The Poolesville Pulse

We don’t care about the news anymore

Paulina Mnev, Staff Writer

December 13, 2018

Filed under Opinion, Pop Culture, Recent Posts, Student Life, Technology

I think everyone would be more likely to read this opinion piece if it was just 240 characters or less. I also think it’s pretty ironic that we are Tweeting out a news story about Twitter promoting short attention spans regarding...

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

Julia Pavlick, Staff Writer and Digital Designer

November 27, 2018

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

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...

Tech companies cut ties with social media network Gab in response to Pittsburgh Shooting

Skylar Chan, Staff Writer

November 20, 2018

Filed under Current Events, News, Recent Posts, Technology

The Pittsburgh Tree of Life synagogue shooting on October 27 drew attention towards shooter Robert Bowers’ social media account on Gab, who posted immediately before the attack, “Screw your optics, I’m going in.” Bowers’...

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...

Amazon considering a second headquarters in Montgomery County

Catherine Gao, Staff Writer

March 22, 2018

Filed under Current Events, Government and Politics, MoCo News, News, Recent Posts, Technology

On Jan. 18, Amazon released its shortlist for potential sites of its second headquarters. Montgomery County, MD was included in the shortlist, as well as other major metropolitan areas such as Washington, D.C., Boston, Los Angeles,...

Montgomery County a top choice for new Amazon headquarters

Catherine Gao, Staff Writer

March 12, 2018

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

On Jan. 18, Amazon released its shortlist for potential sites of its second headquarters. Montgomery County, MD was included in the shortlist, as well as other major metropolitan areas such as Washington, D.C., Boston, Los Angeles,...

Critics rave about Black Mirror season four

Michelle Zheng, Staff Writer

March 12, 2018

Filed under Current Events, Technology

Released on Dec. 29, 2017, the fourth season of Netflix original series Black Mirror was a hit. With a 92% rating on Rotten Tomatoes, many critics have claimed that the fourth season of the Netflix show is the best one yet. Black...

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