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Anxiety affects teens in a variety of ways

Photo by Alanna Christman. Sophomore Amaya Cruz is writing in her journal to release excess anxiety.

Alanna Christman, Staff Writer

August 13, 2020

Anxiety is a state of apprehension, worry, and concern all at the same time. There are places and situations where a little anxiety can be a good thing. In most places, however, it is negative. Anxiety disorders disrupt the lives of 30 percent of all teen girls and 25 percent of all teens. These are...

Students find structure, self-discipline helpful during quarantine

Freshman Mari Wendt conducts her morning routine, starting with reading her favorite book for twenty minutes.

Alanna Christman, Editor-in-Chief

May 4, 2020

The student is sitting on her warm, crimson bed sheets, staring up at the ceiling, fully knowing that today will be another day wasted. She looks around the messy room, searching for anything even remotely comforting or interesting to do. She finds nothing. Another day in quarantine, another day of bo...

SASD students to finish school year online

Photo via omegaweb

Olivia Heyward, Staff Writer

April 20, 2020

This year has been one for the books. All Pennsylvania schools have officially been declared closed until the end of the school year due to COVID-19. To some, that is a relief; but to others, it is a struggle. Because of school closings, many schools have turned to online assignments for their students ...

This is a time for students to try one of the new activities listed below

Many items that can be used to fend off boredom during these slow and long quarantine days.

Kaylee Villanueva Santos, Staff Writer

April 17, 2020

The coronavirus has swept in to the U.S.A. at an alarming rate. America, like many other countries, has had to shut down countless activities in order to avoid the spread of the virus.   This epidemic has resulted in businesses being forced to close, state-wide curfews, country-wide lockdowns, and...

Giraffe, Lion, and Tiger March Madness Photo Contest!

Giraffe, Lion, and Tiger March Madness Photo Contest!

Alanna Christman, Editor-in-Chief

March 9, 2020

Take a picture with all three of our lovely stuffed animals: Ralph the Giraffe, Raja the Tiger, and Robby the Lion, and you will be eligible to win a PRIZE! This quest must be completed by the end of this week.  The contest runs from March 9 through March 13. Journalism staff members will be carrying...

Take the Valentine’s Matchmaker quiz and find that special connection!

Take the Valentine's Matchmaker quiz and find that special connection!

Alanna Christman, Editor-in-Chief

February 10, 2020

Want to find your one true love? Too shy to talk to your crush on your own? Maybe you just feel very lost in love? Well here is your solution! Answer the questions attached below and then drop off your answers at one of the following stations by February 12th. We will also be handing out the flyers...

Aevidum holds Teddy Bear drive and promotes kindness

Aevidum holds Teddy Bear drive and promotes kindness

Alanna Christman, Editor-in-Chief

February 9, 2020

For the month of February, Aevidum would like to inform students that it is “Random Acts of Kindness” Month. What this means is that at least once each day of the month, students can be motivated to carry out a random act of kindness for anyone: parent, stranger, friend, teacher, or otherwise. Listen t...

The Mountaineer newspaper earns two prestigious awards

The Mountaineer newspaper earns two prestigious awards

Alanna Christman, Editor-in-Chief

February 3, 2020

The Mountaineer newspaper earned its second Audience Engagement Badge from the Scholastic Newspaper Organization(SNO) this December, and the Site Excellence Badge this January! The SHS newspaper achieved the prestigious award of Audience Engagement Badge by meeting a minimum traffic threshold, posting on ...

The Garden Club Christmas tree decorating contest: VOTE HERE!

The Garden Club Christmas tree decorating contest: VOTE HERE!

December 19, 2019

Here is the link to vote for Garden Christmas Tree Decorating Contest.  Show your holiday spirit and vote ASAP. The trees are located in the gym lobby. https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScCWiUSCBUh8AzB-mdCebHdSb3SiPjNmpNbErI5hNaVV4lGKA/viewform?vc=0&c=0&w=1 ...

Photo Gallery of SHS Annual Musicfest!

Stroudsburg students bowing after an amazing show.

Helana Hunter

December 1, 2019

SHS’s Annual Musicfest took place on Saturday, December 7, all throughout the day. Grades 7-12 were showcased in categories of Chorus, Band, Orchestra, and Show Choir. The night started with Band and Orchestra, continued onto Chorus classes, Jr. High Show Choir, and Chorale, and ended with the High...

SHS Homecoming dance

SHS Homecoming dance

Helana Hunter, SHS Senior

October 23, 2019

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