The Poolesville Pulse

Violence surrounds the new Popeyes Chicken Sandwich

Bailee Benna, Staff Writer

December 10, 2019

On Nov. 3rd 2019, Popeyes' all over the world brought back their chicken sandwich for the first time since August. The chicken sandwich has caused many violent breakouts in the United States and even in our home state.  At...

Apple Reveals New AirPods Pro

Jason Sladic, Staff Writer

December 9, 2019

On Oct. 30th, Apple released the AirPods Pro- a new rendition of the AirPods, Apple’s wireless earbuds. This new product will cost customers $249.99 and it comes with a variety of new features in comparison to past models. Apple is ...

The Christmas Creep Strikes Again

Esha Manoj, Staff Writer

December 9, 2019

All around me there are explosions of red, green, and jolly big laughs that make me want to scream. When I visited Hallmark before school started, I tripped over a holiday themed game hidden in a corner of the display. Now I’m...

ACT will soon allow students to retake specific sections of the exam

Justin Hui, Staff Writer

December 6, 2019

Beginning next September, students who take the ACT will have the option of retaking individual sections of the exam for an improved score rather than having to retake the entire test. The goal of this change is to provide st...

First pool with 360-degree view of London designed by Compass Pools

Bailee Benna, Staff Writer

November 16, 2019

The construction of one of the most complicated pools will begin in 2020 in London. The pool will be a rooftop infinity pool with 360-degree views of the London skyline. The plan will be for the pool to contain 600,000 liters of water on top of a 5 star- 5...

GM rebounding after strike costs company billions

Connor Dorsey, Staff Writer

November 12, 2019

The forty day United Auto Worker (UAW) strike against General Motors (GM) came to an end Friday Oct. 25, as members voted to ratify a four year Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA), with 57% of the UAW’s 48,000 members voti...

Proposed Maryland polystyrene ban would be first statewide ban on foam containers

Oliver Sojka, Staff Writer

April 15, 2019

On Tuesday, March 12, the Maryland State Delegation voted 97-38 in favor of a proposal to ban polystyrene food containers. On Jan. 18, 2019, Maryland House Bill 109 was first introduced ( The bill is aimed at reducing p...

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