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the Gauntlet

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

the Gauntlet

The Latin State team from 2022 assembles.
Saint Stephen's Latin students take on States
Yara Nimer, Staff writer • March 22, 2023

On March 30th, Latin students from the Upper and Middle Schools will depart for the Latin State Competition! St. Stephen’s Latin students will...

STEAM Flings a hit!
STEAM Fling's a hit!
Joshua Sket, Staff Writer • March 20, 2023
A shot from last years prom which was a total blast.
Prom is right around the corner!
Yara Nimer, Staff writer • March 17, 2023
Be My Valentine: The Bachelors and Bachelorettes of SSES
Michael Konkol, Luke Donley, Aquiles Gonzalez, and Asa Watkins February 14, 2023

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A Christmas Carol
Michael Konkol, Luke Donley, Aquiles Gonzalez, and Asa Watkins December 7, 2022

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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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My sister and I visiting Mote Marine Laboratory and Aquarium for the first time in 2008.
Find your marine science
Julia Craig, Associate Editor • January 27, 2023

“Smile!” My mom said as she clicked her Canon camera. My sister and I, only four and five, were positioned in front of the humpback whale...

Art done by the Gauntlet’s Creative Director, Sarabeth Wester.
Bringing Awareness to Human Trafficking
Reese Williams, Associate Editor • January 17, 2023
A twist on a sun chips to show my distain for the snack . Art by Gauntlet Creative Director, Sarabeth Wester.
Settling for Sun Chips
Amelia Sabo, Staff Writer • January 12, 2023
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
Different moments captured during my time at camp.
How camp has shaped me
Reese Williams, Associate Editor • November 16, 2022
Thalia and Melpomene are the Ancient Greek theatrical masks. They represent the greek theater genres of tragedy(drama) and satire(comedy).
Which movie genre is better: Comedy or Drama?
March 23, 2023

The age-old debate rages on. Writers Andrei Black and Yara Nimer make their cases. So which genre will you watch tonight?

This image shows the time that students would be arriving for late start days.
Bring back late start days to the Upper School
Alyson Folkens, Staff Writer • March 8, 2023

At the beginning of the 2020 school year, the Saint Stephen’s Upper School experimented with late start days. On these days, the first bell...

Art by Creative Director Sarabeth Wester showing a jersey that could have been worn.
Should athletes be allowed to wear jerseys on gamedays?
Daniel Schnur, Staff Writer • March 7, 2023

As the second semester of the 2021-2022 school year came around, Falcons were surprised by a sudden change in Saint Stephen’s dress code. Historically,...

Dont believe what they say: TV can be good for you
Don't believe what they say: TV can be good for you
Laila Yavalar, Staff Writer • March 2, 2023

Forget what your parents say: TV may actually be good for you. TV can motivate, provide entertainment, introduce you to new perspectives, excite...

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Some of the featured artwork at the art show this week.
Alexi Tucker Memorial Art Show coming soon!
Amelia Sabo, Staff Writer • March 24, 2023

 Fine Arts Week is a Saint Stephen’s tradition that celebrates and dedicates time to appreciate different mediums of art made by our most artsy Falcons.  Fine Arts Week celebrates pieces...

Junior Danny Dodaj and Sophomore Andrei Black dap up in the halls.
The Art of Dap
Andrei Black, Staff Writer • March 21, 2023

Picture this, you're walking through the halls in between classes and you see your bro.  He’s vibing down the hall, listening to his AirPods, and your first thought is— “Yooo! What’s...

This photo shows a student relaxing in what could be the most comfortable chair  on campus.
Top five most comfortable chairs on campus
Danny Dodaj and Jackson Clark March 10, 2023

If you’ve ever walked around the Saint Stephen’s campus, you may have seen or even sat in some very comfortable chairs. Since we had absolutely nothing better to do, we, your humble, dedicated...

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The Brown brothers were standouts at the University of Illinois.
NFL Network film crew to soar into Saint Stephen’s
Julia Craig and Alex McLemore March 24, 2023

Falcon update: Former Falcons Chase and Sydney Brown have completed their ultra-successful time as student-athletes at the University of Illinois....

The 11 girls lacrosse players were honored yesterday evening at Senior Night.
Boys and girls lacrosse dominates at Senior Night
Jackson Nealis, Ed in Chief • March 24, 2023

The Saint Stephen’s Varsity lacrosse teams flew past their challengers on their Senior Night, which took place Thursday evening. The girls...

Gave Conn takes the plate against Southwest Florida Christian yesterday.
Falcon baseball confronts tough loss to SW Florida Christian
Jackson Nealis, Editor in Chief • March 21, 2023

The Falcon baseball team faced off yesterday in a home game against Southwest Florida Christian Kings from Ft. Myers, losing 13-3.  The Falcon...

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