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This week’s briefing: Oct. 14-Oct. 18

This week’s briefing: Oct. 14-Oct. 18

Alyssa Nucci, Associate Editor

October 14, 2019

Senior Speeches Tuesday, Oct. 15: Spencer Schulman, Paul Williams    College rep visits Monday, Oct. 14: Florida Atlantic University 11:00am Tuesday, Oct. 15: University of California, Santa Barbara 1:00pm, Centre College 2:00pm Thursday, Oct. 17: Union College 12:00pm   Footlo...

This week’s briefing: Oct 7-Oct 11

This week’s briefing: Oct 7-Oct 11

Alyssa Nucci, Staff Writer

October 8, 2019

This Week’s Senior Speeches Tuesday, Oct. 8: Anna Ruoyu Zhang  Friday, Oct. 11: Henry Ng, Cani Chen   Cubby Clean Up Due to an upcoming FCIS (Florida Council of Independent Schools) visit this Thursday and Friday, all students must tidy their cubby by 3:00 p.m. on Wednesday. ...

First Falcon Friends to be held this Thursday

First Falcon Friends to be held this Thursday

Sophia Berry, Staff Writer

September 30, 2019

This Thursday, October 3rd during adviory, is the first Falcon Friend event of the year. Falcon Friend events are hour-long, community-building activities with where older Falcons are paired up with younger “falcon friends” from the lower divisions.  Over the years, older Falcons tend to devel...

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...

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 ...

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...

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...

Ready to sleep in for an extra 45 minutes?

Ready to sleep in for an extra 45 minutes?

Sophia Berry, Staff Writer

August 28, 2019

On Thursday, September 12, Saint Stephen’s Episcopal School will be starting not at 8 a.m. but at 8:45 a.m.  This one-time experiment with what's being coined a “Late Start Schedule,” just in the upper school, is the brainchild of senior Augustus ‘Gus’ Bayard and his group from last year...

SSES Culture mag “The View” arrives on campus Friday

SSES Culture mag “The View” arrives on campus Friday

Mark Gharby, News Editor

April 30, 2019

On Friday, the entire Saint Stephen's community will gather in the Hoagland Arena to celebrate the annual Publications Chapel. You may know this colorful yearly gathering as "Yearbook Chapel," but the event also includes end-of-the-year presentations from the other two school-sponsored publications:...

Senior Showcase returns in full effect

Senior Showcase returns in full effect

Mark Gharby, Section Editor

April 29, 2019

This past Friday in the Upper School Commons, the class of 2019 hosted the first Senior Showcase in five years. The Senior Showcase (which went dormant due to participation issues), is a talent show hosted by the seniors for the purpose of bringing the school together through the "hidden" (or not...

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