The Poolesville Pulse

Turbulent Weather Makes a Dent on Fall Sports Schedules

Jeffrey Guan, Staff Writer

November 12, 2018

Filed under News, Poolesville News, School News, Sports

With the fall sports season winding down, fall sports players face fluctuating weather conditions, putting their schedules into a logjam and resulting in postponements of game schedules and a rough start to the school year. In...

Investigation into Trump’s Tax Returns Incites Controversy

Vincent Chim, Staff Writer

November 9, 2018

Filed under Current Events, Government and Politics, News, Recent Posts

President Donald Trump has capitalized off the image of a self-made billionaire. However, an October investigation by the New York Times suggests that the president has been gifted over $400 million, most of which has not been taxe...

Glenstone Museum opens new expansion, one school stands out

Julia Pavlick, Staff Writer and Digital Designer

November 5, 2018

Filed under Arts, MoCo News, News, Poolesville News, School News

In past years, the Humanities Program at Poolesville has been creatively enhanced by its visits to the Glenstone Museum, one of the world’s largest private museums, located in nearby city of Potomac. The museum sits on a 230-acre p...

Cafe conversation: Cafe 107 versus Watershed Cafe

Megan Kelly, Staff Writer and Photographer

November 4, 2018

Filed under Food, News, Opinion, Poolesville News, Recent Posts, Student Life

There are two popular choices in Poolesville when it comes to lunch: Cafe 107 and Watershed Cafe. But how do they compare to one another? Five areas of judgement were taken  into account when examining the two establishments: food qu...

Republicans favored to maintain Senate control after Midterm elections

Connor Dorsey, Staff Writer

November 4, 2018

Filed under Current Events, Government and Politics, News, Recent Posts

The battle for the US Senate is ramping up as the 2018 midterm elections are just around the corner. Fivethirtyeight election forecast show an 85% chance the GOP keeps the Senate and a 52.3% chance of adding to their majority.  ...

MCPS Board of Education takes a step towards increased diversity

Anusha Chinthalapale, Staff Writer

November 4, 2018

Filed under Current Events, MoCo News, News

The Montgomery County Board of Education in the state of Maryland recently passed a bill that would desegregate the student population and encourage diversity in public schools. Effective next school year, the redistricting of...

Poolesville students express differing opinions on Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation to the Supreme Court

Kobey Davenport, Staff Writer

November 4, 2018

Filed under Current Events, Government and Politics, News, Recent Posts

America has been in trapped in a political argument over the past few weeks following Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to the Supreme Court. The argument was fueled even more by the sexual assault allegations brought forward by ...

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