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To all of my little Pumas

Ms. Cheri West, Science Teacher
June 12, 2017
Filed under Letters to the Editor

To all of my little Pumas, I am absolutely delighted to have had the privilege of watching you all grow up. I’ve seen some unfocused and not so very motivated students find their individual paths. I’ve witnessed snotty little seventh-graders become graciously polite and accepting human beings. I...

Class of 2017

Ms. Susan Flad, Social Studies teacher
June 8, 2017
Filed under Letters to the Editor

To the Class of 2017, Do you remember the feeling you had when you first set foot in this building? How different it was from the Junior High. Navigating the halls, and meeting teacher after teacher, it was a wonder you knew where to go. But, these days you are walking the halls as a student, for...

Should we have class rank at any time in our high school career?

Zachary Ossman, sophomore
March 27, 2017
Filed under Letters to the Editor

Students should be allowed to know what their class rank is at any given time in their high school careers. The biggest academic award a student can win is valedictorian in their school, but in Stroudsburg, students barely know where they are ranked before awards day. In other schools, students have...

Student speaks out against litter in the community

Madalyn Drozal, sophomore
March 26, 2017
Filed under Letters to the Editor

If I could change anything about my community, I would change the fact that there is so much garbage around the streets. When you are driving around the streets of our beautiful town of Stroudsburg, your eyes get pulled away to the sides of the road where a lot of garbage lies. It’s really a shame tha...

Hoodies should be allowed in school

Jamie Bittiger, sophomore
March 26, 2017
Filed under Letters to the Editor

An aspect about Stroudsburg School District that could be improved is the dress code. All the friends that I speak to can agree that the fact that they cannot wear hoodies is frustrating. Hoodies provide a feeling of comfort. They also keep us warm when sometimes the school is very cold from the wintry ai...

Dress Code needs to be reviewed and improved

Anastazya Marin, sophomore
March 24, 2017
Filed under Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor, One aspect of Stroudsburg School District that I think can be improved is the dress code policy. This could be improved because students aren’t allowed to wear hoodies due to it being a “choking hazard”, but it is mandatory that we wear a student ID, which is also a “choking haz...

Headphones are not a distraction to students in the halls

Steven Moran, Junior
March 21, 2017
Filed under Letters to the Editor

I’ve only been in Stroudsburg for a few months, and I think it’s a great school. The students and teachers are very nice and respectful, but I do think, however that the school can be improved. My biggest, and only issue with the school is some unnecessary rules that have been put into place. For e...

Students should be more involved in volunteer work

Justin Dit, sophomore
March 21, 2017
Filed under Letters to the Editor

     If I could change anything in the community, I would change the amount of volunteers we have. If we had more volunteers our community would be a lot cleaner.       Volunteer work is key to our community. Without it, our community wouldn't be as good as it is, but I feel it could be...

Students need more sleep

Owen Christy, sophomore
March 21, 2017
Filed under Letters to the Editor

One thing I believe Stroudsburg School District could improve on is the well being of the students. I believe they should change the time that school starts because it is hurting the kids. Waking up at 6 a.m. to go to school at 7 a.m. isn't very easy for a high school kid to do, let alone make it th...

SASD student shares her thoughts on school rules

Joanna Chen, sophomore
March 20, 2017
Filed under Letters to the Editor

I think a good aspect of Stroudsburg School District is that everyone is united. All the clubs and activities help each other out. I believe that this is what helps regulate the school system and keeps it alive and going. Even so, there was still the strike. As a student, I wasn’t happy that there ...

School lunches have drastically changed over the years

Ethan Ruschman, sophomore
March 20, 2017
Filed under Letters to the Editor

From Michelle Obama to our own school administrators it’s obvious that our school lunches have drastically changed over the past few years.  They have made changes such as whole wheat bread and a requirement of at least one fruit or vegetable. However if you walk through the hallways of our school, sur...

Student recommends alternative to bathroom passes

Francis Murphy, sophomore
March 20, 2017
Filed under Letters to the Editor

Stroudsburg High School has been experiencing some problems with vandalism in the bathrooms recently.  Hoodlums as of now can just walk into a bathroom and vandalize it as they see fit.  It truly ruins everyone else’s “potty experience."  But to add insult to injury, they get the bathrooms closed...

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