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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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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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Stroudsburg walking off of the field during game against Emmaus on April 8, 2024.
Baseball loses heartbreaker to Pleasant Valley
Jaden Harper, Staff Writer • April 11, 2024

On Wednesday, Stroudsburg lost to Pleasant Valley High School, 9-8. This game was scoreless until the top of the third inning, where Pleasant Valley scored three runs against...

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Long distance coach, Coach Foti, talking to runner Janel Meyers.
Photo credit: Amir Lovell, 10.
Stroudsburg High School Track and Field
Georgie English, Staff Writer • April 9, 2024

Stroudsburg High School Varsity Track and Field competed for their first home meet at Ross Stulgaitis Stadium against Northampton High School Konkrete Kids on Wednesday, March...

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L-R (siting): Dominic Negron, Terrel Butler, Keshav Persaud, Jessie Smith, Mason Ulmer, Logan Casebolt. 
L-R (standing): Asst. Coach Yost, Darius Quintana, Will Puskar, Tobias Ricks, Jason, Pritchard, Josh Marosi, Coach Tapiro.  2024 Boys Tennis Team photo, courtesy of coaches Tapiro and Yost, used with permission.
Stroudsburg Boys' Tennis Update
Jaden Harper and Madison NoonanApril 8, 2024

Led by Coach Gene Tapiro and Assistant Coach Ceal Yost, the 2024 boys' tennis team is off to a strong start. The 2023 team graduated several varsity players but Will Puskar,...

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Teacher Feature on Ms. Flynn

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Sydney Curry
Stroudsburg Middle School teacher Mrs.Flynn smiling with her husband and dog.

At which school in the district do you teach?

Middle School

 

What subject(s) do you teach?

Band & Music

 

What grade(s) do you teach?

5th, 6th, & mostly 7th

 

How long have you been teaching at SASD?

This is my 7th year!

 

What is your favorite part about teaching?

Getting to know my students

 

If you could teach another subject what would it be and why?

English, because I love to read and write

 

If you had gone into another profession, what would it be and why?

I’d either be a writer or work with animals!

 

What is one piece of advice you would share with your students?

Be yourself, even when it’s not easy

 

If you could have one superpower what would it be and why?

It would be fun to turn invisible!

 

How and when did you know teaching was what you wanted to do?

I knew after my first orchestra concert in 3rd grade.

 

What is a joke you always keep in your pocket?

I often tell my students that “it’s Friday for teachers, too,” when they’re checked out at the end of the week!

 

Who do you look up to?

My high school band director

 

What will your life look like after you retire?

Hopefully lots of reading, writing, and dogs!

 

What is your favorite memory of teaching?

So far, probably my first Music Fest Concert

 

What is something that most people may not know about you?

I play Dungeons and Dragons with friends from out of state every month.

 

What is a hidden talent of yours?

I love to play video games

 

What is your proudest achievement?

Graduating from college with a double major


What is one thing you wish people knew about teaching/teachers in general?

Everything we do is for the students

 

What makes you smile?

My dog, Stella

 

When you retire one day, what will you miss most about teaching?

Interacting with students, because I learn so much from them!

 

What is something your students have taught you?

My students inspire me to keep getting excited about new things!

 

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