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College visits for students

College visits for students

Tanajah Rieara, Staff writer

April 20, 2018


Filed under Features, News, Student Life, Uncategorized

College visits are a big part of your high school career. Although everyone starts at different times it’s good to try and start as early as the summer before junior year. “It’s never too late,” our principal Jeffrey Sodl says. Mr. Sodl recommends that you start early with the college search...

Fortnite

Fortnite

Kristen Dougher

April 18, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Features, Showcase, Student Life

Is your boyfriend not answering his texts, Snapchats, and missed FaceTime calls? Chances are, he's playing Fortnite. What's the big deal about Fortnite? Think Hunger Games but bigger. Fortnite is a big online fight. You start in the bus lobby where servers are being filled up to 100 players. Once...

The Musical is back and better than ever!

The Musical is back and better than ever!

Helana Hunter, Staff Photographer

April 12, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Features, News, Photo Galleries, Showcase, Student Life, Uncategorized

Stroudsburg High School presents "How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying". Enjoy the photo previews of the play! Photographers: Kendall White & Helana Hunter  

Easter egg decoration contest – extended to the 10th!

Kristen Dougher

March 26, 2018


Filed under Contests, Features, Showcase

Easter is coming up fast and there's all kinds of traditions and celebrations. For the days leading up to Easter, many families celebrate by searching for Easter eggs, going to church, and taking photos with the Easter Bunny. However, one of the most popular activities is decorating Easter Eggs. The...

SHS student turns art into a business on RedBubble

SHS student turns art into a business on RedBubble

Karissa Belzer, Staff Writer

March 1, 2018


Filed under Features, Student Life

My name is Kassidy Treible, I am 18 years old, and am technically a graduate, but decided to come back to go to work. Several months ago, I began an account on RedBubble, which is a site for artists to put their work onto clothing, stationery, home decor, bags, and more. Recently, someone bought a piece...

Kids benefit from growing up in big families

Kids benefit from growing up in big families

Kristen Dougher, Staff Writer

January 23, 2018


Filed under Features, Student Life

The tagger is behind the house searching for the rest of your siblings. Three have been tagged and wait at the base. Two others hide in a pine tree in the back, and the other is hiding with you behind the couch on the front porch. By the time this round is over, dinner will be ready. The rule is last...

SHS provides support for troubled teens

Victoria Arce, Staff Writer

January 22, 2018


Filed under Features

All you have to do is talk," said Ms. Mindy Tkach, co-adviser of  the club Avedium at SHS. "Talk to anyone and do not keep what you're feeling all to yourselves." SHS tries to make this possible by providing a variety of services to help support students in need.  A few of the resources include...

Seniors struggle to juggle school, work, sports, activities, and more

Seniors struggle to juggle school, work, sports, activities, and more

Emily Garbarino, Staff Writer

January 22, 2018


Filed under Features, Student Life

Do you ever find yourself stressed beyond belief, not really knowing how to manage your time to get things done better and quicker while juggling a job and school? Many students in Stroudsburg High School feel this way as well. Nearly 80% of high school students work at least a part-time job during...

How to start the new year and still have money in your pocket

How to start the new year and still have money in your pocket

Caeley Hank, Staff Writer

January 11, 2018


Filed under Features

The holiday money-madness, spending spree is over.  So, the question many teens must ask themselves is, "Were we "Smart Shoppers?" Will we still have a few coins jingling our their pockets in the new year?" Smart shopping is evolving as a way of life for avid shoppers, especially during the holidays. Smart shop...

How teens can beat the early morning blues

How teens can beat the early morning blues

Stephen Bauer, Staff Writer

January 3, 2018


Filed under Features

Beep beep beep! It’s 6:45 a.m.  It’s the snooze button. Overslept again -- No breakfast. No shower. Barely time to brush your teeth. This scenario is not uncommon for many high school students.  The amount of time students take in the morning varies greatly. In an informal survey done at S...

Superstitions can give athletes a competitive edge

Superstitions can give athletes a competitive edge

Amy Conboy, Staff Writer

December 20, 2017


Filed under Features

Don't step on a crack or you'll break your mother's back! Oh no, where is my lucky headband? Whether you believe in this or not, many people still believe in superstitions, especially athletes. On the day of a big competition, race or game, many athletes can be quite superstitious, some follow a ...

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...

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