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Speaker and author performs suicide prevention show at NCC

Speaker and author performs suicide prevention show at NCC

Brianna Mydosh, Staff Writer

February 22, 2019


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Northampton Community College recently hosted a one-man show on the Bethlehem and Monroe Campuses called Kicking my Blue Genes in the Butt. The purpose of the event was to educate people regarding suicide prevention. The show was facilitated by Mr. Joshua Rivedal, an international speaker and auth...

Students get certified to save lives in First Aid classes

Kimberly Sanchez, Staff Writer

February 22, 2019


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The First Aid classes at Stroudsburg High School have been first rate for many years.  Now, they are taking their learning to another level.  Students completing these classes are getting CPR certified. Stroudsburg High School offers two First Aid Classes: First Aid/Athletic Training I and First ...

Mini-THON has a new adviser, new approach

Mini-THON has a new adviser, new approach

Gabrielle Buchanan, Staff Writer

February 13, 2019


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“Mini-THON is one of the largest student-run philanthropy organizations in the world," said this year's adviser Ms. Sarah Davis. Davis replaced last year's adviser, Mr. Andrew Kurnas, who ran the program for the past five years. One of Stroudsburg's largest events started out as a five members f...

SHS seniors can benefit from Dual Enrollment at Northampton Community College

SHS seniors can benefit from Dual Enrollment at Northampton Community College

Brianna Mydosh, Staff Writer

February 12, 2019


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For high school seniors who can't wait to get to college, there is hope: Dual Enrollment. Dual Enrollment is a program where high school seniors take college courses for credit to get a jump-start on their college education. This can benefit students in many ways, since students can take courses at...

Best Buddies program thriving at SHS

Best Buddies program thriving at SHS

Elijah Ewers, Staff Writer

January 31, 2019


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Best Buddies is a program that helps students with disabilities. Best Buddies was created at Stroudsburg High School to end the social and physical isolation of students with intellectual and developmental disabilities. To increase social awareness and acceptance of students with physical and intellec...

Aevidum Heroes promote acceptance and kindness at SHS

Aevidum Heroes promote acceptance and kindness at SHS

Kimberly Sanchez, Staff Writer

January 30, 2019


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Aevidum is school club where students can talk about anything that crosses their minds. It encourages others to not only look out for their friends, but their peers as well. “Aevidum is such a good place where you can just talk and feel important,” said sophomore Sean Mendez. Aevidum means ...

SASD Vaping Policy

SASD Vaping Policy

January 30, 2019


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Pocono Cinema offers free family movies series

Pocono Cinema offers free family movies series

Kimberly Sanchez, Staff Writer

January 24, 2019


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The Pocono Cinema & Cultural Center in East Stroudsburg has announced that they will show a series of free movies for every family starting this January.   It will be a great opportunity for families to view films such as Shrek, Trolls, and more, at no cost.  How to Train Your Dragon kicked off the series ...

SHS ranked as the top county school

SHS ranked as the top county school

Elijah Ewers, Staff Writer

January 23, 2019


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The entire SHS community has a right to be proud.  The high school was recently ranked as the top school in Monroe County, based on its Pennsylvania School Performance Profile (SPP) score.  The SPP scores apply to every county in the state. The SPP scores are a part of the Educator Effectiveness...

SASD implements a new vaping policy

Alanna Christman, Staff Writer

January 3, 2019


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The vape is the new take on cigarettes. How is Stroudsburg High School administration coping with students vaping at school? The answer is a new vaping policy.  This policy was approved at a school board meeting in November. The board policy states, “Possession of vaping equipment while under ...

Social studies teacher publishes children’s book

Social studies teacher publishes children’s book

Kimberly Sanchez, Staff Writer

December 20, 2018


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Social studies teacher Ms. Jennifer Lobasso has recently published a book called, My Brother Ate My Homework. It is a children's book and the main theme in the book is help children understand that while they may make mistakes, it is possible to make up for them. The book is about Chase, who has a social studies pro...

Scholarship opportunties available on shsnews.org

Scholarship opportunties available on shsnews.org

Brianna Mydosh, Staff Writer

December 19, 2018


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Every year, thousands of dollars worth of scholarship money goes unclaimed for one reason: students do not apply.  Now, the Mountaineer, Stroudsburg High School's newspaper, is doing something about it. The newspaper is helping the guidance office get the word out. Recently, the Mountaineer created ...

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