Stratford Gazebo

Football stadium to undergo major renovation

Football stadium to undergo major renovation

Mary Elaine Mitchell and Graham Hefner

November 18, 2019

Stratford's athletic facilities will be getting yet another new upgrade with the new Cantrell Stadium. This project is very extensive but once it is finished it will be a really nice facility Athletic Director Mark Farriba said. This project includes a new bricked entrance, an updated concession stand and press...

Cross country teams sweep area meet

Cross country teams sweep area meet

Knox Cleveland and William McCormack

November 1, 2019

The Stratford girls and boys cross country teams both finished first at the area meet at FPD last Wednesday. Both teams will be well represented at the state meet in Carrollton this Saturday. Senior and captain runner, Sara Kate Durkee, finished ninth at the meet and qualified for the state mee...

Young Eaglettes fall in state tournament, eyes set on future

Young Eaglettes fall in state tournament, eyes set on future

Mary Elaine Mitchell, Co-editor

October 31, 2019

The Eaglettes softball team finished the year 20-11. The highlights of the season included winning 20 games, defeating eventual state champion Mount de Sales three times, beating Tattnall Square, playing for the region championship, and cracking the top four in the state.  The Eaglettes the previous sea...

Afternoon pep rallies return to “new” Grady

Afternoon pep rallies return to “new” Grady

Lawson Cole and Bailey Thames

October 8, 2019

The idea of bringing back afternoon pep rallies has been welcomed by most Stratford students. This is also the first time that the new bleachers in the Grady will be used.  After several years of Friday morning pep rallies in The Grady during  break, the first scheduled afternoon pep rally is F...

Flowers or Football??? Dawgs or Dancing???

Flowers or Football??? Dawgs or Dancing???

Harrison Brown, Gazebo Staff Writer

September 19, 2019

Stratford hasn’t had a homecoming dance in three years, but this year it is back.  Not all students like the idea of the dance being on September 21 at Idle Hour Club. The date and the time conflict with the Georgia-Notre Dame football game, possibly the biggest home game in the history of the Un...

Girls track in Driver’s seat for state meet

Girls track in Driver’s seat for state meet

Niya Dillard and Kendall Simmons

May 9, 2019

Dylan Driver is in only her first year of running for the Eaglettes Varsity Track team and already, she is doing big things.  On April 24, the girls team participated in the area track meet at First Presbyterian Day School. Dylan competed in triple jump, 100 meter and 300 meter hurdles, the 4X100 me...

THREEPEAT!!!

THREEPEAT!!!

Mary Elaine Mitchell, Gazebo Staff Writer

May 9, 2019

The Stratford boys tennis team claimed its third straight Class A state title Tuesday with a victory over Paideia at the DeKalb Tennis Center in Atlanta. It also was the fourth championship in the last five years for Coach Jaime Kaplan's team. Here is an interview with No. 1 singles player, junior Samu...

Soaring Eagles seek third straight title

Soaring Eagles seek third straight title

Mary Elaine Mitchell, Gazebo Staff Writer

May 3, 2019

The Stratford boys tennis team will be competing for its third straight Class A state championship Saturday in Rome. If the Eagles prevail over The Paideia School for the second straight time in the finals, it will be their fourth title in five years. The Eagles are 20-0 in each of their last three seasons. “...

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