The Poolesville Pulse

New yoga class offers new stress relief methods at PHS

Brooke Mengistu, Staff Writer

January 19, 2019

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...

Student athletes should not be required to take gym class

Kenna Krueger, Staff Writer

December 11, 2018

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...

MCPS cracks down on anti-bullying policy in lieu of Damascus High School hazing incident

Anusha Chinthalapale, Staff Writer

November 27, 2018

On October 31, 2018, news sources reported a hazing incident involving the junior varsity football team at Damascus High School. As of one day ago, the five boys in question are facing second degree rape charges, and are looking...

Turbulent weather makes a dent on fall sports schedules

Jeffrey Guan, Staff Writer

November 12, 2018

With the fall sports season winding down, fall sports players face fluctuating weather conditions, putting their schedules into a logjam and resulting in postponements of game schedules and a rough start to the school year. In...

Maryland high schools combine girls and boys tennis

Shivani Levine, Staff Writer

June 13, 2018

After decades of MCPS having girls tennis in the fall and boys tennis in the spring, the Maryland Public Secondary Schools Athletic Association (MPSSAA) has decreed that school tennis seasons must be held at the same time that r...

North, South Korea unify for 2018 Winter Olympics

Vincent Chim, Staff Writer

March 22, 2018

Despite tensions between the split territories, North Korea and South Korea united as one to send athletic teams to Pyeongchang for the Winter Olympic Games. North Korea’s recent propagation of nuclear weapons and threats against...

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