Mountaineer March Madness every day this month at SHS

Mountaineer March Madness every day this month at SHS

Samuel Watanabe, Staff Writer March 4, 2020

March Madness is here and the Mountaineer is going mad! We are hosting many contests and giveaways this month as our way of saying thank you to the incredible number of students and staff that have visited...

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The mini-thon sign which is known throughout many schools for the money it raises to conquer childhood cancer.

Mini-THON resumes action and prepares for 2020

Samuel Watanabe, Staff Writer January 15, 2020

Mini-THON is back up and running for this year. What is Mini-THON? It is a special event that happens once a year where students raise tens of thousands of dollars for child cancer. For The Kids (FTK)...

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

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...

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

SHS program benefits students learning to speak English

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...

Popcorn Buddha partners with the SHS newspaper for the annual

Popcorn Buddha partners with the SHS newspaper for the annual “March Madness” event

Cassandra Oppelt, Staff Writer March 3, 2019

Strong scents of warm butter and chocolate waft over you as you walk into the brightly lit popcorn shop. Fluorescent yellows and reds illuminate the room, featuring rows of mouth watering popcorn. Popcorn...

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...

Students performing in last years musical

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

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...

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SHS administration follows through on vaping policy

Cassandra Oppelt, Staff Writer February 16, 2019

If you have been following all of our recent stories on the vaping policy, then you probably already know all about the Stroudsburg Area School District's new ban against holding and/or using electronic...

Mr. Andrew Kurnas going over a Google Classroom assignment.

SASD offers extensive Google Classroom trainings for teachers

Cassandra Oppelt, Staff Writer February 16, 2019

Students and staff at in the Stroudsburg Area School District are going into the classroom -- the Google Classroom.  In order to prepare the staff, the administration is offering numerous trainings...

SHS sophomore Cassie Oppelt standing among a pile of excused absence notes.

Is the SASD attendance policy effective?

Bryanna Morykan, Staff Writer January 31, 2019

When it comes to implementing an attendance policy that has proven to be effective, has Stroudsburg High School succeeded? This question can be answered in a variety of ways. The policy states that...

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...

A pile of excused absences notes.

SASD implements new school attendance policy

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”...

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