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2017-2018 Staff

Kayliegh Trunfio

Staff Writer

Hi, my name is Kayliegh Trunfio. I am a senior at Stroudsburg and this is my first year as a staff writer for the newspaper. I always really enjoyed reading short articles about things that are happening around me and how I m...

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Tanajah Rieara

Staff Writer

Hi, my name is Tanajah Rieara. I am a 2nd-year staff writer and junior here at Stroudsburg. I enjoy being part of the newspaper because I love to write and desire to be a sports broadcaster and or journalist for ESPN, CBS Spo...

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Karissa Belzer

Staff Writer

Hi, my name is Karissa Fawn Belzer and I'm a junior at Stroudsburg High School. This is my first year working with the Stroudsburg newspaper. Most of my time is spent working with FBLA as the local and regional secretary while si...

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Gabrielle Buchanan

Staff Writer

My name is Gabrielle Buchanan, but I like to be called Gabby. This is my second year writing for the newspaper and I am a junior. I am a varsity cheerleader and I coach the Stroudsburg mini Mounties cheer program. I can say it is ...

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Seth Alkhuja

Staff Writer

Hey, I’m Seth. I’m a senior. I really wish I could list some extracurricular activities I’m a part of, except there aren’t any because I’m seriously lazy. My current after-school activities include screaming into my pillo...

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Helen Hawkes

Staff Writer

Greetings, my name is Helen Hawkes and I am a senior at SHS. This is my first year in the newspaper and I am very excited to be part of the staff.  In my free time, I like to read, hike, and paint. My favorite book is "She's Come...

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Mark McDonald

Staff Writer

Howdy do, buckaroo, my name is Mark McDonald. I'm not a farmer, nor do I own McDonald's. I play baseball and run cross country for SHS. I also enjoy mountain biking and exploring nature. I like photography and film as well. T...

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Stephen Bauer

Staff Writer

This is my first year as a part of the Stroudsburg newspaper. I'm involved in soccer and tennis. I also enjoy biking and playing board games. I'm always looking to beat someone in basketball. When I'm not breaking ankles, I spen...

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Daniel Burden

Staff Writer

Hi, my name is Daniel Burden. I am a Junior at Stroudsburg High school. This is my first year writing for the Mountaineer, and I’m thrilled to be a part of this program. I am a captain of the cross country team and I partic...

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Kristen Dougher

Staff Writer

Hey! I’m Kristen Dougher I’m a senior at Stroudsburg High School and this is my first year writing for the Mountaineer. In my free time, I enjoy hiking with my family, reading, watching TV shows on Netflix, and running long di...

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Emily Garbarino

Staff Writer

Hi! My name is Emily Garbarino. I am a senior and this is my second year writing for the newspaper! I am involved in tennis, FBLA, SADD, Concert Choir, Key Club and I'm the Nourishment Executive for Mini-THON. I enjoy reading,...

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Taylor Miller

Staff Writer

Hi, my name is Taylor Miller. I am a junior and this is my second year writing for the Mountaineer. I love to go on adventures and cook for my family. I participate in many clubs and love to help people!...

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Cory Delossantos

Staff Writer

My name is Cory Delossantos. I am a sophomore at Stroudsburg High School. I just recently transferred to this school and moved from New York, so I’m new here. I love creating short/long stories in my mind to help me go throug...

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Taylor Craig

Staff Writer

Hey, my name is Taylor Craig. I’m a junior at Stroudsburg High School. I play soccer and am learning to play softball. I enjoy nature and being outside with my friends. I am not sure what I want to do after graduation, but I w...

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Anthony Cusumano

Staff Writer

Hi, my name is Anthony Cusumano. I am a sophomore at Stroudsburg High school. I love going outside, playing football, basketball, and hanging out with friends. In the future, I hope to be studying marine biology and go to Penn Sta...

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Helana Hunter

Staff Writer

Hi, my name is Helana Hunter and I am a sophomore at Stroudsburg High school. I throw for the Stroudsburg track team, ski, and participate in many of the music programs provided by our school.  In my future, I hope to enlist in ...

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Nicole Sanzi

Staff Writer

My name is Nicole Sanzi and I am a junior here at the Stroudsburg High School. I have taken a leadership role in Aevidum, am a photographer for Humans of Stroudsburg, and teach an art class for  5 -7 year-olds at the Pocono ...

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Jayden Paradis

Staff Writer

Hey! My name is Jayden Paradis and this is my first year being on the staff for the school newspaper, the Mountaineer. I am a sophomore at the Stroudsburg High School. I participate in sports such as cross country and track and ...

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Isabella Pretell

Staff Writer

Hi, my name is Isabella Pretell, I’m a  junior at Stroudsburg High School. I like history and math, two of the only things I come to school for. I keep to myself and my friends, and I don’t really like cell phones. They a...

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Brooke Givens

Staff Writer

Hi! My name is Brooke Givens, I’m 17 years old and I am a senior at Stroudsburg High School. I am the secretary of my senior class, a varsity cheerleader, and I jump and throw varsity for my school’s track and field team. I enjoy h...

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Daniel Ocasio

Staff Writer

Heya, My name is Daniel Ocasio. This is my first time making a school profile for the Mountaineer.  I enjoy listening to music and drawing on my free time, as well as learning about all aspects of spirituality. I take my educ...

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Ethan Jones

Staff Writer

Hello! I’m Ethan Jones, I’m a junior and born in 2001 the first month and the fifth day, this is my second journalism class ever but my first time writing a  newspaper. I have been a member of the wrestling team for two y...

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Amy Conboy

Staff Writer

Hi! My name is Amy Conboy.  This is my first year writing for the newspaper and I'm super excited. I enjoy Irish dancing, running cross country and track. I travel to Ireland with my family every year and have had the opportuni...

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Makayla Maynard

Staff Writer

Hello, my name is Makayla Maynard! I am a senior, and this is my first year on the newspaper staff. My hobbies include writing (of course), drawing and watching my favorite TV shows on Netflix! I am very excited to see what i...

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Sean Pickett

Staff Writer

My name is Sean Pickett, I am a junior and this is my first year with the Mountaineer. I play mellophone for the marching band and French horn for concert band. I also throw javelin for the varsity track team, while training with...

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Shu-yu Chen

Staff Writer

My name is Shu-yu Chen and I am a junior who joined the Mountaineer to learn more about this school. I travel around the world to learn new cultures and my passion is running, especially distance running. In my free time, I enj...

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Amaya Fernandez

Staff Writer

Hello, my name is Amaya Fernandez. I am a senior at Stroudsburg High School. I enjoy reading books, listening to music and spending time with my friends and family. I joined the newspaper to be a part of something that is new...

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Ethan Balcik

Staff Writer

Hello, my name is Ethan Balcik. I enjoy long walks on the beach and talking for hours about my feelings. Just kidding, I am a student at Stroudsburg High School and a proud member of the Stroudsburg golf and wrestling teams. I hop...

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Victoria Arce

Staff Writer

Hello, my name is Victoria Arce and I am a junior at the Stroudsburg High School and a first-year staff member on the Mountaineer. I love being with my friends and my family and just making people happy. I want to be a pediatric...

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Caeley Hank

Staff Writer

Bonjour, Je m’appelle Caeley Hank! I am a junior here at the best school in the Poconos and this is my second year writing for the school newspaper! I’m a varsity cheerleader, a member of the orchestra and a coach in the mi...

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