The student voice of St. George's Independent School.

The Lodge

Charlie Brown is coming to St. George’s

Charlie Brown is coming to St. George’s

Cary Robbins, Reporter

December 5, 2017


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Showcase

The upper school’s winter musical’s cast has now been announced and You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown will be coming to theater in February. This musical is based on the classic comic strip that has now come to life. It features Charlie Brown’s gang of friends, including Snoopy, as they tap da...

The “Gal” we’ve been waiting for

The “Gal” we’ve been waiting for

Emma Pounders, Reporter

December 1, 2017


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Showcase

Wonder Woman has been my favorite superhero since I was a kid. I had a lunch box with her picture on it and a book about her that my mother read to me. Even today, my mom talks about the original 1970s television series starring Lynda Carter and how much of an inspiration it was for the women of her gen...

Meet Director of Theater Arts Ms. Karen Dean

Meet Director of Theater Arts Ms. Karen Dean

Laura Beard, Reporter

November 1, 2017


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Showcase

“I was looking for a challenge and a change, something different,” Director of Theater Arts Ms. Karen Dean said. “I needed to challenge myself a little bit more from where I was, and I found this place.” Ms. Dean recently joined the St. George’s faculty as the new Director of Theater Arts ...

Movie Monday: Halloween-Eve

Movie Monday: Halloween-Eve

Emma Pounders, Reporter

October 30, 2017


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Showcase

It’s officially Halloween-Eve, so I have decided to share with you what I believe to be the gems of Halloween and Halloween-related cinematography. In order to accommodate the whole student body, we’ve divided the films into 3 categories of varying scariness: Sleep with the Lights on Scary, Fa...

The Drama Club brings spook to the Memphis Campus

The Drama Club brings spook to the Memphis Campus

Cary Robbins, Reporter

October 30, 2017


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Showcase

Imagine trick-or-treating, but instead of getting candy from houses, you get it from the trunks of cars. Oh, and you get to play games too. On Oct. 31 from 3:45 - 4:45, Director of Theatre Arts Mrs. Dean is hosting a trunk-or-treat party at the Memphis Campus with the help of the Drama Club. A kinderg...

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


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Showcase

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


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Showcase

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


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 ...