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

the Gauntlet

The Hosts with their exchange students.

Sister school visitors reflect on their time at SSES

Yara Nimer, Staff Writer March 22, 2024

You probably saw our sister school visitors from Argentina roaming around campus last week, with their name tags on display and smiles on their faces as they lived the Saint Stephen’s life for nine days.   On...

Three Honors Marine 3 students(Jake Seubert, Madison McAvoy, and Will Schindler), suited in their wetsuits, prepare to explore the great wonders of the Key Largo reefs.

Marine Science program proves that firsthand experience is the way to go

Sarah Black and Grace Baxendale February 16, 2024

Back in November of this year, a group of Marine Science students visited the Marine Lab in Key Largo to expand their studies in the field. Last week, the Honors Marine 3 class participated in a beach...

Come out and support the cast of Bye Bye Birdie.

Say hello to Bye Bye Birdie

Reese Williams, Associate Editor February 1, 2024

Stepping back in time to the nostalgic era of the 1950s, where rock and roll ruled the airwaves and teenage hysteria was at its peak, Bye Bye Birdie takes center stage at the Falcon Playhouse as a timeless...

Teachers now have the opportunity to get to know their colleagues teaching styles, allowing them to see differing methods in practice.

Learning Walks program develops teachers across campus

Jackson Pakbaz, Staff Writer January 31, 2024

Saint Stephen’s faculty are good teachers, but they’re becoming even better through Learning Walks. Learning Walks is a new teacher-to-teacher classroom observation program; throughout the day, groups...

The middle school garden is a place for experiential learning, according to Science teacher Mr. Anthony Angelo.

New middle school garden brings real-world learning

Grey Klein, Staff Writer January 24, 2024

Although the purpose of education is to prepare students for their future, schools often overlook teaching the most basic life skills— cooking, managing your money, filing taxes, changing a tire, etc....

Last years International Food Festival was a smashing success, this year expect more food, more cultures, and a lot more fun.

Test your taste buds at Saint Stephen’s International Food Festival

Jackson Pakbaz, Staff Writer January 17, 2024

The Parent’s Association Cultural Awareness and Inclusion Committee is gearing up to host their 2nd annual International Food Festival on Thursday, January 25th, from 3 pm to 4:30 pm, under the Middle...

1st period English 10 Honors class in action writing an ICW.

Classes that slap

George Frano, Staff Writer December 7, 2023

Whether you're a freshman, senior, or faculty member here at Saint Stephen’s, knowing your school and classes is essential. It's important to recognize that all classes have their own unique value that...

Halloween was a time of community and love, in recent years, it seems this feeling has dimmed; I say, it is time we go back to its roots.

Halloween is for high schoolers, too

Andrei Black, Associate Editor October 31, 2023

With Halloween upon us, you can feel the spookiness in the air. The leaves are changing colors, the air becoming colder, the movies getting scarier, and the candy starting to pile up. This year at Saint...

Senior Grant Battle discouraged as he places his phone into the phone pouch in Mrs.Cloughs room.

The new phone policy is not as bad as it seems

Savannah Hrubar, Staff Writer October 20, 2023

Adjusting from the luxury of sleeping in, relaxing, and going to the beach all day with friends, to all of a sudden waking up at six in the morning, doing tedious assignments, and having lots of activities...

Yazan on the left, Brady in the middle and Blair on the right.

Freshmen Fears

Finn Kemp, Staff Writer October 4, 2023

High school is a turbulent journey filled with unexpected obstacles and exhilarating triumphs.  We decided to hit the halls to talk with a few freshmen (and upperclassmen) about the things that made freshman...

Seniors Sarabeth and Patrick pose next to the Club of the Arts stand.

Five unique clubs you should consider joining

Jackson Pakbaz, Staff Writer October 3, 2023

The Club Fair was a couple of weeks ago, and the Saint Stephen’s Upper School has more options than ever. Of course, there are the clubs you’ll find at any school, such as the Math, Chess, and Latin...

What are the most anticipated horror films of fall 2023?

What are the most anticipated horror films of fall 2023?

Ariana "Ari" Chapman, Staff Writer September 29, 2023

You’ve probably seen a few horror films in your time, maybe with your family or with your friends at a sleepover. Some of these moments and movies might stand out to you more than the others, but of...

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