About

The Gauntlet
Web site address: www.ssesgauntlet.org
E-mail address: thegauntlet@saintstephens.org

 

The Gauntlet is produced by the Upper School journalism students at Saint Stephen’s Episcopal School. It is advised by Mrs. Nadia Watts, their journalism teacher.

The Gauntlet’s aim is to inform and entertain its audience in a broad, fair, ethical and accurate manner on all subjects that affect readers. The publication was established to serve as a public forum for the opinions of students, the staff of the paper and the faculty to encourage an exchange of ideas and opinions on issues of prominence to the readers. The Gauntlet strives towards excellence and aims to be a vital part of the school community.

With the revolutionizing of The Gauntlet from a print to an online component, the staff now has the ability to report on daily student life and school activities. The Gauntlet aims to provide up-to-date articles about current events by utilizing the many benefits the Internet has to offer.

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Letters Policy

The Gauntlet encourages citizen journalism as an avenue for student opinion. Submissions will be subject to review by the staff before being posted on the site. Submit letters and articles to the Editors-in-Chief at thegauntlet@saintstephens.org. Anonymous articles will not be published. The staff reserves the right to edit letters and articles as long as the writer’s original meaning and intention remain clear and unchanged. The Gauntlet staff may accept guest commentaries and stories if the submission enhances coverage of a unique topic. The staff will not post “gag” photos, captions or illustrations considered tasteless by the editors, staff and/or adviser. No material will be posted which is libelous, irresponsible, advocates an illegal activity, or which the editor, staff and/or the adviser deems in poor taste.

Comment Policy

The Gauntlet intends for this area to be used to foster healthy, thought-provoking discussion. Comments are expected to adhere to our standards and to be respectful and constructive. As such, we do not permit the use of profanity, crude language, personal attacks, or the use of language that might be interpreted as libelous. Comments are reviewed and must be approved by a moderator to ensure that they meet these standards. The Gauntlet requires a valid e-mail address. No anonymous comments will be accepted. The e-mail address will not be displayed but will be used to confirm your comments.

Memberships

Journalism Education Association
Columbia Scholastic Press Association
Florida Scholastic Press Association

Awards

Columbia Scholastic Press Association:

Gold medalist,  2013

Gold medalist, 2012

Silver medalist, 2011

Silver medalist, 2010

Silver medalist, 2009

Bronze medalist, 2008

Silver medalist, 2007

Silver medalist, 2006

Florida Scholastic Press Association:

Gold Medalist, 2013

All-Florida, 2012
Silver medalist, 2011