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Author visits SHS to share her incredible life story

Author visits SHS to share her incredible life story

Gabrielle Buchanan, Editor

November 30, 2018

Author Ms. Sioni Rodriguez visited Stroudsburg High last week to share her stunning story about human trafficking. Her entire story is told in her book Three Times Sold, which can be purchased on Amazon and other book retailers. "You could've heard a pin drop in the auditorium," said social studies ...

Lights, Camera, Action! Movie Night at SHS on 11/16/18

Lights, Camera, Action! Movie Night at SHS on 11/16/18

Gabriel Howard, Staff Writer

November 13, 2018

Hello, families and friends of SASD! We are happy to announce that this Friday, November 16th, we will be holding our first ever Movie Night at the High School! On behalf of the Senior Class of 2019, families and students of all ages are encouraged to come and kick off Thanksgiving Break by enjoying...

Eastern Monroe Public Library hosts family fun activities for all ages

Eastern Monroe Public Library hosts family fun activities for all ages

Brianna Mydosh, Staff Writer

November 8, 2018

Have you been looking to get yourself more involved within the greater Stroudsburg community? Well, the Eastern Monroe Public Library has many opportunities for students who are interested. The Teen Advisory Board is just one of them! This club prepares programs and events for teenagers in the communit...

The Pocono Bazaar offers unique shopping and entertainment

The Pocono Bazaar offers unique shopping and entertainment

Elijah Ewers, Staff Writer

November 1, 2018

There are many places in the Poconos where you can buy an assortment of all sorts of items, but the Pocono Bazaar could be the next best alternative to getting all of your items in one place. The Pocono Bazaar is located on 1 Municipal Drive in East Stroudsburg, PA. The Pocono Bazaar is a flea market that prov...

Plenty of scholarships available to SHS students

Plenty of scholarships available to SHS students

Isabella Pretell, Staff Writer

October 31, 2018

Throughout the course of the school year, Stroudsburg High School (SHS) receives many different scholarships options for students. These scholarships are available to all students, both online and public. “Students should start applying for scholarships as soon as they are available in guid...

New students adjust to Stroudsburg High School

New students adjust to Stroudsburg High School

Cassandra Oppelt, Staff Writer

October 21, 2018

Every year, new students arrive at SHS. According to the principal, Mr. Jeffrey Sodl, the administration wants these students to feel as though they are part of the SHS school community as quickly as possible. “As a school, we take great importance in making sure new students are aware of the special...

SHS students specialize in school spirit

SHS students specialize in school spirit

Brianna Mydosh, Staff Writer

October 15, 2018

Dress downs, pep rallies, and music on Fridays: Stroudsburg High School is starting off the new school year with school spirit like no other school! Fans at football games have shown great school spirit. Many students have gone to great extents for a variety of school themes. For football games, ...

The dress code turns ten years old

The dress code turns ten years old

Daniel J. Dorry, Staff Writer

October 15, 2018

Is the Stroudsburg Area School District dress code policy effective? The dress code policy in the Stroudsburg Area School District was first implemented in 2008. Since that date, students and staff have debated just how effective it has been. Before the dress code was created, there were many di...

Mini-THON has a new look this year

Mini-THON has a new look this year

Kimberly Sanchez, Staff Writer

October 15, 2018

Mini-THON is an overnight event and fundraiser for FTK (For The Kids), a non-profit organization that raises money for pediatric cancer. The proceeds go towards research, cost of care, and making sure special care providers are able to take care of children who are suffering from pediatric cancer. This ...

Stroudsburg Area School District implements new safety measures

Stroudsburg Area School District implements new safety measures

Jasmyn Sanchez, Staff Writer

October 12, 2018

The Stroudsburg Area School District is constantly implementing new measures to ensure and improve the safety of Stroudsburg students. These measures include canine searches, revised lock down drills, more security guards, as well as others. In previous years, lockdown procedures required students to hudd...

Teachers create new classes, students provide input

Teachers create new classes, students provide input

Isabella Pretell, Staff Writer

October 9, 2018

Nearly every year, new classes are added to Stroudsburg High School’s educational curriculum, providing students with more options when scheduling classes. Throughout the school year, teachers in different departments meet regularly to discuss a variety of topics, including the possibility of creating ...

SHS updates cell phone policy for students

SHS updates cell phone policy for students

Gabriel Howard, Staff Writer

October 9, 2018

Instead of hearing the familiar “tap tap” of cell phones, teachers are hearing students’ conversations about the recent change in the SASD's cell phone policy.  The policy states that students are now required to put their phones inside cubbies at the beginning of every class. The devices wi...

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