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Garden Club announces pumpkin contest winners

Garden Club announces pumpkin contest winners

Amaya Cruz, Photography Editor

November 7, 2019

Every year Garden Club hosts a small pumpkin contest. People can decorate their own pumpkin for a chance to win a gift card to Dunkin Donuts. There was a wide variety of creatively decorated pumpkins this year, including Post Malone and  Vincent Van Gogh's Starry Night. This year's winners stood...

SHS students meet with SASD Superintendent

SHS students meet with SASD Superintendent

Samuel Watanabe, Staff Writer

November 5, 2019

Twice a year, Stroudsburg's superintendent, Dr. Cosmas Curry, hosts an event where students sign up to participate in the Dr. Curry Student Advisory Committee(SAC). Students received emails prior to the school year to join this committee, which allows them to speak face to face with Dr. Curry. The...

Student Government plays important role in many activities and functions

Student Government plays important role in many activities and functions

Samuel Watanabe, Staff Writer

October 20, 2019

Student Government is composed of students elected by the student body as a collective that perform planning for various activities that impact the school. Like most clubs, Student Government has an adviser and officers that plan and manage activities. Meetings happen sporadically during the week...

German students visit Stroudsburg High School

German students visit Stroudsburg High School

Tyler Stone, Staff Writer

October 2, 2019

The German American Partnership Program (GAPP) started off with a bang with a special "meet and greet" breakfast in the SHS library. Both German and American students had the opportunity to socialize and get to know each other through icebreakers and games. The German students have been attendi...

Technology Coach trains Creative Writing students on WeVideo

Technology Coach trains Creative Writing students on WeVideo

Cassandra Oppelt, Staff Writer

May 21, 2019

Creative writing students at SHS are using WeVideo to bring their language to life -- thanks to the efforts of Ms. Joy Kirk, a Technology Coach in the SASD. For this project, Kirk has been working with Mr. Matt Sobrinski's Creative Writing class. The instructors are working with students, helping...

Student Spotlight on Matt Redondo

Student Spotlight on Matt Redondo

Cassandra Oppelt, Staff Writer

December 13, 2018

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? I don’t think there should be a dre...

Student Spotlight: Nicole Bellesfield

Student Spotlight: Nicole Bellesfield

Alanna Christman, Staff Writer

December 13, 2018

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. 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 now. We (t...

Annual Musicfest showcases all SASD music programs

Annual Musicfest showcases all SASD music programs

Helana Hunter, Staff Photographer

December 6, 2018

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

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

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

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

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

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...

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