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Winter Formal will be held on Saturday, January 29th, from 7 to 9 p.m. on the basketball court.  Art by Evanthia Stirou

Winter Formal Returns to Saint Stephen’s

Jackson Nealis, Associate Editor January 12, 2022

For the first time since the pandemic began, the Student Council is bringing back the Winter Formal. Hosted on January 29th from 7-9pm, the Winter Formal is a school dance for all upper school students....

The heartbreak of a lifetime.

Dear High School

Nikole Cosentino, Social Media Director January 10, 2022

01/10/22 Dear High School, We have been together for a long time. It’s not easy to tell you this, but I have been thinking a lot lately and I don't think this is going to work out. It’s not you,...

Falcons share their New Years resolutions

Falcons share their New Year’s resolutions

Reese Williams, Staff Writer December 10, 2021

New Year's resolutions ons: some people hate them, others love to make them and never follow through. Then there's the small percent of people who actually follow through with their resolutions. As the...

Christmas caroling is just one of the many ways that SSES students spread holiday cheer!

Campus Christmas traditions

Sophia Berry, Editor December 9, 2021

December is here and the holidays are upon us! As the month of December progresses, the Saint Stephen’s community is celebrating the holiday season in a multitude of ways, from the Fledglings to the...

Frustration and exhaustion from school is something that happens to all of us.

What to do when you just don’t care

Sanna Lexhed, Associate Editor December 8, 2021

I have come to a point in the school year when I find myself reciting the words “I don’t care” over and over again. Five hours’ worth of homework? Don’t care. Two big tests tomorrow? Don’t...

For their Senior gift, the class of 2021 decided to transform the Palm Courtyard.

Graduating class gives palm courtyard a refresh

Jackson Nealis, Associate Editor December 4, 2021

If, during the past couple of days, you’ve walked through the Palm courtyard, you may have noticed something different about the area around the fountain. A new, brick pathway now encircles the fountain,...

Making the most of your time can be a drag.  But, it doesnt have to be.

How to balance your weekends

Jacob Gekht , Staff Writer November 30, 2021

As students advance through high school and take on more responsibilities, many have a difficult time managing their responsibilities and time. Strangely enough, this time crunch can be felt more during...

Mama Mia is here! Come see the show at the Manatee Players

Two Falcons to perform in ‘Mamma Mia’ at Manatee Players

Sophia Berry, Associate Editor October 19, 2021

Two Saint Stephen’s students, Senior Maddie Cashen and Sophomore Alex McLemore are performing in a local performance of Mamma Mia at the Manatee Players on 502 3rd Ave W, Bradenton, FL.  Mamma Mia...

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...

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