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SHS newspaper and local business team up to enhance social media

SHS newspaper and local business team up to enhance social media

Bryanna Morykan, Staff writer

June 2, 2019

Meeting deadlines, collaborating with colleagues, clashing with classmates, finding new ideas that will help market your product, etc. Ah, the challenge of running a small business. These are some of the challenges the Mountaineer newspaper staff knows well.  They gain most of their knowledge by worki...

Chick-Fil-A has successful grand opening in Stroudsburg

Chick-Fil-A fast food.

Bryanna Morykan, Staff Writer

April 21, 2019

Crispy chicken sandwiches, savory grilled nuggets, and delicious sauces are now closer than ever since the grand opening of the new Chick-Fil-A in Bartonsville. Known for their overly friendly staff members and cows that actually promote eating chicken nuggets on billboards, Chick-Fil-A is one of th...

Mountaineers, Popcorn Buddha, and a giraffe: true March Madness

Photo via Cassie Oppelt

Bryanna Morykan, Staff Writer

April 5, 2019

During the month of March, you may have seen Mountaineer staff members carrying around a giant, stylish giraffe. Well, you want to know his name?  It's Ralph, of course. He was part of just one of several fun contests that the Mountaineer decided to hold to promote the newspaper's version of March ...

Mountaineer March Madness hits halls of SHS

Mountaineer March Madness hits halls of SHS

Bryanna Morykan, Staff Writer

March 2, 2019

The Mountaineer newspaper staff is going mad!  A whole month of give-away prizes, special features, and contests.  Who does that?  The answer is our staff. It is our way of saying thank you to the incredible number of students and staff the have visited our site at shsnews.org and followed us on social...

Take a peak behind the scenes of this year’s musical, “Mamma Mia”

Students performing in last years musical

Bryanna Morykan, Staff Writer

February 23, 2019

 Stroudsburg High School’s annual spring musical has been a staple for many years. With a new one selected every year, audiences look forward to viewing the musicals that are performed by a cast of students, who have consistently stunned them with fabulous performances. Students who aren’t in the ...

Students at SHS voice their opinions on the new SHS attendance policy

Bryanna Morykan, Staff Writer

January 30, 2019

Students at SHS have mixed opinions when it comes to the new SHS attendance policy, stating that they are only allowed to miss 10 days of school. While some students believe that the new policy should be enforced, others claim that it's an unnecessary nuisance.  For the most part, many students feel that t...

SASD implements new school attendance policy

A pile of excused absences notes.

Bryanna Morykan, Staff writer

January 25, 2019

The Stroudsburg Area School District has recently implemented a new school attendance policy to encourage school attendance.  However, people are questioning why SASD’s policy for allowed “sick” days are much lower for students than the state's requirement. Pennsylvania's state policy of attendance stat...

Spotlight on Rachel Sroka

Spotlight on Rachel Sroka

Bryanna Morykan, Staff Writer

December 7, 2018

Which countries/places would you like to travel to? I’d do anything to travel to Iceland. I keep seeing photos on Pinterest with all the hot springs and the famous ice cave. It looks like something I’d photograph. What movie can you watch over and over without getting tired of it? Definit...

Holiday meals donated to veterans in Monroe County

Holiday meals donated to veterans in Monroe County

Bryanna Morykan, Staff Writer

December 7, 2018

Many of America's veterans have sacrificed their physical and mental health for the well being of this country. Unfortunately, for some, when they return home, they do not have the finances to feed themselves and their families. To support local veterans who are struggling with food insecurity, Paul's House is offering traditional housing fa...

SHS utilizing social media to help students and staff communicate

SHS utilizing social media to help students and staff communicate

Bryanna Morykan, Staff Writer

October 11, 2018

What many teachers feel is hurting students may actually be the key to promoting Stroudsburg High School. When it comes to the topic of social media, people often either love the idea of it or hate it. When asked if social media is beneficial in promoting our school, our principal Mr. Jeffrey Sodl ...

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