Fenty Beauty tackles lack of inclusion in the makeup industry

Brooke Mengistu, Staff Writer

October 17, 2017

Filed under Current Events, Fashion, Recent Posts, Style

On Sep. 8, 2017, singer Rihanna launched her much-awaited makeup line, Fenty Beauty By Rihanna, in 19 countries at 1700 stores. The superstar's goal in making the line was to create makeup for "women of all shades to feel included, and all races and all cultures to be a part of this." The ideology behind the bran...

Bethesda Urban Partnership holds its 5th annual film festival

Michelle Zheng, Staff Writer

March 23, 2017

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

The Bethesda Film Festival, held on March 17 and 18 at the Imagination Stage in downtown Bethesda, featured five short films made by local filmmakers. Each film was screened three times, once on March 17, and twice on March 18. The festival is hosted by the Bethesda Urban Partnership, which manages down...

Poolesville Shakespeare Club performs at the Folger Theater

Adey Harris, Staff Writer

March 23, 2017

Filed under Arts, Poolesville News, Recent Posts, School News

Each year, Poolesville High School’s Shakespeare Club works to put on their own rendition of a Shakespeare play. The Shakespeare Club is a place for all who love to act, but particularly those love Shakespeare. This year, the play’s directors, Anastasia Goldberg and Bekki Kline, decided that The M...

New bill calls for healthier food options in Montgomery County vending machines

Angela Wang, Staff Writer

March 23, 2017

Filed under Current Events, Food, Government and Politics, MoCo News, Recent Posts, School News, Student Life

Amidst recent research revealing that over 25 percent of children in Montgomery County are overweight, the Montgomery County Council is considering a proposal that would require at least 50 percentage of items in vending machines on county property to meet healthy guidelines. Named the “Healthy Vending Ma...

ISP Senior Aja Drain wins Miss Poolesville Title

ISP Senior Aja Drain wins Miss Poolesville Title

Mady Peek, Staff Writer

March 9, 2017

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

Every year, Poolesville High School students vote for 12 Miss Poolesville candidates out of all the girls in the senior class. The 2017 Miss Poolesville candidates were Nina Agrawal, Aja Drain, Ellie Creedon, Michela Dwyer, Mackenzie Gross, Alison Huber, Alessandra Molina, Samme Mullikin, Theresa Nardone...

Biggest fashion trends of 2016

Anna Job, Staff Writer

January 1, 2017

Filed under Fashion, Recent Posts, Style

As 2016 winds down, we’ve seen different aesthetics and changing styles, so let’s reflect on the biggest and boldest fashion trends of the year. According to the 2016 Pantone, the main colors of the year were light pinks and blue, but some other colors that have stood out this year include rose...

NAHS holds annual auction to provide community service through artwork

Catherine Gao, Staff Writer

December 29, 2016

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

From December 12, 2016 to December 23, 2016, the Poolesville National Art Honor Society (NAHS) held a silent art auction in the Poolesville High School foyer, displaying altered thrift store paintings. These paintings were revamped from their original thrift store conditions, and reimagined by tal...

Companies give “B.O.G.O” new meaning

Camille Awono, Staff Writer

December 23, 2016

Filed under Current Events, Recent Posts, Style

B.O.G.O. What do those four letters mean to you? Let me guess! Buy one, Get one? To most, BOGO represents to sale everyone wishes for at their favorite stores. You have the opportunity to buy something while receiving a discount on another item. However, there’s another reason companies advertise...

At last: A binge watcher’s dream comes true

Minjee Jung, Staff Writer

December 19, 2016

Filed under Recent Posts, Style, Technology

Netflix lovers rejoice! Netflix has now announced what everyone has been waiting for: the ability to download videos and watch them later without internet connection. Netflix’s product innovation director Eddy Wu has expressed that “While many members enjoy watching Netflix at home, we’ve oft...

Strathmore gets new 20 million dollar look

Vincent Chim, Staff Writer

December 19, 2016

Filed under Arts, MoCo News, Music, Recent Posts

In April of 2001, the Music Center at Strathmore broke ground. The over nineteen hundred seat concert hall and education center has since held performing arts programs for all audiences old and young. Strathmore hosts over one hundred twenty five thousand people annually and during the latest season, o...

Hamilton’s America review

Maddy Peek, Staff Writer

December 7, 2016

Filed under Opinion, Recent Posts, Style

On Friday night on Oct 21, 2016, instead of going to a football game as most high schoolers would do, all the young Hamilton fans sat in front of their televisions anxiously as Hamilton’s America, a documentary following the success of Hamilton, was broadcasted for the first time on PBS’s show Great Perf...

Reusable water bottles become new fad in PHS halls

Rachel Ryan, Staff Writer

November 29, 2016

Filed under Recent Posts, Style

As students walk through the halls of PHS, there’s one thing that’s consistently noticeable on the side of their backpacks: a reusable water bottle. Lately, there have been three certain brands of reusable water bottles that have been extremely popular throughout the school: S’well, HydroFlask, ...