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March Madness Basketball Tournament; see class president, Eric Card.
3x3 Basketball Tournament
March 6, 2024

March Madness 3 x 3 basketball tournament on March 15, starting at 4pm.  Contact your class president, Eric Card, or class officers for more...

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Stroudsburg High Schools promotional Flyer for the King of Hearts dance.
SENIORS! Prepare for King of Hearts and senior superlative voting
Luka Konklin, Editor-In-Chief • January 26, 2024

As the King of Heart's Dance draws near, take a look at the senior superlative and prepare to vote for your KOH nominees on Monday during homeroom! The...

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Luka Konklin, Editor-In-Chief • November 20, 2023

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Hannah Helm, far right, second row, celebrates senior night with her teammates.  Photo courtesy of Stroudsburg High School Softball Facebook page.
Softball rounds out the season on a winning streak
Jaden Harper, Staff Writer • May 31, 2024

On Monday, May 6, Stroudsburg Softball won their ninth straight game as they defeated Pocono Mountain West, 17-0. It tallied as their 15th victory of the season and another...

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Stroudsburg celebrating during game against East Stroudsburg South
Baseball prepares for District 11 6A playoffs
Jaden Harper, Staff Writer • May 21, 2024

On Wednesday, May 8, Stroudsburg Baseball clinched a playoff berth in their 9-2 victory over Pocono Mountain West. It marked the team's 6th consecutive victory after beginning...

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Girls Varsity Basketball, 2023
How does an athlete balance academic demands with sports?
Morgan Tucker, Staff Writer • May 9, 2024

Ella Henritzy, 12, has been a standout athlete this year. Henritzy turned heads on the basketball court as a power forward. Now, she is stacking points for track and field...

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Student Spotlight on Gabriela Thompson

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Sydney Curry
Photo of Stroudsburg High School Student Gabriella Thompson in a black dress.

What is one fun fact about yourself?

I’m half Dominican and Jamaican.

 

What activities or hobbies do you enjoy out of school?

I enjoy playing the viola, I’m in the Color Guard, and I enjoy playing video games when I’m not doing either of those.

 

How do you judge a person?

I judge a person by how they act with other people, and by their personality. If they’re kind and respectful to others, I would reciprocate that energy, and vice-versa.

 

What are your future plans after high school?

I plan on taking a gap year to become a CNA, then I will most likely attend a 4 or 2-year college to become a Physician Assistant.

 

What social stigma does society need to get over?

I believe society needs to get over the stigma of how neurodivergent people act in general ex; Autism, ADHD, etc. Many people assume someone who has autism is not intelligent or dumb, when in fact we can be extremely intelligent in many areas.

 

Which countries/places would you like to visit?

 

I would like to visit Jamaica because I would like to get to see my dad’s side of the family. I would also like to visit California, Disney World, Paris, Bora Bora, and basically any tropical area. I wouldn’t mind going to any country, because I love traveling.

 

What is unique about your personality?

I can be shy when you first meet me, but as you get to know me I’m a very funny and outgoing person!

 

What is your greatest strength?

My greatest strength is definitely the fact that I am very resilient, and I never give up on any task that I need to do.

 

What is your greatest accomplishment so far?

My greatest accomplishment so far has been getting the top 10% in my class.

 

Where are you from?

I was born and raised in Stroudsburg.

 

What’s something people don’t worry about but really should?

People’s mental health. I believe we as a collective need to start caring about other people’s mental state. Depression, anxiety, etc isn’t an obvious illness. Someone could be very happy on the outside, but on the inside, they’re struggling. Always be kind to others, because you never really know what someone’s going through in their life.

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