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

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The smiling face pictured here is that of Coach Kelly, standing in front of the football field.

Falcon Spotlight: Coach Kelly Colwell

Nikole Cosentino, Social Media Director and Staff Writer September 14, 2021

As some of you may have heard, Coach Hodges is no longer the official athletic trainer at SSES; she has been promoted to Saint Stephen’s Coordinator of Health and Human Performance. With Hodges’ new...

Dr. Elsner joined the English Department this year.

Falcon Spotlight: Dr. Elsner

Reese Williams, Staff Writer September 13, 2021

As we start a new school year, we meet new friends and new teachers.  This year, replacing Mrs. Price who retired, SSES welcomed Dr. Margaret Elsner to the faculty. Some 9th and 10th-grade students...

Rosser in action as he commands his go-kart around a track.

Falcon Spotlight: Noah Rosser

Joseph Salu, Staff Writer April 30, 2021

As a freshman, he’s been part of a racing team since 2018, won regional races, and participated in a huge fundraiser. While social distancing has affected a lot of hobbies this year, go-kart racer Noah...

This image displays Cassidy Miller, a Saint Stephens freshman and a gauntlet staff writer, above her podcast Share Your Voice

Freshman Cassidy Miller’s podcast features nationally renowned guests

Sanna Lexhed, Associate Editor April 13, 2021

Cassidy Miller, a Saint Stephen’s freshman, kicked off her first year on the Gauntlet staff with a creative, modern approach to journalism: she created a podcast series called “Share Your Voice,”...

Falcon Spotlight: Dr. Juengling

Falcon Spotlight: Dr. Juengling

Joseph Salu, Staff Writer February 19, 2021

Earlier this school year, Saint Stephen’s welcomed a new teacher into their faculty. This teacher is Mrs. Stephanie Juengling, who has been teaching both Ancient World History and Modern World History...

Genna Nucci posing with friends in front of her sorority.

Interview with a 2020 graduate

Lina Graf, Social Media Manager February 5, 2021

Former Gauntlet Social Media Manager and Saint Stephen’s 2020 graduate, Genna Nucci is currently attending the University of Alabama (Roll Tide!) and pursuing a degree in Communications and Information...

Kyle Klett, 22 (right) and two kitchen staff members pose with the shower kits he delivered to the Hickory Soup Kitchen in Hickory, NC.

Falcon Spotlight: Kyle Klett

Jules Pung, Associate Editor February 1, 2021

While social distancing guidelines likely restricted many of us from traveling abroad and holding typical family gatherings over the winter break, junior Kyle Klett has viewed the pandemic as an opportunity...

Janaki Menons yearbook picture taken by the school photographer in her sophomore year.

Artist Spotlight: Janaki Menon

Caroline Pope, Staff Writer January 5, 2021

The Saint Stephen’s art department has been inspiring students and faculty members for years and years. On the SSES art-world horizon is a bright star,Janaki Menon. Menon is a junior here at Saint Stephen’s....

Mr. Tate is the new college counselor at Saint Stephens.  Lets get to know him.

Falcon Spotlight: Mr. Tate

Joseph Salu, Staff Writer December 11, 2020

This year, Saint Stephen’s welcomed a new staff member to its community. Mr. Jarrett Tate now serves as the school’s second college counselor, beginning this position just last month. While he hasn’t...

Greetings from the Czech Republic!

Greetings from the Czech Republic!

Lina Graf, Social Media Manager October 4, 2020

Attending class via Zoom from another country:  Rating: 7/10 Recommend to a friend? Perhaps. The Coronavirus swept the world into a frenzy, and everyone is dealing with the repercussions of the virus...

Standing in the middle in a red-and-white T-shirt is Papps, selling her product at a market in Bangkok, Thailand.

Falcon entrepreneur finds ‘Cura’ for smelly sneaker problem

Sanna Lexhed, Staff Writer May 16, 2020

The Coronavirus has taken a huge toll on everything, from businesses to living situations to world economies, and to life in general. During these times, it’s crucial to stick together help one another....

Falcon Spotlight: Technology Specialist Ms. Kelly McCormick

Falcon Spotlight: Technology Specialist Ms. Kelly McCormick

Kate Folkens, Staff Writer March 28, 2020

You’ve probably seen Technology Specialist Ms. Kelly McCormick in the tech lab when you were borrowing a Mac charger, or when you needed help setting up a projector for assembly. She always has a...

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