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SHS fall sports wrap up successful seasons overall

Juniors Ethan Sodl, 2, and Xavier Dorst, 57, prepare pregame.

October 30, 2020

Stroudsburg athletics have a rich tradition of excellence. This fall has been no exception. Only three months ago, the fall sports season looked very unlikely due to the global pandemic. Now, playing with abbreviated seasons and new guidelines, the teams have found a way to not only play, but most...

Homecoming Nominees 2020

Homecoming Nominees 2020

Jasmyn Sanchez, Editor-in-Chief

October 29, 2020

Film: The debate over CGI and practical effects

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Gabe Guida, Staff Writer

October 28, 2020

Computer-generated imagery, better known as CGI, has changed movies forever and will continue to change them as long as films are made. From its humble beginning in the film Westworld in 1973, to the amazing feats of Interstellar in 2014, CGI has truly changed the world of cinema. Unfortunately, it is becoming mo...

SHS senior promotes activism through poetry workshop

SHS senior promotes activism through poetry workshop

Madison Hentze, Staff Writer

October 28, 2020

In this day and age, there are so many groups of young student activists around the world trying to make a difference in their communities. At SHS, senior Taha Vahanvaty embraces activism on a whole new level. Vahanvaty was recently named the Youth Chairman for Monroe Country United (MCU), which is ...

Trick-or-treaters will take to the streets of Stroudsburg

These children take on Halloween safely

Cassie Oppelt, Staff Writer

October 27, 2020

There have been a lot of changes this year. No doubt the Covid-19 pandemic has affected each and every one of our lives. It seems though, that Stroudsburg residents won’t let this get in the way of their Halloween spirit. Many front yards around town are decked out with ghosts and goblins.  P...

SASD school board votes down 4-day hybrid proposal

Students in Mrs. Nicholson's 6th period class feel they are learning better, being hybrid students.

Kevin Clark, Staff Writer

October 26, 2020

Recently Stroudsburg High School began looking for a way to make it possible for students to return to in person classes for four days. An email was sent to the students for their parents to fill out on whether they would like to change the way they are learning.  This new model would replace the old two day...

SHS takes on a drive-in Homecoming

Flyer for the Fall Masquerade Car Rave.

Emma Flanagan, Staff Writer

October 22, 2020

Get ready to rev engines at Stroudsburg High School’s Homecoming Fall Fun Masquerade. Due to the pandemic, SHS is forced to ditch its traditional homecoming procedures and make way for a drive-in pep rally. On October 24 from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m., students will be lining up in the main staff parking...

Masks make it possible for schools to remain open

Three stroudsburg students engaging in mask-covered conversation.

Benjamin Veley, Staff Writer

October 19, 2020

Like it or not, masks serve a very important purpose. During these times of Covid-19’s new normal, one must be prepared to wear a mask in most settings. As unflattering as they seem, there are many ways one can customize and many different types of face masks available. Most importantly though,...

2020 Election: Find out how, when, and where you can vote!

2020 Election: Find out how, when, and where you can vote!

Zachary Koncur, Staff Writer

October 15, 2020

With Election Day on the horizon, it's important for those eligible to vote to understand all the facets of the voting process. Aside from voting being every American’s civic duty, it's important for your voice to be heard. Every vote makes a difference.  The deadline for registration is set at 11:5...

Stroudsburg High School changes rules for spectators due to COVID -19

Stroudsburg High School's Ross- Stulgaitis Stadium

Isabel Rivera, Staff Writer

October 15, 2020

When the COVID-19 pandemic first hit last spring, it wiped out all Stroudsburg High School sports programs, just a few weeks after they had begun. This fall, determined not to lose another sports season, the SHS administration, in conjunction with other area schools, has crafted a successful plan thu...

Mars moves into retrograde, and it can affect everybody

mars in retrograde visual

Cassie Oppelt, Staff Writer

October 15, 2020

As if this year has not been crazy enough, Mars has officially gone into retrograde. Is everything going backwards? This phenomenon began on September 9 and continues through November 13. This retrograde occurs in Aries, but that doesn’t mean it doesn’t affect everybody. Let's go over the det...

SHS students chose from three learning models: hybrid, cyber, or remote

SHS students  follow one way arrows in hallways to get to class.

Kevin Clark, Staff Writer

October 15, 2020

This year at Stroudsburg High School is very different for students than it has been in years past. At the beginning of the year, students and parents had to make a tough decision on whether or not they wanted to send their children to school.  The school board came up with three different types of learning ...

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