The Poolesville Pulse

Seniors commit to colleges in light of COVID-19 effects

Mandy Hsu, Staff Writer

June 9, 2020

As COVID-19 made its way through the United States, college campuses started shutting down, implementing remote learning and sending their students home for the foreseeable future. Unfortunately, this happened to coincide with ...

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...

Coronavirus pandemic forces colleges to reconsider fall semester plans

Lizzie Phelps, Staff Writer

June 9, 2020

The novel coronavirus pandemic has shuttered colleges and universities across the world, forcing a sudden change to online instruction at most institutions. The hope was for this to be a stop-gap measure until things reopen in ...

Stress Baking: A Yummy Alternative to Worrying

Kendall Griffith, Staff Writer

May 23, 2020

With the Covid-19 pandemic upon us, and uncertainty infiltrating every facet of life, there is common thing that it appears everyone is partaking in: a delicious phenomenon known as “anxiety baking,” a term that entered the popular...

Religion in the time of COVID-19

Mandy Hsu, Staff Writer

May 23, 2020

Since Governor Larry Hogan enacted the stay-at-home order, most Maryland residents have been asked to remain under self-imposed quarantine, save for the essential employees and cases of emergencies. This order also includes religi...

Apple Disrupts Budget Friendly Phone Space with New iPhone SE

Daniel Tuan, Staff Writer

May 16, 2020

Despite the coronavirus disrupting companies around the globe, it didn’t stop popular phone company Apple from releasing a new iPhone. The updated iPhone SE was launched on April 24, 2020, with Apple releasing a commercial on...

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