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Saint Stephen’s Edition Episode 2

Charlie Sherrill, Multimedia specialist November 20, 2020

2020 was a blessing, not a curse

Despite the popular opinion, what if 2020 was really a blessing in disguise?
Caroline Gans, Associate Editor November 16, 2020

The general consensus on the year of 2020 seems to be fairly straightforward: it hasn’t been good. In fact, so many bad things happened this year that it’s hard to remember them all. Aside from the...

What is happening tomorrow

Saint Stephen's during tropical storm Eta and during the half day.
Jackson Nealis, Staff Writer November 11, 2020

Following recent announcements regarding the school closure Thursday, there are still many questions floating around about just what is going on Thursday and Friday. Today, students will be released...

Ansley’s Column: Is English a dying language?

English compared to then and now.  Art by Evanthia Stirou.
Ansley Morris, Senior Writer November 11, 2020

The English language is a beautiful thing. Or at least it was. Comparing my education experience from the early years (when we mostly learned from books and worksheets) to what's now a much more tech-centered...

Share Your Voice Podcast E1

Share Your Voice is all about stories of kindness in our community and the world
Cassidy Miller, Staff Writer November 6, 2020

The benefits of procrastination in moderation

This art work, by staff writer Evanthia Stirou, explains the concept of procrastination: knowing there's work to do but thinking, or doing,  something else.
Sanna Lexhed, Associate Editor November 5, 2020

As Saint Stephen's students, a concept that is always being thrown at us by teachers and parents is the importance of time management. Just hearing those words makes me want to crawl up into a ball do...

Whichever candidate wins, accept the election results

The time-honored tradition of voting has a long history of successes and failures.
Jackson Nealis, Staff Writer November 3, 2020

The United States is having an election tomorrow. For over 230 years, Americans have voted for their leaders during wars, economic depressions, civil unrest, and now even during a pandemic. This election...

Why I wear a mask?

Keaton Donnelly, Multimedia specialist November 2, 2020

2020 Hoco Dance Off Video

This fun musical performance by the Sophomore boys was a big crowd pleaser. The use of instruments as props along with the music in the background made the dance spectacular.
Keaton Donnelly, Multimedia specialist October 13, 2020

Click here to view the full video!  

Retirement home discussion goes off the rails

Last Tuesday’s debate was as civilized as the legendary Lincoln-Douglas Debates
Jackson Nealis, Staff Writer October 7, 2020

*The following piece is a satire.  Have fun!* In the storied tradition of American politics dating back to the debates between Stephen Douglas and Abraham Lincoln in 1858, every four years, the American...

Drawing tips from a Gauntlet artist

Drawing tips from a Gauntlet artist
Sarabeth Wester, Staff Writer October 6, 2020

1. Never fear the utensil. The first step to improving your arts is not being afraid to try. In hesitating to pick up your pencil, pen, stylus, etc. you are stopping your creative process and no one will...

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