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SHS staff members share their favorite holiday cookie flavors and holiday traditions

SHS staff members share their favorite holiday cookie flavors and holiday traditions

Tanajah Rieara, Staff Writer

December 20, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Features

Holiday cookies come in all different shapes, sizes, colors, and flavors, and they come from all different cultures. Although these cookies have a variety of differences, people enjoy them the same, along with their traditions. It is common for people to celebrate the holidays by eating together and...

A healthier lifestyle can trim the fat on obesity

A healthier lifestyle can trim the fat on obesity

Mark McDonald, Staff Writer

December 15, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Features

An SHS teacher puts students in groups of three to work on a class project. If a student looks left or right, one student out of this group is likely to be overweight or obese. “Obesity and being overweight together are the second leading cause of preventable death in the United States, close ...

Fall Photo Contest Winners are Here!

Fall Photo Contest Winners are Here!

Makayla Maynard, Staff Writer

December 4, 2017


Filed under Contests, Entertainment, Showcase

Hello Stroudsburg students, the winners of the Fall Photo Contest are here! Here are the three winners; 1rst-Acadia Holbert 2nd-Erik Moreno 3rd-Calvin Leon To retrieve your prizes, visit C207 during periods 4 or 5. Once again, we thank you all for participating in the contest. Be sure to...

This year’s musical: How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying

This year’s musical: How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying

Nicole Sanzi, Staff Writer

November 17, 2017


Filed under Clubs & Activities, Entertainment, Student Life

This year’s musical, How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying will be held on April 13 through April 15 in the Stroudsburg High School auditorium. The show tells the story of a window washer, J. Pierrepont Finch, who finds a tiny handbook with the title “How to Succeed In Business Wi...

Attention SHS Students: Comment Your May Playlist Today!

Attention SHS Students: Comment Your May Playlist Today!

Saheim Clervoix, Staff Writer

May 12, 2017


Filed under Entertainment

It's May! As the school year comes to an end I wanted to provide all students with some songs to jam out to in their free time! With May being the month of change, try to develop and expand your taste in music! Feel free to comment any songs that you've been loving in the month of May! Use the...

Beauty and the Beast lights up the screen

Beauty and the Beast lights up the screen

Katie Wheeler, Staff Writer

April 25, 2017


Filed under Entertainment

Time turns back with the original animated 1991 version to the live action 2017 version Beauty and the Beast has been a classic Disney movie for over 25 years. This film is directed by the critically acclaimed American screenwriter and director Bill Condon. Condon wrote films and screenplays such ...

Attention SHS writers: Publish your poems here for National Poetry Month

Attention SHS writers: Publish your poems here for National Poetry Month

Mara Batt, Staff Writer

April 7, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Showcase

Creative Writers:  Here is a great opportunity:  to submit original poems to the Mountaineer for National Poetry Month, which runs through the month of April. National Poetry Month began in 1996 as a celebration to raise awareness and appreciation of the art of poetry. It is organized by the Acad...

The Musical Sing will knock your socks off!

The Musical Sing will knock your socks off!

Tyler Sweppenhiser, Staff Writer

April 3, 2017


Filed under Entertainment

Coming From the people who brought you movies like The Minions and Despicable Me, Illumination Entertainment brings yet another fun and original animated movie to theaters near you. Sing is written and directed by Garth Jennings.  The film is about humanoid animals with different backgrounds and ...

Here are the 89th Academy Awards Nominations — Recommend your favorite movie in under 25 words

Here are the 89th Academy Awards Nominations — Recommend your favorite movie in under 25 words

Nylah Safforld, Staff Writer

February 2, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Showcase

While the Academy Awards are coming up, there is still time to view all of the nominated movies. Seven movies are competing to win the best movie of the year. A variety of actors and actresses will compete to win best supporting or leading roles. Below are the nominees for this year’s Academy Awards. Check t...

Attention SHS students: Comment your January Playlist Today!

Attention SHS students: Comment your January Playlist Today!

Saheim Clervoix, Staff Writer

January 25, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Showcase

Hello SHS students: Are you interested in finding and listening to new music? Check out my January Playlist which features numerous artists that you've probably never heard about. Use the tag #shsnewspmo on snapchat and instagram so we can like and repost all of your responses. Comment any songs...

Senioritis Contest: The best description wins a prize. Open to Seniors, Juniors, and Sophomores!

Senioritis Contest: The best description wins a prize. Open to Seniors, Juniors, and Sophomores!

Spencer Kash, Staff Writer

May 4, 2016


Filed under Entertainment

Attention miserable Seniors, Juniors, and Sophomores:  Here is your chance to gain from your pain. In recent months, or, in reality, the whole year, Stroudsburg’s seniors have been plagued by the most convenient disease this town has ever seen- Senioritis. This terrible illness drains a student’s w...

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