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Pocono Heritage Land Trust celebrates 35th anniversary

Pocono Heritage Land Trust celebrates 35th anniversary

Brianna Mydosh, Staff writer

May 7, 2019

Ever hear about the Pocono Heritage Land Trust? If you haven't, here's what you need to know! Pocono Heritage land trust began in 1984, when a group of local people came together for the preserving land and keeping our area healthy and green. "A group of local people were dedicated to preservation...

Numerous FBLA students earn recognition at leadership conference

Numerous FBLA students earn recognition at leadership conference

Elisa-Marie Rivera, Staff Writer

May 7, 2019

Stroudsburg High School has successfully won more awards from the Future Business Leaders of America, also known as FBLA. Sixty-six SHS students recently attended the FBLA State Leadership Conference in Hershey, PA, with one goal in mind: to earn top honors in their event to qualify for the national...

Candy Shop opens on Main Street in Stroudsburg

Candy Shop opens on Main Street in Stroudsburg

Brianna Mydosh, Staff Writer

April 24, 2019

From Gummy bears to chocolate to many more delicious choices, Grandpa Joe's candy shop has plenty to offer! Good news for people who loves sweets: Grandpa Joe's Candy Shop held their grand opening Thursday on March 28, at 7:30 on Main Street in Stroudsburg, PA. The store is located across the street...

SHS Senior Class Committee meets for final time this year

SHS Senior Class Committee meets for final time this year

Cassandra Oppelt, Staff Writer

April 23, 2019

For the past two years, the Senior Class Committee has been holding meetings throughout the marking periods. They meet multiple times for working lunches thought the year. Both Dr. Cosmas Curry, SASD superintendent, and the senior students have been working hard together to build bridges of opportunity...

The Mountaineer earns four prestigious newspaper awards

The Mountaineer earns four prestigious newspaper awards

Gabrielle Buchanan, Staff Writer

April 23, 2019

The Mountaineer has earned four prestigious awards for their excellence in writing, developing coverage, site design, social media, and site traffic. These awards are the Best of SNO and Audience Engagement, Continuous Coverage Badge, and Story Page Excellence. Throughout the school, the entire Mounta...

Chick-Fil-A has successful grand opening in Stroudsburg

Chick-Fil-A  has successful grand opening in Stroudsburg

Bryanna Morykan, Staff Writer

April 21, 2019

Crispy chicken sandwiches, savory grilled nuggets, and delicious sauces are now closer than ever since the grand opening of the new Chick-Fil-A in Bartonsville. Known for their overly friendly staff members and cows that actually promote eating chicken nuggets on billboards, Chick-Fil-A is one of th...

SHS ecology students release trout in Cherry Valley

SHS ecology students release trout in Cherry Valley

Kimberly Sanchez, Staff Writer

April 9, 2019

It has taken nearly years for this to happen. Finally, ecology students at SHS will be releasing trout into nature on April 10, 2019. This event will take place at Cherry Valley National Wildlife Refuge. Ecology teacher Mr. James DeRenzis CP Ecology classes have been taking care of the trout (a kind...

Perryman & Keglovits 17th Annual All Star Game a success

Perryman & Keglovits 17th Annual All Star Game a success

Valerie Camacho, Staff Writer

April 2, 2019

Being a community means more than just living in the same general area. It’s supporting each other in times of needs and fighting alongside each other. There is one annual All-Star game that brings together and it’s for a good cause: to fight cancer. On Sunday, March 31, the Perryman Keglovits ...

Becca’s Closet provides free prom dresses again this year

Becca’s Closet provides free prom dresses again this year

Elisa-Marie Rivera, Staff Writer

April 2, 2019

For the second straight year, Becca's Closet was a stunning success. Becca's Closet is a national nonprofit organization that collects donated prom dresses, shoes, and accessories, and then gives them away for free to high school females attending prom.   “We do this so that every girl, no mat...

Stroudsburg community members join to remember New Zealand mosque victims

Stroudsburg community members join to remember New Zealand mosque victims

Brianna Mydosh, Staff Writer

March 25, 2019

On the day of March 15, 2019, two mosques in New Zealand were attacked. The tragic results were 50 deaths and dozens of injured. The attack was considered one of the deadliest mass shootings ever in New Zealand. The attack was unleashed at lunchtime local Friday, when mosques were full of worshippers. Before...

Spectacular Saint Patrick’s Day parade coming Sunday

Spectacular Saint Patrick’s Day parade coming Sunday

Brianna Mydosh, Staff Writer

March 20, 2019

Every year, a sea of enthusiastic people dress in green gather in the streets of Stroudsburg to enjoy a grand parade. This Sunday, March 24, the annual Saint Patrick's Day parade will take place at 1:30 p.m. The Parade starts at Stroudsburg High School and makes its way down Main Street.  Thousands...

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Tournament bashes into SHS Friday

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Tournament bashes into SHS Friday

Valerie Camacho, Staff Writer

March 20, 2019

All-out brawls, battles to the death...what more could video enthusiasts ask for? Well, ask and you shall receive.  Students should be ready to go to battle at the first-ever Super Smash Bros. tournament, which is coming to SHS this Friday, March 22 from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. The event will be ...

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