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Poolesville Art Teacher Creatively Challenges Students with Virtual Easter Egg Hunt
Athletes and coaches gear up for return to fall sports
PHS begins its transition to blended learning
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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.

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Sophia Bass, Staff Writer | January 4, 2021

*Opinions expressed in this article represent the views of the writer and not necessarily that of the school population or administration. Democracy is a sacred tool amongst the American people; one that not only fortifies the nation’s government and acts as the backbone for our political structure, but one that provides freedom of expression and opinion to those within the United States. Democracy...

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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 as in-person fall sports began. This marks the first time that students and staff will be gathering in-person (either for academic or athletic reasons) since March 13, 2020. The fall season will run until April 17, with each team currently scheduled to have at least three competitions with other...

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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, end-to-end goal you will ever see!” These words of praise were spoken by commentator Peter Drury as he witnessed the talented footballer Mohamed Salah score the goal that was eventually pronounced the January 2021 Budweiser Goal of the Month. Due to COVID-19 league regulations, Salah celebrated...

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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 an entire season during a pandemic. Not only have teams had to limit the number of fans allowed in stadiums, but they have also had to follow their own protocols to stay Covid-free. However, new positive cases are appearing around the league in different teams, and sometimes teams will lose their...

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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, end-to-end goal you will ever see!” These words of praise were spoken by commentator Peter Drury as he witnessed the talented footballer Mohamed Salah score the goal that was eventually pronounced the January 2021 Budweiser Goal of the Month. Due to COVID-19 league regulations, Salah celebrated...

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Thomas Moon, Staff Writer | December 17, 2020

Using new online tools, Project Lead The Way and technology education teachers at PHS are guiding students through the hands-on and projected oriented curriculums in distance learning which have been used to spark students' interest in STEM fields since the non-profit organization’s foundation. These tools attempt to mirror the resources which students and teachers would normally have access to in...

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