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Space for change

Space for change

Bart Mueller, Reporter
May 17, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase

The St. George’s Bunkhouse. A place of service, citizenship and now, the home of innovation. There, a group of juniors created a plan to revolutionize study spaces at St. George’s as early as next year. On the last night of the junior trip to the Bunkhouse, students were asked to come together...

Switching it up

Emma Bennett, Reporter
May 16, 2017
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This year, student government at St. George’s altered its election process in hopes of lessening popularity's effect on elections. Last year, candidates did not have the opportunity to speak to students about what they hoped to accomplish on student government, so this year, candidates were gi...

One nation, under gryph

One nation, under gryph

Carolyn Lane, Web Content Editor
May 16, 2017
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While at Victory Ranch, senior Isabel Correia had an idea: diversify student life and spirit at St. George’s. She didn’t know how to do it, but she was determined. Now, 13 months have passed, and Correia alongside seniors Alton Stovall, Grace Bennett, Mason Walker and Assistant Director of Student...

A ‘rajun’ cajun celebration

A ‘rajun’ cajun celebration

Lauren Purdy, Copy Editor
April 27, 2017
Filed under Local, News, Showcase

Crawfish lovers filled the streets of Downtown Memphis on Sunday afternoon to chow down on over 16,000 pounds of crawfish for the 25th annual Rajun Cajun Crawfish Festival. The Rajun Cajun Festival is the largest crawfish festival in the Mid-South and benefits the Porter-Leath foundation, which help...

A step forward

A step forward

Annika Conlee, Reporter
April 17, 2017
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St. George’s Institute for Citizenship planned and hosted a Samaritan’s Feet foot-washing event at the St. George's Bunkhouse on Tuesday, April 11. This event helped over 200 children from the Memphis area and refugee organizations receive shoes after volunteers completed a ceremonial foot...

Making memories and yearbooks

Making memories and yearbooks

Annika Conlee, Reporter
April 5, 2017
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Creating a beautiful yearbook encompassing the entire St. George’s community takes one teacher, twenty-six students and nearly entire school year. Last week, the yearbook staff, led by Yearbook Coordinator Mrs. Emmy McClain and senior co-editors Channell Cole and Shane Horton, officially sent the final...

Collaborating in the community

Collaborating in the community

Lauren Purdy, Copy Editor
March 8, 2017
Filed under Local, Multimedia, News, Showcase

In the past, St. George’s juniors swung from giant swings and rode on zip lines across the woods at Victory Ranch in Bolivar, Tenn., but this year, students remained in town and visited different attractions in the greater Memphis area from Feb. 22-24. The junior class retreat was held at the St...

Know, feel and imagine

Know, feel and imagine

Annie Vento, Editor-in-Chief
February 28, 2017
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What you know, what you feel and what you can imagine: Contrary to the popular argument where students and adults alike insist they have nothing to write about, author Deborah Wiles reminded students that stories come from these three places, reminding them they all have stories deep inside of them. ...

Let’s have a little heart to heart

Let’s have a little heart to heart

Caroline Zummach, Features Editor
February 2, 2017
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The weekend before Valentine’s Day will be spend a little differently for St. George’s students this year. The upper school student government has planned a Valentine’s Day dance, dubbed the “Heart 2 Heart Dance.” This is the first time that St. George’s has held a Valentine’s Dance, and...

New year, new classes

New year, new classes

Annika Conlee, Reporter
January 28, 2017
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With the change from semesters to trimesters this school year, some St. George’s students have been be able to change what classes they are taking this semester. Senior Hannah Kate McDowell has had positive experience with the rotation since the two classes she took build upon one another. “I...

America inaugurates Donald Trump as its 45th president

America inaugurates Donald Trump as its 45th president

Lauren Purdy, Copy Editor
January 23, 2017
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“From this day forward, a new vision will govern our land,” Donald Trump said before being sworn into office as America’s 45th president this past Friday. The Performers Before the swearing-in ceremony, performers, including former America’s Got Talent contestant Jackie Evancho, Toby Keith ...

Painting a difference

Painting a difference

Emma Bennett, Reporter
January 22, 2017
Filed under Local, News, Showcase

In honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., St. George’s stresses the importance of honoring MLK’s memory on MLK Day through service to the community or, what many call, a “day-on.” Because of this, members of the St. George’s community are encouraged to volunteer for one of the suggested servic...