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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...

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...

Junior class of 2018 plans events

Junior class of 2018 plans events

Katie Wheeler, Staff Writer
February 28, 2017
Filed under Student Life

The Junior class (class of 2018) is working hard to earn money for their senior year. Class advisers Ms. Janet Robison, and Ms. Sandra Striba and the officers have been planning multiple fundraisers from now until the end of the year. The following students are the officers: president Walte...

Chamber Orchestra hypnotizes audience with beautiful sound

Chamber Orchestra hypnotizes audience with beautiful sound

Zaritza Valdez, Staff Writer
February 28, 2017
Filed under Clubs & Activities, Student Life, Video

Chamber Orchestra is made up of 24 students who play string instruments, which include violin, viola, cello and bass. They meet after school at least once a week throughout the school year, in order to practice the challenging pieces in an ensemble setting. Chamber Orchestra was created in 2000 by Ms....

Journalism class at the junior high school prepares students for the future

Journalism class at the junior high school prepares students for the future

Caeley Hank, Staff Writer
February 28, 2017
Filed under Student Life

The stepping stone for the high school's newspaper, the Mountaineer, is the junior high Introduction to Journalism class. The class is the bootcamp of writing for the newspaper. Students in the class learn the basics on how to write newsworthy journalism stories. Mrs. Tara Yost, the current journalism teacher, is te...

Cheerleaders give SHS community something to cheer about

Cheerleaders give SHS community something to cheer about

Gabrielle Buchanan, Staff Writer
December 14, 2016
Filed under Sports, Student Life

“Cheering for Stroudsburg opened up a lot of doors for me,” said former Stroudsburg cheerleader Johanna Hoffmann. “I wouldn’t be the cheerleader I am today without it.”   After Hoffmann graduated in 2014, she continued her cheering career at Rutgers University, where she is cheering for t...

Students give blood at annual SHS blood drive

Students give blood at annual SHS blood drive

Sam Imber, Staff Writer
November 17, 2016
Filed under Student Life

SHS students never have to look far for opportunities to make a difference within the Stroudsburg community! Last Friday, National Honor Society held their annual blood drive with the American Red Cross in the auxiliary gym. Students were able to sign up during lunches during the days leading up to ...

Stroudsburg High School Recognized with Top Honors at FBLA National Leadership Conference in Atlanta

Stroudsburg High School Recognized with Top Honors  at FBLA National Leadership Conference in Atlanta

Jonathan Valderrama, Staff Writer
November 2, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Student Life

More than 12,000 of America’s best and brightest high school students traveled to Atlanta to Connect as they showcased their talents as future business leaders and vied for the opportunity to win more than $175,000 in cash awards.  Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA), held its National Leadersh...

Spirit Week Photo Gallery

Spirit Week Photo Gallery

Mountaineer Staff
October 20, 2016
Filed under Student Life

Check out the best of October's Homecoming spirit week costumes!

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Hispanic heritage celebration overlaps two calendar months

Hispanic heritage celebration overlaps two calendar months

Saheim Clervoix, Staff Writer
October 12, 2016
Filed under Student Life

From September 15 to October 15, Hispanics are celebrating their culture and how far they have come in society.

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Suicide prevention: SHS creates a year-round support system

Suicide prevention: SHS creates a year-round support system

Sam Imber, Staff Writer
September 28, 2016
Filed under Student Life

Stroudsburg High School has begun to ramp up its efforts in the fight against suicide, a leading cause of death for those between the ages of 10-24.

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