The Gauntlet

Falcon Spotlight: Alex Sket

Falcon Spotlight: Alex Sket

Jack Barnes, Staff Writer

May 9, 2019


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In the Upper School, there are a number of students who stand out in the field of photography.  The program has grown into a popular go-to for campus artists, especially with the growth of the annual Alexi Tucker Art Show. But there are some local picture snappers that stand out. Alex Sket, a junior,...

Falcon Spotlight: Mrs. Elisha

Falcon Spotlight: Mrs. Elisha

Alex DeStefano, Staff Writer

April 23, 2019


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If you’ve ever been to one of the school musicals, you may know of Theater Director Mrs. Jeannine Elisha, the leader of the fantastic performances that take place in the Falcon Playhouse. But it’s possible you don’t know the full story of the mastermind behind the up-and-coming Saint Stephen’s...

Falcon Spotlight: Dylan Zoller

Falcon Spotlight: Dylan Zoller

Jack Barnes, Staff Writer

April 16, 2019


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The performing arts programs at Saint Stephen’s is one of the most prominent, up-and-coming programs, and it's growing at a rapid pace. New students join every year to develop or show their talents in the school productions throughout the year. Dylan Zoller, junior, is one of the many talented performing art...

Falcon Spotlight: Aiden Kovich

Falcon Spotlight: Aiden Kovich

Alex DeStefano, Staff Writer

March 15, 2019


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Junior Aiden Kovich has surprised his peers with his talent in playing the guitar. In posting videos of him strumming chords to popular hits and his own songs to his Snapchat and Instagram, it is evident to viewers that he has a significant passion for doing what he loves. On campus, it’s kind of r...

Falcon Spotlight: Mr. Holt

Falcon Spotlight: Mr. Holt

Jack Barnes, Staff Writer

March 13, 2019


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You may have heard him on the intercom before lunch, or been greeted by him in the morning when you turn up late. But how much do you really know about Mr. Bill Holt? Mr. Holt has been a key figure in the school's front office for many years, and he was kind enough to sit down with the Gauntlet to...

Artist Spotlight: Cameron LeMay

Artist Spotlight: Cameron LeMay

Jack Barnes, Staff Writer

February 27, 2019


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Here in the Saint Stephen’s Upper School, there hide many talented artists.  Unlike athletes, sometimes, these gifted students can go unnoticed.  The admirable art program at Saint Stephen’s ranges from performing art students to photographers to musicians. One of these superb artists is senior Cameron LeMay. Cameron is a photographer and artist...

Falcon Spotlight: Cam Vining

Falcon Spotlight: Cam Vining

Alex DeStefano, Staff Writer

February 12, 2019


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At Saint Stephen’s, we have an abundance of talent strolling the halls. Whether it be in photography or theatre, art or athletics, it is clear to see the flair that is present in our surrounding peers. Junior Cam Vining stands out as someone who thrives in multiple areas of skill, notably in thea...

Between the Bells: Mrs. Liebel

Between the Bells: Mrs. Liebel

Emily D'Amico, Managing Editor

February 5, 2019


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With the new changes coming to Saint Stephen's lunch program in the new year (the end of Metz food products and the return of local vendors), we welcome  a new staff member and familiar face. Stepping into the role of Lunch Room Director is Mrs. Ashlee Liebel, mother of three.  Two of her c...

Between the Bells: Ms. Cunningham

Between the Bells: Ms. Cunningham

Jack Barnes, Staff Writer

January 8, 2019


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After the birth of her daughter this summer, Mrs. Broaddus began teaching part-time in the upper school, leaving a big role for another English teacher to take. Enter Ms. Nicole Cunningham. Ms. Cunningham has just finished her first semester teaching at Saint Stephen’s. Recently, The Gauntlet staff h...

Artist Spotlight: Jarrett Millican

Artist Spotlight: Jarrett Millican

Alex DeStefano, Staff Writer

December 6, 2018


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At Saint Stephen's, it's clear to see that our school has an abundance of students with a significant talent for art, and in particularly photography. Out of the many amazing photographers, teacher Mrs. Grady says that senior Jarrett Millican stands out from the rest. Millican has been with the ...

Between the Bells: Mr. Santa Maria

Between the Bells: Mr. Santa Maria

Jack Barnes, Staff Writer

December 5, 2018


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Last year, the English Department lost some key members of its staff, both Mr. Peterson and Mrs. Broaddus (who slightly changed roles).  This left big shoes to fill. Enter Mr. Mark Santa Maria, who has become a popular addition to the upper school staff.  Recently, I got to catch up with our new ...

Artist Spotlight: Meg LaFolette

Artist Spotlight: Meg LaFolette

Jack Barnes, Staff Writer

November 6, 2018


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Here in the Saint Stephen’s Upper School, we have a variety of talented artists, ranging from musicians to actors to painters. One of our hidden talents is junior artist Meg LaFollette. Meg grew up in Lewisburg, West Virginia, and she moved to Florida in seventh grade. Meg has always been interested...