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Student Spotlight: Matt Redondo

Student Spotlight: Matt Redondo

Cassandra Oppelt, Staff Writer

December 13, 2018


Filed under Student Life, Student Spotlight

Matt Redondo, Sophmore Who is your favorite teacher and why? My favorite teacher is Mrs. Flad because she’s always here to talk to me and lets me express how I’m feeling during the day, and she helps remind me to do my homework. Do you think there should be a dress code? Why or why not? ...

Student Spotlight: Nicole Bellesfield

Student Spotlight: Nicole Bellesfield

Alanna Christman, Staff Writer

December 13, 2018


Filed under Student Life, Student Spotlight

1.) What motivates you to come to school? I am motivated to come to school, so I can see and talk to the close friends that I wouldn’t get to see out of school. 2.) Do you think there should be a dress code? Why or why not? I believe there should be a dress code but not as strict as it is n...

Annual Musicfest showcases all SASD music programs

Annual Musicfest showcases all SASD music programs

Helana Hunter, Staff Photographer

December 6, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Vendors from around the Poconos area and some that are from as far away as Staten Island came to Stroudsburg High School for this year’s craft fest/musicfest  last Saturday. The music part was covered by student orchestras, bands and choruses from SHS. Musical groups from the sixth through 12th...

Powder Puff football kicks off at 3:00 today!

Powder Puff football kicks off at 3:00 today!

Helana Hunter and Gabrielle Buchanan

December 5, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Powder Puff football is an annual event that pits senior girls against junior girls.  These girls don't mind getting down and dirty on the turf. The juniors will be wearing white and the seniors will be dressed in black. The teams are coached by the SHS football players, who spend several weeks helping...

Stroud Region Open Space hosts Haunted Trail for all ages

Stroud Region Open Space hosts Haunted Trail for all ages

Cassandra Oppelt, Staff Writer

October 31, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Student Life

For the past three years, members of the Stroud Region Open Space & Recreation Commission (SROSRC) have hosted an organized an event fun for all ages: the Haunted Trail.   SROSRC partnered with East Stroudsburg University (ESU) to create the community's annual Haunted Trail event. The Haunte...

Nearby Columcille Megalith Park provides tranquil atmosphere to visitors

Nearby Columcille Megalith Park provides tranquil atmosphere to visitors

Nicole Sanzi, Staff Writer

October 31, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Features, Student Life

Gaelic for Home of the Dove, Columcille Megalith Park is located in Bangor, PA, just past the Stroudsmoor Country Inn. Mr. William Cohea Jr. created this outdoor sanctuary in 1975 in order to unite people of all faiths and cultures. Populations come to pray and meditate in the St. Columba ch...

SHS Homecoming floats compete to perform the best skit!

Alefiyah Vahanvaty, Editor-in-Chief/Managing Editor

October 30, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

The Homecoming floats were a huge success for Stroudsburg High School's annual 2018-19 Homecoming event! The seniors, juniors, sophomores, and freshmen competed against each other in a friendly class battle over who created the best float and skit. Each class was assigned to conduct a skit on a Car...

Entertaining activities to enjoy around the Poconos

Entertaining activities to enjoy around the Poconos

Kristen Dougher, Staff Writer

October 29, 2018


Filed under Features, Showcase, Student Life

With school ending soon, you have seven extra hours to do something new and exciting. This summer many places and attractions are opening up. Here are suggestions and ideas for you! Becky's Drive In -- Becky’s Drive in is located near Allentown, a 45 minute drive. They have a snack bar and play n...

Aevidum: Let’s chalk about mental health: See photo gallery below

Aevidum: Let’s chalk about mental health: See photo gallery below

Nicole Sanzi, Staff Photographer

October 25, 2018


Filed under Clubs & Activities, Photo Galleries, Student Life

Aevidum, a club at SHS that helps teenagers cope with difficulties, completed the “Chalk About Mental Health Campaign" on Wednesday, October 17. "As a group, we really wanted to show our student body and staff that we are always thinking of them," said adviser Ms. Mindy Tkach. In honor of Mental...

Class of 2018 Seniors: Here are your destinations, quotes, and other neat details

Class of 2018 Seniors: Here are your destinations, quotes, and other neat details

Helen Hawkes and Emily Garbarino

June 6, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Student Life, Uncategorized

Seniors… you are destined to leave us! In a recent google form, we were able to ask seniors various questions, including their destinations after graduating from SHS. A google sheet with the information from each senior is linked below. Make sure to check out their quotes as well as their advice to unde...

ESL Class of 2018 share their culture with food and more!

ESL Class of 2018 share their culture with food and more!

Makayla Maynard, Helen Hawkes, and Emily Garbarino

June 5, 2018


Filed under Clubs & Activities, Showcase, Student Life

The English as a Second Language (ESL) program held their annual banquet honoring the seniors on Friday, May 25. “We have students from 15 different countries with 10 different languages in our class,” said ESL teacher Ms. Jackie VanGorden. Every student found a travel video from their country...

A duck and her family temporarily take over the courtyard

A duck and her family temporarily take over the courtyard

Daniel Burden, Staff Writer

June 5, 2018


Filed under News, Student Life

As many of you may have seen, SHS adopted a duck -- at least for a little while. Recently, the courtyard near the lunchroom has been closed due to our little feathered friend. She sat in the corner along the hallway between the lunchroom and business hallway. If you were lucky enough to peak out t...

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