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the Gauntlet

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

the Gauntlet

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

the Gauntlet

Outlines of several College pennants.

Should sophomores attend college rep visits?

Alex McLemore, Staff Writer October 6, 2021

It’s that time of year again. College Rep visits are in full swing. Sophomores, don’t ignore this opportunity. There are so many colleges across the country, even across the globe. And guess what?...

Burn out can feel like an all-consuming ailment. Original artwork by Sarabeth Wester.

Don’t get burnt out

Caroline Gans, Editor in Chief October 5, 2021

In 2019 the World Health Organization added to its International Classification of Diseases. The name of the condition it recognized? Burnout. The World Health Organization was talking about workplace...

The Senior girls are having the time of their life as Davis Roe becomes the Dancing Queen.

Homecoming Week: spirit point breakdown

Jackson Nealis, Staff Writer October 4, 2021

Last week was Homecoming Week and as the dust settles, some might be wondering about the breakdown of the Spirit Points won. Spirit Points are the rewards for doing well in Spirit Events: 1st place gets...

An arena, collapsing down around someone. Their feet are stuck and they stand and watch as it all falls down.

You aren’t alone

Alex McLemore, Staff Writer September 30, 2021

Have you ever been so down on yourself that everything feels as if it’s closing in on you? If the answer is yes, then we have more in common than you know. This feeling of your world caving in—...

A collage of photos taken at Dream Oaks Camp featuring Caroline Pope, Alex McLemore and Camp Director Bryanna Shepard alongside several campers.

How a checkbox can change you

Alex McLemore, Staff Writer September 21, 2021

Community service is boring. This statement is heard commonly among high school students. At Saint Stephen’s, students are required to have 100 service hours to graduate. This is a requirement deemed...

The top secret tips are concealed in folders pictured above.

Five secret tips to ace your college interviews

Lina Graf, Staff Writer April 28, 2021

*The following piece is a satire. Picture this: You’re a freshman at your dream university (Harvard, Yale, or even Princeton), sitting in Calculus 102 with the next three years of your college life...

Students had the opportunity to choose the direction of the school in elections yesterday.

Student Elections 2021: The Race Begins

Jackson Nealis, Staff Writer April 13, 2021

Another annual Saint Stephen’s tradition is coming: elections for Student Council and Class Officers. Some may see running for an elected position as “just for nerds” or for only the most power...

Sarabeth Wester illustrates the scholarship bringing a brighter, clearer future.

What is the Florida ‘Bright Futures’ Scholarship?

Lina Graf, Social Media Manager April 12, 2021

Calling all freshmen, sophomores, and juniors! You’re going to be shocked that you may not know this, but the next four years of your life is actually a chance to earn a valuable scholarship called Bright...

This colorful wall and message can be seen as soon as you walk in the shop.

Rise & Nye’s: An ice cream shop with a cherry on top

Ansley Morris, Senior Writer March 24, 2021

Inclusion. Jobs. Dignity. These are the three defining characteristics of one of Sarasota’s newest ice cream shops, Rise & Nye’s. After some complications due to COVID that set the opening date...

Whats it really like being virtual?

What’s it really like being virtual?

Jordan Clark, Staff Writer March 12, 2021

When Covid hit in March of last year, schools around the world were forced to shut down and suddenly move into "virtual" learning, a space many of us weren't used to. Now that most institutions have opened...

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