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...

Swift draws criticism from older crowd on ‘garbage’ music

Naomi Cocker, Staff Writer

December 11, 2017

Filed under Music, Recent Posts, Student Life

Taylor Swift has been a celebrity since the mid 2000s, when many of us were very young. She has been a part of our pop culture since Miley Cyrus was still Hannah Montana. I’m sure many Gen Xs and even Baby Boomers can relate...

Fall fashion combines old favorites and new trends

Racheal Ssentongo, Staff Writer

December 6, 2017

Filed under Fashion, Recent Posts, Student Life, Style

This fall season has brought several new and old fashion trends together. Trends such as burgundy colors, knee high boots, and flannels have repaid a visit this season, combined with the new emerging suede shoes, booties, cropped...

Stranger Things 2: things get stranger

Michelle Zheng, Beat Leader; Writer

November 17, 2017

Filed under Arts, Recent Posts

After over a year of waiting, Netflix original series “Stranger Things” is back for a second season. The series received overwhelmingly positive reviews for its first season, and devoted fans were excitedly anticipating th...

The hype surrounding “It”

Michelle Zheng, Staff Writer

October 24, 2017

Filed under Arts, Recent Posts

1986 Stephen King novel turned 2017 blockbuster “It: Chapter One” (also simply known as “It”) hit theaters on Sept. 8. The movie centers around seven children in the small town of Derry, who are terrorized by “It,”...

French law aims to combat use of unhealthy models in advertising

Jocelyn Alvarez, Staff Writer

October 24, 2017

Filed under Fashion, Recent Posts, Style

In May, a new French law shook up the fashion industry. The law stated that all hired models must obtain a medical certificate, valid for two years, stating that they are in good health, not excessively underweight, and meet a require...