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Electoral College: Pro or Con?

November 8, 2016

PRO By NICK DOROGY, Gazebo Staff Writer Does the number 270 ring any bells to you? It should. In order for the next president of the United States to be chosen, either Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump must win over...

Making the high school leap

November 3, 2016

By MOLLY GARUD, Gazebo Staff Writer For three years, I walked the same halls, ate in the same lunch room, and attended the same football games. But I never felt I truly belonged. I always believed there was something mo...

Special night to remember

October 21, 2016

By CARLY WANNA, Gazebo Editor I look like a “guy” most Friday nights. As a member of the Spirit of Stratford marching band, I walk on the football field clad in a military-style uniform with my hair tucked beneath a silver ...

‘Metal mouth’ no more

September 29, 2016

Sixteen months later, and they’re finally off. After enduring being called "metal mouth,'' "train tracks,'' "brace face,'' and "magnet mouth,'' it’s finally over. I got my braces on June 1, 2015. My mouth was sor...

Superstition part of routines

September 21, 2016

By DAVID MATLOCK, Gazebo Staff Writer The fall sports season is in full swing. As the Stratford football team takes the field, the Eagles must prepare their minds for the tough competition ahead. Pre-game routines don't always involve just stretching and warm-ups. For ...

Playing bass has its high notes

September 20, 2016

By ANNA KATE ALFORD, Gazebo Staff Writer Concerts are such surreal events. The screaming crowd. The dark setting with blinding lights.  The eardrum-bursting music. Doesn’t it seem exhausting, yet still leaves you dancing in euphoric bli...

Don’t stress getting license

September 16, 2016

By KAITLYN NEEL, Gazebo Staff Writer “Welcome to the Year 3000, Not much has changed, but we live under water.” Those were the first words I heard that morning. This dreaded song came on every morning at 6:30 a...

GOING GREEN

September 16, 2016

New color would be welcome addition to outerwear By LIZZI CLAYTON, Assistant Editor   When you think of Stratford’s colors, it seems simple. Navy blue and white. Yet the colors of our school uniforms are a little more i...

Pep club seeks game changer

September 15, 2016

By WADE SNOW, Gazebo Staff Writer It’s time to change the game. The 2016-2017 Stratford Pep Club is trying to switch it up. Our goal is to amp it up. We’re talking more participation, more sporting events, and more spirit. ...

Out with the old, in with the new

August 26, 2016

The dust had settled, the tears dried and the buses unloaded before we realized what had happened. We had reached the GHSA Class A semifinals. While it meant little to the team that we had fallen one game short of the championship game in the ...

Does college ruin high school?

May 17, 2016

In 1960, the University of California System began to require SAT scores for admission. Other universities quickly adopted the exam, making standardized testing an inevitability.   This, like Hades’s first step into the Underworld, was just the beginning. F...

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