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Class of 2017 senior wills

May 16, 2017
Filed under Arts and Entertainment

Henry Adkins wills his curse of being treated as a freshman through all four years of high school to Shaun Burgess. Jodie Albert wills being torn between going to Canada and staying in America to Carly Owens. Erica Alexander wills the winter cheer team to Lauren Purdy and Alexis Turner. Bayard...

A taste of Colombia

A taste of Colombia

Merryn Ruthling, News Editor
April 11, 2017
Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Showcase

After taking a three hour practice AP Spanish exam, visiting Arepas Deliciosas for lunch was the perfect way to decompress and enjoy some authentic Colombian food. The little restaurant, located on Summer Avenue, was bright and quirky, with checkered table cloths and various decorations on the wal...

Lights, camera, auditions

Lights, camera, auditions

Emma Bennett, Reporter
March 6, 2017
Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Showcase

Auditions for the spring play, “Peter Pan and the Starcatchers,” are March 6 and 7 from 3:15 p.m. to 5:15 p.m. in the choir room. “Peter Pan and the Starcatchers” is the prequel to “Peter Pan" and begins after an orphaned Peter boards a ship named the “Never Land” and begins the journey ...

How does Humpty Dumpty relate to taxes?

How does Humpty Dumpty relate to taxes?

Miriam Brown, Laura McDowell, and Rachel Ducker
February 12, 2017
Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Showcase

Companies spend millions of dollars every year for a minute-long commercial to be played during the Super Bowl. The commercials have consistently become more outlandish, to the point where now one of the key aspects of the Super Bowl is the commercials that come with it. Thus, we rated 14 of the Super ...

Sweeping the competition

Sweeping the competition

Merryn Ruthling, News Editor
February 10, 2017
Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Showcase

Standing in front of a group of judges and competing in events including Poetry, Duet Acting, Prose and Audition Monologue might seem daunting to the average student, but this is exactly what the small St. George’s middle school forensics team did on Saturday, Jan. 21. Overall, there were 73 entr...

The show watched around the globe

The show watched around the globe

Annie Murff, Opinion Editor
January 10, 2017
Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Showcase

The 74th annual Golden Globe awards were held on Sunday, Jan. 9th. Hosted by comedian Jimmy Fallon, the awards were held in Los Angeles and broadcasted on NBC. The Golden Globes, which was first held in 1944, is an awards ceremony celebrating achievements in the world of television and film. The...

Sleighing the concert

Sleighing the concert

Merryn Ruthling, News Editor
December 21, 2016
Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Showcase

The St. George’s middle and upper school students gathered at the Germantown Campus Chapel for the annual Christmas concert on Monday, Dec. 5. The hour-long concert featured performances by the Middle School Mixed Choir and Middle School Jazz Band, which were followed by performances by the Upper Sch...

A whale of a time

A whale of a time

Iona Yates, Arts and Entertainment Editor
November 18, 2016
Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Showcase

I went to the opening night of 'Big Fish' on Thursday, Nov. 10. Honestly, I was unsure about what to expect when walking into it . I had never seen the 'Big Fish' movie and knew nothing about the plot upon arrival. 'Big Fish' follows the mending of a torn relationship between the protagonist Edward...

I’m not lion about the Memphis Zoo

I’m not lion about the Memphis Zoo

Katelyn Grisham, Photographer
November 18, 2016
Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Showcase

The Memphis Zoo has come a long way since its founding in 1904 when people came together to house a black bear named Natch. Today, the zoo houses more than 3,500 animals and hosts around 500 different species. The first stop everyone should go to is the Memphis Zoo’s newest exhibit the Zambezi River...

Oliver Stone’s “JFK” is still challenging viewpoints

Oliver Stone’s “JFK” is still challenging viewpoints

Will Brown, Reporter
November 14, 2016
Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Showcase

The assassination of John F. Kennedy in 1963 has attracted more than its share of conspiracy theories, but before I saw the movie “JFK,” I barely knew any. I knew so little about the assassination that when somebody asked how much I knew about John Fitzgerald Kennedy, I replied, “Who?” While...