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Habitat for Humanity helps people work their way into homes

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Nicole Sanzi, Staff Writer

May 7, 2019

Have you ever wanted to help build a house or help out in your community? Well, you can check it off your bucket list if you work with Habitat for Humanity. Habitat for Humanity began in 1976 by Clarence Jordan, with the vision of “Partnership Housing.” This is the idea of volunteers working t...

State Representative Rosemary Brown visits Stroudsburg High School

Nicole Sanzi and Helana Hunter, Staff Writer and Photographer

April 1, 2019

State Representative, Ms. Rosemary Brown visited Stroudsburg High School on Friday, March 22 to visit the Common Grounds, Common Threads, and STEM programs. Her purpose in coming was to evaluate the way schools are preparing students on career readiness. Brown passed by Common Grounds, the school...

SHS graduate brings home away from home to people in the Poconos

A brochure of the Arlington diner.

Nicole Sanzi, Staff Writer and Photographer

March 16, 2019

“The restaurant business has always been inside of me, and it’s something that I’m crazy enough to love,” said Mr. George Halas, third generation owner of the Arlington Diner, located at 834 North Ninth Street in Stroudsburg, PA.  Meanwhile, a waitress squeezes by George to get a cup of hot tea...

Student Spotlight On Taha Vahanvaty

Student Spotlight On Taha Vahanvaty

Nicole Sanzi, Staff Writer

February 8, 2019

What is your biggest goal in life? My goal is to eventually become Secretary of State. What do you plan to pursue after high school? I plan to pursue politics, but I think my true calling is in foreign affairs. What is your favorite color and why? Coral. Because it’s coral. What ...

Student Spotlight on Noah Cook

Student Spotlight on Noah Cook

Nicole Sanzi, Staff Writer

January 17, 2019

What weird food combinations do you really enjoy? I eat all of my food separately so I don’t really have any weird food combos. What social stigma does society need to overcome? I would say that society needs to overcome the idea that people with mental and physical disabilities are weird....

Student Spotlight on Charles Grimsey

Student Spotlight on Charles Grimsey

Nicole Sanzi, Staff Writer

January 8, 2019

What motivates you to come to school? Whenever I get up in the morning, I always remember how far I've made it in my school career. Sixth grade feels like only yesterday; when I was that young, being a sophomore seemed like an eternity away. Man, time sure flies doesn’t it? Who is one of your fa...

Nearby Columcille Megalith Park provides tranquil atmosphere to visitors

Nearby Columcille Megalith Park provides tranquil atmosphere to visitors

Nicole Sanzi, Staff Writer

October 31, 2018

Gaelic for Home of the Dove, Columcille Megalith Park is located in Bangor, PA, just past the Stroudsmoor Country Inn. Mr. William Cohea Jr. created this outdoor sanctuary in 1975 in order to unite people of all faiths and cultures. Populations come to pray and meditate in the St. Columba ch...

Aevidum: Let’s chalk about mental health: See photo gallery below

Aevidum: Let's chalk about mental health: See photo gallery below

Nicole Sanzi, Staff Photographer

October 25, 2018

Aevidum, a club at SHS that helps teenagers cope with difficulties, completed the “Chalk About Mental Health Campaign" on Wednesday, October 17. "As a group, we really wanted to show our student body and staff that we are always thinking of them," said adviser Ms. Mindy Tkach. In honor of Mental...

Stroudsburg is buckling down on school safety

Stroudsburg is buckling down on school safety

Nicole Sanzi, Staff Writer

October 15, 2018

The Stroudsburg High School has taken new safety measures to protect both students and staff. All teachers have gone through intensive training, security guards are now carrying weapons, and more K9 searches are being conducted throughout the school. “We are no longer going to hide,” says Mr. Sodl, the SHS pri...

The annual Greek festival has arrived!

The annual Greek festival has arrived!

Nicole Sanzi, Staff Writer

June 4, 2018

Join the Holy Cross Orthodox Church on June 7 through June 10 for the annual Greek Festival. The festival runs from 11:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. Thursday through Saturday and 12:00 p.m to 7:00 p.m. on Sunday. “Greek festival is so much fun because you get to see the dancers and eat Greek food and lis...

Junior High Cross Country runs final meet on Thursday-See photo gallery below.

Junior High Cross Country runs final meet on Thursday-See photo gallery below.

Nicole Sanzi, Staff Writer

May 14, 2018

This year’s junior high cross country teams are the Foxes and the Hounds, and they will battle for the last time this Thursday, May 17.  The race will take place behind the junior high school and will start at 4:00 p.m.   Check out the photo gallery of over 130 runners.  ...

Project Earth

Project Earth

Nicole Sanzi, Staff Writer and Photographer

April 20, 2018

In a modern society where consumers use 500 million straws everyday, Carbon Dioxide suffocates the atmosphere, and toxic waste is diffused across the globe, people are very concerned and taking action. There is a lot in store for Earth Day this year. The Monroe Conservation District and the Kettle Creek Environmen...

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