The student news site of Stroudsburg High School

Mountaineer

The student news site of Stroudsburg High School

Mountaineer

The student news site of Stroudsburg High School

Mountaineer

2023-2024 Staff

Ethan Custard
Editor-in-Chief

Ethan Custard

I am looking forward to going into this year as Editor-in-Chief. My name is Ethan Custard and I am a senior. I play the cello. Too much. It is my life at this point. I am involved in a multitude of school activities from Homecoming...

Luka Konklin
Editor-in-Chief

Luka Konklin

Hi, my name is Luka and this is my second year working for the Mountaineer and my first full year as Editor-In-Chief. I enjoy reading, writing, and music and plan to pursue an English/writing major after this year. I hope to make...

Julian Gajewski
Student Representative to the Board

Julian Gajewski

  Hi! My name is Julian and I am this year's Student Rep. to the Board. I'm here to give updates from each school board meeting and to keep the school in the know about what's upcoming. Hope for this to be a great school...

Jayden Woolard
Staff Writer

Jayden Woolard

My name is Jayden. I’m from the Queensbridge houses in New York City. In my free time, I like to play basketball and play GTA.

Gian Leoj Dela Cruz
Staff Writer

Gian Leoj Dela Cruz

Hey there, my name is Gian Leoj A. Dela Cruz and I am a sophomore. I have joined the newspaper staff unintentionally at the request of a friend. I never intended to be a part of this but I'm a person who's open to new changes...

Georgie English
Staff Writer

Georgie English

Hi! My name is Georgie English, and I am a sophomore this year. This is my first year on the staff, and I am excited to see what happens this year. I play field hockey for the school, this is my 6th year playing. I also love hanging...

Fayth Winkelman
Staff Writer

Fayth Winkelman

Hey, I'm Fayth. I am a senior and this is my first year being a Mountaineer. I moved from Nebraska where I grew up. This is my second year in journalism and I could see myself leaning towards it as a career after high school....

Jaden Harper
Staff Writer

Jaden Harper

Hello, my name is Jaden Harper and I am a junior at Stroudsburg High School. This is my first year working on the Mountaineer. I am also a participant in Model Congress and the Chairperson of Business Partnerships in FBLA. I enjoy...

Joseph Turner
Staff Writer

Joseph Turner

My name is Joseph Turner and I am a junior joining the staff for the first time this year! This is my first time writing anything for a professional type of outlet and I am extremely excited for this opportunity. My focus on writing...

Nyx OConnor
Staff Writer

Nyx O’Connor

Hi, my name is Nyx, I'm a sophomore here at SHS, and this is my first year on the paper.  I've been writing for as long as I can remember, I mostly write poetry but love to explore what else I can write. In my free time, I work...

Andrew Polanco Then
Staff Writer

Andrew Polanco Then

Helloo. My name is Andrew and I am a sophomore. Aside from dancing, I have a great interest in writing. I also love playing video games and making new ones in my free time. Although I'm not the most athletic person (visibly),...

Cami Trauschke
Staff Writer

Cami Trauschke

Hiii! My name is Cami and I am a senior. This is my second year working on the paper and I am so excited to see how it turns out. I love making new friends and meeting people. My favorite things to do are read and write and my...

Sydney Curry
Staff Writer

Sydney Curry

My name is Sydney Curry and this is my second year doing journalism. I'm a senior and I love reading and writing. I am a 3 sport athlete. I do cross country, basketball, and track and field. I like long car rides with my mom while...

Delaney Burke
Staff Writer

Delaney Burke

Hi, my name is Delaney Burke and I'm a senior. This is my first year in newspaper, but I'm so happy to be a part of it! I'm currently NHS secretary, GSA treasurer, and a TAP leader. I'm also involved in show choir, musical, marching...

Morgan Tucker
Staff Writer

Morgan Tucker

Hey, my name is Morgan Tucker! I'm a junior and this is my first year on the newspaper staff. Along with writing for the Mountaineer, I manage the girls' varsity volleyball team in the fall. I can't wait to cover interesting stories...

