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Peter Parker’s Day Off

Peter Parker’s Day Off

Connor Lambert, Reporter

October 16, 2017


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Showcase

Director Jon Watts’ blockbuster “Spider-Man: Homecoming” swung into theaters this summer and smashed expectations. Despite doubts that a third reboot of Spider-Man could yield something new, Watts breathed new life into the franchise by focusing on the teenager first and the superhero second. ...

Hog and Hominy gets it right

Hog and Hominy gets it right

Blair Smithwick, Contributing Writer

October 9, 2017


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Tucked into the Brookhaven Circle beneath the Clark Tower in East Memphis, Hog & Hominy offers traditional Italian dishes with a southern twist. Options range from wood-fired pizzas to award-winning burgers. Owners Mr. Andy Ticer and Mr. Michael Hudman, known as some of the best local chefs, have...

“Anything Goes” for the middle school musical

“Anything Goes” for the middle school musical

Cary Robbins, Reporter

September 15, 2017


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The middle school musical is finally on its way to the big stage. If you enjoy the occasional rom com, then this is the musical for you. "Anything Goes" will be on stage from Nov. 16 to 18. The musical tells the story of a complicated love triangle between a wealthy lord, a beautiful heiress and ch...

Class of 2017 senior wills

May 16, 2017


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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...