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SASD implements a new vaping policy

Alanna Christman, Staff Writer

January 25, 2019

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 ...

Pocono Cinema offers free family movies series

Pocono Cinema offers free family movies series

Kimberly Sanchez, Staff Writer

January 24, 2019

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

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...

Social studies teacher publishes children’s book

Social studies teacher publishes children’s book

Kimberly Sanchez, Staff Writer

December 20, 2018

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

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 ...

NHS collects canned goods and more for the needy

NHS collects canned goods and more for the needy

Elisa-Marie Rivera, Staff Writer

December 13, 2018

The National Honor Society is currently holding it's annual “Can the Principal” food drive.  Their goal this year is to collect over 3,000 cans.  The event started on Monday, December 3 and runs through Thursday, December 18. As Stroudsburg High school students donate cans or any food items, the NHS will col...

Holiday Camp coming to Stroud Township

Holiday Camp coming to Stroud Township

Gabriel Howard, Staff Writer

December 13, 2018

You and your family have finished opening up presents on Christmas Day, and now you are looking for something to do next. Isn’t there a way to have an adventure during the holidays in Stroud Township? The answer is yes. You can find your entertainment at the StroudKid’s Holiday Camp! Created by Str...

Holiday meals donated to veterans in Monroe County

Holiday meals donated to veterans in Monroe County

Bryanna Morykan, Staff Writer

December 7, 2018

Many of America's veterans have sacrificed their physical and mental health for the well being of this country. Unfortunately, for some, when they return home, they do not have the finances to feed themselves and their families. To support local veterans who are struggling with food insecurity, Paul's House is offering traditional housing fa...

Find out ways to help California Wildfire victims

Find out ways to help California Wildfire victims

Cheyenne Corey, Staff Writer

December 5, 2018

The California wildfires have taken 85 lives, injured many brave firefighters, and destroyed countless homes to humans and animals. Due to the fires, currently 11 people are still unaccounted for. Although the fires have been contained, the victims are still left homeless. Towns are left in sham...

Stroudsburg High School’s class of 2020 hosts its annual Clue fundraiser

Stroudsburg High School’s class of 2020 hosts its annual Clue fundraiser

Elijah Ewers, Staff Writer

December 5, 2018

Students need to take a hint and get into Clue. For the month of December, SHS students can participate in Clue, a game fundraiser for the class of 2020. The game starts on Wednesday, December 5, and all students and faculty members are welcome to participate!  In SHS's Clue game fundraiser, each particip...

Quiet Valley Living Historical Farm hosts 28th Old Time Christmas event

Quiet Valley Living Historical Farm hosts 28th Old Time Christmas event

Brianna Mydosh, Staff Writer

December 4, 2018

This year, the annual Quiet Valley will host its 28th annual Old Time Christmas event to spread holiday cheer.  This special event brings the Christmas customs of the 1800s to life, with a pleasant winter evening on a farm. From the soft glowing lanterns of the 19th-century farm to the live barnyar...

Key Club to hold Breakfast with Santa event

Key Club to hold Breakfast with Santa event

Kimberly Sanchez, Staff Writer

December 4, 2018

Key Club is hosting a holiday event called “Breakfast with Santa." This year, it will be held at Chipperfield Elementary Cafeteria on December 15, from 9:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. for $5.00 per person.  Breakfast with Santa will be run by Key Club members.  This event will raise money  for The St...

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