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A week without cell phones: a recap of Saint Stephen’s “social experiment”

A week without cell phones: a recap of Saint Stephen's
Max Manning, Co-Editor in Chief February 7, 2018

In the wake of the week-long cell phone experiment, students and faculty alike are left to reflect on the outcome. The ultimate question is: Will Saint Stephen’s ever implement a no cell phone policy?...

Falcons in Nicaragua: Student documentary brings Nicaragua IQ trip to life

Falcons in Nicaragua: Student documentary brings Nicaragua IQ trip to life
Max Manning, Co-Editor in Chief February 1, 2018

In May of 2017, a group of Saint Stephen's students and teachers used their Interim Quest trip to visit Nicaragua through an organization called Outreach 360.  This is the same outreach program that SSES...

Where are you now? Falcon legends like Jim Courier soar on

Courier smashes as ace
NIcholas Mattheys, Staff Writer January 31, 2018

Falcon alums are everywhere, changing the world.   Saint Stephen’s has graduated some extremely successful athletes and scholars, and one of the most notable is tennis-great Jim Courier. One of...

Falcon Spotlight: Getting to know Rev. Rich, the new school chaplain

Reverend Rich the new school chaplain.
Jaclyn Schlossberg, Staff Writer January 30, 2018

This January, the Saint Stephen’s community welcomed Reverend Rich Clark ("Rev Rich") as the new Saint Stephen’s chaplain. He began his new position at the beginning of the second semester.  Clark...

Falcons in New York: CMUNCE takes the city by storm

The student competitors pose in Alfred Lerner Hall at Columbia University.
Kassandra Haakman, Co-Editor in Chief January 26, 2018

Saint Stephen's boasts quite a few competitive academic clubs, but none quite as popular as CMUNCE. Over the Martin Luther King Day weekend, a group of students traveled to New York to compete in...

Hello? Are you there? A week without cell phones is coming

Hello?  Are you there? A week without cell phones is coming
Ryan Thompson, News Editor January 17, 2018

We’ve all been in class with that one person who's always on their phone. We all know how distracting that can be, a buzz here and there, a scrolling thumb, the teacher telling them to put it away.  That...

To change, or not to change: How to perfect the art of the New Year’s resolution

Steven Wu wants to be a better student in 2018
Samson Yang, Columnists January 16, 2018

New Year, new me? The best way to kick off 2018 is to make some New Year's resolutions. Whether it be trying to be more fit, skilled, or productive, a new year is a perfect opportunity to change something...

Performing Arts Center Update: plans, images of the building now available

This picture gives us an idea of what the new performing arts center will look like.
Kassandra Haakman, Co-Editor in Chief January 9, 2018

It’s been almost a year since the Gauntlet's first article announcing Saint Stephen's Episcopal School's plans to build a new performing arts center, and work towards completion has continued to happen...

Sophomore English tackles the controversial “13 Reasons Why”

13 Reasons Why, originally a novel, was
Jaclyn Schlossberg and Nicky Mattheys December 12, 2017

Mr. Hoonhout, an English teacher in the Saint Stephen’s high school, has added a controversial book to the 10th-grade curriculum this year, Thirteen Reasons Why, by Jay Asher. Thirteen Reasons Why has...

Top 5 pic(k)s to win StuCo Door Decoration Competition

Top 5 pic(k)s to win StuCo Door Decoration Competition
Max Manning, Co-Editor in Chief December 7, 2017

This Thursday, The Gauntlet staff took a look at all of the festive doors around the upper school. After a day of deliberation, the staff has come to a conclusion about which doors are the best. 5....

SSES clubs compete all around the country. Which one is for you?

Kassandra Haakman, Co-Editor in Chief December 5, 2017

Sports are a major part of the culture here at Saint Stephen’s. Students love participating by joining a sport, going to watch their friends compete, and keeping track of the accomplishments of the school’s...

Breaking News: Campus lunch is about to change for the better; new vendor to be “tested” out in January

Metz Culinary's veggie sandwich epitomizes the quality and care of the food that is coming to SSES January 20th
Nicholas Mattheys and Jacob Whorf December 4, 2017

Note to Readers: Don't miss the slideshow of all menu items on the bottom of this article! On Monday, November 13th, the Gauntlet staff was invited by Dr. Pullen to attend a food tasting event hosted...

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