The Poolesville Pulse

Bob Ross inspired Fine Arts Friday takes over Falcon Foyer

Dora Kreitzer, Staff Writer

April 20, 2018

Filed under Arts, Current Events, Magnet Houses, News, Recent Posts, School News, Style

During lunch on Feb. 23, PHS had a Bob Ross Painting Contest organized by Art teacher Petke. Science teacher Mrs. Clowe, English teacher Mr. Foster, art teacher Shannon Heaton, band and chorus teacher Rogoza, art teacher Nora...

Library brings new offerings to shelves

Jeffrey Guan, Staff Writer

March 12, 2018

Filed under Current Events, Magnet Houses, News, Recent Posts, School News, Style

Each year, the Poolesville High School library operates on a $13,000 budget to fill its shelves based on the current academic needs and interests of students. Ms. Michelle Hunsicker-Blair, media specialist at PHS, closely adheres...

MCPS offers vouchers to juniors taking SAT/ACT

Kanika Mehra, Staff Writer

March 12, 2018

Filed under Current Events, Magnet Houses, News, Recent Posts, School News, Student Life

As part of Maryland’s 2013 College and Career Ready Standards (CCRR) initiative, MCPS has implemented a standardized testing voucher system for all 11th grade students this year, covering the cost for one ACT or SAT exam. ...

Poolesville wins big in CSAW and CyberPatriot competitions

Apurva Choudary, Staff Writer

October 24, 2017

Filed under News, Recent Posts, School News, SMCS, Technology

Computer science and cybersecurity are both growing fields in today’s world. The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that they expect the demand for STEM- Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics- jobs to grow by at...

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