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College Day coming to SHS on June 2

College Day coming to SHS on June 2

Lucas Wesselius, Staff Writer
May 24, 2017
Filed under News, Student Life

Want to know how to write a college essay? What college life is like? Still looking for a college to go to? Well look no further than College Day, an event that will answer all these questions and more! College Day will be split into two parts on Friday, June 2.  There will be a College Fair, whic...

Drama class to perform for SHS students on Monday, June 5

Drama class to perform for SHS students on Monday, June 5

Jonathan Valderrama, Staff Writer
May 24, 2017
Filed under News

It's around that time of the year again! Annually, Ms. Jennifer Batt's Drama 2 class performs a variety of plays for the school to enjoy. In past years, it has been traditional for students in the class to research plays online, propose pieces that interest them, and then vote on which ones to...

Common Threads clothing store opens at SHS

Common Threads clothing store opens at SHS

Jonathan Valderrama, Staff Writer
May 3, 2017
Filed under News

Through the collaborative efforts and support from administration, the school board, professional and support staff,as well as friends from our local community, we are proud to announce the opening of "Common Threads." This is the newest of our school-based vocational training opportunities...

Senior Marleigh Silvernale to attend Ivy League institution

Senior Marleigh Silvernale to attend Ivy League institution

Sam Imber, Staff Writer
May 2, 2017
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It’s that time of the year again! As the new month begins, seniors will finally receive their long anticipated acceptance letters, and start the exciting process of deciding which school they will be attending in the fall. But, for some seniors, they have already known where they’ll be spending the...

Track athletes sign with colleges Friday!

Track athletes sign with colleges Friday!

Gabrielle Buchanan, Staff Writer
April 26, 2017
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Five top Track and Field/ Cross Country Athletes are signing with colleges this Friday, April 28. The five athletes signing are Allana Powlette, Michelle Joyce , Jaida Fenn , Theodore Mostellar, and Shaquille Mitchell.  The event should start approximately 2:40 p.m. Friends and family are encouraged to atte...

Students gain access to thousands of books through Overdrive

Students gain access to thousands of books through Overdrive

Lucas Wesselius, Staff Writer
April 6, 2017
Filed under News

Overdrive is a new e-book reader that allows students access to thousands of free books at their fingertips. Every student at SHS has access to this incredible resource  by simply using their ID number as their username and the password “mounties”. Overdrive is a collaborative effort between ...

SHS students travel with Project Success to the Capitol in Harrisburg — at no cost

SHS students travel with Project Success to the Capitol in Harrisburg — at no cost

Emily Garbarino, Staff Writer
April 4, 2017
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Last week, 17 Stroudsburg Area School District students took a two hour journey to Harrisburg, Pennsylvania with Project Success.  Two buses filled with SASD students and other area students participated. The lucky students who participated got to tour the Capitol building, meet politicians,...

Senior Karon Cox to perform at Sherman Theater

Senior Karon Cox to perform at Sherman Theater

Jonathan Valderrama, Story Writer
March 30, 2017
Filed under News, Student Life

In recent years the Stroudsburg region’s Sherman Theater has given local artist and musicians the opportunity to shine onstage at their Sherman Showcase. SHS senior Karon Cox has seized this opportunity, performing rap and hip hop locally around the Stroudsburg community. Cox recently took the st...

SHS teacher runs for seat on the Stroudsburg Borough Council

SHS teacher runs for seat on the Stroudsburg Borough Council

Sierra Tiwari, Staff Writer
March 17, 2017
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Social studies teacher Mr. Anthony Lanfrank is running for a seat on the Stroudsburg Borough Council. The Stroudsburg Borough Council makes rules and regulations for the borough of Stroudsburg, such as creating the budget, approving buildings, and determining taxes.  It takes a minimum of 10 signature...

Son of Holocaust survivors visits SHS

Son of Holocaust survivors visits SHS

Abigail Ferrier, Staff Writer
March 8, 2017
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“It means nothing until you can feel what it was like to be Jewish during the Nazi Germany invasion.” These were Marc Blau's words when he addressed Ms. Jennifer Lobasso's class in early February. The students in class felt a small part of that experience when Mr. Blau, a retired history teache...

SHS librarian shares novel with students in the Bronx

SHS librarian shares novel with students in the Bronx

Lauren Bruckstein, Staff Writer
March 4, 2017
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The Zorki Chronicles, which was released in 2013, is currently making an impact on the lives of high school students. At a disadvantaged school in the Bronx, Lehman High School, SHS librarian and author Mr. William Lowenburg shared his novel with a class of 15 high school seniors. Teacher Vicki Mc...

Mental health programs in high schools provide meaningful support for students

Mental health programs in high schools provide meaningful support for students

Alefiyah Vahanvaty, Staff Writer
December 31, 2016
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Mental health concerns are becoming more and more prevalent among teenagers. Thus, the public schools are expected to play a more active role in helping with a student’s health and welfare.  How much are the schools doing?  And what are exactly are they doing to help?   This year, the guidance o...

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