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the Gauntlet

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

the Gauntlet

Mrs. Cotton enjoys her awards.
Teacher Superlatives
Reese Williams, Staff Writer • May 12, 2022

Last week, The Gauntlet asked the student body to vote in our Teacher Superlative survey.  We compiled results from over 100 Falcons.  Each category was a close contest, but the votes are in! Most...

Mr. Huff enjoying nature
Falcon Spotlight: Mr. Huff
Jacob Gekht, Staff Writer • April 29, 2022
Dr. Pullen poses for the camera
Voices in the Nest: Dr. Jan Pullen
Reese Williams, Staff Writer • April 12, 2022
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PTSD can come from any situation. It isnt a one size fits all term.
Behind the wheel
Alex McLemore, Staff Writer • May 4, 2022

My palms sweat, my heart drops, my hands clench, there's only one place I could be– behind the wheel. Driving has become one of the most...

Knowledge is more important than just a number.
Knowledge > Grades
Lauren Schindler, Staff Writer • May 2, 2022

Picture this: It’s finally Friday and you’re ready to go home. At 2:50, right before the bell, your teacher begins strolling between desks,...

Some of the moments that have been captured of me with my friends and family over these past couple of weeks.
Finding love in heartache
Ansley Morris, Associate Editor • April 26, 2022

On April 7th, 2022, I had my heart absolutely ripped out of my chest. I was blindsided by a truth that no one, including myself, could’ve ever...

The mirrors reflection of me vs how I truly appear
Creature of Comparison
Alex McLemore, Staff Writer • March 16, 2022

I go to the Urban Outfitters at UTC mall. I try on a green, patterned sweater and look in the mirror, suddenly my love for the garment diminishes....

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Gavin Conner hard at work learning beneficial skills.
Should you get a job in high school?
Gavin Conner, Staff Writer • April 26, 2022

Walden University estimates that about 30% of high schoolers are employed. It’s easy to see why: work by its very nature teaches workers not only new skills and time management but gives the...

Heartbreak in high school can be tougher than you think.
Heartbreak in high school
Caroline Gans, Editor in Chief • March 22, 2022
Volodimir Zelenskyy visiting Eastern Ukraine in Spring of 2021. Picture by Simon Shuster.
The solution for peace in Ukraine
Jacob Gekht, Staff Writer • March 15, 2022
A stop sign to represent the need to realize that it might be time to take a break.
A reminder to take a minute to be present
Sanna Lexhed, Associate Editor • March 2, 2022
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What do you plan on doing this summer
What do you plan on doing this summer
Asa Watkins and Alex Slowik May 11, 2022

The Newsroom: The journey of a student-produced news site
The Newsroom: The journey of a student-produced news site
Michael Konkol, Luke Donley, and Aquiles Gonzalez May 9, 2022

Danny Z goes undercover in this comedy sketch about the dress code.
Operation Moving Down Day
Charlie Sherrill and Jake Pettingell May 6, 2022

Click on Danny Z to watch the video.

What's a Sister School visit?
Asa Watkins, Videographer • May 6, 2022

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Sophomores Isabella, Sienna, Sofia and Julia and juniors Sophia and Paige appreciate time together at prom.
Photo Gallery: Prom 2022
Reese Williams, staff writer • April 27, 2022

History Bowl victory
History Bowl victory
Sophia Berry, Editor • November 1, 2021
Junior Luke Donley throws a pitch. Photo Credit: Bella Rosa
What’s happening in Spring Sports as of right now?
Nikole Cosentino, Social Media Director • April 25, 2022

With the end of the school year coming up, the Falcon’s spring sport seasons are nearing their end. Want to know what’s new in Falcon sports?...

The winner of this year’s Super Bowl will receive  the Lombardi Trophy.
This year’s Super Bowl is worth watching
Jacob Gekht, Staff Writer • February 11, 2022
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This years production took place in the Falcon Playhouse.
"Beauty and the Beast" production wows audiences
Sophia Berry, Editor • March 22, 2022

Over the weekend I went to see this year's musical, Beauty and the Beast Jr. The cast, composed of 30 middle and high school students, have been...

Robert Pattinsons Bruce Wayne as seen in The Batman (2022)
The emo Batman
Caden Melnick, Staff Writer • March 15, 2022