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Chartwells holds “Student Choice Event” in SHS cafeteria

Chartwells holds “Student Choice Event” in SHS cafeteria

Olivia Heyward, Staff Writer

January 22, 2020

One of the biggest complaints from the student body of many high schools around the country is the limited number of choices in the cafeteria. School lunch options around the country have evolved greatly within the past 10 years (such as the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010) and will continue...

Uigher Muslims threatened with genocide in China

Uigher Muslims threatened with genocide in China

Cassandra Oppelt and Taha Vahanvaty

January 21, 2020

Uighur. Pronounced wee-ghur. It’s a word that is most likely alien to the tongue and minds of most students in Stroudsburg High. The Uighurs are an ethnic minority that currently resides within the western region of Xinjiang, China. They are a Muslim minority numbering around two million, with ...

SHS senior cellist earns first place in district competition

SHS senior cellist earns first place in district competition

Ivana Karataseva, Video Editor

January 20, 2020

SHS senior Elizabeth Mathiesen performed exceptionally at District X Orchestra -- so exceptionally that she was ranked the number one cellist.  She also received the second-highest overall score at the auditions for District X Orchestra. The event was held on December 7, 2019 at Parkland High School...

Auditions for student-produced TV show “Locked In” a success at SHS

Auditions for student-produced TV show “Locked In” a success at SHS

Tyler Stone, Staff Writer

January 14, 2020

The auditions for Locked In was a success! Auditions were recently held for a TV series that has been co-written by SHS senior Tyler Stone and 2019 Graduate Naomi Spires-Nevarez. The show itself is based off a play that Stone wrote last year also by the same title, which was based on a school lockdown...

The John Wick franchise has set impressive new standards for action films

The John Wick franchise has set impressive new standards for action films

Gabe Guida, Staff Writer

January 13, 2020

According to Ultimate Action Movie Club, the definition of action movies is as follows: "Action film is a film genre in which the protagonist or protagonists are thrust into a series of events that typically include violence, extended fighting, physical feats, and frantic chases." Before 2014, the...

SHS junior named Grand Champion for her award-winning chickens

SHS junior named Grand Champion for her award-winning chickens

Samuel Watanabe, Staff Writer

January 10, 2020

Not one! Not two! Three Grand Champion chickens. The West End Fair holds animal shows every year that showcases prized animals that meet certain guidelines. SHS's very own Rachel Sroka, a junior, is a three-time Grand Champion winner and Reserve Grand Champion winner. Sroka has been a part of the...

Featured book: Lock & Key, recommended by Selma Soulev

Featured book: Lock & Key, recommended by Selma Soulev

Kaylee Villanueva Santos, Staff Writer

January 10, 2020

Lock & Key Author: Sarah Dessen Recommended by: Selma Soulev (junior) Seventeen-year-old Ruby has been living on her own for the past two months since her mother left. She has no idea where her mother went and hasn't heard from her since. Ruby has been getting by, just barely but this is ...

SHS students to hold auditions for TV show pitch

SHS students to hold auditions for TV show pitch

Tyler Stone, Staff Writer

December 20, 2019

Do you remember the play "Locked In" from last year? Well we're bringing your favorite characters back from obscurity and are taking a whole new spin on the story. May 3, 2019 is a day that I'll always remember. It was the first time that my work was ever performed in such a way in front of a huge...

The Garden Club Christmas tree decorating contest: VOTE HERE!

The Garden Club Christmas tree decorating contest: VOTE HERE!

December 19, 2019

Here is the link to vote for Garden Christmas Tree Decorating Contest.  Show your holiday spirit and vote ASAP. The trees are located in the gym lobby. https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScCWiUSCBUh8AzB-mdCebHdSb3SiPjNmpNbErI5hNaVV4lGKA/viewform?vc=0&c=0&w=1 ...

Mountaineer Rap Battles Episode 1: Lanfrank v. Pfieffer

Mountaineer Rap Battles Episode 1: Lanfrank v. Pfieffer

Taha Vahanvaty, staff writer

December 13, 2019

WINNER: LANFRANK

Applying for college – Senior Edition

Applying for college – Senior Edition

Ivana Karataseva, Video Editor

December 12, 2019

This video is about some tips the Stroudsburg High School guidance office has for the Senior class to help them out with the College process. If you need any extra help, email your guidance officer or stop by during school! 2020 Guidance Classroom Code: c2bmyo0 Contact information for guidance...

Holiday TikTok Contest: Make your video today!

Holiday TikTok Contest:  Make your video today!

Olivia Heyward, Staff Writer

December 6, 2019

With the rise in popularity of the app TikTok, the Mountaineer is holding a holiday contest. During the week of December 9 - 16, before students take their 12 day winter break, students can participate in an exciting TikTok making contest for a super cool prize! Starting  Thursday, December 5, stude...

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