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Popular Greek Festival begins Thursday

Popular Greek Festival begins Thursday

Caeley Hank, Staff Writer
June 7, 2017
Filed under News, Uncategorized

Ώπα, or in English, OPA! The Stroudsburg Holy Cross Greek festival will be held on Thursday, June 8 through Sunday, June 11. The hours for Thursday through Saturday will be 11 a.m. - 10 p.m. On Sunday, the festival will run from 12 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.  There are two festivals held each year, a s...

SHS 2017 Salutatorian Taylor Flanagan shares his insights about the honor

SHS 2017 Salutatorian Taylor Flanagan shares his insights about the honor

Lauren Bruckstein
June 6, 2017
Filed under News

Describe your feelings about earning this impressive award. I am very honored and happy to have received such an award, as I know there are countless other people who are equally as worthy of earning the title. Which teacher/educator has been most influential in your academic success? A lot o...

SHS 2017 Valedictorian Christopher Vo shares insights about the honor

SHS 2017 Valedictorian Christopher Vo shares insights about the honor

Lauren Bruckstein
June 6, 2017
Filed under News

Describe your feelings about earning this impressive award. I am very honored to receive this prestigious award especially since there are so many talented individuals in the Class of 2017. By earning this award, it confirms that hard work and determination can go a long way. Also, I could not have ...

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
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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
Filed under News

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...

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