The Poolesville Pulse

Dunkin’ Donuts and Baskin Robbins Opening Excites Town

Rachel Tievy, Staff Writer

January 28, 2020

After two years of planning, getting permits and building, Dunkin’ Donuts and Baskin Robbins opened on Fisher Avenue on Saturday, Dec. 28, 2019. Luis Group-Management operates other Dunkin’ Donuts and Jersey Mike’s loca...

Fans React to Newest Star Wars

Madi Repass, Staff Writer

January 23, 2020

Disney, which had been releasing trailers throughout late 2019, released Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker to theaters on December 20th, 2019. Fans made assumptions on certain storylines of the saga, like protagonist and young...

LGBTQ+ Curricula Coming to Maryland Schools

Bailee Benna, Staff Writer

January 22, 2020

The Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE) will soon require all Maryland schools to include lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, queer and more (LGBTQ+) civil rights in different types of classes. The change came after a push fr...

Declining Reindeer Population in America Creates Concern

Sanjana Mayenkar, Staff Writer

January 7, 2020

Last winter, wild reindeer in the continental United States went extinct. The last wild reindeer of the Selkirk herd, a subpopulation of caribou, was captured in British Columbia in hopes of her survival. She was found due to ...

Iranian protesters attacked by government

Connor Dorsey, Staff Writer

January 6, 2020

Iran has been engulfed in rolling protests since 2017, with protestors aiming to end tyrannical Iranian policies and remove dictator Ali Khamenei. The protests have led to the regime targeting political dissidents, arresting thousands...

Olivia Jade returns to Youtube after college scandal 

Madi Repass, Staff Writer

January 2, 2020

The fall and winter is a stressful time for high school seniors, as it is the time when they begin their application and acceptance time into college. However, some seniors have more of an advantage than others in their admittance...

MCPS Swaps Vending Machine Companies

Lizzie Phelps, Staff Writer

January 2, 2020

There’s something new in the halls of PHS: brand-new, bright-green vending machines with new snacks and credit card readers. They come from an Annapolis-based company called VendNatural, specializing in healthy vending. The oldest ...

What social media data leaks mean for the average user

Elijah Matlock, Staff Writer

January 2, 2020

For people on the internet, the escapism of social media is a daily pleasure. One can find friends, connect with friends and share their day with the press of a finger. However, the importance of safely securing information whi...

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