The Gauntlet

Facing the slump
The Gauntlet wants YOU

March 18, 2019

The third interim ended last week, and that means two things: Pre-Calculus students are dreading their report cards, and it's almost time to pick classes for next year. And while you may not have considered...

Adjusting to life without a sister

February 22, 2019

During my freshman year, it wasn’t uncommon for people to ask how I felt about my sister leaving for college, especially in the months leading up to graduation. In an effort to keep the mood light, I...

Who will save the senior speech? (Editorial)

February 15, 2019

Note: The editorial board represents the opinions of the editors and staff of The Gauntlet. For those of us who have been part of the Saint Stephen’s community for longer than the past two years,...

What really goes into your Starbucks coffee?

February 5, 2019

Many Upper School students simply can’t start their day off right without a Starbucks cup o’ joe in the morning before heading to class. Much of the country acts the same way–we just can’t get...

Catching more z’s: How a later school start time affects SSES

January 14, 2019

Over the holiday break, I came across an article that addresses an increasingly prevalent issue in our national school system: how early school start times and resulting sleep deprivation are proving to...

The best (and worst) parts of being a Forever Falcon
Upper school music program visits New Orleans

March 11, 2019

In February, students from the upper school band and the Falcon Voices, accompanied by Ms. Hambrick and Reverend Rich, went on a trip to New Orleans, one of the musical epicenters of the United States.  The...

The ghosts of the Falcon Playhouse

March 5, 2019

They say that actors make or break a show. That amazing acting can make a bad script seem great. Everyone always focuses on the actors and the cast, the people in the spotlight. But the few of us that...

PowderPuff to return March 22

March 4, 2019

Every year for Gym Day, the Student Council plans a fun day of games and competition for the Upper School classes.  The winners of each event earn spirit points for their class, which ultimately leads...

What to do with your boo on Valentine’s Day

February 12, 2019

Valentine’s Day is an highly anticipated time of year, when couples take the time to shower each other with love and build on their relationships.  If your like most of us, the time has whittled...

Upper school survives week without cell phones

February 7, 2019

In a surprise move last January (2018), the Saint Stephen's administration announced that the Upper School would participate in a "social experiment," requiring students to leave cellphones at home for...

Student-Athlete: Does the latter term deserve more respect?
Do you have a reputation?

Do you have a reputation?

February 27, 2019

Be the change you want to see on campus

Be the change you want to see on campus

February 21, 2019

Senior wresters are State-bound
Re-LAX.  The 8th graders got this

Re-LAX. The 8th graders got this

February 27, 2019

Varsity wrestling steamrolls into postseason

Varsity wrestling steamrolls into postseason

February 21, 2019

Falcon Spotlight: Aiden Kovich
Falcon Spotlight: Mr. Holt

Falcon Spotlight: Mr. Holt

March 13, 2019

Artist Spotlight: Cameron LeMay

Artist Spotlight: Cameron LeMay

February 27, 2019