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Spotlight on Sarah Bower

Spotlight on Sarah Bower

Karissa Belzer, Staff Writer

October 26, 2018

What is your favorite class? Current issues and the Law What is your favorite part of the school day? Putting away the chrome books at the end of 9th period What is your favorite catchphrase? "Oh, worm?" What do you think about the dress code? Enforced more fairly and strictly for EVERYONE...

A close-up look at President Trump’s education plan

A close-up look at President Trump's education plan

Karissa Belzer, Staff Writer

May 30, 2018

As of 2011, the United States has a record of 83 million students that consisted of ages pre-kindergarten to college level. That was a little over 1/4 of the whole population of the U.S. As more children are instituted into America's schools, that percentage grows. Therefore, their representation makes ...

Go out there and get a job!

Go out there and get a job!

Karissa Belzer, Staff Writer

May 22, 2018

The Poconos and its surrounding area is ripe with summer job opportunities. Known for being one of the best vacation spots in America, our area has many resorts and other attractions that practically hand out applications to willing teens. Just 22 minutes away from Stroudsburg is The Land of Mak...

Students entertain the community for Best Buddies

Karissa Belzer, Staff writer

May 4, 2018

Last Friday, the Best Buddies held a local variety show. Members of the club dressed up as characters from the Lion King and performed a reenactment of the popular movie. The students spent hours preparing for the show. Tutus, character headbands, and many more props were created for the show. Junior...

Stroudsburg’s rifle team fights for their budget

Stroudsburg's rifle team fights for their budget

Karissa Belzer, Staff Writer

April 18, 2018

Last month the Stroudsburg High School rifle team received a grant from the NRA Foundation worth $4,730. The money would go to equipment for the team. With controversy and fear associated with the decision, the school board rejected the grant. The team already struggles with outdated equipment. The ...

Time for your chance to “Walk with a Doc”

Time for your chance to

Karissa Belzer, Staff Writer

March 20, 2018

The local St. Luke's is hosting an upcoming educational opportunity April 9. The new program series is called "Walk with a Doc". Participants that attend the program's walk have the chance to listen in on an educational briefing. Questions for the presenter are encouraged for those interested. ...

The American Red Cross blood drive reaches out to high school kids again

NHS Students handing out food to those who donated

Karissa Belzer, Staff Writer

March 15, 2018

Yesterday, the American Red Cross hosted a blood drive in the high school auxiliary gym. Students who had filled out a form and turned it in to the guidance office were able to donate. The local National Honor Society chapter provided support and food to those after they donated. "With every donation...

SHS student turns art into a business on RedBubble

SHS student turns art into a business on RedBubble

Karissa Belzer, Staff Writer

March 1, 2018

My name is Kassidy Treible, I am 18 years old, and am technically a graduate, but decided to come back to go to work. Several months ago, I began an account on RedBubble, which is a site for artists to put their work onto clothing, stationery, home decor, bags, and more. Recently, someone bought a piece...

SHS posts solid score on School Performance Profile Report

SHS posts solid score on School Performance Profile Report

Karissa Belzer, Staff Writer

January 21, 2018

This year's School Performance Profile report is in, and SHS once againt scoredAi?? in the top ten percent. While SHS's score is impressive, it actually lower than last year's score. The scores given this year were based off the Keystone, AP, and MCTI test scores . The demographic of these scor...

BREAKING NEWS: The boys’ bathroom doors are gone!

BREAKING NEWS: The boys' bathroom doors are gone!

Karissa Belzer, Staff Writer

November 16, 2017

Restroom vandalism is not a new topic at SHS. Ai??Unfortunately, it has happened several times recently. Ai??Students need to understand that this is a criminal act. Ai??Overall, itai??i??s a problem in the school that needs to stop. There have been students who write on stalls, dismantle the pape...

Early Release

Lesley Septimo, Student

October 30, 2017

This year has been a difficult year. Most seniors already began struggling the second week that school began. It was not because they were lazy, but they were given a lot of work along with the task of college research. This year seniors have to focus on getting accepted to colleges that will eventually...

Students publish stories and more through media website Fusfoo

Students publish stories and more through media website Fusfoo

Karissa Belzer, Staff Writer

October 23, 2017

Imagine you - yes, you - being part of a national news network similar to CNN or FOX news. Now try to see yourself creating and publishing stories that can be seen by students from California all the way to New York. If this opportunity sounds exciting, then you should join Fusfoo today. Fusfoo is a nat...

The student news site of Stroudsburg High School