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

the Gauntlet

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

the Gauntlet

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

the Gauntlet

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
November 16, 2021
Mama Mia is here! Come see the show at the Manatee Players
Two Falcons to perform in 'Mama Mia' at Manatee Players
Sophia , Berry • October 19, 2021

Two Saint Stephen’s students, Senior Maddie Cashen and Sophomore Alex McLemore are performing in a local performance of Mama Mia at the Manatee Players on 502 3rd Ave W, Bradenton, FL.  Mama...

Junior Garrett LaFlamme  sets the tone for the pep rally.
Homecoming week: Float activity photo gallery
Sanna Lexhed, Associate Editor • October 6, 2021
Burn out can feel like an all-consuming ailment. Original artwork by Sarabeth Wester.
Don't get burnt out
Caroline Gans, Editor in Chief • October 5, 2021
An arena, collapsing down around someone. Their feet are stuck and they stand and watch as it all falls down.
You aren’t alone
Alex McLemore, Staff Writer • September 30, 2021
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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...

Censorship is an issue often associated with distant lands, but what happens when it makes its way to the home of the free?
Can we censor our own history?
Caroline Gans, Editor in Chief • October 26, 2021

There’s a town in Texas where the Holocaust has two sides.  The town at the center of the controversy, Southlake, has been in the headlines...

Although becoming an adult is a huge change, it can lead to many new life experiences.
Becoming an adult
Lauren Schindler , Staff Writer • October 25, 2021

It’s your 18th birthday: the day you officially become an adult. Now you can vote, buy a house, or even change your name. This is the age that...

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Turkey or Tinsel?
Turkey or Tinsel?
Alex McLemore and Sophia Berry November 19, 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
Original Art by Sarabeth Wester showing the pros and cons of the emotional intelligence in Generation Z.
Ansley's column: Are we too fragile?
Ansley Morris, Associate Editor • November 3, 2021
An example off what could happen to any student at any school.
Dear Sophomore Class
Reese Williams, Staff Writer • November 1, 2021
Censorship is an issue often associated with distant lands, but what happens when it makes its way to the home of the free?
Can we censor our own history?
Caroline Gans, Editor in Chief • October 26, 2021
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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

The Dance-Off photo Gallery showcases some of the best moves of the performance.
Dance-Off 2021 Video
Charlie Sherrill, Video Director • October 6, 2021

Click photo on left for Fr/So vid and photo on right for Jr/Sr   

What was your favorite part of Hoco Week?
Michael Konkol, Luke Donley, and Aquiles Gonzalez October 6, 2021

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Rev. Coris family helps her connect and help with students at SSES.
Introducing Reverend Cori
Gavin Connor, Staff Writer • November 8, 2021

As you may know, our school chaplain, Reverend Rich, retired last year. While we all miss Reverend Rich, this year we are fortunate to welcome...

The smiling face pictured here is that of Coach Kelly, standing in front of the football field.
Falcon Spotlight: Coach Kelly Colwell
Nikole Cosentino, Social Media Director and Staff Writer • September 14, 2021
Dr. Elsner joined the English Department this year.
Falcon Spotlight: Dr. Elsner
Reese Williams, Staff Writer • September 13, 2021
Rosser in action as he commands his go-kart around a track.
Falcon Spotlight: Noah Rosser
Joseph Salu, Staff Writer • April 30, 2021
Winter sports preview: through the eyes of leaders
Winter sports preview: through the eyes of leaders
Michael Konkol, Staff Writer • November 12, 2021

Athlete Spotlight: Alyson Folkens
Athlete Spotlight: Alyson Folkens
Sophia Berry, Editor • November 2, 2021
Lady Falcons after their victory vs Evangelical Christian School
Falcon girls volleyball storms back in 5-set thriller
Nikole Cosentino, Social Media Director and Staff Writer • October 19, 2021
Junior linebacker Michael Konkol doing what he does.
Photo Gallery: Falcon Football
Reese Williams, Staff Writer • September 14, 2021
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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

Taylor Swift could easily be defined as one of the greatest and most well-known performers of our generation, and the music she gave us growing...

Happy Thanksgiving from the Gauntlet!
Are you smarter than a turkey?
Lauren Schindler , Staff Writer • November 11, 2021
Nightwing meets the Justice League, the world’s greatest heroes, for the first time.
Interested in getting into comics?
Caden Melnick, Staff Writer • November 3, 2021
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