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March Madness Basketball Tournament; see class president, Eric Card.
3x3 Basketball Tournament
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Stroudsburg High Schools promotional Flyer for the King of Hearts dance.
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Madelyn Konklin, Editor-In-Chief • January 26, 2024

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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)
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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.
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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
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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 Samuel Sroka

Sydney Curry
Photo of Stroudsburg High School student 11th grader Sam Sroka.

What are your plans after high school?

Go to the United States Military Academy and pursue a four-year mechanical engineering degree and eventually become an officer in the US Army


What is your passion in life? 


To get as much dad lore as humanly possible


How do you judge a person?


How they treat others


What is your greatest accomplishment so far?


Being a varsity letter winner for the Swim Team since freshman year


Which countries/places would you like to visit?


I want to go to the Swiss Alps on a ski trip


What was your favorite class in SHS?


Advanced Fitness with Mr Perry is my favorite


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


Any Brad Pitt movie


What is the most important lesson you have learned?


The best victories are earned not given; the victories you earn from hard work and dedication are much sweeter than the ones given.


What would you do if you only had 24 hours left to live?


I would visit family and end the day on a long hike through the woods


Who are your favorite teachers and why?

My favorite teachers of all time have to be Mr. Meckes, Mrs. Brown, Mr. Perry, and Mrs. Haubrich. In my opinion, the best teachers are teachers that you can relate to and have conversations with about things other than school. I think that it’s those types of conversations and relations that improve everyone’s day-to-day life.


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    Chase LentzFeb 23, 2024 at 8:46 AM

    Samuel is my favorite character in all of Stroudsburg. There’s always something about him I find interesting!