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A sneak preview: 12 new German Students to visit Stroudsburg High School through GAPP

A sneak preview: 12 new German Students to visit Stroudsburg High School through GAPP

September 15, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Student Life, Uncategorized

The German American Partnership Program (GAPP) is back. Twelve German students will start walking the SHS hallways on Thursday, September 21. Get a sneak preview of each student here!

Six juniors to graduate early with the Class of 2017

Six juniors to graduate early with the Class of 2017

Sam Imber, Staff Writer

June 12, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Student Life, Uncategorized

As the class of 2017 prepares to leave SHS behind once and for all, joining them are six juniors who are just as eager to embark on their new journeys. These students took charge of their education and are finishing their high school careers in just three short years. Juniors-turned-seniors Kassandra...

Music Department students present farewell gifts to their teachers

Music Department students present farewell gifts to their teachers

Lauren Perez, Staff Writer

June 8, 2017


Filed under Clubs & Activities, Photo Galleries, Student Life

As the year comes to an end, seniors are saying their farewells to their favorite teachers. Many students search for a meaningful gift that their teacher(s) can cherish forever. Each year SHS music department seniors give their director a gift in hopes of bringing a smile to their director's face....

College Day coming to SHS on June 2

College Day coming to SHS on June 2

Lucas Wesselius, Staff Writer

May 24, 2017


Filed under News, Student Life

Want to know how to write a college essay? What college life is like? Still looking for a college to go to? Well look no further than College Day, an event that will answer all these questions and more! College Day will be split into two parts on Friday, June 2.  There will be a College Fair, whic...

Senior Karon Cox to perform at Sherman Theater

Senior Karon Cox to perform at Sherman Theater

Jonathan Valderrama, Story Writer

March 30, 2017


Filed under News, Student Life

In recent years the Stroudsburg region’s Sherman Theater has given local artist and musicians the opportunity to shine onstage at their Sherman Showcase. SHS senior Karon Cox has seized this opportunity, performing rap and hip hop locally around the Stroudsburg community. Cox recently took the st...

Junior class of 2018 plans events

Junior class of 2018 plans events

Katie Wheeler, Staff Writer

February 28, 2017


Filed under Student Life

The Junior class (class of 2018) is working hard to earn money for their senior year. Class advisers Ms. Janet Robison, and Ms. Sandra Striba and the officers have been planning multiple fundraisers from now until the end of the year. The following students are the officers: president Walte...

Chamber Orchestra hypnotizes audience with beautiful sound

Chamber Orchestra hypnotizes audience with beautiful sound

Zaritza Valdez, Staff Writer

February 28, 2017


Filed under Clubs & Activities, Student Life, Video

Chamber Orchestra is made up of 24 students who play string instruments, which include violin, viola, cello and bass. They meet after school at least once a week throughout the school year, in order to practice the challenging pieces in an ensemble setting. Chamber Orchestra was created in 2000 by Ms....

Journalism class at the junior high school prepares students for the future

Journalism class at the junior high school prepares students for the future

Caeley Hank, Staff Writer

February 28, 2017


Filed under Student Life

The stepping stone for the high school's newspaper, the Mountaineer, is the junior high Introduction to Journalism class. The class is the bootcamp of writing for the newspaper. Students in the class learn the basics on how to write newsworthy journalism stories. Mrs. Tara Yost, the current journalism teacher, is te...

Cheerleaders give SHS community something to cheer about

Cheerleaders give SHS community something to cheer about

Gabrielle Buchanan, Staff Writer

December 14, 2016


Filed under Sports, Student Life

“Cheering for Stroudsburg opened up a lot of doors for me,” said former Stroudsburg cheerleader Johanna Hoffmann. “I wouldn’t be the cheerleader I am today without it.”   After Hoffmann graduated in 2014, she continued her cheering career at Rutgers University, where she is cheering for t...

Students give blood at annual SHS blood drive

Students give blood at annual SHS blood drive

Sam Imber, Staff Writer

November 17, 2016


Filed under Student Life

SHS students never have to look far for opportunities to make a difference within the Stroudsburg community! Last Friday, National Honor Society held their annual blood drive with the American Red Cross in the auxiliary gym. Students were able to sign up during lunches during the days leading up to ...

Stroudsburg High School Recognized with Top Honors at FBLA National Leadership Conference in Atlanta

Stroudsburg High School Recognized with Top Honors  at FBLA National Leadership Conference in Atlanta

Jonathan Valderrama, Staff Writer

November 2, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

More than 12,000 of America’s best and brightest high school students traveled to Atlanta to Connect as they showcased their talents as future business leaders and vied for the opportunity to win more than $175,000 in cash awards.  Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA), held its National Leadersh...

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