The Poolesville Pulse

MCPS and Poolesville graduation ceremonies move online

Jason Sladic, Staff Writer

June 9, 2020

Due to the outbreak of COVID-19, Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) announced that they would hold an online graduation ceremony. This ceremony will be held in addition to an in-person ceremony at a later date when social dis...

COVID-19 affects SMOB election for candidates and students

Dora Kreitzer, Editor

June 9, 2020

After the Student Member of the Board (SMOB) election was pushed back from Apr. 22nd to May 20th, Richard Montgomery junior Nick Asante was voted as the 43rd SMOB for Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS). This year’s candidate...

School closure forces teachers to adjust their use of technology

Sophia Gavril, Staff Writer

April 25, 2020

Technology has become increasingly more prevalent in schools recently; because chromebooks are available to the majority of students, it is an important aspect of the daily lives of students. Teachers are able to watch students navi...

Combating Childhood Cancer Club to Host Cancer Awareness Fair

Mandy Hsu, Staff Writer

March 10, 2020

According to the National Pediatric Cancer Foundation (National PCF), only 4% of the money spent on cancer research and treatment goes towards childhood cancer, and the Combating Childhood Cancer Club (C4) wants to change that....

The 2019 Novel Coronavirus outbreak could have a big impact on the global economy

Oliver Sojka, Staff Writer

March 9, 2020

Since the start of the new coronavirus outbreak in Wuhan on Dec. 31, Chinese health officials, groups like the World Health Organization and the Center for Disease Control, researchers, and various players in the transportation...

Poolesville’s New Military History Class Being Offered in the 2020 School Year

Sophia Gavril, Staff Writer

March 9, 2020

In the past, Watkins Mill High School has been the only school in Montgomery County to offer a Military History class. However, Poolesville High School is following its footsteps in offering the class to students durring the 2020-21...

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