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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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Paulie Maccarrone throwing a pitch during game against Emmaus High School on April 8, 2024.
Baseball blanked by Emmaus
Jaden Harper, Staff Writer • April 12, 2024

On Monday, April 8, the Mountaineers fell to Emmaus, 6-0. Emmaus jumped all over the Mountaineers in the first two innings, scoring four runs off Stroudsburg starter P/INF...

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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.
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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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Student Spotlight on Peter Leyba

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Student Spotlight on Stroudsburg High School student Peter Leyba smiling.

Where are you from? 

My dad is from Ukraine and my mom is from Belarus but I was born and raised here in Stroudsburg.

What are your plans after high school? 

I plan to go to a 4-year University to study in a math or engineering field.

Do you speak any other languages than English? 

Yes, my first language is Russian. My mom is from Belarus and speaks Belarussian and Russian, and my dad is from Ukraine and speaks Ukrainian and Russian, so that’s the common language between them.

What activities or hobbies do you enjoy out of school? 

I enjoy playing the drums and trombone and hanging out with friends.

 Which countries/places would you like to visit? 

I’d like to see a lot of places in the Mediterranean.

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

I wouldn’t even consider myself a huge environmental activist, but it is alarming how fast the earth has been warming in the past few years.

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

I think they’ll ask about what it was like growing up without tons of technology surrounding everything.

How do you judge a person?

I judge people based on how reliable and trustworthy they are.

What is your greatest strength?

I am very self-motivated.

What is your greatest accomplishment so far? 

 I peaked in 5th grade when Mr. Horvath read my TDA Essay out loud in class and said it was perfect.

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