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Students adapt to new phone law

Students adapt to new phone law

Caroline Horn and Taylor Swan

September 18, 2018


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Every time junior Ellen Adams gets in her car, she worries about the possibility of being pulled over. She keeps her cell phone far away from her. Even having one in your lap can get you stopped under a  new Georgia law that went into effect on July 1. Georgia is the 19th state to enforce the ...

New skirt policy has consequences

New skirt policy has consequences

Carson Simmons and Kate Wimberly

September 17, 2018


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Anna Caroline Hutchinson and Ellie Fitzgibbons are not fond of khaki pants, and they certainly don't want to have to buy a pair. But they realize that’s what will happen if they wear their skirts too short at school. They consider it "excessive'' to have to go out and buy khaki pants. The new sk...

A store that can soar

A store that can soar

Haley Ellison and Olivia Mann

September 13, 2018


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Imagine walking into the Eagles Nest for a candy bar, but you end up in the school supplies section. Then you realize the school supplies section is now where the pullovers are. The Eagles Nest has been remodeled. Over the summer, Mrs. Meredith Bridges, who has run the Eagle’s Nest since 20...

Preschoolers now have reusable water bottles

Preschoolers now have reusable water bottles

Caroline Cole, Gazebo Staff Writer

September 11, 2018


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Students in Stratford's preschool now have reusable water bottles for snack time. In the past, the preschool went through about 400-500 plastic cups per week. Dr. Kelly Causey, director of the preschool,  said the water bottles are part of the sustainability effort to encourage students to be ...

Colorful new mural greets Middle School students

Colorful new mural greets Middle School students

Sabina Ajjan, Gazebo Staff Writer

September 6, 2018


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Last year’s Introduction to Art class, taught by Ms. Anastasia Fink, painted a mural over the entrance to the middle school hallways. The class decided to do it as a project because the faculty felt the middle school looked dark and gloomy. It also would give it a more distinctive location. Be...

Gazebo rolls out long-awaited app

Gazebo rolls out long-awaited app

Chandani Patel and Sabina Ajjan

September 4, 2018


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The Stratford Gazebo has a new addition to the family -- the Gazebo App. The app is free on all Mac and Android devices. It will carry news, sports and feature stories, as well as the Gazebo's broadcasts, podcasts and videos. It now can be accessed with the touch of a screen. The announcement was made...

New FLIK chef welcomes suggestions

New FLIK chef welcomes suggestions

Kaitlyn Neel and Anna Parel

August 31, 2018


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The new school year has brought with it some changes in the Eagle Cafe. This year, Stratford welcomed a new FLIK chef, Chef Shan Speilberg. Chef Shan has made a few adjustments this year, such as barricades and barcodes to make the lines fasters, new recipes, and a new lunchroom layout. At ...

Farewell to Stratford’s ‘Gentle Giant’

Farewell to Stratford’s ‘Gentle Giant’

Josie Lamb, Taylor Swan, Niya Dillard, Caroline Sutherland, Madeline Davis, Evie Tharpe, and Kendall Simmons

August 30, 2018


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Prentice Robinson has been a beloved employee at Stratford Academy for 45 years. It is hard to imagine Stratford without Prentice, but he announced his retirement shortly before school started. It was  a decision he made to spend more time with his family and for health reasons. "It would be a m...

Knock, Knock

Knock, Knock

Arya Datta and Rania Akbar

August 24, 2018


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Identification badges were issued to all faculty, middle and upper school students at the beginning of the school year. Outside doors now are secured in the main office building, library and science building. Students must swipe their cards to access entry for each door. A doorbell camera has b...

‘What’ll Ya Have?’ Eagle Night was pure fun

‘What’ll Ya Have?’ Eagle Night was pure fun

Miller Cranford and Caris Weinberg

August 23, 2018


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Standing outside  The Grady, Stratford students and their families anticipated the night ahead as they were greeted with “What’ll Ya Have?” and a smile at The Varsity food truck. Inside the Grady, the “What’ll Ya Have?” was plenty of spirit, excitement and fun. The annual Eagle Night was held ...

Freshmen, new students sign honor code pledge

Freshmen, new students sign honor code pledge

Sabina Ajjan, Gazebo Staff Writer

August 22, 2018


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  Sophomore Hailey Firlotte is one of 15 new students in the Upper School at Stratford. On Friday morning, Aug. 17, this new student did something new. Along with other new students and the entire freshmen class, Hailey participated in the annual signing of the honor code at an assembly of all Upper School students and faculty in the Henry...

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