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ASK CARLIZZI: Senioritis, Spring Break and Prom

ASK CARLIZZI: Senioritis, Spring Break and Prom

Carly Wanna and Lizzi Clayton

March 13, 2017

Dear Carlizzi: I’ve caught senioritis. What do I do? I totally understand what you’re going through. Carlizzi has a terrible case of it. It’s unavoidable by the time you’ve already applied for college, especially if you’ve already gotten into a few. But it really is important to end the year on...

ASK CARLIZZI: Rise up! Fall down! No flowers!

ASK CARLIZZI: Rise up! Fall down! No flowers!

Carly Wanna and Lizzi Clayton

February 9, 2017

Dear Carlizzi, The Falcons lost, and I don't know what to do... How can I go on with my life? Sincerely, falconfan_forlife Dear falconfan_forlife, I totally understand where you’re coming from. The saddest part was the Falcons were leading the entire time. Wait, no. The saddest part was...

ASK CARLIZZI

ASK CARLIZZI

Carly Wanna and Lizzi Clayton

February 1, 2017

Dear Carlizzi, How much coffee can I safely consume without dying?                                                                                                                         Sincerely, coffee_addict Dear coffee_addict, Great question!...

Students Say Sad Bye, Bye, Bye to Departing Faculty

May 20, 2015

Stratford will not only say goodbye to the Class of 2015 at the end of this school year, but also some of the school’s favorite teachers. In the upper school, English teacher Ms. Lynn Hutto is retiring.  Latin teacher Mr. Cameron Paterson also is departing, while the history department is losing...

Cantrell Philanthropy Key to Lower School Campaign

May 20, 2015

Evidence of the lower school campaign has been everywhere this year. The public phase of the campaign kicked off with a tailgate for the entire Stratford community earlier this year. Signs on the gravel parking lot advertise the site of the new lower school building, “Coming soon, or sooner with...

New Elective: International Relations offered for next year

May 20, 2015

Students interested in global affairs are excited about Stratford’s new course offering, International Relations, debuting this fall. Students will explore global conflicts through in-class activities. History Department Chair Mr. Mike Kelley, who will teach the class, said the game-oriented class...

Computers Go from Classroom to Kitchen

May 12, 2015

Stratford students recently earned as many as ten community service hours in one day refurbishing sixty-five classroom computers for donation to the non-profit organization Aunt Maggie’s Kitchen Table (AMKT). “Aunt Maggie's Kitchen Table serves at-risk families in Macon's Anthony Homes public...

Amid Controversy, Stratford Stands Strong – Vaccinate

May 12, 2015

A recent measles outbreak in the United States has renewed discussion regarding vaccinating children against preventable childhood diseases such as measles, mumps, and rubella. The outbreak, according to a February 20, 2015 newsweek.com article, spread across 17 states and infected more than 150 people,...

Going Inside Stratford’s Tundras and Deserts

April 23, 2015

“Why is it so hot/cold in here?” asks every Stratford student. Ever. Why? Because Stratford Academy consistently seems to be the temperature students don’t want it to be: either scalding hot in the winter or Arctic cold in the spring and the fall, even though each classroom is equipped with...

Japanese Students Pay Quick Visit to Stratford

April 14, 2015

Stratford students volunteered to host Japanese students overnight prior to their one-day visit to Stratford on March 16. The upper school students met their Japanese guests late Sunday afternoon at Stratford to share a pizza dinner and get to know each other before heading home for the night. The...

Paterson and Greene Promote Wargaming Club

April 13, 2015

A new group has been making some noise around Stratford. Freshman Carson Greene and Mr. Cameron Paterson, upper school Latin teacher, have been working with other students to form a wargaming club. “The wargaming club is currently an interest group...which is tabletop warfare simulating battle,”...

Lacrosse Taking Hold at the Academy

April 8, 2015

It is played with long sticks with nets on the end which are used to throw and catch a small rubber ball.  It is a contact sport, invented 250 years ago by Eastern North American Indians. It can be a rough sport. And it, lacrosse, has come to Stratford Academy. Lacrosse is not only new at Stratford,...

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