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Student Spotlight on Kasim Petersen

Student Spotlight on Kasim Petersen

Elisa-Marie Rivera, Staff Writer

May 29, 2019

What is unique about your personality? My sense of humor is out of this world and I can be sentimental when needed. I've always been the one to go to for jokes or a shoulder to cry on. What is something that you have learned in your childhood that has stuck with you? Don’t trust anybody. ...

Numerous FBLA students earn recognition at leadership conference

Numerous FBLA students earn recognition at leadership conference

Elisa-Marie Rivera, Staff Writer

May 7, 2019

Stroudsburg High School has successfully won more awards from the Future Business Leaders of America, also known as FBLA. Sixty-six SHS students recently attended the FBLA State Leadership Conference in Hershey, PA, with one goal in mind: to earn top honors in their event to qualify for the national...

Step Team prepares for upcoming events

The step team poses for their annual school performance.

Elisa-Marie Rivera, Staff Writer

April 23, 2019

What to have fun dancing in step with other students? Well, SHS has had a Step Team, and they are always willing to have more students join at any time. A step team is a form of percussive dance in which the dancers use their entire body as an instrument to produce complex rhythms and sounds throu...

Becca’s Closet provides free prom dresses again this year

Becca's Closet provides free prom dresses again this year

Elisa-Marie Rivera, Staff Writer

April 2, 2019

For the second straight year, Becca's Closet was a stunning success. Becca's Closet is a national nonprofit organization that collects donated prom dresses, shoes, and accessories, and then gives them away for free to high school females attending prom.   “We do this so that every girl, no mat...

SHS program benefits students learning to speak English

Students in the ESL program conduct a hands on learning activity.

Elisa-Marie Rivera, Staff Writer

March 8, 2019

Stroudsburg High School has an English Language Development program known as ELD (English Learning Development). Ms. Jocelyn Ross is the teacher for this program. Previously, Ross was a science teacher at the Stroudsburg Junior High School for almost 15 years before adding her ELD certification. She has ...

SHS student fundraising for Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

Aubree Voth is helping at the LLS (Leukemia Lymphoma Society) kick off.

Elisa-Marie Rivera, Staff Writer

March 8, 2019

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society is a 501 charitable organization founded in 1949. It is the world's largest health organization dedicated to fighting blood cancer. The LLS's (Leukemia & Lymphoma Society) mission is to cure blood cancer, lymphoma, Hodgkin's disease and myeloma, and improve the q...

NHS collects canned goods and more for the needy

NHS collects canned goods and more for the needy

Elisa-Marie Rivera, Staff Writer

December 13, 2018

The National Honor Society is currently holding it's annual “Can the Principal” food drive.  Their goal this year is to collect over 3,000 cans.  The event started on Monday, December 3 and runs through Thursday, December 18. As Stroudsburg High school students donate cans or any food items, the NHS will col...

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