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

the Gauntlet

This was the mural that was done by Mrs. DeZiel and a group of 6th graders in 2001-2002.

Updates to mural in the IS commons

Caylin Kitchner, staff writer May 8, 2023

For years, when you pushed open the intermediate school doors, you would have seen a beautiful mural painted by Mrs. DeZiel and a group of twelve 6th graders in 2001- 2002, around the time the IS became...

Saint Stephen’s students enjoyed a night of dancing during their 2023 prom night, which took place at the Devyn on April 22nd 2023.

Photo Gallery: Prom 2023

Yara Nimer, Staff Writer May 1, 2023

Junior Reese Williams being commissioned as the new student chaplain.

Reese Williams named new Student Chaplain

Caylin Kitchner, Staff Writer April 28, 2023

Today during chapel, Reese Williams was announced and commissioned as Student Chaplain for the 2023-2024 school year.  According to Williams, the student chaplain is responsible for “ helping Reverend...

Maddy Boehm presents her Marine 3 Ocean Academy research on microplastics.

R.I.S.E. presentations coming this Friday

Jackson Nealis, Editor in Chief April 25, 2023

On Friday, curious students, parents and teachers who venture into the library will be able to discover what some Falcons have been researching over the past year. I am referring, of course, to the annual...

The Latin State team from 2022 assembles.

Saint Stephen’s Latin students take on States

Yara Nimer, Staff writer March 22, 2023

On March 30th, Latin students from the Upper and Middle Schools will depart for the Latin State Competition! St. Stephen’s Latin students will stay at the Wyndham Orlando Resort and compete against different...

The steam center fundraiser was a hit!

STEAM Fling’s a hit!

Joshua Sket, Staff Writer March 20, 2023

The first ever STEAM Fling at Saint Stephens was Friday, March 10th, and you had to be there to experience all the wonderful things that they had to offer. Throughout the afternoon, students and parents...

This year’s StuCo elections on April 13 will feature the introduction of ranked choice voting

StuCo Election details announced; major process changes to go in effect

Jackson Nealis March 17, 2023

This week, Student Council parliamentarian Patrick Van Eyck announced that elections for Student Council Executive Board will be held next month on April 13.  These elections will fill the six Executive...

A shot from last years prom which was a total blast.

Prom is right around the corner!

Yara Nimer, Staff writer March 17, 2023

Prom is right around the corner!  Here is everything you need to know to make prom a night to remember.  This year’s prom will be held on April 22nd, at The Devyn in Sarasota. Students are expected...

The cast of Footloose poses for a photo taken by Olivia Elisha.

Are you ready to cut loose: Footloose opening night only one week away

Reese Williams, Associate Editor March 13, 2023

It’s that time of year again! The Falcon Playhouse proudly presents “Footloose.” The performances will be held March 22-27 at 6 pm. There will also be middle school lead shows on the 26th at 6 pm...

The STEAM Fling promises to be a huge event on the Saint Stephens campus!

STEAM Fling on Friday promises to be a blast

Laila Yavalar, Staff Writer March 9, 2023

Things are getting STEAMY! On Friday, March 10th, from 3:00-6:00 pm Saint Stephen’s is hosting the STEAM Fling at the Intermediate School Playground, Hoagland Arena, and Marine Science Center. This...

The Model Congress team posing for their final picture as they close off the 2023 HMC trip.

Harvard Model Congress team competes in Boston

Joshua Sket and Jackson Nealis March 1, 2023

In the simulated chambers of the House and the Senate, as well as in the meeting rooms of political organizations, from February 23-26, a dedicated group of 11 Saint Stephen’s students debated public...

Tug-of-War was one of the exciting events that occurred during the last Beach Day in 2019.

Beach Day return excites Upper School students

Jackson Nealis, Editor in Chief February 28, 2023

After a four year hiatus, the Saint Stephen’s Student Council announced on Monday that Beach Day is returning Monday, March 27. Upper School Falcons will leave their books and pencils behind and visit...

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