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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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If you need tutoring, please join the Google Classroom so we can match you up with someone to help you. (Logo credit: NHS)
NHS Peer Tutoring
Luka Konklin, Editor-In-Chief • November 20, 2023

If you need tutoring, please join the Google Classroom so we can match you up with someone to help you. Please fill out the Google Form on Google...

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Poetry Out Loud Contest gives out a prize of $20,000 to the winner! (Logo credit: Poetry Out Loud)
Poetry Out Loud Contest
Luka Konklin, Editor-In-Chief • November 16, 2023

Check out Poetry Out Loud, see Ms. Griswold, room C125 to get more information.

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Denzel Key, 12, at the free throw line during Stroudsburgs 58-41 win over Dieruff on December 22nd, 2023. 
Photo taken by Danielle Ramstine.
Stroudsburg one win away from State Tournament
Jaden Harper, Staff Writer • February 29, 2024

Stroudsburg fell to Parkland High School, 50-38, in the District 11 semifinals Wednesday night at William Allen High School in Allentown, PA. Micaiah 'Meeks' Brown, 12,...

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Anna Kirby poses for a picture after beating her second record of the season.
Anna Kirby breaks a second school record for the season
Georgie English, Staff writer • February 27, 2024

  Then, just last week, Kirby broke another record at The Last Chance swim meet on Saturday, Feb. 17, "Kirby break school record".  Kirby set the record for...

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Jacob Bajek, 11, takes on competitors at EPC competition on February 8th, 2024.
Chess team rallies at 2024 EPC Competition
Jaden Harper, Staff Writer • February 26, 2024

The Stroudsburg chess team sent its varsity roster to the Chess Eastern Pennslyvania Conference (EPC) competition on Thursday, Feb. 8. The team's varsity roster consists of...

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Student Spotlight on Catharine Brinker

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Sydney Curry
Photo of Stroudsburg High school student Catharine Brinker with her dog.

What are your future plans after high school?

I plan to go to a 4-year University to major in biology (with a little bit of pressure to attend Penn State) Continuing on with the intention of becoming a pediatric surgeon.

 

What activities or hobbies do you enjoy out of school?

I enjoy doing cross-country, track and field, skiing, water skiing, jet skiing, and cliff jumping. I also love going to Penn State football games with my brothers, babysitting, and spending time with my two little dogs.

 

What is your passion in life? 

My passion in life is to inspire children who have obstacles and help them overcome them by being a future pediatric surgeon.

 

What is your greatest strength?

Knowing when something is not working for me and learning to move on to something else. I did this when I did not return to field hockey and moved on to cross country.

 

When you are old, what do you think children will ask you to tell stories about?

When I am old, my children will probably ask how it was growing up with my twin brothers.

 

Which countries/places would you like to visit?

I would love to go to Iceland.

 

What was your favorite class in SHS?

AP Biology because Mr. Bruski makes every class entertaining.

 

What movie/show could you never get tired of watching?

The Hunger Games series

 

What is unique about your personality?

I never give up. No matter the situation, whether it’s getting my injury during the season this year or academics, I never do.

What is the most important lesson you have learned?

I learned in 2nd grade that moving outside of my comfort zone and talking to other people wasn’t as bad as I thought it would be.

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