The Poolesville Pulse

Oprah’s Golden Globes speech inspires, motivates

Jocelyn Alvarez, Staff Writer

January 25, 2018

Filed under Current Events, Recent Posts

On Jan. 7, 2018, Oprah Winfrey became the first African American woman to win the Cecil B. DeMille award at the Golden Globes. Winfrey commenced her speech by talking about Sidney Poitier, a Bahamian American actor, film director,...

PHS receives boom in magnet applictions, pool becomes more competitive

Jeffrey Guan, Staff Writer

January 21, 2018

Filed under Recent Posts

For next year’s incoming freshman class, PHS received 150 more applications than the previous year. As a result, the application process is more competitive than ever before. In 2017, PHS was ranked the most challenging school...

Model UN team takes Hood College conference by storm

Nikita Kleyner, Staff Writer

January 21, 2018

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

On January 6, over 300 students came together at Hood College for the annual Hood Model UN conference. At this, conference students served as ambassadors for the countries they represented and argued on previously decided topics....

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...

Golden Globes blackout launches #TimesUp movement

Dora Kreitzer, Staff Writer

January 19, 2018

Filed under Current Events, Fashion, Recent Posts, Style

At the 75th Golden Globes, held on Jan. 7, 2018 in Beverly Hills, the red carpet was filled with celebrities, many of whom were dressed in black. As a part of the recently formed #TimesUp movement, many attendees wore black to...

Alabama special election marks end of 30-year Republican control

Ryan Chernosky, Staff Writer

January 19, 2018

Filed under Current Events, Government and Politics, Recent Posts

The special Alabama Senate election of November 2017 marked the end of 30 years of Republican control over the state. The democratic candidate, Doug Jones, beat Republican candidate Roy Moore in a 50% - 48.3% race. The purpose...

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