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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...

The annual Greek festival has arrived!

The annual Greek festival has arrived!

Nicole Sanzi, Staff Writer

June 4, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Features, News, Student Life

Join the Holy Cross Orthodox Church on June 7 through June 10 for the annual Greek Festival. The festival runs from 11:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. Thursday through Saturday and 12:00 p.m to 7:00 p.m. on Sunday. “Greek festival is so much fun because you get to see the dancers and eat Greek food and lis...

Eighth Grader Advice

Eighth Grader Advice

Emma Kintz

May 31, 2018


Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion, Student Life

Many students assume that ninth grade is just another year. But ninth grade is getting you ready for high school. Your teachers will be harder and a lot more strict on you to prepare you for this important time in your life. Ninth grade is the year that colleges start to look at your grades. They can...

Nearby Columcille Megalith Park provides tranquil atmosphere to visitors

Nearby Columcille Megalith Park provides tranquil atmosphere to visitors

Nicole Sanzi, Staff Writer

May 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...

Parting freshman offers advice to incoming freshman class

Parting freshman offers advice to incoming freshman class

Madison Hentze

May 30, 2018


Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion, Student Life

Hey there upcoming 9th graders, school stressing you out? Well, prepare to be overwhelmed even more! Just kidding… but you should really look into prepping for next year because some of your teachers won’t take it easy on you. Depending on the teacher, that is. Then again, this is only the scary p...

Entertaining activities to enjoy around the Poconos

Entertaining activities to enjoy around the Poconos

Kristen Dougher, Staff Writer

May 30, 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...

SHS teacher offers insights to senior class!

SHS teacher offers insights to senior class!

Ms. Susan Flad, SHS social studies teacher

May 29, 2018


Filed under Letters to the Editor, Student Life

Seniors: So, the time has come, the time is now to spread your wings and soar! But first, let’s take a walk down memory lane. When you were in the ninth grade, Dr. Curry became Superintendent of SASD. One memorable event for your class was the hoodie fundraiser. Aha, is it starting to come...

Moving Up Day 2018 is quickly approaching!!!

Moving Up Day 2018 is quickly approaching!!!

Victoria Arce, Staff Writer

May 23, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase, Student Life

The yearly tradition of Moving Up Day is fastly approaching. This is a tradition Stroudsburg High School has had since 1932. Here are some things you must know in order to participate. The Senior Class will be called down by Mr. Sodl and will begin practice, shortly after the junior class will be c...

Student Spotlight on Irianna Ortega

Student Spotlight on Irianna Ortega

Victoria Arce, Staff Writer

May 15, 2018


Filed under Student Life, Student Spotlight

How have you liked your experience in Stroudsburg? Are you excited to leave or saddened? My experience at Stroudsburg was interesting, to say the least, but I definitely made the most fun out of it. Graduating from Stroudsburg is going to be a bittersweet feeling. What is your favorite thing about SHS? My favorite...

College visits for students

College visits for students

Tanajah Rieara, Staff writer

April 20, 2018


Filed under Features, News, Student Life, Uncategorized

College visits are a big part of your high school career. Although everyone starts at different times its good to try and start as early as the summer before junior year. "Its never too late", our principal Jeffrey Sodl says. Mr. Sodl recommends that you start early with the college search and c...

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