SHS Mountaineer newspaper achieves “Distinguished Site” status

SHS Mountaineer newspaper achieves

Taha Vahanvaty, staff writer

May 12, 2020

"Running the newspaper has been one of the most rewarding experiences of this school year," said junior Jasmyn Sanchez.  "I couldn't be more proud of our whole journalism team for winning us the SNO Distinguished Site badge." Sanchez and junior Alanna Christman are the Editor-in-Chiefs for the award...

Local students form nonprofit organization to help during this difficult time

Project Quarantine on one of their deliveries to the Bartonsville Lehigh Valley Hospital Network COVID-19 testing clinic.

Jasmyn Sanchez, Editor-in-Chief

May 6, 2020

“Life’s most persistent and urgent question is ‘what are you doing for others?’” - Martin Luther King Jr. During this stressful time, there are many essential workers who are continuously putting their lives at risk to help others. In March 2020, Stroudsburg High School students decided...

Voting from the couch: PA’s elections postponed, voters can now vote from home

For this year's election all voters will be required to wear face masks at the polls.

Taha Vahanvaty, Staff Writer

May 1, 2020

The Internet and social media have enabled everyone, especially members of Generation Z, to become more politically aware than ever before. Never before has it been so easy to develop an opinion on pressing issues such as immigration, transgender rights, and gun violence. However, many are wondering...

Social studies teacher Ms. Flad writes annual letter to the Class of 2020

Social studies teacher Ms. Flad writes annual letter to the Class of 2020

April 27, 2020

Ladies and Gentlemen of the class of 2020, I certainly miss seeing you in the halls of Stroudsburg High, at the athletic events, on stage, at fundraisers, at the store, at church, and around town. It has been one of my traditions to write a goodbye letter to the seniors each year. This year is...

Earth Day celebrates the planet and educates people on how to take care of it

Earth delights the world with beautiful trees and cozy spring days, captured above.

Ivana Karataseva, Video Editor

April 27, 2020

Since 1970, Earth Day has become a very important and widely spread international event. These past 50 years, every April 22 (Earth Day) has helped educate and spread the importance of environmental sustainability to everyone around the world.  This event has been in the making since the early 1960s. It started when scientis...

Spring has sprung in Stroudsburg

Taken near the old Clearview Elementary School.

Amaya Cruz

April 20, 2020

While the world has been in the midst of a global pandemic, the spring season has just begun. It's that time of the year again when flowers bloom, the animals come out of hibernation, and the weather is at peak temperature. Unfortunately, COVID-19 is invading everyone's lives and minds and preventing...

SASD students to finish school year online

Photo via omegaweb

Olivia Heyward, Staff Writer

April 20, 2020

This year has been one for the books. All Pennsylvania schools have officially been declared closed until the end of the school year due to COVID-19. To some, that is a relief; but to others, it is a struggle. Because of school closings, many schools have turned to online assignments for their students ...

The coronavirus forces SASD to finish the school year online

A lone box of Kraft Mac and Cheese sits on the shelves of the local Stroudsburg Weis.

Samuel Watanabe, Staff Writer

April 20, 2020

COVID-19, a virus that attacks the respiratory system, has hit Monroe County, PA. The effects can be seen all across the country, from schools to the local Walmart. Many changes have been made in order to lessen the spread of this disease, including the entire Stroudsburg Area School District going online...

We Are Class Of 2020

Stroudsburg High School seniors come together to remind each other to stay strong despite what is happening in the world around us.

Helana Hunter, SHS Senior

March 31, 2020

"Stroudsburg High school comes together to show that you are not alone. Class of 2020 is strong and this will only make us stronger. We will do great things. This is not the end it is the start #2020strong we are the class of 2020" ~Helena Hunter...

TikTok is having a major impact on today’s world

SHS Senior Olivia Heyward opens up the popular social media app

Tyler Stone, Staff Writer

March 13, 2020

TikTok, TikTok. It's just a matter of time before this app takes over the world. TikTok, originally known as, is a video-sharing social networking service owned by Byte Dance, a Beijing-based company founded in 2012 by Zhang Yiming. It is used to create short lip-sync, comedy, and talent vi...

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