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Mini-THON resumes action and prepares for 2020

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) is one of the key phrases for Mini-THON, signifying its purpose of helping save the lives of children...

Auditions for student-produced TV show “Locked In” a success at SHS

Auditions for student-produced TV show “Locked In” a success at SHS

Tyler Stone, Staff Writer

January 14, 2020

The auditions for Locked In was a success! Auditions were recently held for a TV series that has been co-written by SHS senior Tyler Stone and 2019 Graduate Naomi Spires-Nevarez. The show itself is based off a play that Stone wrote last year also by the same title, which was based on a school lockdown...

SHS junior named Grand Champion for her award-winning chickens

SHS junior named Grand Champion for her award-winning chickens

Samuel Watanabe, Staff Writer

January 10, 2020

Not one! Not two! Three Grand Champion chickens. The West End Fair holds animal shows every year that showcases prized animals that meet certain guidelines. SHS's very own Rachel Sroka, a junior, is a three-time Grand Champion winner and Reserve Grand Champion winner. Sroka has been a part of the...

The Guidance Department is using Google Classroom to keep student body informed

The Guidance Department is using Google Classroom to keep student body informed

Samuel Watanabe, Staff Writer

January 3, 2020

The guidance office has many new outlets to share information to the masses beyond emails. Please consider checking out the contact information below in order to learn more about everything from applying to college to enrolling in the SATs. Class of 2020 Google Classroom code:  c2bmyo0 Class of 2021 G...

SHS students to hold auditions for TV show pitch

SHS students to hold auditions for TV show pitch

Tyler Stone, Staff Writer

December 20, 2019

Do you remember the play "Locked In" from last year? Well we're bringing your favorite characters back from obscurity and are taking a whole new spin on the story. May 3, 2019 is a day that I'll always remember. It was the first time that my work was ever performed in such a way in front of a huge...

Breakfast with Santa this Saturday at Chipperfield Elementary School

Breakfast with Santa this Saturday at Chipperfield Elementary School

Olivia Heyward, Staff Writer

December 12, 2019

The holidays are quickly approaching and there are a multitude of events planned. This Saturday, December 14, Stroudsburg High School Key Club will be hosting a "Breakfast with Santa."  The event will take place at the Chipperfield Elementary School. From 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. there will be panca...

SHS students mourn death of famous rapper

SHS students mourn death of famous rapper

Tyler Stone, Staff Writer

December 10, 2019

Beloved rapper Juice Wrld has unfortunately passed away at the young age of 21 after having a seizure in a Chicago Airport. Juice Wrld, real name Jared Higgins, rose to fame in the summer of 2018 with his hit songs "Lucid Dreams" which helped gain him a huge following. Wrld kept up with his music...

Northampton Community College (NCC) offers ESL program for adults

Northampton Community College (NCC) offers ESL program for adults

Taha Vahanvaty, Staff Writer

November 20, 2019

It is an undisputed fact that English is the most useful and utilitarian language in the world. Practically everything we read, hear, or watch is in English, to the point where it is essential for any sort of interaction. However, this insistence on monolingualism can make the lives of many American...

Student Resource Officer (SRO) enthusiastic about job

Student Resource Officer (SRO) enthusiastic about job

Justin Buynak, Staff Writer

November 19, 2019

Around the halls of Stroudsburg High School, there is a new student resource officer making sure that you can go through your high school day worry-free. The new officer is Mr. Robert Cohowicz, an SHS graduate. Until recently, Cohowicz been working with the Stroud Regional Police Department. Cohowic...

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. ...

View recent municipal election results here!

View recent municipal election results here!

Taha Vahanvaty, Staff Writer

November 19, 2019

The morning after the Tuesday, November 5 elections, Monroe County woke up to whole new set of municipal faces. The candidates who won offer various different platforms and plans to help Monroe County. Positions from school board member to county commissioner will have an enormous impact on the lives...

Class of 2020 stand-out athletes sign with colleges

Class of 2020 stand-out athletes sign with colleges

Amaya Cruz, Photo Editor

November 17, 2019

Every year SHS's athletic department organizes a ceremony for SHS students who have earned the right to continue their sports careers at the next level. With their families beside them to support them, these standout athletes signed letters of intent at their perpective colleges. The event took...

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