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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

Falcons share their stories of stress

Falcons share their stories of stress

Andrei Black, Staff Writer September 21, 2022

As a high school student I always find myself stressed, whether it is before a test, a big game, or even over homework. One of my most memorable moments from freshman year was stressing over a biomolecules...

Whats it like to be a tech intern?

What’s it like to be a tech intern?

Joshua Sket, staff writer September 20, 2022

Every student and teacher at Saint Stephen's knows the technology department, located on the second floor of the Holmes building, because we've all needed them at one time or another. Whether you need...

Mrs. Cotton enjoys her awards.

Teacher Superlatives

Reese Williams, Staff Writer May 12, 2022

Last week, The Gauntlet asked the student body to vote in our Teacher Superlative survey.  We compiled results from over 100 Falcons.  Each category was a close contest, but the votes are in! Most Unique:...

High school relationships: the Ups and Downs

High school relationships: the Ups and Downs

Gavin Conner, Writer May 12, 2022

High school relationships are a thing that many teens look forward to. According to Pew Research, about 35% of high school students are in relationships. It's a common conception at Saint Stephen's, and...

Advice for the upcoming exams from students and teachers

Advice for the upcoming exams from students and teachers

Reese Williams, Staff Writer May 3, 2022

As the end of the year approaches, many students are figuring out how to balance regular school work, sports, and most importantly, studying for exams. This is a very stressful time for most students,...

Globe showcasing various flags belonging to different counties around the world.

Sister school visits are coming back to SSES

Sanna Lexhed, Associate Editor May 2, 2022

Saint Stephen’s has enjoyed a significant international student population for decades and is always looking for new ways and opportunities for students to expand their global perspectives. Global...

Mr. Huff enjoying nature

Falcon Spotlight: Mr. Huff

Jacob Gekht, Staff Writer April 29, 2022

If you have gone through seventh grade at Saint Stephen’s, you most likely had Mr. Huff as your history teacher. The class involves an extensive study of international and domestic history but I, along...

Dr. Pullen poses for the camera

Voices in the Nest: Dr. Jan Pullen

Reese Williams, Staff Writer April 12, 2022

Dr. Jan Pullen has been the head of school here at Saint Stephens for 34 years. She is a talented and respected leader, and recently, she announced that after the 2022-2023 school year is over, she will...

Captain Affolter triumphed over struggles in his youth to become a successful police officer.

Voices In The Nest: John Affolter

Gavin Conner, Staff Writer April 11, 2022

Captain John Affolter is the Director of Campus Security here at Saint Stephen's Episcopal School. Mr. Affolter grew up in Bradenton and worked for the Bradenton Police Department for twenty eight years,...

This years production took place in the Falcon Playhouse.

“Beauty and the Beast” production wows audiences

Sophia Berry, Editor March 22, 2022

Over the weekend I went to see this year's musical, Beauty and the Beast Jr. The cast, composed of 30 middle and high school students, have been practicing and perfecting their performance since January...

On Friday, the football field will be alive with competitive Field Day activities.

Everything you need to know for Field Day

Jackson Nealis, Associate Editor March 22, 2022

With Field Day fast approaching, we at the Gauntlet wanted to take this time to give you all the information you need about this upcoming event. Field Day will be held this Friday, March 25th from...

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