Issue 28 featuring Matt Brown.
Stratus is the Cloud 9 internal corporate magazine, first issued in 1982. According to Garrett, the magazine loves to feature disabled employees. Issued monthly, its had articles on wages, benefits enrollment, injuries and a jingle writing contest. The copies that are seen are usually in the Break Room. Its first appearance is in the Season One episode " Magazine Profile" in which there is a Goof involving the magazine.
" Magazine Profile"
Cheyenne learns of a contest for a Cloud 9 jingle in the magazine. Stratus is heavily featured and a reporter,
Cynthia, and a Photographer visit the store to do an article which results in an issue with Garrett and Glenn (with his face covered) on the cover.
" Magazine Profile"
Featuring: Vicky Davis
One of the copies Garrett shows
Jonah is an issue featuring Vicky Davis.
" Back to Work"
Featuring: Dina and Jonah
As Dina writes her apology speech, a Stratus magazine is on the table in front of her. Numerous copy of Stratus are seen on various Break Room tables in this episode.
" Election Day"
Featuring: Amy and Jonah
Several copies of Stratus are on the Break Room tables as Amy and Jonah put the election pamphlets they made in the staff's lockers.
" Seasonal Help"
Featuring: Amy and Dina
The copy of Stratus featuring Vicky Davis is on the Break Room table as Dina tells Amy that everyone thinks her marriage is in trouble.
" Black Friday"
Featuring: Amy, Cheyenne, Jonah
Several copies of Stratus are on the Break Room tables as the ill staff give up on Black Friday.
" Lost and Found"
A copy of Stratus is on the table in front of Myrtle in the made-over Break Room.
Featuring: Dina and Sandra
Copies of Stratus are on numerous Break Room tables. One is on a table as Dina accuses Sandra of having an affair with
" Valentine's Day"
Featuring: Amy and Glenn
Waiting to see Myrtle's reaction to Valentine's gifts in her locker who they fake is from
Arthur, Amy pretends to read a copy of Stratus.
" Wellness Fair"
Featuring: Amy and Cheyenne
Copies of Stratus are in front of Amy and Cheyenne as they lie that
Sandra is pregnant with Jeff's baby.
" Mateo's Last Day"
Featuring: Sarah, Jonah, Mateo
A copy of Stratus is on the table that Sarah, Jonah and Mateo are sitting at as the staff watch Mateo's video presentation.
" Spring Cleaning"
Glenn tries to cement his friendship with Jonah by holding a rigged draw for baseball tickets. A copy of Stratus is at the table Sandra sits at as she expresses her concern that she's busy that weekend.
Featuring: Alisha, Carol, Justine, Sandra
Copies of Stratus are on tables that Alisha, Carol, Justine and Sandra are sitting at as Glenn asks the staff who should be fired.
" Brett Is Dead"
A copy of Stratus is on the table Jonah sits at as the staff stare in amazement at
Brett who they thought died in the tornado.
" Workplace Bullying"
The issue of Stratus featuring Matt Brown is on the table in front of Roger as he complains about the names his doctors are calling him.
" Sal's Dead"
Featuring: Brett and Gabbie
The staff learn of
Sal's death while a copy of Stratus is on the table Brett and Gabbie are sitting at.
" Viral Video"
Featuring: Cheyenne and Glenn
Roger has been fired for farting in the store's coffee cups, Cheyenne ponders a fart's composition while a copy of Stratus is on the table in front of her and Glenn.
" High Volume Store"
Featuring: Cheyenne and Amy
The issue of Stratus featuring Vicky Davis is on the table in front of Cheyenne and Amy as
Jeff tells the staff the store is close to becoming "quadded."
" Groundhog Day"
Featuring: Amy, Cheyenne and Mateo
A copy of Stratus is on the table as Cheyenne and Mateo tell Amy that she's not a "10" due to being a single mother.
" Safety Training"
Featuring: Jonah and Kelly
A copy of Stratus is on the table in front of Jonah and Kelly as the staff learn that Amy and Jonah kisses during the
Featuring: Pastor Craig and the staff
Copies of Stratus are on numerous tables as Pastor Craig tries to deal with the staff's sins.
Featuring: Jonah, Kelly, Garrett
A copy of Stratus is on the table as Kelly shows Jonah several apartments they can move into.
" District Manager"
The issue of Stratus featuring Vicky Davis is on the table in front of Jonah as the staff wait to be introduced to new district manager
" Local Vendors Day"
Featuring: Cheyenne, Mateo, Dina, Amy
The issue of Stratus featuring Matt Brown is on the table as Cheyenne, Mateo and Dina try to help Amy figure out what
Alex said in Spanish to her.
Two copies of Stratus are at Amy's table, including the issue featuring Vicky Davis, as she questions Glenn's personal budgeting session.
" Gender Reveal"
The issue of Stratus featuring Matt Brown is on the table in front of Sarah as the staff give Glenn and
Jerusha suggestions how to reveal the sex of the baby Dina is carrying for them.
Featuring: Amy and Jonah
A copy of Stratus is on the table between Amy and Jonah as they argue.
" Back To School"
Featuring: Sarah and Toni
Two copies of Stratus are on the table in front of Sarah and Toni as the staff try to understand who was in control when Amy and Jonah had sex.
" Baby Shower"
Featuring: Cheyenne, Justine, Amy and Sandra
A copy of Stratus is on the table as Cheyenne, Justine and Sandra discuss the impractable gifts they'll get Amy for her baby shower.
" Costume Competition"
A copy of Stratus is on the table as Mateo and the staff discuss what's allowed in the store's costume competition.
" Delivery Day"
A copy of Stratus is in front of Brett as
Earl suggests to Garrett that they write something funny on the baby cards.
" Managers' Conference"
A copy of Stratus is on the table Sayid is sitting at as the staff discover that he's a refugee.
" Shadowing Glenn"
Featuring: Cheyenne, Mateo, Marcus
A Stratus magazine is on the table as Cheyenne and Mateo ask Marcus for his impression of logos they've created for their business "Chateo."
" Minor Crimes"
A copy of Stratus is on Justine's table as she and other employees encourage Amy to replace
Blaine as manager.
" Cloud Green"
Featuring: Marcus, Mateo, Jonah
At Cheyenne's "Green Team" meeting, Jonah reads a copy of Stratus while another copy is on Marcus and Mateo's table.
A copy of Stratus is in front of Janet as she complains that everyone keeps asking her what "
STEM" stands for.
Featuring: Carol and Justine
Luanne shows evidence that a staff member tweeted disparaging pictures of the store, she and Carol laugh at how few safe guards the tweeter took.
" Sandra's Fight"
Cloud 9 Headquarters, Dina sees the first issue of Stratus, issued in 1982. Topics included bathroom desegregation, watching a movie at home and plastic bags replacing paper bags.
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