The Gauntlet

Are you really a VSCO girl?

Are you really a VSCO girl?

Alyssa Nucci, Staff Writer

September 19, 2019

Ten tips for Dance-Off you don’t want to miss

Ten tips for Dance-Off you don’t want to miss

Sophia Berry, Staff Writer

September 18, 2019

You enter the Upper School Commons in the Turner Building and it’s loud.  Really loud.  It's crowded with high schoolers and teachers and staff members. You can feel the tension, the animosity between the students of opposing grades. Everyone is pressed up against the railings, fighting for the be...

Dress code to be held to a higher standard this year

Dress code to be held to a higher standard this year

Allie Serterides, Staff Writer

September 16, 2019

The 2019-20 school year is in session and faculty and administration have shown renewed vigilance in addressing dress code violations. Getting a jump start this year, on the first official full day of school, teachers and administration seized eight infractions of the dress code.  Last year, the...

Call me by my real name

Call me by my real name

Cam Vining, Multimedia Specialist

September 13, 2019

The national trend of high school students disrespectfully calling teachers by their first names has taken American campuses (and Youtube) by storm. But calling a teacher their first name to be funny is NOT cool, and it shouldn't happen here. Check out this PSA about how NOT to address teachers....

Reserved Parking Spot fundraiser to be held every two weeks

Reserved Parking Spot fundraiser to be held every two weeks

Dylan Zoller, Staff Writer

September 10, 2019

So, what’s the story with the “Reserved Parking Spot” fundraiser that’s been happening the last few mornings outside the Turner Building? In the rise of a new era of Student Council, one which started with a fiercely competitive election season last spring, Vice President Max O’Dell has decided t...

2019 StuCo Homecoming Theme Reveal Video

2019 StuCo Homecoming Theme Reveal Video

Hailey Spolarich and Sophia Berry

September 9, 2019

Homecoming week is fast approaching and you may be wondering what the themes for each day are. Not to fear, the Gauntlet is here. Monday: The theme is Fantasy and the activity is quidditch Tuesday: The theme is Marvel/ DC  and the activity is a relay race Wednesday: The theme is Musicals/Soundtracks...

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...

What’s the move?

What’s the move?

Allie Serterides, Staff Writer

September 6, 2019

Imagine this. It’s Friday, school just ended for the week, and you and your friends are ready for a bumpin’ weekend. You hope it lasts forever— until you wake up Monday morning, complaining about how you didn’t do anything fun over the weekend.  Most small towns have that one place that ev...

Personifying SSES, one Googly Eye at a time.

Personifying SSES, one Googly Eye at a time.

Ansley Morris , Staff Writer

September 6, 2019

There’s a new trend taking the school by storm, and it’s a spectacle you’re going to need to see to believe. Eyebomb sightings have been made all over Saint Stephen’s Episcopal School this past Friday. Eyebombing is a way to humanize inanimate objects using googly eyes, for example, the fire...

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...

Homecoming Dance moved up due to conflicts

Homecoming Dance moved up due to conflicts

Noelle Bencie, Staff Writer

August 30, 2019

For many Saint Stephen’s students, Homecoming season is an active way to kick off the new school year. With events like dance-off, face-caking, the homecoming court, Homecoming has always been the tradition that allows a break from the start of the hectic school year. Yet, like any tradition, it changes....

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...

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