The Poolesville Pulse

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...

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 ...

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...

Are EF Tour trips worth the cost?

Madi Repass, Staff Writer

December 9, 2019

Poolesville High School offers EF Tour trips during spring break to any student, regardless of grade level. The trips last the entire break, sometimes even longer, and are action-packed with moving around and learning about the l...

The Boys are Back: Boys soccer snags a win in playoffs

Kendall Griffith, Staff Writer

December 9, 2019

Bundled up from the blustery Boonsboro winds, the boys soccer team clutched their first playoff win in seven years. On Oct. 23rd, Varsity boys soccer made history. Eeking by with a 1-0 win, #5 seed PHS knocked out the #4 seed, Bo...

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...

Why we should erase the stigma of teenagers trick-or-treating

Grace Carter, Staff Writer

December 9, 2019

Starting last year, the town of Chesapeake, Virginia, received heat and judgement from media outlets and citizens alike for setting an age limit on who is allowed to trick-or-treat. The age limit, which was previously 12, was se...

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...

Why middle school education matters in a high school setting

Elijah Matlock, Staff Writer

December 6, 2019

With so much emphasis on future college education, most students, parents and even teachers seem to glance over the idea that middle school education has a large impact in the grand scheme of education. Yet, the skills learned in midd...

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...

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