The Poolesville Pulse

The rise of hip-hop, the death of rock and roll

Joe Dwyer, Staff Writer

December 7, 2018

Within the world of music, the turn of the century served as a period of transition as hip-hop began to replace rock music as the new genre to be embraced by youth and saturate airwaves. As the genre of hip-hop and rap grows ...

New school year introduces first all-advanced Art class at PHS

Julia Pavlick, Staff Writer and Digital Designer

November 27, 2018

Beginning this year at PHS, the art curriculum is offering their first all advanced art class, in which all students are AP Studio Art or Studio 2. In the past, when AP Studio Art was offered as a class, very few students...

Glenstone Museum opens new expansion, one school stands out

Julia Pavlick, Staff Writer and Digital Designer

November 6, 2018

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...

Bob Ross inspired Fine Arts Friday takes over Falcon Foyer

Dora Kreitzer, Staff Writer

April 20, 2018

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...

Veteran Midnight Players director resigns

Minjee Jung, Staff Writer

March 23, 2018

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...

Stranger Things 2: things get stranger

Michelle Zheng, Beat Leader; Writer

November 17, 2017

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

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,”...

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