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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Diwali display
News
PHS ASA creates incredible Diwali display
Emma He, Lainey Kammerer, and Skylar Mullin November 9, 2021
Girls varsity gets hyped during halftime at the game versus Damascus.
News
Game highlight: girls' varsity soccer's win against Damascus
Mackenzie Saum, Staff Writer • November 8, 2021
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News
Low course enrollment halts the morning announcements
Anna Bodmer, Staff Writer • November 6, 2021
Hana OLooney visits school
News
Hana O'Looney visits PHS; the first SMOB to do so in years
Christine Kim, Staff Writer • November 5, 2021
Current Events
Quarter 1 standardized testing generates more stress for students
Emma He, Staff Writer • November 5, 2021
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Current Events
New PHS club rocks the school
Bryan Kindel, Staff Writer • November 5, 2021
Current Events
PHS parents react to renovation plans
Christine Kim, Staff Writer • October 18, 2021
Portables- show renovation
Current Events
Poolesville High School launches renovation process
Emma He, Staff Writer • October 14, 2021
Congrats to the 37 PHS National Merit Semifinalists!
School News
PHS honors 37 National Merit semifinalists
Parker Silverman, Staff Writer • November 5, 2021
School News
MCPS changes COVID-19 testing and exposure policy
Jennifer Light, Staff Writer • November 5, 2021
parking lot traffic
School News
How PHS could resolve massive parking lot delays
Orluke Borjigin, Staff Writer • November 5, 2021
Drake‌, ‌Kanye’s‌ ‌fiery‌ ‌feud‌ ‌climaxes‌ ‌in‌ ‌hip-hop‌ ‌album‌ ‌war:‌ ‌Certified‌ ‌Lover‌ ‌Boy‌ ‌vs.‌ ‌Donda.‌
Andrew Shigetomi, Editor • November 9, 2021

Releasing their albums a mere five days apart from each other, rappers Drake and Kanye West have taken their slowly erupting feud to the next...

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New Netflix series creates viral challenge
Vanessa Ma, Staff Writer • November 5, 2021

Netflix’s new survival drama Squid Game has risen in popularity since its release on 17 Sept. 2021. The Korean thriller has gained the attraction...

Rap music as a call for social justice
Zavier Ahmad, Staff Writer • November 5, 2021

*Opinions expressed in this article represent the views of the editorial board and not necessarily those of the school population or administration. In...

Free College is Essential for an Equitable Society
Brooke Mengistu, Staff Writer • June 5, 2021

Postsecondary education is one of the most heavily guarded privileges in the...

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...

Amazing comeback in the World Series
Parker Silverman, Staff Writer • November 10, 2021

After decades of mistakes, the Atlanta Braves finally deliver a World Series to the city of Atlanta....

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Performance of the week: Girl's soccer
Zavier Ahmad, Staff Writer • October 3, 2021

Poolesville Girls Soccer came away with another victory this past Wednesday, with an 11- 0 win over the...

MCPS finds unique ways to honor senior athletes in unprecedented times
MCPS finds unique ways to honor senior athletes in unprecedented times
Colin Miller, Staff Writer • June 2, 2021

Throughout the 2020-21 school year, MCPS athletics faced multiple challenges, not only with running...

Amazon releases visually stunning new videogame
Lainey Kammerer, Staff Writer • November 10, 2021

On September 28th, 2021, Amazon released a new gaming title called New World. The new massively multiplayer...

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...

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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,...