The Gauntlet

What it’s like to be a student with a job

What it’s like to be a student with a job

Emily D'Amico, Managing Editor

May 3, 2019

After spending nearly eight hours sitting at a desk, listening to teachers talk for hours while frantically scribbling down what they say, the average high school student wants nothing more than to go home and take a nap. At the end of the day, the student leaves campus, makes their way home, and spends...

Thoughts on prom (from a senior who hates social events)

Thoughts on prom (from a senior who hates social events)

Emily D'Amico, Managing Editor

April 22, 2019

I've done the math and there've been ten dances that the school's hosted since my freshman year, plus last year's winter "informal" event, making that that a total of eleven social events hosted by Saint Stephen's. I've been to two. I'm a person who easily gets anxious in large crowds with lots...

The best (and worst) parts of being a Forever Falcon

The best (and worst) parts of being a Forever Falcon

Olivia Elisha, Staff Writer

March 21, 2019

The forever Falcons of the class of 2019 give the best, worst and strangest part about growing up at SSES.

Watch this bad boy: Stanley Kubrick’s The Shining

Watch this bad boy: Stanley Kubrick’s The Shining

Josh Class, Staff Writer

February 28, 2019

Released in 1980, Stanley Kubrick's The Shining is a must-watch for anyone who can handle it. The hypnotic masterpiece is a film adaptation of Stephen King's equally unsettling novel of the same name. Featuring careering defining performances from Jack Nicholson, Shelley Duvall, Danny Lloyd, and Scat...

A day in the life of a shadow

A day in the life of a shadow

Sully Maley, Director of Visual/Creative Media

December 13, 2018

Today, I had my first experience as an SSES student taking part in the school tradition of prospective students “shadowing” (testing out the waters before deciding whether or not to attend our school).  I was followed by IMG Academy Sophomore Cheng Zhang in all of my classes. Most of the time,...

Five new Netflix and Prime shows you don’t want miss

Five new Netflix and Prime shows you don’t want miss

Cade Westberry, Staff Writer

November 13, 2018

Ozark - After Marty Byrde’s partner cheats a deal with a Mexican drug lord, he is killed and Marty, who is played by Jason Bateman, goes into a witness protection program. This is a Netflix original that already has two seasons. The show was created by Bill Dubuque, who most notably was responsible for t...

Hits of 2018 for your playlist

Hits of 2018 for your playlist

Alex DeStefano, Staff Writer

November 12, 2018

As 2018 comes to a close, many would say that this year was a year good for music. We were blessed with multiple hot tracks from our favorite artists, as well as brand new artists on the come up. This year, multiple artists released major HEAT, from Drake’s Scorpion to Travis Scott’s Astroworld. Th...

Underrated Netflix movies you def should watch

Underrated Netflix movies you def should watch

Josh Class, Staff Writer

October 30, 2018

We all have Netflix. We all like movies. Here are four underrated, underappreciated, and down right ignored movies that you should definitely give a watch on Netflix. Super Dark Times Super Dark Times (2015) has been gaining popularity among independent film fans. The movie follows a pair of teenage bes...

Quick and easy Halloween costume ideas

Quick and easy Halloween costume ideas

Olivia Elisha, Staff Writer

October 29, 2018

Halloween is right around the corner, and if you’re anything like half of the world, you’re in a crunch for a costume. Party City is almost guaranteed to be out of costumes that you like and come in your size, so here’s five quick and easy costumes that will fit and won’t break the bank. ...

Need a spot to chow-down before Homecoming?

Need a spot to chow-down before Homecoming?

Mark Gharby, Section Editor

October 11, 2018

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