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SHS Book Club goes virtual; students can zoom in on great novels

SHS Book Club goes virtual; students can zoom in on great novels

Ivana Karataseva, Video Editor

May 15, 2020

The Book Club book club is one of the SHS many clubs that has not allowed the COVID-19 pandemic to stop them.  The reading enthusiasts have continued meeting virutally using Zoom. Advisers Ms. Sherie Stauffer (SHS librarian) and Ms. Karin Kraeutler (assistant librarian) have been holding weekly meeti...

SHS Mountaineer newspaper achieves “Distinguished Site” status

SHS Mountaineer newspaper achieves

Taha Vahanvaty, staff writer

May 12, 2020

"Running the newspaper has been one of the most rewarding experiences of this school year," said junior Jasmyn Sanchez.  "I couldn't be more proud of our whole journalism team for winning us the SNO Distinguished Site badge." Sanchez and junior Alanna Christman are the Editor-in-Chiefs for the award...

Local students form nonprofit organization to help during this difficult time

Project Quarantine on one of their deliveries to the Bartonsville Lehigh Valley Hospital Network COVID-19 testing clinic.

Jasmyn Sanchez, Editor-in-Chief

May 6, 2020

“Life’s most persistent and urgent question is ‘what are you doing for others?’” - Martin Luther King Jr. During this stressful time, there are many essential workers who are continuously putting their lives at risk to help others. In March 2020, Stroudsburg High School students decided...

Earth Day celebrates the planet and educates people on how to take care of it

Earth delights the world with beautiful trees and cozy spring days, captured above.

Ivana Karataseva, Video Editor

April 27, 2020

Since 1970, Earth Day has become a very important and widely spread international event. These past 50 years, every April 22 (Earth Day) has helped educate and spread the importance of environmental sustainability to everyone around the world.  This event has been in the making since the early 1960s. It started when scientis...

SASD students to finish school year online

Photo via omegaweb

Olivia Heyward, Staff Writer

April 20, 2020

This year has been one for the books. All Pennsylvania schools have officially been declared closed until the end of the school year due to COVID-19. To some, that is a relief; but to others, it is a struggle. Because of school closings, many schools have turned to online assignments for their students ...

The coronavirus forces SASD to finish the school year online

A lone box of Kraft Mac and Cheese sits on the shelves of the local Stroudsburg Weis.

Samuel Watanabe, Staff Writer

April 20, 2020

COVID-19, a virus that attacks the respiratory system, has hit Monroe County, PA. The effects can be seen all across the country, from schools to the local Walmart. Many changes have been made in order to lessen the spread of this disease, including the entire Stroudsburg Area School District going online...

Three SHS wrestlers compete at state tournament

Shs Junior Lenny Pinto at the PIAA State Wrestling 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!

Flyer for Drill Team Tryouts.

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

Rapper Pop Smoke Performing On Stage At A Concert.

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

Photo via SHS minithon

Jasmyn Sanchez, Editor-in-Chief

February 5, 2020

2020 Mini-THON registration is officially open!

Students enjoying the dance floor at Mini-THON event 2019.

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...

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