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Obtain general primary election and voter registration information here

Obtain general primary election and voter registration information here

Alefiyah Vahanvaty, Managing Editor/Editor-in-Chief

May 15, 2019

The 2019 Pennsylvania primary elections will take place on  Tuesday, May 21, 2019. Primary elections are held by political parties to nominate the candidates who will compete in the general election in November. Pennsylvania primary elections are closed, meaning you can only vote in a political party’s...

Stroudsburg High School Aevidum

Helana Hunter, Photographer

April 30, 2019

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Jasmyn Sanchez, Managing Editor/Editor-in-Chief

April 27, 2019

The Mountaineer is an award-winning newspaper that publishes stories on a weekly basis on community and school events, national topics, and scholarships. For the year, 2019-2020, our mission is to inform our community by covering challenging topics, as well as serve our community by publicizing school a...

SASD implements a new district wide policy

SASD implements a new district wide policy

March 29, 2019

SASD has recently implemented a new district wide policy on attendance, in light of new state regulations that assess schools based on their student attendance. More information about the attendance policy is located below.

Should teachers express their political opinions in the classroom?

Social studies teacher Mr. Kurnas discusses a political event in the classroom.

Alefiyah Vahanvaty, Managing Editor/Editor-in-Chief

March 9, 2019

It’s a regular school day in an AP American Government and Politics class, and the topic comes up about U.S. President Donald Trump’s decision to pull of the Iran Nuclear Deal. While students express their own personal opinions, the teacher intently listens in the background, presenting the late...

Young local author publishes a book about being ‘Unwanted’

Donel Wheeler hosting a book signing event at Scooters Grass Fed Burgers.

Alefiyah Vahanvaty, Managing Editor/Editor-in-Chief

February 17, 2019

(The following story contains adult content. This feature story is about a boy named Donel Wheeler (an eighth grade student from J.T. Lambert Intermediate School) who published a book about his life titled “Unwanted”.  His book has been featured on WNEP and the Pocono Record, and it has received recognition from local State Senator Mario Scavello and State Representative Rosema...

SHS School Musicals: Next- Mamma Mia!

Photograph by Lia Parker from last year's school musical,

Alanna Christman, Staff Writer

February 16, 2019

Mamma Mia! A single mother, Donna Sheridan, raising an only daughter, Sophie Sheridan, who is soon to be married to a young man named Sky (dot dot dot). Sophie finds her mother’s diary, where she finds not one, but three possible fathers to walk her down the aisle (dot dot dot). Viewers will discover...

Is the SASD attendance policy effective?

SHS sophomore Cassie Oppelt standing among a pile of excused absence notes.

Bryanna Morykan, Staff Writer

January 31, 2019

When it comes to implementing an attendance policy that has proven to be effective, has Stroudsburg High School succeeded? This question can be answered in a variety of ways. The policy states that students allowed to miss 10 days of school, as long as they provide a note from a parent or guardian. ...

Wacky and wonderful winter holiday comment contest! Deadline this Wednesday 2:20 p.m.

Wacky and wonderful winter holiday comment contest! Deadline this Wednesday 2:20 p.m.

Alefiyah Vahanvaty, Managing Editor/Editor-in-Chief

December 13, 2018

Here's your chance to WIN a gift card from Popcorn Buddha, simply by sharing  a favorite wacky or wonderful winter/holiday activity! All you have to do is simply "Comment" below. The most entertaining answer will win. Here are a few examples: Making snow flakes in Mr. Balas's math clas...

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