The Poolesville Pulse

Polarization, social media, and teenagers

Kanika Mehra, Staff Writer

March 18, 2019

Filed under Current Events, Editorials, Government and Politics, Opinion, Recent Posts

*Opinions expressed in this article represent the views of the editorial board and not necessarily that of the school population or administration. In late October of 2010, comedians and talk show hosts Jon Stewart and Stephe...

Sleep – how big of an issue is it in high schools?

Oliver Sojka, Staff Writer

March 12, 2019

Filed under Editorials, Opinion, Recent Posts, Student Life

*Opinions expressed in this article represent the views of the editorial board and not necessarily that of the school population or administration. Sleep deprivation represents - and has represented - one of the biggest growin...

New yoga class offers new stress relief methods at PHS

Brooke Mengistu, Staff Writer

January 19, 2019

Filed under Recent Posts, School News, Sports, Student Life

This school year, a new Physical Education class was offered to the students of Poolesville High School. The class is Yoga; a drastically different class from the other traditional PE classes like Net Sports, Team Sports, and We...

Democrats win the House of Representatives after a historic midterm election

Vincent Chim, Staff Writer

December 30, 2018

Filed under Current Events, Government and Politics, News, Recent Posts

The 2018 midterm election, held November 6th, marked a significant milestone for the changing demographics within the US. This “night of firsts” broke barriers within US politics, including the election of the first musli...

We don’t care about the news anymore

Paulina Mnev, Staff Writer

December 13, 2018

Filed under Opinion, Pop Culture, Recent Posts, Student Life, Technology

I think everyone would be more likely to read this opinion piece if it was just 240 characters or less. I also think it’s pretty ironic that we are Tweeting out a news story about Twitter promoting short attention spans regarding...

The best thing to be is yourself

Skylar Chan, Staff Writer

December 13, 2018

Filed under Opinion, Recent Posts

We occasionally hear “be yourself”-- but what does it really mean? And is it good advice? In order to figure out what being yourself means, you first have to know who your self is. There are elements of our personality that a...

Student athletes should not be required to take gym class

Kenna Krueger, Staff Writer

December 11, 2018

Filed under Opinion, Recent Posts, Sports, Student Life

A long-time debate in the world of high school athletics is the question of whether or not student athletes should have to take gym as a required credit. While it’s difficult to decide what should count as a sport that replaces...

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