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Relationships: Teens and parents try to find the right balance

Tanajah Rieara, Staff Writer
June 8, 2017
Filed under Features

How is your relationship with your parents going? Good, bad, so so? A teenager's relationship with their parents is huge, especially since they are getting closer to moving into adulthood. Are your parents strict? Lenient? Or, do they have a good balance? Do you feel love or hate from them? Or do...

Tips & Tricks On How To Apply To Design School!

Tips & Tricks On How To Apply To Design School!

Saheim Clervoix, Staff Writer
June 8, 2017
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As of April, I committed to Parsons School Of Design, with plans of majoring in Strategic Design & Management as well as a minor in both public relations and photography. However, my decision on what I wanted to do was not a very easy process; I’m here to offer some advice and tips to make the...

Sexual assault awareness: misconceptions, prevention, and support

Sexual assault awareness: misconceptions, prevention, and support

Alefiyah Vahanvaty, Staff Writer
June 7, 2017
Filed under Features

(The following story contains adult content. The victims were interviewed through Miss Brave World, one of the largest websites in the world offering survivors of sexual assault various resources and a safe, supportive, curated place to share their stories. Brave Miss World is also an award winning N...

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. ...

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