The Gauntlet

The seniors take on Busch Gardens

The seniors take on Busch Gardens

Mark Gharby, News Editor

April 10, 2019


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On Monday, while freshman, sophomores, and juniors in the Upper School attended regular classes, the seniors loaded up the buses and headed to Busch Gardens in Tampa, the culmination of the year-long spirit competition between classes. The buses departed school at 8:00 am and returned at 5:00 pm,...

Latin team wins state academic trophy

Latin team wins state academic trophy

Josh Class, Staff Writer

April 9, 2019


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Last week, the Saint Stephen's Latin Club earned first place in the "Senior Division Academics" at the Florida Junior Classical League State competition (this is essentially the most sought out award there is). Here are Language Department Chair Mr. Revard's remarks regarding their success: For the...

Host families still needed during IQ Week

Host families still needed during IQ Week

Sully Maley, Design Editor

April 9, 2019


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The Upper School is searching for four host families for students from Maurick College, our sister school in Holland. The students will be here for all of IQ week to participate in an environmental program with Saint Stephen's students. Host students do not need to be in the IQ program with these...

Cade Westberry, Staff Writer

April 2, 2019


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On Wednesday night at 7:30 pm, Lakewood Ranch High school will host a basketball game featuring some of the best seniors in the area for a fundraiser all-star game. In addition to the game, there will be two contests. There will be a three-point contest before the start of the game featuring the three...

Beach Day is coming sooner than you think

Beach Day is coming sooner than you think

Alex DeStefano, Staff Writer

April 1, 2019


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Wednesday, March 20th, Student Council President Ashleigh Rodhouse made an announcement regarding the annual US Beach Day. Although the announcement was subtle, it gave us insight on when beach day could be... That is, any time after spring break (likely in the 2-3 week span from April 1-21).  Rod...

Addams Family Musical to show March 20th

Addams Family Musical to show March 20th

Olivia Elisha, Staff writer

March 6, 2019


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The Upper and Middle school production of The Addams Family is coming up quickly.  In recent years, the plays put on by the theater department have only gotten better and better.  This one should not be missed.  The department's rendition of the classic television show and movie series is set in th...

Upcoming events

Upcoming events

Mark Gharby, News Editor

March 5, 2019


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There's a lot of things coming up this month, from plays to art shows to college visits.  Here's a rundown of what's to come. Don't miss out on the upcoming college visits. Sign-up through Naviance a day in advance, and request permission from your teacher: University of Alabama - Friday, March ...

All new “Speech Week” for underclassmen English classes

All new “Speech Week” for underclassmen English classes

Jules Pung, Staff Writer

February 26, 2019


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Along with this year's No-cellphone Experiment, faculty are currently implementing another "experiment," one that the English Department has coined "Speech Week." According to English Department Chair Mr. Jamie Moore, this mini-unit is a solution to an issue AP Language and Composition students brought...

Varsity Boys Basketball and Wrestling receive accolades

Varsity Boys Basketball and Wrestling receive accolades

Mark Gharby, News Editor

February 22, 2019


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  Upon the crowning of the Boys Basketball team as District champions (for the first time ever), senior Cade Westberry was named the District 16 Florida Athletic Coaches Association (FACA) Player of the Year. He averages 13 points, 4.4 rebounds, 3.3 assists, and 2.1 steals per game.  The t...

Saint Stephen’s football wins in the off-season

Saint Stephen’s football wins in the off-season

Mark Gharby, News Editor

February 13, 2019


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Saint Stephen's football continues to secure honorable awards. This week, the Florida High School Athletic Association (FHSAA) released its All-State Football teams. All-State squads are a compilation of the best players in each conference. Saint Stephen's is in the 3A conference, which is tailored...

College visits you don’t want to miss

College visits you don’t want to miss

Mark Gharby, News Editor

February 11, 2019


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Oh, the places we'll go.  Here are the upcoming college visits on campus. If you're planning to attend one, make sure you sign up through Naviance and bring a permission slip a teacher a day ahead of time. Students are encouraged to attend college rep visits because they provide deep insight into each...