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There’s a new Chef Josh in town

There’s a new Chef Josh in town

Helen Pope and Cate Eddlemon

October 8, 2019

Josh Nowell said he wanted to become a chef because he “wanted to do something where I could see people happy every day.” Stratford's new director of dining services said he enjoyed cooking for family and friends when he was younger. He loved how food could bring people together on holidays and...

Kindergarten students continue gingerbread hunt tradition

Kindergarten students continue gingerbread hunt tradition

Freshmen Journalism Class

October 6, 2019

The 19 students in Mrs. Kathy Larsen’s kindergarten class took part in the annual gingerbread hunt on Friday, Sept 27. This is the 21st year Mrs. Larsen’s class have been part of this tradition. The students started in Larsen’s class and discovered that her room had been trashed by the “gingerbr...

It’s that day again

It’s that day again

Edie Sharpton and Annabeth Tarbutton

September 13, 2019

When something good happens, freshmen Jean Hightower, Elinor Fenimore and Paige Gray start looking for the nearest wooden table.  “Whenever there isn’t any wood around, I knock on my head,” Jean said.   Friday is one of two days on the 2019 calendar when the 13th falls on a Friday. (Th...

Gordon reaches out to students with artwork

Gordon reaches out to students with artwork

Miller Cranford and Taylor Swan

September 6, 2019

Bradley Gordon, who will be the featured artist for Celebrating Art next month, visited Stratford last week. Gordon, who lives in Oxford, Mississippi, presented his artwork to the students of the Pre-School and Lower School, and helped them recreate paintings in his style. “I was just kind of...

HUMANS OF STRATFORD

HUMANS OF STRATFORD

September 6, 2019

‘Sammy’ drops by to say hello to Stratford

‘Sammy’ drops by to say hello to Stratford

Haley Ellison and Harley Ann Shurling

April 29, 2019

Jonathan Miller, the author and illustrator of "The Adventures of Sammy" was the visiting author in the Olson Library on April 24 and read his books to kids from Pre-K to fifth grade. Mr. Miller has written four books about Sammy the Wonder Dachshund. They are "Sammy’s Last Week in Charleston," "S...

Gibbons featured visiting artist

Gibbons featured visiting artist

Madeline Davis and Carson Simmons

April 10, 2019

Mrs. Pamela Barnett Gibbons is the Stratford visiting artist for this month. She attended Stratford from first to 12th grade and graduated in 1977. Her love of art and painting began on Bond Street as a Stratford student taking art classes from Ann Tutt.  She also took lessons from local artists ...

Much Ado about “Shakesfeare”

Much Ado about “Shakesfeare”

Olivia Coleman and Anne Travis Evans

March 14, 2019

For never was a story of more woe than this of Rachel and her Willio…. It was during fifth period, on a Tuesday in early March, when Ms. Rachel Newman, freshman English teacher, realized her beloved Shakespeare doll was missing. While reading Macbeth, Ms. Newman’s English students have been playi...

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