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

the Gauntlet

Upper School math teacher intently learned from Inna Snyder the uniqueness of Russian Culture

Food Festival unites and celebrates diverse heritages

Jackson Nealis, Editor in Chief January 30, 2023

Last Friday afternoon, the entire Saint Stephen’s community was treated to a special culinary treat. The Palm Courtyard hosted the first-ever International Food Festival, a tradition that, according...

English teacher Mr. Hoonhout proudly shows the phones his advisory has shelved for the week.

“Low-Tech Week” comes to Saint Stephen’s

Danny Dodaj, Staff Writer January 24, 2023

Yesterday, Saint Stephen’s Upper School students kicked off “Low-Tech Week” by leaving their cell phones with their advisors.  During the week of January 23-27, students will turn in their phones...

Saint Stephens Student recycles his water bottle. Photo by Amelia

Recycling is Back!

Amelia Sabo, Staff Writer January 24, 2023

Walking through the hallways at the start of this school year, you may have noticed something missing. The little blue recycling bins that brightened the halls were suddenly gone, along with the recycling...

The CMUNCE team standing in front of the Low Memorial Library. (Joshua Sket)

Columbia Model United Nations 2023

Joshua Sket, Staff Writer January 23, 2023

CMUNCE is the premier crisis conference for high school students in the United States. This year, CIRCA hosted CMUNCE XXII on the Columbia University Morningside Heights campus in New York City from January...

Winter Formal will be held on Saturday, January 21st, from 7 to 9 p.m. in the Gym.

Winter Formal returns to Saint Stephen’s

Andrei Black, Staff Writer January 11, 2023

Ladies and gentlemen: the moment we have all been waiting for has arrived. Winter Formal is blasting into Saint Stephen’s in just a few weeks. Yes, you heard that right, the Winter Formal is back and...

Junior classs Little Libraries project approved

Junior class’s ‘Little Libraries’ project approved

Laila Yavalar, Staff Writer December 14, 2022

This year, the Saint Stephen’s junior class is spreading their generosity and kindness with a new, class-driven community service project.  In the coming year, the juniors will construct and deliver...

Christmas traditions around the world

Christmas traditions around the world

Alyson Folkens, Staff Writer December 12, 2022

Christmas is the most wonderful time of the year: Cheery music playing, drinking hot chocolate, watching Christmas movies, and decorating the Christmas tree. These are all  activities that bring people...

The Saint Stephen’s Academic Team, excited after their Tuesday victory.

Academic Team Dominates County Championship

Jackson Nealis, Editor in Chief December 8, 2022

On Tuesday night, the Academic Team cruised their way to the county championship with the culmination of their season. The Saint Stephen’s Academic Team competes in the Florida Commissioner's Academic...

Grandparents Day takes over SSES campus

Grandparents’ Day takes over SSES campus

Julia Craig and Alyson Folkens November 18, 2022

Today, campus was filled with grandparents of Saint Stephen’s students of all ages. Students shared their musical talents throughout the day, and were able to show their grandparents around our beautiful...

Maahi Shah, Alejandro Bick, Lily Plummer, and Lillian Gerling posing after their first performance of Madagascar Jr.

Madagascar Jr. debuts at the Falcon Playhouse

Jackson Nealis and Julia Craig November 16, 2022

The Falcon Playhouse’s fall musical production kicked off Tuesday afternoon with two opening performances, exhibiting the talent of young Falcon actors and actresses. Madagascar Jr, a musical version...

Mr. Yanelli welcomes Danish students Molly and Clara and their hosts Sophia Villaveces and Morgan Franklin to his Economics class. Photo submitted by Jackson Nealis.

Danish students arrive at SSES for exchange visit

Andrei Black, Staff Writer October 31, 2022

This week, Eisbjerghus Internationale Efterskole, our sister school located in Denmark, has sent students to visit Saint Stephen’s for the second time. The visitors arrived Wednesday, October 26 and...

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