The Poolesville Pulse

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...

Boys’ and Girls’ Swim Teams Victorious at State Championships

Rachel Tievy, Staff Writer

April 28, 2020

As the winter swim season came to a close, Poolesville proved to be triumphant as both the girls and boys swim teams won the Maryland 1A/2A/3A swim championships on Feb. 22. The 2020 championship win was the boys’ ninth state...

Europe Trip Cancelled Amidst COVID-19 Pandemic

Mandy Hsu, Staff Writer

April 27, 2020

Earlier this school year, some of our students were still preparing for their Spring Break Europe trip. On the trip, partnered with Education First Tours, they would have been able to explore the culture and landmarks of Italy ...

Amid Claims of Abuse, Boy Scouts of America Files for Bankruptcy

Oliver Sojka, Staff Writer

April 27, 2020

On Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2020, the Boy Scouts of America filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. In an interview with the media, the representatives of the organization called the bankruptcy filing the “only viable choice” for the Boy Sc...

Daylight Savings Time May Become Permanent

Connor Dorsey, Staff Writer

April 27, 2020

In March Americans move their clocks forward an hour for daylight savings time, later in the year we set them back an hour in November. This may change if the state legislature passes a bill which would make daylight savings tim...

Facial Recognition Looks to Make its Way Onto College Campuses

Daniel Tuan, Staff Writer

April 25, 2020

From security cameras to our phones, facial recognition is becoming more commonplace in today’s society. However, with new technology comes concerns about security and privacy. With universities looking to implement facial, gr...

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