The Poolesville Pulse

Glenstone Museum opens new expansion, one school stands out

Julia Pavlick, Staff Writer and Digital Designer

November 5, 2018

Filed under Arts, MoCo News, News, Poolesville News, School News

In past years, the Humanities Program at Poolesville has been creatively enhanced by its visits to the Glenstone Museum, one of the world’s largest private museums, located in nearby city of Potomac. The museum sits on a 230-acre p...

Cafe conversation: Cafe 107 versus Watershed Cafe

Megan Kelly, Staff Writer and Photographer

November 4, 2018

Filed under Food, News, Opinion, Poolesville News, Recent Posts, Student Life

There are two popular choices in Poolesville when it comes to lunch: Cafe 107 and Watershed Cafe. But how do they compare to one another? Five areas of judgement were taken  into account when examining the two establishments: food qu...

Bob Ross inspired Fine Arts Friday takes over Falcon Foyer

Dora Kreitzer, Staff Writer

April 20, 2018

Filed under Arts, Current Events, Magnet Houses, News, Recent Posts, School News, Style

During lunch on Feb. 23, PHS had a Bob Ross Painting Contest organized by Art teacher Petke. Science teacher Mrs. Clowe, English teacher Mr. Foster, art teacher Shannon Heaton, band and chorus teacher Rogoza, art teacher Nora...

Love, Simon shows LGBT representation on the silver screen

Brooke Mengistu, Staff Writer

April 19, 2018

Filed under Current Events, News, Recent Posts, Student Life, Style, Technology

On March 16, 2018, Love, Simon was released and has grossed $11.5 million in the box office. It has also achieved a high score of 92% on Rotten Tomatoes. The movie centers around high school senior, Simon Spier, played by actor...

Heroes and villains take over Poolesville for Miss Poolesville

Nina Todd, Staff Writer

March 23, 2018

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

The Miss Poolesville pageant, and its accompanying Mr. Poolesville, is a time honored tradition at PHS, starting with the first in 1999. The 2018 Miss Poolesville went off with a BANG! BOOM! POW! as the girls from the class of...

Veteran Midnight Players director resigns

Minjee Jung, Staff Writer

March 23, 2018

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

Ever since the fall of 2014, the Midnight Players, PHS’s drama club, was directed by Nathaniel Gordon. However, Gordon has decided not to be a part of the Midnight Players for this year’s spring musical, causing a new director...

Pop culture’s 2017 breakdown

Jocelyn Alvarez, Staff Writer

March 22, 2018

Filed under News, Recent Posts, Style

Television was a big hit in 2017 with Riverdale, Handmaid’s Tale, 13 Reasons Why, Stranger Things 2 and the premiere of the final season of Game of Thrones. Riverdale premiered in January, taking viewers back to 2006 with the...

Library brings new offerings to shelves

Jeffrey Guan, Staff Writer

March 12, 2018

Filed under Current Events, Magnet Houses, News, Recent Posts, School News, Style

Each year, the Poolesville High School library operates on a $13,000 budget to fill its shelves based on the current academic needs and interests of students. Ms. Michelle Hunsicker-Blair, media specialist at PHS, closely adheres...

New grocery store scheduled to open in Poolesville

Nikita Kleyner, Staff Writer

March 12, 2018

Filed under Current Events, Food, MoCo News, News, Poolesville News, Recent Posts

After the closing of Selby’s in 2012, Poolesville is getting a new grocery store, slated to open in fall of 2018. After years of Poolesville residents fighting for a new grocery store, the efforts are finally being granted....

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...

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