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Run for the Red helps disaster relief around the Poconos

Run for the Red helps disaster relief around the Poconos

Sam Imber, Staff Writer
May 24, 2017
Filed under Features, Showcase, Sports

For it’s 12th year, the American Red Cross hosted its annual Run for the Red Marathon, Half Marathon, and 5K races. Runners gathered together on Sunday, May 21 to run, while raising money for disaster relief in the Poconos. The American Red Cross, founded in 1881 by Clara Barton, provides support...

Senior Anthony Wong composes song for Hall of Fame concert

Senior Anthony Wong composes song for Hall of Fame concert

Lauren Bruckstein, Staff Writer
May 11, 2017
Filed under Features

Each year, the SHS Orchestra, Choir, and Concert Bands perform a song together at the annual Hall of Fame Concert. This year’s (2017) song, Now I’m Free,  was written by SHS senior Anthony Wong, who participates in all three music ensembles -- Orchestra, Choir, and Band. Wong began his pass...

Award winning Northampton Community College provides accessible and quality education for all

Award winning Northampton Community College provides accessible and quality education for all

Alefiyah Vahanvaty, Writer
May 10, 2017
Filed under Features

You’re most likely in your room, preparing for SAT prep, ACT prep, sitting up at midnight, and doing homework for an AP class. In the midst of all the homework and practice tests, you are still wondering, “How do I know what I want to do in my life? What college do I choose, and how can I afford ...

SHS teachers share their thoughts for Teacher Appreciation Week !

SHS teachers share their thoughts for Teacher Appreciation Week !

Lauren Bruckstein and Mara Batt
May 8, 2017
Filed under Features, Showcase

Often times, teachers are not given enough credit. They make creative assignments, they grade endlessly, and they put up with us. Teachers play a big part in shaping the future of each generation and providing us with the knowledge and discipline we need to succeed. In honor of Teacher Appreciation week (Monda...

Learning about one’s cultural background enriches a student’s life

Learning about one’s cultural background enriches a student’s life

Caeley Hank, Staff Writer
May 2, 2017
Filed under Features

In today's generation, something important to many students are the roots of their family tree and sharing it with others. It's no longer out of the ordinary to know people from every corner of the world. High schools around the world, including Stroudsburg High School, shed light on the different...

Evan Wesley ending the global water crisis through the Thirst Project

Evan Wesley ending the global water crisis through the Thirst Project

Alefiyah Vahanvaty, Writer
April 26, 2017
Filed under Features

It’s a Monday morning, and Evan Wesley is already checking his calendar to see what calls, Skype sessions, and text messages he needs to send out to thousands of students he works with on a daily basis. While other students are burying their heads in graduate textbooks, this energetic twenty-five year...

Driving safe is always important!

Driving safe is always important!

HaJa Jalloh, Staff Writer
April 25, 2017
Filed under Features

On www.sadd.org it says, “Empower. Engage. Mobilize. Change.” Students Against Destructive Decisions (SADD) is a popular club at the Stroudsburg High School. For 35 years, SADD has been the leading organization committed to saving lives by empowering teens to stand strong against destructive decisi...

ENTER THE PET PHOTO CONTEST FOR A CHANCE TO WIN!

ENTER THE PET PHOTO CONTEST FOR A CHANCE TO WIN!

Nylah Safforld, Staff Writer
April 25, 2017
Filed under Features, Showcase

ATTENTION ALL PET LOVERS: I am going to make you an off- fur you can’t re-fur-se!   April 11 is National Pet Day! In honor of this amazing 24 hours, we would like YOU to share pictures of your pets. All you have to do is take a picture of your pet (or you and your pet) and send it to any of our social media sites or to [email protected] We will accept submissions throughout the month of April. As we receive pictures, they will be posted in a photo gallery. In addition,the funniest, most creative, and cutest pictures will win prizes ( one for both you and your pe...

Senior Destinations: What are your plans for next year?

Senior Destinations: What are your plans for next year?

Shanna-Kay Lemuel, Staff Writer
April 21, 2017
Filed under Features, Showcase

FINALLY! It’s that time of the year again. Graduation is just around the corner, and we would like to know what the Class of 2017’s post-graduate plans are! Comment your plans after graduation. Your entry should start with your name, then the college, and of course, what you'll be going for. ...

Can you accept “the challenge?”

Can you accept “the challenge?”

Gabrielle Buchanan, Staff Writer
April 20, 2017
Filed under Features

Viral trends have been a big part of the 21st century.  People keep taking on all sorts of challenges. There are challenges for dancing, eating, and even movies. The one challenge that created the biggest buzz was the Ice Bucket Challenge. People around the globe knew about it. When someone is nomin...

How culture and race affects the lives of minorities

How culture and race affects the lives of minorities

Dasia Reyna, Staff Writer
April 20, 2017
Filed under Features

Do culture and race affect lives and how people are raised? Different races and cultures face realities, including different stereotypes and discrimination on a daily basis. But does one's culture and race interfere with the way they are raised? “No, It doesn’t affect me, but that's just because...

Junior high students – What do you want to know about SHS?

Junior high students – What do you want to know about SHS?

Lauren Bruckstein, Writer
April 20, 2017
Filed under Features

This is a space for all Stroudsburg Junior High School students to "comment" any questions or concerns they have about going into high school. Responses from Stroudsburg High School students should be expected for every question or comment! This should be informative and helpful. Comment at the bottom...

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