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Three SHS wrestlers compete at state tournament

Three SHS wrestlers compete at state tournament

Tyler Stone, Staff Writer

March 19, 2020

Three of Stroudsburg High School wrestlers competed in the state tournament. SHS junior Lenny Pinto became the 2nd state champion in the history of Stroudsburg High School and Monroe County with a pin in the finals.  Pinto was also voted the tournament's Outstanding Wrestler.  It is a prestigious...

What should be in the Best Buddies’ new school store? Fill out the brief form below!

What should be in the Best Buddies’ new school store? Fill out the brief form below!

Jasmyn Sanchez, Staff Writer

March 10, 2020

Best Buddies is planning for a new store that will be opened next school year at Stroudsburg High School. Fill out the form below to give your name suggestions and what you'd like to see in the store. ...

The Drill Team Is Looking For New Members!

The Drill Team Is Looking For New Members!

March 10, 2020

The Drill Team is looking for new members! Tryouts are Wednesday March 11th and Thursday March 12th starting at 2:30 pm in the Gym Lobby. They ask that you please bring clothes that you can change into. You can join their Google Classroom with the code: 4mhe3db With any other questions please...

SHS students mourn the death of rising rap star

SHS students mourn the death of rising rap star

Tyler Stone, Staff Writer

February 20, 2020

Rising rap star Pop Smoke has tragically died at the age of 20 after being murdered in a home invasion. Pop Smoke, real name Bashar Barakah Jackson, was a New York rapper best known for his hit song Welcome To The Party which helped him gain a huge following and led to his song dominating the char...

Mini-Thon in Stroudsburg High School

Mini-Thon in Stroudsburg High School

Jasmyn Sanchez, Editor-in-Chief

February 5, 2020

2020 Mini-THON registration is officially open!

2020 Mini-THON registration is officially open!

Samuel Watanabe, Staff Writer

February 4, 2020

Registration for Mini-THON has begun now! Why register? You can be a part of a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity where you will dance for the kids and help raise money for Four Diamonds. "I think it gives children all over the place who have cancer a voice through Mini-THON," said junior Isabella...

The Mountaineer newspaper earns two prestigious awards

The Mountaineer newspaper earns two prestigious awards

Alanna Christman, Editor-in-Chief

February 3, 2020

The Mountaineer newspaper earned its second Audience Engagement Badge from the Scholastic Newspaper Organization(SNO) this December, and the Site Excellence Badge this January! The SHS newspaper achieved the prestigious award of Audience Engagement Badge by meeting a minimum traffic threshold, posting on ...

Spelling bee recently held at SHS

Spelling bee recently held at SHS

Tyler Stone, Staff Writer

January 28, 2020

A spelling bee can be viewed in different ways. Some view it as if they are watching an exhilarating war of intelligence; others may view it as a boring snooze-fest, and some view it as a brilliant opportunity for all involved. The first round of the 2020 Spelling Bee was a success at SHS was a success. On...

Poetry Out Loud: SHS student competes at regionals

Poetry Out Loud: SHS student competes at regionals

Samuel Watanabe, Staff Writer

January 27, 2020

“Poetry Out Loud is an opportunity for students to express themselves through poetry using the words of other poets," said junior Taha Vahanvaty, who recently competed in the competition. Vahanvaty won the competition at SHS and advanced to regionals, where he finished in second place.  Unfortu...

SHS students mourn the loss of basketball legend

SHS students mourn the loss of basketball legend

Tyler Stone, Staff Writer

January 27, 2020

NBA Legend Kobe Bryant has tragically died at the age of 41 after being involved in a helicopter crash that also took the life of his daughter Giana “GiGi” Bryant, as well as seven other passengers.  In total, nine people died. Kobe Bryant rose to fame  after being drafted to the Los Angeles...

SHS implements changes to gym makeups

Tyler Stone, Staff Writer

January 23, 2020

SHS has made some changes to its gym make-up policy. Effective January 21, 2020. Gym makeups will be held during Phys. Ed. Classes instead of during homeroom. Students will be doing five laps around the gym instead of seven, twenty push-ups, forty sit-ups, and, to finish, one sprint across the gym. Effective...

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