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Students looking for FREE adventures, opportunities, and more: Just say YES today!

Students looking for FREE adventures, opportunities, and more: Just say YES today!

Helen Hawkes, Staff Writer

September 20, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

Taking the first steps to building a great future is certainly not a cake-walk, but thanks to the YES program, it may be as simple as a FREE canoe ride. The Youth Employment Service (YES) of Monroe County is going to be holding a team-building event from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. on September 23, 201...

Mini-THON Takes Over the Friday Football Game Against South

Mini-THON Takes Over the Friday Football Game Against South

Emily Garbarino, Staff Writer

September 7, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

Bored sitting at home on a Friday night after school? Well, we have good news! Our football team has a home game against East Stroudsburg South on Friday! Not only is the football game against our biggest rivals, South, but Mini-THON is also taking over the game. The theme of the Mini-THON's take...

Popular Greek Festival begins Thursday

Popular Greek Festival begins Thursday

Caeley Hank, Staff Writer

June 7, 2017


Filed under News, Uncategorized

Ώπα, or in English, OPA! The Stroudsburg Holy Cross Greek festival will be held on Thursday, June 8 through Sunday, June 11. The hours for Thursday through Saturday will be 11 a.m. - 10 p.m. On Sunday, the festival will run from 12 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.  There are two festivals held each year, a s...

SHS 2017 Salutatorian Taylor Flanagan shares his insights about the honor

SHS 2017 Salutatorian Taylor Flanagan shares his insights about the honor

Lauren Bruckstein

June 6, 2017


Filed under News

Describe your feelings about earning this impressive award. I am very honored and happy to have received such an award, as I know there are countless other people who are equally as worthy of earning the title. Which teacher/educator has been most influential in your academic success? A lot o...

SHS 2017 Valedictorian Christopher Vo shares insights about the honor

SHS 2017 Valedictorian Christopher Vo shares insights about the honor

Lauren Bruckstein

June 6, 2017


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Describe your feelings about earning this impressive award. I am very honored to receive this prestigious award especially since there are so many talented individuals in the Class of 2017. By earning this award, it confirms that hard work and determination can go a long way. Also, I could not have ...

College Day coming to SHS on June 2

College Day coming to SHS on June 2

Lucas Wesselius, Staff Writer

May 24, 2017


Filed under News, Student Life

Want to know how to write a college essay? What college life is like? Still looking for a college to go to? Well look no further than College Day, an event that will answer all these questions and more! College Day will be split into two parts on Friday, June 2.  There will be a College Fair, whic...

Drama class to perform for SHS students on Monday, June 5

Drama class to perform for SHS students on Monday, June 5

Jonathan Valderrama, Staff Writer

May 24, 2017


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It's around that time of the year again! Annually, Ms. Jennifer Batt's Drama 2 class performs a variety of plays for the school to enjoy. In past years, it has been traditional for students in the class to research plays online, propose pieces that interest them, and then vote on which ones to...

Common Threads clothing store opens at SHS

Common Threads clothing store opens at SHS

Jonathan Valderrama, Staff Writer

May 3, 2017


Filed under News

Through the collaborative efforts and support from administration, the school board, professional and support staff,as well as friends from our local community, we are proud to announce the opening of "Common Threads." This is the newest of our school-based vocational training opportunities...

Senior Marleigh Silvernale to attend Ivy League institution

Senior Marleigh Silvernale to attend Ivy League institution

Sam Imber, Staff Writer

May 2, 2017


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It’s that time of the year again! As the new month begins, seniors will finally receive their long anticipated acceptance letters, and start the exciting process of deciding which school they will be attending in the fall. But, for some seniors, they have already known where they’ll be spending the...

Track athletes sign with colleges Friday!

Track athletes sign with colleges Friday!

Gabrielle Buchanan, Staff Writer

April 26, 2017


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Five top Track and Field/ Cross Country Athletes are signing with colleges this Friday, April 28. The five athletes signing are Allana Powlette, Michelle Joyce , Jaida Fenn , Theodore Mostellar, and Shaquille Mitchell.  The event should start approximately 2:40 p.m. Friends and family are encouraged to atte...

Students gain access to thousands of books through Overdrive

Students gain access to thousands of books through Overdrive

Lucas Wesselius, Staff Writer

April 6, 2017


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Overdrive is a new e-book reader that allows students access to thousands of free books at their fingertips. Every student at SHS has access to this incredible resource  by simply using their ID number as their username and the password “mounties”. Overdrive is a collaborative effort between ...

SHS students travel with Project Success to the Capitol in Harrisburg — at no cost

SHS students travel with Project Success to the Capitol in Harrisburg — at no cost

Emily Garbarino, Staff Writer

April 4, 2017


Filed under News

Last week, 17 Stroudsburg Area School District students took a two hour journey to Harrisburg, Pennsylvania with Project Success.  Two buses filled with SASD students and other area students participated. The lucky students who participated got to tour the Capitol building, meet politicians,...

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