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the Gauntlet

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

the Gauntlet

Sophomores Isabella, Sienna, Sofia and Julia and juniors Sophia and Paige appreciate time together at prom.

Photo Gallery: Prom 2022

Reese Williams, staff writer April 27, 2022

Team Manatee placed 2nd at the State Commissioners Academic Challenge in Division One.

Falcons earn runner-up at state academic competition

Sophia Berry, Editor April 6, 2022

Saint Stephen’s Academic Team members placed runner up at the State competition over spring Break. Three competitors from Saint Stephen’s attended the Commissioner's Academic Challenge (CAC), a team-style...

Make sure to come see Beauty and the Beast this spring!

Changes in the SSES Production of Beauty and Beast Jr.

Reese Williams, Staff Writer February 8, 2022

As rehearsals for the production of Beauty and the Beast Jr. kick off, there are some changes happening within the theater’s production this year because of the ongoing pandemic. For the first time at...

Boris Johnson announcing Coronavirus guidelines; the same rules he allegedly breached multiple times.

Rules for thee but not for me: Boris Johnson and ‘Party Gate’

Jackson Nealis, Associate Editor February 4, 2022

In these chaotic past two years, Americans have been, say, distracted by challenges at home. But if we take a moment to look up from our own situation and gaze across the pond at the political and social...

History Bowl victory

History Bowl victory

Sophia Berry, Editor November 1, 2021

Over the weekend, Saint Stephens’ Academic team sent two teams to Largo High School, a varsity and a junior varsity, to compete in the regional History Bowl and History Bee competition. Junior Jackson...

Saint Stephens during tropical storm Eta and during the half day.

What is happening tomorrow

Jackson Nealis, Staff Writer November 11, 2020

Following recent announcements regarding the school closure Thursday, there are still many questions floating around about just what is going on Thursday and Friday. Today, students will be released...

Ms. Pommer uses Goodreads, a popular literary site to review, browse, and share book titles.

Worth a read

Christina Pommer, Contributing Writer April 8, 2020

If you're interested in books (or you want to be because you're dying of boredom in quarantine), we've been seeking out hardcore Falcon readers too share fresh reviews on popular books. Last month's book...

Winter sports awards recipients are out! Pictured here, Junior Sean Rodriguez earned Most Improved Player for varsity boys soccer.

Winter Sports Awards recipients released

Alyssa Nucci, Associate Editor March 27, 2020

Varsity Girls Basketball Most Valuable Player - Sarah Stevens Falcon Award - Allie Serterides Perseverance Award - Noelle Bencie Varsity Boys Basketball Most Valuable Player - Matthew Konkol Falcon...

Original art by Evanthia Stirou.

This week’s briefing: Mar. 16-Mar. 20

Alyssa Nucci, Associate Editor March 17, 2020

AN UPDATE ON SCHOOL CLOSURE The campus will be closed Monday, March 16th - Friday, April 3rd.  From March 16-20, teachers will communicate to students/parents how they will proceed with virtual...

Cate Mulqueen reviews some of todays top fiction in the following blog post.  For book-lovers, this is a must-read.

The Gauntlet Book Review: Cate Mulqueen

Allie Serterides, Associate Editor March 12, 2020

*For all you booklovers out there, The Gauntlet will be partnering up with different bookworms around campus to hear the latest and greatest in fiction.  This week's review features a post...

Poster found in the Marine Science buildings bathroom.

You’ve been recycling wrong, both at school and at home

Kate Folkens, Staff Writer March 10, 2020

Everyone knows that feeling when your advisor announces that it's your advisory's turn to be on recycling duty for the week.  The dreaded recycling duty consists of the select advisory spending the...

Original art by Evanthia Stirou.

This week’s briefing: Mar. 9-Mar. 13

Alyssa Nucci, Associate Editor March 9, 2020

Senior Speeches Tuesday, Mar. 10: Aiden Kovich, Salina Yathiraj, Anika Kennedy Friday, Mar. 13: Ty Barker, Dylan Davis, Meg LaFollette Class Photo Day Class photos are this Wednesday, Mar. 11 during...

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