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

the Gauntlet

Maahi Shah, Alejandro Bick, Lily Plummer, and Lillian Gerling posing after their first performance of Madagascar Jr.
Madagascar Jr. debuts at the Falcon Playhouse
Jackson Nealis and Julia Craig November 16, 2022

The Falcon Playhouse’s fall musical production kicked off Tuesday afternoon with two opening performances, exhibiting the talent of young Falcon...

Have no fear, your teachers are here
Have no fear, your teachers are here
Reese Williams, associate editor • September 19, 2022
Gauntlet vs Denmark Trivia
Michael Konkol, Aquiles Gonzalez, Luke Donley, and Asa Watkins November 8, 2022

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Shup Funpule: Battle for the Falcon
Luke Donley, Michael Konkol, Aquiles Gonzalez, and Asa Watkins October 28, 2022

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The Dance-off this year was considered one of the best in decades.
The 2022-23 Dance-Off Video
Aquiles Gonzalez, Luke Donley, Michael Konkol, and Asa Watkins October 7, 2022

Click This Link for the 2022-23 Homecoming Dance-Off Video

Are you smarter than a 5th grader?
Aquiles Gonzalez, Michael Konkol, Luke Donley, and Asa Watkins September 19, 2022

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Not belonging to a faith can make you feel alone. You look around and everyone around you belongs, but you.
My personal struggle with faith
Alex McLemore, Associate Editor • November 16, 2022

April 21st, 2015, was the day the world’s light dimmed. My world grew dark, and I felt like I was all alone in a vast universe. This is the...

Different moments captured during my time at camp.
How camp has shaped me
Reese Williams, Associate Editor • November 16, 2022
You dont have to be a jock to hit the gym
You don't have to be a jock to hit the gym
Joshua Sket, Staff Writer • November 15, 2022
The brains intrusive thoughts that lead to self deprecation.
Being your own cheerleader
Reese Williams, Associate Editor • October 25, 2022
Paul, my beloved Pontiac g6, poses for a picture.
I love you, Paul
Caylin Kitchner, staff writer • November 18, 2022

Paul, born in 2007, still runs smoothly. The dark, blue hue of his exterior shimmers in the sun. The scratches of past battles line his perimeter....

The album cover of Taylor Swift’s new masterpiece: Midnights
Album review: Midnights by Taylor Swift
Julia Craig, Associate Editor • October 25, 2022

Across her musical career, fans have admired Swift as she effortlessly switches between genres. Midnights is no different. To me, this album...

Dear Drivers: Please let me back out of my parking spot
Dear Drivers: Please let me back out of my parking spot
Amelia Sabo, Staff Writer • October 11, 2022

My keys jingle in my backpack as I rush out of class, searching for Lucy in the courtyard (my little sister, whom I regularly chauffeur to and...

Change your music habits
Change your music habits
Laila Yavalar, Staff Writer • October 5, 2022

Your favorite song may not only be catchy– it may also be good for your mental health. It's a simple psychological effect: what you listen...

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The deepest and sharpest infrared image of the distant universe to date, showing thousands of galaxies. This slice of the vast universe covers a patch of sky approximately the size of a grain of sand held at arm’s length by someone on the ground.
Why Astronomy Rocks
Alyson Folkens, Staff Writer • November 18, 2022

Astronomy is the study of everything beyond the earth's atmosphere, covering more physical material than any other subject. There’s so much beyond our sky including moons, meteors, black holes,...

Falcon Journey Dr. Juengling
"Falcon Journey" Dr. Juengling
Danny Dodaj, Staff Writer • November 14, 2022

Dr. Juengling is a Saint Stephen’s alumna and she graduated in 2006. Many of her school-age years were spent on the campus. As she looks back on her year here at SSES she recalls why she decided...

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Matthew Vara commits to U Tampa for lacrosse.
Senior falcons soar to collegiate athletics
Jackson Clark, Staff Writer • November 15, 2022

This year’s senior class is full of student athletes, but this past weekend there were four athletes who stood out among them all. Ben...

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