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the Gauntlet

the official student-produced news site for Saint Stephen's Episcopal School

the Gauntlet

The heartbreak of a lifetime.
Dear High School
January 10, 2022
The stigma surrounding this community causes mental health issues that can permanently harm the subject.
The elephant in the room
December 3, 2021
Winter Formal will be held on Saturday, January 29th, from 7 to 9 p.m. on the basketball court.  Art by Evanthia Stirou
Winter Formal Returns to Saint Stephen’s
Jackson Nealis, Associate Editor • January 12, 2022

For the first time since the pandemic began, the Student Council is bringing back the Winter Formal. Hosted on January 29th from 7-9pm, the Winter Formal is a school dance for all upper school...

The heartbreak of a lifetime.
Dear High School
Nikole Cosentino, Social Media Director • January 10, 2022
Christmas caroling is just one of the many ways that SSES students spread holiday cheer!
Campus Christmas traditions
Sophia Berry, Editor • December 9, 2021
Frustration and exhaustion from school is something that happens to all of us.
What to do when you just don't care
Sanna Lexhed, Associate Editor • December 8, 2021
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Know thyself (and thy shadow)
Know thyself (and thy shadow)
Evanthia Stirou, Creative Director • January 12, 2022

“It is only when you see your shadow in others that you can begin to understand it.” This is what my mother has told me all my life, but...

The stigma surrounding this community causes mental health issues that can permanently harm the subject.
The elephant in the room
Alex McLemore, Staff Writer • December 3, 2021

150 pounds. That’s the number I saw when I first stepped on the doctor’s scale in 4th grade. Growing up, I was always the biggest kid...

One day youre in pre-school and the next youre graduating. Where does the time go, and how do we cope with its passage?
How to grow up
Caroline Gans, Editor in Chief • November 16, 2021

For the majority of my life, I was absolutely enchanted by the idea of growing up. Whenever things would get hard, I would just remind myself...

Showcased here are two pictures of Alex McLemore alongside his close friends as he wears the wedding dress.
The only one that can touch your masculinity is you
Alex McLemore, Staff Writer • November 2, 2021

We all know that guy. You know, the guy who refuses to listen to Harry Styles because he “only makes music for girls.” He feels that the...

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The Formula One safety car with in the #WeRaceAsOne livery. Artwork by Evanthia Stirou
The hypocrisy of the righteous
Jacob Gekht, Staff Writer • January 19, 2022

I’ve always had a keen interest in sports. Whether it was soccer, basketball, or recently Formula One, I’ve always found myself drawn to live athletics with loud and intimate atmospheres. Recently...

2021 seems to have been the year of spinoffs, but are they living up to their originals?
Don't bother tuning in to today's woke tv
Ansley Morris, Associate Editor • January 18, 2022
Is Christmas music really as popular as we think?
Is Christmas music overrated?
Lauren Schindler, Staff Writer • December 13, 2021
Wally West as the Flash in Titans: Rebirth vol. 1: The Return of Wally West
Which hero is the most super?
Caden Melnick, Staff Writer • December 9, 2021
Original art by Sarabeth Wester shows the positive effects walking can have as a form of exercise.
Take a walk
Ansley Morris, Associate Editor • November 15, 2021
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Gauntlet Chritmas 2021 Short
Charlie Sherrill and Jake Pettingell December 22, 2021

A Christmas gift from the Gauntlet staff to our viewers.

Saint Stephens soccer hype video
Saint Stephen's soccer hype video
Michael Konkol and Luke Donley December 7, 2021

Click the image to watch the video!

What are you thankful for?
Jake Pettingell, Charlie Sherril , Video Team • November 24, 2021

The Bayou Beast (a spooky, Halloween treat)
Charlie Sherrill, Jake Pettingell, Video Team • October 29, 2021

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Voices in the Nest: Noah Varney
Voices in the Nest: Noah Varney
Gavin Conner, Staff Writer • January 19, 2022

The Gauntlet asked Noah Varney, a freshman here at Saint Stephen's, what the one thing that impacted his life the most was. He knew his answer...

This is Mr. Zubie on one of his fascinating trips.
Voices in the Nest: Mr. Daniel Zubizarreta
Gavin Conner, Staff Writer • January 11, 2022
Alumni Spotlight: Jeremy Jackman
Alumni Spotlight: Jeremy Jackman
Aquiles Gonzalez, Staff Writer • January 7, 2022
This is a picture of Dr. Suprenand with his grandparents.
Voices in the Nest: Dr. Paul Suprenand
Gavin Conner, Staff Writer • December 7, 2021
Do superstitions really work?  Art work by Eva Stirou
Do superstitions really work? We asked a few Falcons
Michael Konkol, Staff Writer • January 21, 2022

Picture this.  Serena Williams sits in front of her locker before her final U.S. Open match at Flushing Meadows. She slides on her socks,...

Girls varsity soccer team after they the SACC championship
Varsity girls soccer rise to #8 in Class 2A
Luke Donley, Staff Writer • January 19, 2022
Jamie Springstead shoots her record breaking free throw. Photo taken by Bella Rosa.
Falcon Spotlight: Jamie Springstead
Nikole Cosentino, Social Media Director • January 18, 2022
Athlete Spotlight: Alyson Folkens
Athlete Spotlight: Alyson Folkens
Sophia Berry, Editor • November 2, 2021
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Batman(Robert Pattinson) approaching as seen in ‘The Batman’(2022), Trailer 2
New film 'The Batman’ may finally get it right
Caden Melnick, Staff Writer • January 12, 2022

Batman movies: there are a lot of them. We see Batman’s origin again and again. With a new Bruce Wayne flick coming out, we will see the genesis...

Charlie Chaplin dressed as his creation, The Little Tramp.
Two Falcons to star in Chaplin
Alex Mclemore, Staff Writer • January 10, 2022
Come see Aladdin in the Falcon Playhouse!
'Aladdin' newsbrief
Sophia Berry, Associate Editor • December 10, 2021
Wally West as the Flash in Titans: Rebirth vol. 1: The Return of Wally West
Which hero is the most super?
Caden Melnick, Staff Writer • December 9, 2021
Red original album cover shown on left and Red (Taylors version) shown on right display the evolution of Taylor Swifts music.
Taylor's version
Ansley Morris, Associate Editor • November 21, 2021
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