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AP testing just around the corner

AP testing just around the corner

Rania Akbar and Arya Datta

April 22, 2019


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With AP testing dates quickly approaching, both students and teachers are beginning to prepare. Students are purchasing prep books and reviewing notes from their teachers. Most teachers recommend taking practice tests including essays, but of course each AP class requires a different approach.  S...

S.O.S. Day (Stratford Out Serving)

S.O.S. Day (Stratford Out Serving)

April 15, 2019


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Holland Schell is Stratford’s valedictorian

Holland Schell is Stratford’s valedictorian

Chandani Patel, Sabina Ajjan, and EmmaJane Canady

April 11, 2019


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Holland Schell is the valedictorian for the 2018-2019 school year. She is also this year’s STAR Student. Holland said she is honored to be named both positions this year.  “I’ve worked hard all of high school to keep my grades up and be the best student I can be,'' she said. "I’m so than...

‘Sailing Under the Stars’ theme for prom

‘Sailing Under the Stars’ theme for prom

Josie Lamb and Taylor Swan

April 10, 2019


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Prom will be held this Friday, April 12th, at the Armory Ballroom. The doors will open at 8 p.m. lead-out for seniors and their dates will be at 8:30, and the dance will follow. Students are required to stay at the dance until 11:30. The theme will be “Sailing Under the Stars”, and the junior...

French Exchange students visit

French Exchange students visit

Carson Simmons and Madeline Davis

April 5, 2019


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Twenty French exchange students and two teachers are visiting Macon from the Vendée region in France this week. The students are all in 11th grade. Stratford has had a relationship with their school, Jean Vingt Trois, in France since 2010. These students stay with host families from Stratford and go ...

Nine new courses added to curriculum

Nine new courses added to curriculum

Sabina Ajjan and EmmaJane Canady

March 13, 2019


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Nine new courses will be offered next year. Some of them include Introduction to Theatre, Zoology, Microbiology, World At War, Behavioral Psychology, Persuasive Argument, Advanced Algorithms and Robotics, History of Fiction &  Film, and Community Field-Based Design. Zoology will be taught by Coach Ross Bridges...

Beta Club inducts 44 new members

Beta Club inducts 44 new members

Madeline Davis and Carson Simmons

March 8, 2019


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The Beta Club inducted 44 new members in a ceremony at the Tift Auditorium on March 6. To become a member of the National Beta Club at Stratford, you must have academic achievement, character, leadership, and service. You also must have a minimum GPA of 3.6. “I am honored to be in the Beta C...

Li-An Tsai takes first in Kiwanis art show

Li-An Tsai takes first in Kiwanis art show

Chandani Patel, Gazebo Co-Editor

March 7, 2019


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Senior Li-An Tsai took first place in art during the Kiwanis Art and Talent Show. She received a scholarship prize. She has gotten honorable mention for scholastic art and writing awards last year and received two Cherry Blossom Festival art awards in middle school. Li-An began drawing around t...

McKay Powers, McKinley Thompson lauded as ‘Best Citizens’

McKay Powers, McKinley Thompson lauded as ‘Best Citizens’

Jansyn Stephens and Kate Wimberly

March 7, 2019


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What makes a good citizen? Is it someone who helps others, or even goes out of their way to make their school a better place? McKay Powers and McKinley Thompson have been recognized for the “Best Citizen” award at Stratford. They are currently seniors, and were voted by their classmates. ...

Stratford hosts region literary meet

Stratford hosts region literary meet

EmmaJane Canady and Sabina Ajjan

March 5, 2019


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Singers, writers, and speakers from seven schools will be competing Tuesday in the Region Literary Meet at Stratford. Stratford's Caroline Cole is entered in Girls Solo, and Noah Fenimore in Boys Solo. The Girls Trio is made up of Sarah Pyles, Maya Rubenstein, and Neely Shah. The Boys Quartet is B...

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