The Poolesville Pulse

Apple Reveals New AirPods Pro

Jason Sladic, Staff Writer

December 9, 2019

On Oct. 30th, Apple released the AirPods Pro- a new rendition of the AirPods, Apple’s wireless earbuds. This new product will cost customers $249.99 and it comes with a variety of new features in comparison to past models. Apple is ...

Navy looks for potential recruits with virtual reality simulator

Imaan Shanavas, Staff Writer

December 9, 2019

On the morning of Nov. 14, students and parents noticed an elaborate contraption in the corner of the student parking lot. This contraption was a virtual naval simulator that the U.S. Navy brought. The navy uses the simulator as ...

The Christmas Creep Strikes Again

Esha Manoj, Staff Writer

December 9, 2019

All around me there are explosions of red, green, and jolly big laughs that make me want to scream. When I visited Hallmark before school started, I tripped over a holiday themed game hidden in a corner of the display. Now I’m...

Yeebie Jeebies Triumph in Fall Speedball Tournament

AJ Poore, Staff Writer

December 9, 2019

The biannual speedball tournament gives students an opportunity to show off their athleticism and have fun with a team of their friends. This fall, the tournament took place from Nov. 14th to Nov. 19th. After 11 games full of wi...

Drama in the Drama Club: The Midnight Players’ Searched for a New Director

Mandy Hsu, Staff Writer

December 9, 2019

The high school theater season is upon us, when what seems like every high school in the county is opening their curtains for their Fall production. This year, the Midnight Players are presenting Miracle on 34th Street, but a l...

Juniors plunge into National Science Honor Society experience for first time

Catherine Cherfan, Staff Writer

December 9, 2019

The National Science Honor Society has taken a turn this year in regards to its membership. In the past, only seniors were qualified to join this organization. However, there are plenty of juniors this year that meet the criteri...

ACT will soon allow students to retake specific sections of the exam

Justin Hui, Staff Writer

December 6, 2019

Beginning next September, students who take the ACT will have the option of retaking individual sections of the exam for an improved score rather than having to retake the entire test. The goal of this change is to provide st...

Talent Show Gives Skilled Students a Chance to Shine

Yasmeen Elkoshairi, Staff Writer

December 6, 2019

The talent show took Poolesville by storm! Attracting many young students, auditions took place on Nov. 4th and 5th. Students auditions included from singing, dancing, and many more impressive acts. The junior class SGA members an...

First pool with 360-degree view of London designed by Compass Pools

Bailee Benna, Staff Writer

November 16, 2019

The construction of one of the most complicated pools will begin in 2020 in London. The pool will be a rooftop infinity pool with 360-degree views of the London skyline. The plan will be for the pool to contain 600,000 liters of water on top of a 5 star- 5...

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