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Pleasant Valley hosts Memorial game in honor of Schyler Herman

Pleasant Valley hosts Memorial game in honor of Schyler Herman

Jasmyn Sanchez, Staff Writer

June 9, 2019

Competitive, humorous , kind, and compassionate. This is how Schyler Herman was described by her teammates. On June 6, 2019 Pleasant Valley High School hosted a memorial game for Schyler Herman, in which the proceeds benefited the Schyler Strong Foundation, and where her jersey number was retired...

Moving Up Day 2019: Juniors move up and seniors move out!

Moving Up Day 2019: Juniors move up and seniors move out!

June 3, 2019

Last week, at Moving Up Day (a tradition since 1932) Stroudsburg High School, the junior class replaces the senior class. Also, seniors are awarded $100,000 worth scholarships and new beginnings as they prepare to move out of high school. Enjoy these photos from moving up day and see if you’re...

SHS newspaper awarded “Distinguished Site” status

SHS newspaper awarded “Distinguished Site” status

Jasmyn Sanchez, Staff Writer

May 29, 2019

For the first time since becoming a digital publication, the Mountaineer newspaper staff has been named a "Distinguished Site."  The award is given to top quality newspapers by Scholastic Newspapers Online (SNO). SNO hosts 2,814 websites, in which 2,375 are high school news sites. The Mountaineer was also one of o...

The Germans are coming: GAPP program to happen this fall

The Germans are coming: GAPP program to happen this fall

Alanna Christman, Staff Writer

May 18, 2019

The German American Partnership Program (GAPP) is coming back to SHS this fall -- and this is the final week to submit an application. For those who don’t know, GAPP is a program where German students come to Stroudsburg for two-three weeks to learn about America and its culture. Twelve SHS stude...

Obtain general primary election and voter registration information here

Obtain general primary election and voter registration information here

Alefiyah Vahanvaty, Managing Editor/Editor-in-Chief

May 15, 2019

The 2019 Pennsylvania primary elections will take place on  Tuesday, May 21, 2019. Primary elections are held by political parties to nominate the candidates who will compete in the general election in November. Pennsylvania primary elections are closed, meaning you can only vote in a political party’s...

JHXC celebrates 25th anniversary, final meet on Thursday!

JHXC celebrates 25th anniversary, final meet on Thursday!

Daniel Dorry, Staff Writer

May 14, 2019

Every year, students are evenly split into two competitive teams.  This year, the Banana Slugs face off against the Three-toed Sloths. This year's program just ended its first half of the year on Thursday, May 9.  There are two more meets left to the season: Thursday, March 16 and Thursday, March...

Students showcase their original poems for National Poetry Month

Students showcase their original poems for National Poetry Month

Isabella Pretell, Valerie Camacho, Staff Writer

April 14, 2019

Calling all creative writers! Here is a great opportunity to share your poems and celebrate National Poetry Month, which runs throughout the month of April. National Poetry Month began in 1996 as a celebration to raise awareness and appreciation for the art of poetry. It's organized by the Academy...

SHS faces that look like famous people

SHS faces that look like famous people

Helana Hunter, Staff Photographer

April 9, 2019

These SHS faces look nearly identical to some very famous faces.  Perhaps it proves that looking like a celebrity may be the next best thing to actually being one. SHS has quite a few students and staff that resemble celebrities, ranging from actors to singers, and even a few cartoon characters. Thes...

Purchase your SHS yearbook by April 1

Purchase your SHS yearbook by April 1

Kimberly Sanchez, Staff Writer

March 27, 2019

You flip through your yearbook and see the laughing faces of your classmates. Among them, you spot yourself wearing braces and the old big framed glasses. Homecoming. You smile as you remember the amazing time you had back in the day. Well, now is the time to buy your book filled with priceless hi...

March Madness Giraffe Contest: Take a photo with Ralph!

March Madness Giraffe Contest: Take a photo with Ralph!

Alanna Christman, Staff Writer

March 6, 2019

Take a photo with Ralph the Giraffe and DM it to any of our social media accounts(@'s below) for the chance to win a Popcorn Buddha gift card! NOTE: If any students would like their photo included in the Mountaineer's Giraffe contest photo gallery, let us know when sending us the photo. If any sta...

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