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Here is a preview of the 2020 presidential election

Voters take to the polls.

Nathan Reish, Staff Writer

October 29, 2020

The United States presidential election will be held on Tuesday, October 3. Current president Donald J. Trump will face off against former vice president Joseph R. Biden Jr. in what has been a polarizing campaign. Trump represents the Republican party; Biden represents the Democratic party.   In...

SHS inducts new members into NHS

President Gemy Hodzova congratulates the newest members of NHS.

Emma Flanagan, Staff Writer

October 29, 2020

Covid-19 cannot stop Stroudsburg High School’s National Honor Society.  This school year, the SHS NHS celebrates its 100 year anniversary. NHS is a selective organization dedicated to community service. On Tuesday, October 27, NHS inducted its newest junior and senior members.  In previous years, the ...

SHS senior promotes activism through poetry workshop

SHS senior promotes activism through poetry workshop

Madison Hentze, Staff Writer

October 28, 2020

In this day and age, there are so many groups of young student activists around the world trying to make a difference in their communities. At SHS, senior Taha Vahanvaty embraces activism on a whole new level. Vahanvaty was recently named the Youth Chairman for Monroe Country United (MCU), which is ...

SASD school board votes down 4-day hybrid proposal

Students in Mrs. Nicholson's 6th period class feel they are learning better, being hybrid students.

Kevin Clark, Staff Writer

October 26, 2020

Recently Stroudsburg High School began looking for a way to make it possible for students to return to in person classes for four days. An email was sent to the students for their parents to fill out on whether they would like to change the way they are learning.  This new model would replace the old two day...

SHS takes on a drive-in Homecoming

Flyer for the Fall Masquerade Car Rave.

Emma Flanagan, Staff Writer

October 22, 2020

Get ready to rev engines at Stroudsburg High School’s Homecoming Fall Fun Masquerade. Due to the pandemic, SHS is forced to ditch its traditional homecoming procedures and make way for a drive-in pep rally. On October 24 from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m., students will be lining up in the main staff parking...

Masks make it possible for schools to remain open

Three stroudsburg students engaging in mask-covered conversation.

Benjamin Veley, Staff Writer

October 19, 2020

Like it or not, masks serve a very important purpose. During these times of Covid-19’s new normal, one must be prepared to wear a mask in most settings. As unflattering as they seem, there are many ways one can customize and many different types of face masks available. Most importantly though,...

Rich in opportunities: defeating isolation

Making the best of these times at home, getting active.

Alexander Canongo, Staff Writer

October 16, 2020

How could anyone have ever predicted that the 2019-2020 school year would end so abruptly? Quarantine has created challenges for all: some people have been knocked down while others view this difficult time as an opportunity. March 13 seems likely to be a date that many students will remember for years to co...

2020 Election: Find out how, when, and where you can vote!

2020 Election: Find out how, when, and where you can vote!

Zachary Koncur, Staff Writer

October 15, 2020

With Election Day on the horizon, it's important for those eligible to vote to understand all the facets of the voting process. Aside from voting being every American’s civic duty, it's important for your voice to be heard. Every vote makes a difference.  The deadline for registration is set at 11:5...

SHS students chose from three learning models: hybrid, cyber, or remote

SHS students  follow one way arrows in hallways to get to class.

Kevin Clark, Staff Writer

October 15, 2020

This year at Stroudsburg High School is very different for students than it has been in years past. At the beginning of the year, students and parents had to make a tough decision on whether or not they wanted to send their children to school.  The school board came up with three different types of learning ...

SHS administration keeps SASD community informed through email

Photo by Madison Hentze

Madison Hentze, Staff Writer

October 15, 2020

It’s no surprise that the year 2020 has posed all sorts of challenges for schools at all levels all around the world. It is certainly true at Stroudsburg High School, where the whole process is anything but normal. The classroom environment, sports, and clubs have all been overhauled in order to he...

Morey Elementary School earns national recognition

A bulletin board dedicated to Morey's National Blue Ribbon award lights up the school's hallways.

Emma Flanagan, Staff Writer

October 12, 2020

When it comes to creating an award-winning elementary school, Morey Elementary takes the cake. The National Blue Ribbon Award is given to select elementary, middle, and high schools across the United States for their academic excellence and closing of the achievement gap among students. It is prese...

Teachers and students take crash courses in Google Meet and Zoom

Google Meet vs Zoom

Ronald Wang, Staff Writer

October 12, 2020

As the global pandemic spreads throughout the world, most of the schools in the nation have resorted to some form of remote learning. Most classes are held on either Google Meet or Zoom. Is there a difference between each platform? Is one better than the other? Currently, teachers at Stroudsburg High School ar...

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