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Lockdown on Tuesday causes anxiety on campus

Lockdown on Tuesday causes anxiety on campus

Allie Serterides, Staff Writer

September 19, 2019

On September 17th, right after the lunch bell, Saint Stephen’s went on an all-school lockdown that had faculty and students alarmed.  The cause of the situation was obscure and students were discomforted when teachers explained they weren’t sure what was happening. Following lockdown procedur...

Ten tips for Dance-Off you don’t want to miss

Ten tips for Dance-Off you don’t want to miss

Sophia Berry, Staff Writer

September 18, 2019

You enter the Upper School Commons in the Turner Building and it’s loud.  Really loud.  It's crowded with high schoolers and teachers and staff members. You can feel the tension, the animosity between the students of opposing grades. Everyone is pressed up against the railings, fighting for the be...

A creative solution for any problem

A creative solution for any problem

Alyssa Nucci, Staff Writer

September 17, 2019

As Saint Stephen’s evolves into a modern, world-class school, the artistic and “design” demands of the community continues to grow. Technology is taking over, and the need for clever designs, logos, websites, posters, merchandise, and more out in the community has never been greater.     ...

Ask and you shall receive: study pod arrives in US library

Ask and you shall receive: study pod arrives in US library

Jacob Whorf, Staff Writer

September 16, 2019

Last weekend, an exciting new addition arrived in the Upper School library: a sound-proof, 8ft by 10ft study room (some are calling it a "study pod") for you and your friends to use, giving students a quiet place to work both individually and in groups.  Every year, juniors enrolled in AP English L...

Cum Laude inductees honored at chapel

Cum Laude inductees honored at chapel

Kate Folkens, Staff Writer

September 11, 2019

At Tuesday morning's chapel, six Saint Stephen’s students were inducted into the revered Cum Laude society. According to cumlaudesociety.org, the Cum Laude Society is an association of 382 chapters that honors students’ scholastic achievements. To be inducted, a student must possess the society’s...

Summer reading choice book discussions this Thursday

Summer reading choice book discussions this Thursday

Caroline Gans, Staff Writer

September 10, 2019

This week on Thursday, during advisory period (10:10am - 10:45am due to the late start schedule), the Choice Book Discussion will take place, so if you haven’t even gotten to your copy, now’s your chance.  The Choice Book Discussion is an organized group conversation designed to analyze the ...

Reserved Parking Spot fundraiser to be held every two weeks

Reserved Parking Spot fundraiser to be held every two weeks

Dylan Zoller, Staff Writer

September 10, 2019

So, what’s the story with the “Reserved Parking Spot” fundraiser that’s been happening the last few mornings outside the Turner Building? In the rise of a new era of Student Council, one which started with a fiercely competitive election season last spring, Vice President Max O’Dell has decided t...

Kindness rocks return; kindness ensues

Kindness rocks return; kindness ensues

Nicholas Mattheys, Staff Writer

September 9, 2019

This year, the return to the Saint Stephen’s campus of "Kindness Rocks" has parents, teachers, and students renewing their focus on empathy and inclusion. As they did last year, Saint Stephen’s students in the lower school distributed the Kindness Rocks last week.  Kindness Rocks, part of a larger n...

Do your part to help the Bahamas

Do your part to help the Bahamas

Dylan Davis, Staff Writer

September 7, 2019

In the aftermath of Hurricane Dorian, the people of the Bahamas need our help.  After the storm hit, the majority of Bahamians have been left without shelter, power, food, clean water, and other basic amenities.  In an effort to help alleviate some of the struggles of those affected by Hurricane...

What’s the move?

What’s the move?

Allie Serterides, Staff Writer

September 6, 2019

Imagine this. It’s Friday, school just ended for the week, and you and your friends are ready for a bumpin’ weekend. You hope it lasts forever— until you wake up Monday morning, complaining about how you didn’t do anything fun over the weekend.  Most small towns have that one place that ev...

Personifying SSES, one Googly Eye at a time.

Personifying SSES, one Googly Eye at a time.

Ansley Morris , Staff Writer

September 6, 2019

There’s a new trend taking the school by storm, and it’s a spectacle you’re going to need to see to believe. Eyebomb sightings have been made all over Saint Stephen’s Episcopal School this past Friday. Eyebombing is a way to humanize inanimate objects using googly eyes, for example, the fire...

Hurricane Dorian update

Hurricane Dorian update

Dylan Zoller, Staff Writer

August 30, 2019

In the light of Hurricane Dorian, the administration at Saint Stephen’s made the announcement early Friday morning that school will be closed Tuesday, September 3rd, and Wednesday, September 4th, along with any extracurricular activities in those days. Be sure to follow the Saint Stephen’s social me...

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