The Poolesville Pulse

Upsurge in gang activity leads to more resources for schools

Jeffrey Guan, Staff Writer

April 19, 2018

Filed under Current Events, MoCo News, News, Poolesville News, Recent Posts, School News

Gang-related homicide has increased tenfold in Montgomery County over the past year. In response, the county has allocated more resources to combat the increase in gang violence. The State Attorney’s Office reported in the...

Town of Poolesville introduces Wellness Wednesdays

Andrea Rentel, Staff Writer

April 5, 2018

Filed under Current Events, MoCo News, News, Poolesville News, Recent Posts

The Town of Poolesville has started a new initiative, Wellness Wednesdays, to help promote a healthy living for townspeople. The workshops and activities are scheduled to run once a month throughout the rest of 2018. They cover...

Veteran Midnight Players director resigns

Minjee Jung, Staff Writer

March 23, 2018

Filed under Arts, Current Events, News, Poolesville News, Recent Posts, School News, Style

Ever since the fall of 2014, the Midnight Players, PHS’s drama club, was directed by Nathaniel Gordon. However, Gordon has decided not to be a part of the Midnight Players for this year’s spring musical, causing a new director...

New grocery store scheduled to open in Poolesville

Nikita Kleyner, Staff Writer

March 12, 2018

Filed under Current Events, Food, MoCo News, News, Poolesville News, Recent Posts

After the closing of Selby’s in 2012, Poolesville is getting a new grocery store, slated to open in fall of 2018. After years of Poolesville residents fighting for a new grocery store, the efforts are finally being granted....

First poms competition of the season brings second place win

Shivani Levine, Staff Writer

January 25, 2018

Filed under Current Events, Poolesville News, Recent Posts, School News, Sports

The end of December brings the start of another competition season for Poolesville High School’s award winning pom squad. Coached by Poolesville alum Tanya Ventura, the team is led by captains and co-captains Amy Zhu, Izzi Gibbs,...

Winter spirit week brings around customary and new PHS traditions

Adey Harris, Staff Writer

January 21, 2018

Filed under Fashion, Poolesville News, Recent Posts, School News, Student Life, Style

To usher in the winter sports season, PHS held the annual winter spirit week. From December 11th through 15th, both students and teachers dressed according to the a different theme each day. Monday was Get Up and Go Day, where...

PHS football makes history with first win over Watkins Mill

Rachel Ryan, Staff Writer

November 21, 2017

Filed under Fall Sports, News, Poolesville News, Recent Posts, School News, Sports

PHS varsity football had a memorable season this year. On Friday, October 20, the Falcons fought their way to a win against Watkins Mill in an overtime game, pulling out a stunning 48-41 defeat. After losing to the wolverines...

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