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  • Wednesday: SOAR Zombie Run Participants Room 124 @ Break

  • Tuesday: Furman College Representative in Boardroom @ Break

  • Friday: Seniors Graduation Invitation Assembly in Auditorium @ Break

  • Tuesday: Key Club Trick or Treat Volunteers Room 126 @ Break

  • Tuesday: Key Club Food Drive Volunteers Room 115 @ Break

  • Wednesday: Varsity Softball State Tournament @ Brookstone

  • Thursday: Upper School Late Start

  • Friday: Hats for Hope

  • CELEBRATING ART: Oct. 13-18

  • One Act Play: Neil Simon's "The Good Doctor" Wednesday and Thursday in Auditorium @ 7 p.m.

‘Squigs’ a big draw for Celebrating Art week

‘Squigs’ a big draw for Celebrating Art week

EmmaJane Canady, Annika Brooks, Sabina Ajjan, Jansyn Stephens, Miller Cranford, Caris Weinberg, Gazebo Staff Writers

October 18, 2017


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Justin “Squigs” Robertson is a Broadway caricature artist who has come to Stratford give people their personal caricature for Celebrating Art. He has been recognized by the New York Times and is considered the new Al Hirschfeld, another famous artist who drew for Times. On Tuesday, he visited ar...

Celebrating H-O-T

Celebrating H-O-T

Lolly McMahon, Jansyn Stephens, Sabina Ajjan, Gazebo Staff Writers

October 17, 2017


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Liquid glass that reaches temperatures of 2,000 degrees may seem dangerous to some people, but not to Devan Cole, the founder of Hot Glass Academy. Cole, who has been on campus this week for Stratford's "Celebrating Art,'' spends his time making sculptures by heating up glass and molding. It is ...

One Act goes Russian in ‘The Good Doctor’

One Act goes Russian in ‘The Good Doctor’

Kaylee Jellum, Gazebo Assistant Editor

October 17, 2017


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This year’s One Act performance is “The Good Doctor’’ by Neil Simon, based on the stories of Anton Chekhov. “It’s a really strong acting piece,”  Stratford Theatre Director Mrs. Sylvia Haynie said. “This show has a lot of small scenes [which give them] a chance to show what they can...

FPD-Stratford: Connecting the dots

FPD-Stratford: Connecting the dots

Leah Davis, Gazebo Assistant Editor

October 13, 2017


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The annual rivalry with First Presbyterian Day School is a game Stratford football fans have circled on the calendar every year. But even though the two schools are rivals on the playing field, the Academy has numerous connections to the Day School through teachers, coaches, parents, friends or sibli...

The unluckiest of days

The unluckiest of days

Leah Davis, Taylor Swan, Josie Lamb, Elizabeth Sellers, Arya Datta, Madeline Davis, Gazebo Staff Writers

October 13, 2017


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Since today is Friday the 13th, we are keeping our superstitions in the back of our minds to avoid an unlucky day. Like any other day, though, Stratford Academy students will continue to avoid the middle door in the front entrance of the school. Sophomore Price Lee has a lucky pair of fuzzy green ...

Life inside the Eagle

Life inside the Eagle

AJ Stevenson, Gazebo Staff Writer

October 5, 2017


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Nathan Dummitt is one eagle with a lot of chicks. “The suit is kind of a chick magnet for me,’’ the Stratford Academy freshman said. “A lot more girls talk to me in the suit than at school.” This football season, Nathan is suiting up as the eagle. At times, life in the costume can be hot a...

Wrappin’ Robin

Wrappin’ Robin

Chandani Patel, Gazebo Staff Writer

September 29, 2017


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Robin Emory has made thousands of her famous wraps and sandwiches for Stratford students over the last dozen years. She took the job not expecting to stay long enough to learn people’s names and faces. “It’s funny because this was supposed to be a temporary job,  but I just stuck to it,” she said....

‘More than just a T-shirt’

‘More than just a T-shirt’

Sabina Ajjan and Miller Cranford

September 28, 2017


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It’s more than just a T-shirt. That’s what Key Club President Ellie Wangerin wants you to know about Key Club. “It used to just be the ‘T-shirt club,’ where you sign up, you get a T-shirt and you wouldn’t hear of it again until the next year,’’ Ellie said. Key Club is devo...

Double take

Double take

Arya Datta and Rania Akbar

September 28, 2017


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The Spirit of Stratford marching band has two drum majors this year. Sophomores Dylan Yurgalavage and Riley Davis are the first drum major pair at Stratford in several years, according to Band Director Ms. Laura Voss. “A lot of times, the band is divided on the field and two drum majors will help ...

How to take the perfect yearbook photo

How to take the perfect yearbook photo

Taylor Swan and Jake Jamison

September 26, 2017


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Boys (Jake Jamison, senior) Take a shower. Girls (Taylor Swan, sophomore) The day before picture day, check and make sure you have all of your make-up and products. The night before, don’t forget to do go to the store and get a face mask to get your skin looking photo ready. Do a whiten...

Tuesday mornings start with a biscuit

Tuesday mornings start with a biscuit

Madeline Davis, Gazebo Staff Writer

September 19, 2017


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Olivia Santoyo, a freshman at Stratford Academy, buys her Chick-fil-A biscuit from Mrs. Donna Ellison, a middle school math teacher and Mrs. Jennifer Butler, a Stratford parent. Chicken biscuits are available in the front lobby every Tuesday morning for $3.  The chicken biscuits are sold by th...

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