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The Importance of Music

The Importance of Music

Kaylee Villanueva Santos, Staff Writer

August 15, 2020

For many, being stuck at home all day can be tiring or boring. Along with all the shows/movies being watched, many forget about a very important form of entertainment: music. Music is very powerful and can be used for many things. Many use music to bring them inspiration, to adjust their mood, to...

Featured Book: Shade Me, Recommended by Sydney Runkel

Featured Book: Shade Me, Recommended by Sydney Runkel

Kaylee Villanueva Santos, Staff Writer

May 22, 2020

Shade Me Author: Jennifer Brown Reviewer: Sydney Runkel (senior) Genre: Mystery Shade Me is the story of a girl born with rare synesthesia, who becomes unwittingly entangled in the mystery of an attack on a classmate and involved with a boy who may be a suspect. This murder mystery is ful...

Featured Book: Steelheart, Recommended by Matthew Kasperek

Featured Book: Steelheart, Recommended by Matthew Kasperek

Kaylee Villanueva Santos, Staff Writer

May 22, 2020

Spotlight on Books   Title: Steelheart Reviewer: Matthew Kasperek Author: Brandon Sanderson Genre: Science Fiction How far would you go for revenge if someone killed your father? If someone destroyed your city? If everything you ever loved was taken from you? Steelheart is the story of a you...

Featured Book: Everything Everything, Recommended by Krystal Davis

Featured Book: Everything Everything, Recommended by Krystal Davis

Kaylee Villanueva Santos, Staff Writer

May 22, 2020

Title: Everything, Everything Reviewer: Krystal Davis, senior Author: Nicole Yoon                                 Genre: Realistic Fiction Call Number: FIC  YOO The story is about a girl named Maddy who is allergic to the outside world. She has been inside 24/7 unt...

Featured Book: Skink No Surrender Recommended by Selma Soulev

Featured Book: Skink No Surrender Recommended by Selma Soulev

Kaylee Villanueva Santos, Staff Writer

May 11, 2020

Skink No Surrender By Carl Hiaasen Reviewer: Selma Soulev (junior) Genre: YA Classic Malley — to avoid being shipped off to boarding school, she takes off with some guy she met online. Poor Richard — he knows his cousin is in trouble before she does. Wild Skink — he’s a rag...

Click Here to Recommend Your Favorite Books!

Click Here to Recommend Your Favorite Books!

Kaylee Villanueva Santos

February 10, 2020

Do you have any books you'd like to get the word out about? Or are you an avid reader looking for new books? Read and submit a book recommendation to the Mountaineer and you'll be featured! Any student interested in sharing their favorite reads should email one of the following emails: Kaylee Villanue...

SHS boys wrestling team to compete at districts!

Senior Ahmed Ansari at a Wrestling meet, Dec. 2019

Justin Buynak and Kaylee Villanueva Santos

February 5, 2020

This past weekend, the SHS boys varsity wrestling team started to compete against other schools at team districts to go to states. The team is full of motivation to place and make SHS history! Despite losing many seniors to last year's graduating class, the team is doing very well and has good chan...

Rifle team ends successful season!

Rifle team official photo

Kaylee Villanueva Santos, Staff Writer

January 31, 2020

Rifle season is almost over! Stroudsburg’s very own rifle team has had a successful season. It will continue for two sharp-shooting seniors, Jake Orevac and Isabelle Strauch, who will compete at the All-Star Tournament. In rifle, members shoot competitively at targets and attempt to get as close to ...

SHS Cheerleaders finish an impressive second at districts!

SHS Cheerleaders at a football game

Kaylee Villanueva Santos, Staff Writer

January 24, 2020

The SHS varsity cheerleading team recently kicked off the decade in impressive fashion by placing second in districts! Thanks to all their hard work, the team placed second in districts and 24th overall in the state.   "Placing second was an exciting feeling for us," said senior Deja Spears about...

Stroudsburg Junior High School students experience Model Congress

Photo taken by Model Congress. Students from the Junior High attend conference at the High School

Kaylee Villanueva Santos, Staff Writer

December 12, 2019

On November 6 and 7, the Stroudsburg Junior High eighth and ninth grade students had the opportunity to experience Model Congress.  The event was held at Stroudsburg High School. Members of the SHS Model Congress Club acted as chairs of different committees. Members meet every other Wednesday from 2:...

Featured Book: One of Us is Lying, Recommended by Niral Patel

Featured Book: One of Us is Lying, Recommended by Niral Patel

Kaylee Villanueva Santos, Staff Writer

December 10, 2019

One of Us is Lying By Karen McManus Reviewer: Nirali Patel (Junior) The Breakfast Club meets Pretty Little Liars, One of Us Is Lying is the story of what happens when five strangers walk into detention and only four walk out alive. Everyone is a suspect, and everyone has something to hide. On...

SASD technology vision: Hire coaches to help staff in the classroom

SASD technology vision: Hire coaches to help staff in the classroom

Kaylee Villanueva Santos, Staff Writer

November 19, 2019

In today's world, the average teen spends approximately nine hours a day using technology. It can consist of anything from listening to music to communicating with others. With new technology constantly coming out and being implemented in the workplace, interacting with technology is nearly unavoidable. ...

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