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Juniors roll up their sleeves, then have afternoon of fun

Juniors roll up their sleeves, then have afternoon of fun

The Amazing Gazebo Staff

November 18, 2019

Juniors split up to take on various service projects around Macon. The different groups were at Macon Little Theatre, Wal-mart (for the food bank), the Backpack Ministry at Forest Hills United Methodist, and at Stratford. Students assigned to Macon Little Theatre decorated for Christmas and helped...

Freshmen tour ‘Old Stratford’ from top of Coleman Hill

Freshmen tour ‘Old Stratford’ from top of Coleman Hill

The Amazing Gazebo Staff

November 15, 2019

The freshmen went to “Old Stratford” at the Woodruff House on retreat day on Wednesday. They were told stories by Middle School history teacher Mr. Andy Lawson and Coach Mark Farriba, who both attend Stratford when it was located on Coleman Hill. They also heard from Mr. Buster Black.  ...

Sophomore host field day for Elam Alexander students

Sophomore host field day for Elam Alexander students

The Amazing Gazebo Staff

November 15, 2019

The sophomore class hosted its annual field day for students at Elam Alexander Elementary School. The event was moved from the football stadium to inside the Grady Gym because of the cold weather.

Ecology Club hits ‘jackpot’ in Peake Road cleanup

Ecology Club hits ‘jackpot’ in Peake Road cleanup

Annabeth Tarbutton and Edie Sharpton

November 14, 2019

What would you expect to find along Peake Road? A group of students from Stratford’s Ecology Club found a lottery ticket, a children’s Woody toy, and other interesting items during the recent Peake Road cleanup for the Ecology Club.  Who would have thought a roadside cleanup would be so eventful? ...

Senior Superlatives bring surprise, delight

Senior Superlatives bring surprise, delight

Josie Lamb and Taylor Swan

November 12, 2019

Senior Superlatives for the class of 2020 were announced at the Monday morning assembly on Nov. 4. Many people may have expected their superlative, but there were definitely a few recipients who were shocked when their names were called. John Thomas Carter, who received the superlative for Biggest Fli...

Class retreats planned for Wednesday

Class retreats planned for Wednesday

Ashley Parel, Olivia Mann, Anna Caroline Hutchinson, and Camilla Veale

November 12, 2019

On Wednesday, Upper School students will participate in the annual class retreats. Each grade has different activities planned for the day. The freshmen will be taking a trip to "Old Stratford'' at the Woodruff House on Coleman Hill. During the trip, the students will take a tour and learn more ab...

Annual food drive sets the bar high

Annual food drive sets the bar high

Arya Datta and Matt Newberry

November 4, 2019

The Harvest of Hope Food Drive, sponsored by the Stratford Key Club, has officially begun and will run through Tuesday, November 19.  The goal is to receive as many donations as possible. Every advisory has been distributed a box for collecting the donations. As an incentive, each homeroom t...

Newberry wins ‘Best Actor’ in One-Act competition

Newberry wins ‘Best Actor’ in One-Act competition

Arya Datta, Co-News Editor

October 30, 2019

This past weekend, Stratford competed with seven other schools in the One-Act Play region competition. Stratford, which hosted the event, placed third, and senior Matt Newberry received the award for “Best Actor” for his role as the “Formidable One” in the performance of “The New Play,” ...

It’s A-R-T-Y time at The Academy

It’s A-R-T-Y time at The Academy

Athena Leskovics, Emily Hutchinson, Maci Durso, Will Lamb, Annabeth Tarbutton, Caroline Crick, Edie Sharpton, and Clarke Jones

October 22, 2019

You can’t spell A-R-T without Stratford. The fourth annual Celebrating Art will take place October 22-26 at Stratford. It is also called "Gallery 6010." The number "6010" reflects the academy's address on Peake Road. The event will feature about 60 artists, including three visiting artists, and 10 a...

Stratford Thespians to perform a “New Play”

Stratford Thespians to perform a “New Play”

Matt Newberry, Gazebo Staff Writer

October 22, 2019

Since the beginning of school, the 16-member cast of this year's One Act competition has been rehearsing and perfecting "The New Play." Written by Elaine J. Watkins, the play is completely new and "something that no one has ever seen," according to the director, Ms. Sylvia Haynie. The cast is comprised...

Band receives superior, excellent ratings

Band receives superior, excellent ratings

Sabina Ajjan, Co-Editor

October 8, 2019

The Stratford Marching Band and Color Guard came back with one superior and three excellent ratings on Saturday after attending the Armuchee High School Invitational Marching Band Competition in Rome, Georgia.  They performed their show entitled “1969: The Year That Rocked Our World” to a se...

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