The Poolesville Pulse

Post Prom returns after four years

Mandy Hsu, Staff Writer

January 6, 2020

The last Poolesville Post Prom was in 2016, before any current students even started attending high school. This year, Sheryl Rosenberg has taken it upon herself to host the first Post Prom in four years, something that will hope...

Iranian protesters attacked by government

Connor Dorsey, Staff Writer

January 6, 2020

Iran has been engulfed in rolling protests since 2017, with protestors aiming to end tyrannical Iranian policies and remove dictator Ali Khamenei. The protests have led to the regime targeting political dissidents, arresting thousands...

Students Join Together for First-Ever Unified Bocce Team

Catherine Cherfan, Staff Writer

January 3, 2020

The process of kickstarting the school’s unified bocce team was long and unsuccessful for the past eight years. It wasn’t until this year, however, when Athletic Director Ms. Grubb was finally able to get things running smoo...

TikTok fame becomes a new desire for teens 

Justin Hui, Staff Writer

January 2, 2020

Teens are dancing, acting, and setting off their social media careers with the popularity of TikTok. The hype of the app and the diversity of videos on the platform have acquired over 1.4 billion downloads from across the world...

Olivia Jade returns to Youtube after college scandal 

Madi Repass, Staff Writer

January 2, 2020

The fall and winter is a stressful time for high school seniors, as it is the time when they begin their application and acceptance time into college. However, some seniors have more of an advantage than others in their admittance...

MCPS Swaps Vending Machine Companies

Lizzie Phelps, Staff Writer

January 2, 2020

There’s something new in the halls of PHS: brand-new, bright-green vending machines with new snacks and credit card readers. They come from an Annapolis-based company called VendNatural, specializing in healthy vending. The oldest ...

Gallery Night 2019: Societal Plagues

Kenna Krueger, Editor

December 11, 2019

On Nov. 26th, Humanities freshmen created and displayed works of art, music, literature, technology, food, and fashion connected to the umbrella theme of Societal Plagues. Each individual student curated a work that develo...

Violence surrounds the new Popeyes Chicken Sandwich

Bailee Benna, Staff Writer

December 10, 2019

On Nov. 3rd 2019, Popeyes' all over the world brought back their chicken sandwich for the first time since August. The chicken sandwich has caused many violent breakouts in the United States and even in our home state.  At...

SpaceX races to provide satellite Internet worldwide

Daniel Tuan, Staff Writer

December 10, 2019

On November 11, Elon Musk’s SpaceX took another small step towards realizing it’s dream of internet connection anywhere in the world. At Cape Canaveral, Florida, the company launched 60 satellites into orbit using its in-ho...

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