the season with a 15 game winning streak bringing their final regular-season record to 18-2. The team started the year off slightly slow. In their first 7 games, they were 4-3 including preseason. However, ever since a 45-13 win against Damascus on Jan. 7, they didn’t look back. The team went on...

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PHS Bocce Team Wins Divisionals

Lizzie Phelps, Staff Writer | March 9, 2020

The inaugural Poolesville Bocce team won the Division IV Championships earlier this month after success in the regular season. The team played their winning match at Quince Orchard High School on Feb. 1. Going into divisionals with a 3-3 record, the team didn’t anticipate much success, so they were thrilled about their victory. “We’re the best team in school history!” shouted freshman Bradyn...

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Rachel Tievy, Staff Writer | March 9, 2020

After running personal records (PRs) at the regional indoor track meet, senior captain Sam Bodmer and sophomore Rachel Daniels qualified for the Maryland 2A Indoor Track State Championship Meet. Bodmer ran the 3200 meter (two-mile) race and placed eighth at the state meet, after running a 10:21 two-mile at the regional meet, beating the states qualifying time of 10:25 by four seconds. Daniels placed...

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Samsung Flips the Norm on Phones With the Z Flip

Daniel Tuan, Staff Writer | March 9, 2020

Samsung has released their new phone lineup for 2020, including the Galaxy S20, S20+, S20 Ultra, and most notably the Z Flip. The release occurred on Feb. 11 2020 in San Francisco, where Samsung hosted their Unpacked event. With the Z Flip officially launching on February 14, it represents Samsung's vision for foldable phones in the future.  The Z Flip features a 6.7 inch screen that folds vertically...

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New inclusive emojis to arrive in fall 2020

Elijah Matlock, Staff Writer | March 9, 2020

Tech users all around the world are about to receive a new batch of emojis, which give them more opportunities to express themselves. With the arrival of new emojis later this year, avid users have time to imagine how they will incorporate these new, iconic characters in their everyday lives. From simple, functional symbols to advanced applications of emotion, the relevance and inclusion of emojis...

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