The Poolesville Pulse

New resource teacher invigorates social studies department

Catherine Cherfan, Staff Writer

November 12, 2019

The new Social Studies Resource Teacher at Poolesville High School, Ms. Jennifer Brennan, is thrilled to join the close-knit community that is Poolesville. After five years of trying to land a job at Poolesville High School, she...

Tattoos impacting the immune system

Emily Emmons, Staff Writer

November 12, 2019

Over 30% of Americans have one or more tattoos today, but there may be more benefits to the body art than just a form of self expression or heritage. According to Daniel Sebastian, a tattoo artist at No Sleep Art & Tattoo St...

New football coach strives to change program culture

Colin Miller, Staff Writer

November 12, 2019

For the past 3 years, Poolesville High School’s football team has gone through three different head coaches. However, the current head coach, Anthony Nazzaro, has made it clear that he is not planning on leaving anytime soo...

MCPS declares removal of JSTOR

Imaan Shanavas, Staff Writer

November 12, 2019

In late Sept. 2019, it was announced that JSTOR would no longer be available beginning Oct. 2019. JSTOR is a database that contains a wide variety of digitized scholarly articles. “I was frustrated and kind of scared beca...

PHS safety day shifts focus of emergency drills

Lizzie Phelps, Staff Writer

November 10, 2019

Most PHS students are familiar with the usual format of emergency drills: roughly once a month, we take a few minutes of class to do an emergency drill and then get straight back to instruction. However, school administration ...

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