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Students are being overworked during keystone testing

Lacy Strouse

May 23, 2016

Dear Editor, the school is going overboard with work during standardized testing. Many teachers are, on top of being told to give work for the time during testing, for non testers to do they are still having class. And many have decided to also be giving assignments to students during that time, as...

ESL seniors share their stories

ESL seniors share their stories

Kara Bendixen

May 20, 2016

The following SHS seniors are part of the English as a Second Language (ESL) program taught by Ms. Jackie Van Gorden. Ai??One of their projects this year was to tell their own stories. Click on the video above to view the playlist of each student's unique Photo Story. Ai??Ai??Students graduating consist...

ESL student from Venezuela appreciates experience at SHS

ESL student from Venezuela appreciates experience at SHS

AJ Sarmiento

May 13, 2016

"After all, by seeing more than just our skin color or the language we speak, it is easier to understand every one of us and see that inside, there are more similarities to share than differences."

ESL luncheon: students share their culture through food and stories

ESL luncheon: students share their culture through food and stories

Kara Bendixen, Staff writer

May 11, 2016

The English as a Second Language program (ESL) hosted a luncheon celebrating the ESL graduating class last Friday, May 6, to unite the various cultures present at SHS. Each student supplied his or her own dish based on their nationality in order to share their culture in a way everyone can enjoy. ...

Students should not have to wear ID tags

Lacy Strouse

May 11, 2016

Dear Editor, ID tags are silly! Students spend half and or the entirety of their school year with the same teachers, ID tags do nothing more than cause a bothersome raucous for students! [and teachers alike] No one is going to be sneaking into the school any time soon and many students are dripping...

Honeywell is named Athletic Director of the year by PSADA

Honeywell is named Athletic Director of the year by PSADA

Kara Bendixen, Staff Writer

March 23, 2016

Athletic director Mr. Timothy Honeywell was recently named Pennsylvania's Athletic Director of The Year. The award is given by the Pennsylvania State Athletic Directors Association, also known as PSADA. Honeywell came to Stroudsburg in 2013 and has been committed to helping the district's sports e...

College should be more affordable.

Sarah Reinhardt

March 1, 2016

Dear Editor, In our country, a college education is usually required for most high-paying jobs, while the majority of Americans canai??i??t afford it. In a poll held by gallup.com in October, 2015, only 4% of Americans believe that education is the most critical issue our country faces, making it o...

Vote Bernie Sanders for President

Logan Hatch

March 1, 2016

Dear Editor, I am writing to you today to endorse my favorite candidate in the 2016 presidential election, Bernie Sanders. I believe that Bernie Sanders truly connects with open minded Americans young and old. Bernie believes that every American is entitled to good health care as a right, I agree with h...

Check out the 2016 King of Hearts finalists

Check out the 2016 King of Hearts finalists

February 17, 2016

Connor Chalfant Ai??Organizations/Clubs/Sports: Big Brother, Big Sister Show Choir Chorale Student Government Prom Committee National Honor Society Peer Tutoring Homecoming Float SHS Musical FBLA Pocono Youth Orchestra Marching Band Chess Team, Captain...

Administration should be sensitive to females hygiene needs in bathrooms

Lena Morella

January 28, 2016

Dear Editor, As a female at Stroudsburg High there is one issue I constantly hear complaints about: garbages in the bathrooms! Since we can all be mature about the subject, periods are a natural occurance that every woman has to go through in her life. Although it's nothing to be ashamed of, wa...

Donald Trump is just trying to keep America safe

Selena Sepulveda

January 28, 2016

Dear Editor, I would like to address the current political race to the presidency. Ai??There is a lot of assumed hate directed at one GOP candidate, Donald Trump. Ai??Donald Trump is accused consistently of being racist. Ai??These accusations arise from Trumpai??i??s imposed ideas of putting Islamic ...

Poetry Out Loud winners announced

Poetry Out Loud winners announced

Kara Bendixen, Staff Writer

January 28, 2016

Imagine, standing in front of staff and peers as your arms flare and your voice recites words youai??i??ve practiced day after day. Your palms sweat as you concentrate on not forgetting your words and blowing your chances to move on. This is what contenders of Poetry Out Loud experience. Poetry Out...

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