Alexis Binikos
Staff Writer

Alexis Binikos

Hi, my name is Alexis Binikos and I'm a junior. This year is my first year working on the Mountaineer, and I'm so excited to see all the cool stories we'll have this year. I'm the Reporter for FBLA, I play viola in Chamber Orchestra...

Olivia Celano
Staff Writer

Olivia Celano

Hello, I'm Olivia but many people call me Olive. I'm a junior and this is my first time taking journalism in high school. I love all things fantasy, and Marvel, and am a huge mythology nerd. Reading is my favorite pastime, my...

Madison Noonan
Staff Writer

Madison Noonan

Hi, my name is Madi and I'm a junior. Im the second singles player for the tennis team. This is my first year being a mountaineer staff writer. I love spending time with my friends and family. Follow my insta @madii_noonann!

Isabella Rivera
Staff Writer

Isabella Rivera

Hello, I am Isabella Rivera and I am a freshman at Stroudsburg Junior High School. I have always had admiration in interest in dance since I was little. I also enjoy writing and have since seventh grade. I would consider myself ...

Molly DeRosa
Staff Writer

Molly DeRosa

Hey, my name is Molly DeRosa! I am a freshman in high school and this is my first time being a part of the Mountaineer. As well as writing for the Mountaineer, I am a part of FBLA and the Model Congress. I can’t wait to wri...

Tristan Timones
Staff Writer

Tristan Timones

I am Tristan Timones a freshman at Stroudsburg Junior High, It is my first year writing for the Mountaineer and I look forward to continuing to write. I first took journalism because I am best at English-based classes, but I no...

Lile Bekaia
Staff Writer

Lile Bekaia

Hi everyone, I’m Lile Bekaia and I’m a writer for the newly created Freshman Corner. I participate in many extracurricular activities such as the National Junior Honor Society, Future Business Leaders of America, and Aevidum...

Casey ODonnell
Staff Writer

Casey O’Donnell

Hi, my name is Casey and I’m a freshman. I enjoy watching movies, drawing, and shopping. I have a huge collection of Hello Kitty plushies. My favorite music artists are Lana Del Ray and Beabadoobee. I’m so excited to write for t...

Peyton Costigan
Staff Writer

Peyton Costigan

Hey! My name is Peyton Costigan and I am a freshman. I play basketball and soccer. In my free time, I like to hang out with my friends by biking on Main Street usually. I also am planning on doing track in the springtime. I have...

Asher Timmers
Staff Writer

Asher Timmers

Hello! My name is Asher I didn’t wanna take this picture and I am a freshman at the junior high school. I also really don’t know anything about myself so I probably not gonna put much here. I put effort into my work somet...

Karen Chapman
Staff Writer

Karen Chapman

My name is Karen Chapman. Reading is one of my favorite activities. I have nine siblings, and I am the third youngest. I'm a member of Future Business Leaders of America and Future Educators Club. I enjoy photography as well as w...

Hailey Abba
Staff Writer

Hailey Abba

Hey everyone, I'm Hailey Abba and I'm a freshman. This is my first year writing for the paper and writing anything professional. I hope to gain more writing experience and a great year. My hobbies include reading, drawing, playing...

Michael Gilmore
Staff Writer

Michael Gilmore

My name is Michael Glmore. I am a student at Stroudsburg Junior High School. I'm from Elizabeth, New Jersey. I play basketball for the school. This is my first year in journalism.

Jiles Hernandez
Staff Writer

Jiles Hernandez

My name is Jiles Hernandez, I am a freshman at Stroudsburg Junior High. I've always had a passion for wrestling and sports overall. My best friend is Robert Rizerri and I enjoy watching movies and have a family who have also had...

Ben Domanski
Video Editor

Ben Domanski

Hello! My name is Ben Domanski and I assist the Mountaineer with video editing for the 2023-2024 school year!