Stratford Gazebo

  • Thursday, Oct. 25: Latin Star Symposium in Dorogy @ 7:30 p.m.

  • Thursday, Oct. 25: Girls Softball Elite Eight in Columbus

  • Thursday, Oct. 25: Auburn College Rep in Board Room @ 10 a.m.

  • Wednesday, Oct. 24: University of Chicago College Rep in Board Room @ 10:15 a.m.

  • Wednesday, Oct. 24: Boys/Girls Cross Country Area Meet

  • Wednesday, Oct. 24: Mississippi State College Rep in Board Room @ 10 15 a.m.

  • Monday, Oct. 22: Furman College Rep in Board Room @ 10 a.m.

  • Monday, Oct. 22 -- Weekly Assembly, Tift Fine Arts Auditorim @ Break

  • Tuesday/Wednesday Oct. 23-24 Half Day School/Parent Teacher Conferences

Student comes to Stratford as hurricane evacuee

Student comes to Stratford as hurricane evacuee

Arya Datta, Rania Akbar, and Mary Lynes Sutton

October 19, 2018


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Katy Brust should be sitting in her classroom at her school in Panama City Beach, Fla. Instead, she is 260 miles from home, attending classes with her cousin, Mills Sutton. Katy's house and the school were heavily damaged during Hurricane Michael last week. She is staying with the Sutton family....

Homecoming festivities include fun, food, football and music

Homecoming festivities include fun, food, football and music

Josie Lamb and Taylor Swan

October 18, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

A homecoming queen and her court. A beloved Stratford custodian on the sidelines. Waffle House hash browns. And some music from EddieKid. That's what is on tap for Friday night's homecoming game against Wilkinson County at 7:30 p.m. During halftime, the homecoming court will be presented on the ...

You can’t spell Stratford without A-R-T

You can’t spell Stratford without A-R-T

Evie Tharpe and Caroline Sutherland

October 18, 2018


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Stratford is about to get more colorful. Beginning Wednesday, more than 300 pieces of original artwork will be on display for the third annual Celebrating Art. The event will take place in the Daws Student Activity Center on October 17-21. “We really want to invite the community to come t...

Edlin St. Vil to give concert after homecoming game

Edlin St. Vil to give concert after homecoming game

AJ Stevenson, Caroline Sutherland, and Evie Tharpe

October 15, 2018


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Junior Edlin St. Vil will have a busy homecoming on Friday. After playing running back for the Stratford Eagles, Edlin will make music after the game in a concert at the golf pavillion. A Waffle House food truck will be available for fans following the homecoming game against Wilkinson County. Edlin...

Stratford gives heads up to Hats 4 HOPE

Stratford gives heads up to Hats 4 HOPE

Chandani Patel and Sabina Ajjan

October 12, 2018


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Benjamin Jorgensen wore a long ,bright blue top hat with blue fluff to school for the Hats for HOPE benefit on Friday. The Stratford's senior's mother brought back the hat after a business trip in Dallas, Texas. Mrs. Sarah Jorgensen attended a party there where they were giving away free hats. She...

Boys homecoming court announced

Boys homecoming court announced

Grant Gordon, Gazebo Staff Writer

October 5, 2018


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The boys homecoming court was announced at Friday's pep rally in The Grady. The seniors are Preston Brewer, McKinley Thompson, Griffin Matson, Travis Cunningham, Bobby McCord, Christian Palmer, Noah Fenimore and Jonathan Siegel. The junior representative is Graham Hefner. Representing the sophomores...

Don’t F-R-E-T the P-S-A-T

Don’t F-R-E-T the P-S-A-T

Chandani Patel and Sabina Ajjan

October 4, 2018


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All juniors, sophomores and freshmen are required to report to school on Wednesday, Oct. 10, to take the Preliminary Scholastic Aptitude Test (PSAT). Testing begins at 8:15 a.m. Students are usually finished by noon. Those who do extremely well can qualify for merit-based scholarships for colle...

Presenting the 2018 homecoming court

Presenting the 2018 homecoming court

Mary Lynes Sutton, Gazebo Co-Editor

October 2, 2018


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Stratford Academy’s 2018 homecoming court has been announced. Eight senior girls were named, along with representatives from the junior, sophomore and freshmen classes. The seniors are Gracie Bell, Maimee Henderson, Autumn Land, Drake Miscall, Hadley Neal, Marta Stevenson, Holland Schell, and Emory...

Band, color guard head to marching competition

Band, color guard head to marching competition

Sabina Ajjan, Gazebo Staff Writer

September 27, 2018


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The Spirit of Stratford band and color guard will compete Saturday at the Oconee Classic Marching Competition in Milledgeville. For the past two months, they have been practicing in the mornings before home room and for three hours every Tuesday night. This year, the name of the halftime show...

Students wish they could re-write rules

Students wish they could re-write rules

Josie Lamb and Taylor Swan

September 27, 2018


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In the Stratford handbook, there are strict rules concerning a wide variety of topics from dress code to off-campus privileges. There are a number of rules students wish could be changed. It is possible the faculty could become more lenient about some of these rules, while others are rules that st...

Middle School book club off and reading

Middle School book club off and reading

Bonnie Sherwood and Camilla Veale

September 25, 2018


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Every two weeks,  middle school students gather on Friday morning during break for their new book club. The idea for the club came over the summer when seventh-grade science teacher Mrs. Susan Hanberry read “I Will Always Write Back” by Caitlin Alifirenka and Martin Ganda. She thought it was ...

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