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BREAKING NEWS: The boys’ bathroom doors are gone!

BREAKING NEWS: The boys’ bathroom doors are gone!

Karissa Belzer, Staff Writer

November 16, 2017


Filed under News, Opinion, Showcase

Restroom vandalism is not a new topic at SHS.  Unfortunately, it has happened several times recently.  Students need to understand that this is a criminal act.  Overall, it’s a problem in the school that needs to stop. There have been students who write on stalls, dismantle the paper dispensers...

Students experience the outdoors in unique SHS class

Students experience the outdoors in unique SHS class

Jayden Paradis, Staff Writer

November 15, 2017


Filed under News, Student Life

Pennsylvania is home to many natural treasures, including state parks, forests, game lands, national recreation areas, and wildlife refuges. Various communities, such as bogs, forests, streams, and lakes can be explored as well as the wildlife species, their history, and importance. Fortunately for ...

Poetry Out Loud competition starts in November

Poetry Out Loud competition starts in November

Amaya Fernandez, Staff writer

November 15, 2017


Filed under News

Imagine a student on stage in front of a large  audience gesturing passionately with their  hands while reciting one of William Shakespeare's sonnets. No, this time it is not a theatrical production; rather, it is a student competing in the Poetry Out Loud competition. Poetry Out Loud is a national recitation com...

SHS athletic trainer nominated for the prestigious Newell Award

SHS athletic trainer nominated for the prestigious Newell Award

Taylor Craig, Staff Writer

November 14, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

Stroudsburg High School is full of quality athletic teams.  They work hard all year round to achieve success.  But that success sometimes comes at a price -- the dreaded injuries. When athletes get injured and need help, there is one key person that can always turn to at SHS: athletic trainer Mr....

Common Threads: SHS’s dollar store filled with clothing

Common Threads: SHS’s dollar store filled with clothing

Caeley Hank, Staff Writer

November 7, 2017


Filed under News

Tucked in the basement of Stroudsburg high school, there is every shop-aholic's dream: Common Threads. Racks of men's, women's, and children's clothes as well as shoes, belts, ties, and a section for school approved clothing line the store. Everything in the main room is One Dollar.  Yes, One Dolla...

New family bike park opens along River Road

New family bike park opens along River Road

Mark McDonald, Danny Burden, Staff Writers, Staff Photographers

October 31, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

Are you local bike enthusiast? Looking for a new place to ride? If so, River's Edge Family Bike Park could be the place for you! Located just a few minutes from Stroudsburg in Minisink Hills, this park offers a new type of fun for bikers of all ages. Mr. Jim Dellavalle is the creator of the pa...

Common Grounds coffee shop heats up for the 2017-18 school year

Common Grounds coffee shop heats up for the 2017-18 school year

Makayla Maynard, Staff Writer

October 26, 2017


Filed under News, Student Life

The Common Grounds re-opening took place this school year on Monday, September 25. Since its first opening on January 1, 2012, Common Grounds has been the place for staff and students to enjoy an affordable morning beverage and snack. The cozy shop was originally established by education consultant Ms. Sherri McIntyr...

The “Haunted Woods” is back; get involved today

The “Haunted Woods” is back; get involved today

Victoria Arce, Staff Writer

October 26, 2017


Filed under News, Student Life

The annual Haunted Woods is back. The class of 2019 decided that the theme for this year's Haunted Woods is IT based off the Stephen King novel. The event will be held on the Mountie Mountain trail behind the Stroudsburg Junior High School on Saturday from  7-10 p.m. "We are very excited for the ...

“I AM” Wall returns at a new location

“I AM” Wall returns at a new location

Gabrielle Buchanan, Staff Writer

October 26, 2017


Filed under News, Student Life

“Students get into it, it’s a great positive message,” said Ms. Heidi Rodriguez, a learning support teacher. With command strips, a Sharpie marker, and a touch of creativity, Rodriguez’s students have created the “I AM” word wall. In the middle of the wall, in big black letters, are the...

SHS girls soccer team supports Pleasant Valley player

SHS girls soccer team supports Pleasant Valley player

Taylor Craig, Staff Writer

October 24, 2017


Filed under News

The Stroudsburg girls soccer team recently reached out to support a member from rival Pleasant Valley’s team. A goalie for Pleasant Valley Bears varsity girls soccer team, Schyler Herman, was recently diagnosed with leukemia. Since her diagnosis, teams all around the Eastern Penn Conference (EPC...

Senior class busy planning events and activities

Senior class busy planning events and activities

Kristen Dougher, Staff Writer

October 2, 2017


Filed under News, Student Life

Senioritis isn't a problem for this class when it comes to fundraising. The senior class already has the train rolling. They are already getting ready for Homecoming.  Their float theme is the popular film Ferris Bueller’s Day Off. The year’s class officers are president Walter Price; vice president Leiy...

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