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Kids benefit from growing up in big families

Kids benefit from growing up in big families

Kristen Dougher, Staff Writer

January 23, 2018


Filed under Features, Student Life

The tagger is behind the house searching for the rest of your siblings. Three have been tagged and wait at the base. Two others hide in a pine tree in the back, and the other is hiding with you behind the couch on the front porch. By the time this round is over, dinner will be ready. The rule is last...

Seniors struggle to juggle school, work, sports, activities, and more

Seniors struggle to juggle school, work, sports, activities, and more

Emily Garbarino, Staff Writer

January 22, 2018


Filed under Features, Student Life

Do you ever find yourself stressed beyond belief, not really knowing how to manage your time to get things done better and quicker while juggling a job and school? Many students in Stroudsburg High School feel this way as well. Nearly 80% of high school students work at least a part-time job during...

Students express themselves on Class Quilts

Students express themselves on Class Quilts

Isabella Pretell, Staff Writer

November 29, 2017


Filed under News, Student Life

This year at SHS, each class will be decorating Class Quilts for their respective grade. The idea is to get students from every class more involved with school and to spread school spirit. Senior Carol Melo, Student Government treasurer, came up with this idea over the summer and began talking abou...

Bringing life through ceramics and sculpturing

Bringing life through ceramics and sculpturing

Cory Delossantos, Staff Writer

November 17, 2017


Filed under Student Life

Don’t forget to bring your unbounded confidence and imagination when coming into Ceramics and Sculpturing class! This is the type class for people that want no restrictions on them telling what is right or wrong. In here, you can shine with everyone with nothing stopping you. The Advisors for Art ar...

Chamber Orchestra is a special group, performances listed below

Chamber Orchestra is a special group, performances listed below

Helana Hunter, Staff Writer

November 17, 2017


Filed under Clubs & Activities, Student Life

“Stroudsburg is the only high school in this county that has an orchestra program,” said Ms. Lisa Rogers. Chamber Orchestra is a special group. It is not a class, it’s an extracurricular ensemble that students have to audition for in order to join. Between 20 and 30 people make the cuts each ye...

This year’s musical: How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying

This year’s musical: How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying

Nicole Sanzi, Staff Writer

November 17, 2017


Filed under Clubs & Activities, Entertainment, Student Life

This year’s musical, How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying will be held on April 13 through April 15 in the Stroudsburg High School auditorium. The show tells the story of a window washer, J. Pierrepont Finch, who finds a tiny handbook with the title “How to Succeed In Business Wi...

Students experience the outdoors in unique SHS class

Students experience the outdoors in unique SHS class

Jayden Paradis, Staff Writer

November 15, 2017


Filed under News, Student Life

Pennsylvania is home to many natural treasures, including state parks, forests, game lands, national recreation areas, and wildlife refuges. Various communities, such as bogs, forests, streams, and lakes can be explored as well as the wildlife species, their history, and importance. Fortunately for ...

Students find inner voice in Concert Choir

Students find inner voice in Concert Choir

Ethan Jones, Staff Writer

November 14, 2017


Filed under Student Life, Uncategorized

Singing. Would you think about being graded on it? In Concert Choir that is exactly what happens. Concert Choir is an elective course that can help aspiring singers find their inner voice, build up and control their vocal range, how to match pitch, and improve as singers. “Concert Choir is ope...

The German American Partnership Program (GAPP) concludes another successful exchange program – See Photo Gallery

The German American Partnership Program (GAPP) concludes another successful exchange program – See Photo Gallery

Emily Garbarino, Staff Writer

November 9, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Sadly, the German American Exchange Program has come to a close at Stroudsburg High School. Recently, after a three week stay, the German GAPP students exchanged heartfelt goodbyes with their American partners. They departed for New York City where they spent three days exploring, before flying back...

Common Grounds coffee shop heats up for the 2017-18 school year

Common Grounds coffee shop heats up for the 2017-18 school year

Makayla Maynard, Staff Writer

October 26, 2017


Filed under News, Student Life

The Common Grounds re-opening took place this school year on Monday, September 25. Since its first opening on January 1, 2012, Common Grounds has been the place for staff and students to enjoy an affordable morning beverage and snack. The cozy shop was originally established by education consultant Ms. Sherri McIntyr...

The “Haunted Woods” is back; get involved today

The “Haunted Woods” is back; get involved today

Victoria Arce, Staff Writer

October 26, 2017


Filed under News, Student Life

The annual Haunted Woods is back. The class of 2019 decided that the theme for this year's Haunted Woods is IT based off the Stephen King novel. The event will be held on the Mountie Mountain trail behind the Stroudsburg Junior High School on Saturday from  7-10 p.m. "We are very excited for the ...

“I AM” Wall returns at a new location

“I AM” Wall returns at a new location

Gabrielle Buchanan, Staff Writer

October 26, 2017


Filed under News, Student Life

“Students get into it, it’s a great positive message,” said Ms. Heidi Rodriguez, a learning support teacher. With command strips, a Sharpie marker, and a touch of creativity, Rodriguez’s students have created the “I AM” word wall. In the middle of the wall, in big black letters, are the...

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