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Key Club elects slate of officers for next year

Key Club elects slate of officers for next year

Jansyn Stephens, Gazebo Staff Writer

May 16, 2019


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Rising senior Lucy Boswell has been elected president of the Key Club for next year. The other officers are Hannah Lovett as vice-president of the food drive, Matt Newberry as vice-president of McJeans day, AJ Stevenson as vice-president of the blood drive, Jenny Belle Butler as vice-president of Trick or T...

Stratford family honors Dr. Veto for his service

Stratford family honors Dr. Veto for his service

EmmaJane Canady and Sabina Ajjan

May 15, 2019


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Students, parents, alumni, and faculty gathered on a sun-splashed Monday afternoon at the soccer field to honor Dr. Bob Veto’s 11 years of service as headmaster of Stratford. They were given the chance to greet and thank Dr. Veto. They also were served cake, lemonade, and shaved ice. Many stude...

Senior Projects offer students first-hand experience

Senior Projects offer students first-hand experience

Mary Elaine Mitchell, Gazebo Staff Writer

May 8, 2019


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The Class of 2019 is no longer sitting in classrooms at Stratford Academy. They are scattered throughout the community for their three-week Senior Projects. They are getting experience at everything from cake decorating to dentistry to Air Force engineering to film-making to being a wedding planner and...

Getting to know Mr. Logan Bowlds

Getting to know Mr. Logan Bowlds

The Amazing Gazebo Staff

May 2, 2019


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What is the best advice you ever received? “The principal I had when I was a kid, used to say ‘work hard and laugh harder.’  That is the advice I tell students, teachers, parents...basically anyone who will listen. Work as hard as you can, but make sure you're always laughing harder." What...

Seniors earn $4.8 million in merit scholarships

Seniors earn $4.8 million in merit scholarships

Sabina Ajjan and EmmaJane Canady

April 29, 2019


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Stratford seniors who earned a total of $4.8 million from 39 colleges were recognized at an assembly in the Tift Auditorium on Tuesday, April 23. Here is a list: Carter Atkinson The University of Alabama Alumni Scholar Award Presidential Scholarship The University of South Florida Gold & Green Pre...

14 elected to SLB for upcoming year

14 elected to SLB for upcoming year

Evie Tharpe, Gazebo Staff Writer

April 29, 2019


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  Elizabeth Sellers has been elected president of the Student Leadership Board, and the class presidents and representatives were announced on April 22. There are two representatives and one class president per grade, besides the Senior class which has three representatives, one class president,...

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 ...

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