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Through the lens

Through the lens

Annie Murff, Copy Editor

December 16, 2015


Filed under Features, Showcase

When students log on to The Teenage Experiment’s Instagram, they learn that sophomore Maggie Vento’s favorite place is the St. George’s beach and senior Caroline Green goes to Gibson’s Donuts with her dad on a regular basis. Students can keep scrolling and learn even more fascinating facts ...

Jenette McKurdy sparks excitement with students

Jenette McKurdy sparks excitement with students

Caroline Zummach, Staff Writer

November 9, 2015


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When walking into a Jenette McKurdy concert, one will find many people dancing until they sweat and singing their hearts out. One will be met with a jam-packed room of fans jumping up and down to the rock music of Jenette McKurdy. Jenette Mckurdy was formed when Harrison Schutt, Joseph Preston, Nicholas Ma...

True colors

True colors

Annie Vento, Editor-in-Chief

November 6, 2015


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Soon to be featured in Martha Stewart Weddings magazine: the wedding of Mr. Dennis Whitehead and Mr. Bryan Darling, which took place in a castle outside Tuscany, Italy. While their wedding would have been difficult to imagine not long ago, it was made possible by events that transpired just w...

New faculty brings St. George’s to new heights

New faculty brings St. George’s to new heights

Annie Vento and Miriam Brown

September 21, 2015


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More than 18 new faculty members joined the St. George's staff this fall, many of whom are new faces representing entire departments. Because of this, many branches of St. George's, including college guidance, theater, citizenship and science, now appear brand-new to returning students. After the...

St. George’s welcomes new head

St. George’s welcomes new head

Anna Marie Beard, Copy Editor

May 18, 2015


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On January 5, 2015, St. George’s announced its selection of Mr. J. Ross Peters as the next head of school. This is a bittersweet moment for the school community as it marks the end of President William Taylor’s time at St. George’s. “I was here when [the Collierville campus] was just ...

Two left feet

Two left feet

Annie Vento, Sports Editor/Copy Editor

May 14, 2015


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As I picture myself walking into St. George’s prom, I am immediately greeted with couples dancing elegantly to music that my great-grandparents most likely listened to at their proms. The twirling and swinging is enough to enchant anyone. Although I never pictured myself being able to pick up...

Mind-altering math

Mind-altering math

Katie Boyle, Writer

May 13, 2015


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The administration has added an extra math class to the middle school rotation by taking away a study hall one out of six days in the rotation in order to give students more time to develop their problem solving skills. In previous years, math teachers have taught their classes four days out of the...

A day in the life of a librarian

A day in the life of a librarian

Emily Persons, Staff Writer

April 14, 2015


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You walk in and then eventually back out. You go in looking for a leisure read, study time or help with resources and leave feeling accomplished. The one constant element every time is the librarian sitting behind the desk at the entrance of the library. However, what most assume is a boring and effortless...

The final challenge

The final challenge

Anna Marie Beard, Copy-Editor

April 13, 2015


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The final hurdle every senior class has to overcome at St. George’s is Global Challenge. The second component of the senior class project, Global Challenge entails students being randomly divided into groups, and then selecting a global issue for their group to solve. Every group is assigned a guide...

Institute for Citizenship welcomes Mr. Jason Hills

Institute for Citizenship welcomes Mr. Jason Hills

Annie Vento, Sports Editor/Copy Editor

April 10, 2015


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After more than two months of candidate interviews and nearly four months following Mr. Luther Mercer’s announcement of his departure, Mr. Jason Hills has been selected as the Citizenship Institute teacher. Applicants from around the world applied for the unique job opportunity. Those who particularly...

Hoos Got Your Back?

Hoos Got Your Back?

Miriam Brown and Kai Taylor

February 10, 2015


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On Nov. 19, 2014, Rolling Stone magazine released an article chronicling the experience of a female student at the University of Virginia who claimed to have been sexually assaulted by fraternity members. People across the country reacted with horror. Sixteen days later, the story was retracted due to...

Live, Remember and Tell the World

Live, Remember and Tell the World

Juliana Wall, Photo Editor/ Opinion Editor

January 14, 2015


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“In 1941, as we trudged along the Death March, starving and broken on the freezing roads, my mother, of blessed memory, would say to me over and over, ‘Du must leb, du gedenken, du must dertzeiln der velt vos die Rumanier hobn tzu undz geton - You must live, you must remember, you must tell the wo...