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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...

Photo Gallery of SHS Annual Musicfest!

Photo Gallery of SHS Annual Musicfest!

Helana Hunter

December 1, 2019

SHS’s Annual Musicfest took place on Saturday, December 7, all throughout the day. Grades 7-12 were showcased in categories of Chorus, Band, Orchestra, and Show Choir. The night started with Band and Orchestra, continued onto Chorus classes, Jr. High Show Choir, and Chorale, and ended with the High...

Americans feel as though they are drowning in disasterous daily news

Americans feel as though they are drowning in disasterous daily news

Taha Vahanvaty, Staff Writer

November 21, 2019

More than half of Americans say that watching and reading the daily news causes them stress. These same people report feeling fatigued, anxious and overwhelmed after learning about the state of the world. Yet, one in ten adults checks the news every hour, with 20% of American adults reporting that...

Dear Hollywood: Please for the love of God, stop making remakes

Dear Hollywood: Please for the love of God, stop making remakes

Gabe Guida, Staff Writer

November 20, 2019

Picture this: A room of extremely rich movie producers sit down around a table. Their only goal is to make money. One of the filthy rich producers says, "Guys, what if we just remade a classic movie that already exists?" This is obviously the easiest way to profit off of the nostalgia of innocent movie-goers....

Northampton Community College (NCC) offers ESL program for adults

Northampton Community College (NCC) offers ESL program for adults

Taha Vahanvaty, Staff Writer

November 20, 2019

It is an undisputed fact that English is the most useful and utilitarian language in the world. Practically everything we read, hear, or watch is in English, to the point where it is essential for any sort of interaction. However, this insistence on monolingualism can make the lives of many American...

Students should know the difference between the SAT and the ACT exams

Students should know the difference between the SAT and the ACT exams

Olivia Heyward, Staff Writer

November 19, 2019

One of the most stressful experiences in a high school student’s educational life is the taking of the SAT exam (Scholastic Aptitude Test) or ACT exam  (American College tests). These tests are used for college admissions to get into most universities in the United States. Students may take eithe...

Class of 2020 stand-out athletes sign with colleges

Class of 2020 stand-out athletes sign with colleges

Amaya Cruz, Photo Editor

November 17, 2019

Every year SHS's athletic department organizes a ceremony for SHS students who have earned the right to continue their sports careers at the next level. With their families beside them to support them, these standout athletes signed letters of intent at their perpective colleges. The event took...

SHS color guard wraps up exciting season

SHS color guard wraps up exciting season

Kaylee Villanueva Santos, Staff Writer

November 14, 2019

It’s a chilly night at the weekly football game. Flags are flying and twirling, elaborately coordinated dance moves align into perfect lines. This is Stroudsburg High School’s color guard.  This team is one of a kind. Color guard is a team of dancers who are skilled in staying coordinated, twi...

SHS College Fair: Students get to explore options this Friday

SHS College Fair: Students get to explore options this Friday

Taha Vahanvaty, Staff Writer

November 13, 2019

It’s that time of the year. The air begins to crisp, the leaves start to fall, and the overwhelming anxiety of college begins to settle in.  For those students who are still floating aimlessly in the everlasting purgatory of the college admissions process, SHS guidance is offering a helping han...

SHS students shine at DeSales University Poetry Festival

SHS students shine at DeSales University Poetry Festival

Tyler Stone, Staff Writer

November 6, 2019

Four Stroudsburg High School students were recently recognized for their outstanding poetry in the DeSales University Poetry Contest. Junior Gabe Guida, junior Alanna Christman, senior Cayla Kouadio, and senior Fernanda Navarro each submitted original poems that were chosen. There were over 500...

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