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The Candyman of Halle Plantation

The Candyman of Halle Plantation

Juliana Wall, Photo Editor/Opinion Editor

November 14, 2014


Filed under Features, Local, Showcase

Every brisk Halloween night, somewhere around four-hundred children’s eyes light up as they each receive an entire bag’s worth of candy from the Candyman. Mr. Claude Williams, a resident of Halle Plantation, is known throughout the neighborhood and local schools of Collierville and Germantown...

Academics to the extreme: Seniors graduate with 10 AP courses

Academics to the extreme: Seniors graduate with 10 AP courses

Emily Persons, Staff Writer

October 29, 2014


Filed under Features

Many consider one AP class a challenge, but senior Kelsey Pepper hasn’t seen so few APs since her sophomore year. Pepper is coming to the end of her high school career having taken 10 AP courses total: one AP her sophomore year, four her junior year, and five her senior year. “I love challenging...

BPI sorority strives to emerge from the shadows

BPI sorority strives to emerge from the shadows

Lexie Marotta and Taylor Owens

October 29, 2014


Filed under Features

Each year, a message goes out to the sophomore girls asking if they would like to participate in an organization. This group is not endorsed by the school and has held a questionable reputation in the past, which are some of the reasons why it has been underground for the majority of its existence. BPI...

Flik Dining now serving St. George’s

Flik Dining now serving St. George’s

Lexie Marotta, Editor-In-Chief

August 29, 2014


Filed under Features

St. George’s switched their dining service from Sodexo to Flik Independent School Dining as of this school year.

New Carpet, New You

New Carpet, New You

Anna Marie Beard, Writer

August 28, 2014


Filed under Features

One of the many changes resulting from the switch to Flik Independent School Dining Services is the adoption of a new lunchroom design. Several of these changes are very visible, such as the addition of panini presses where the microwaves were previously, or the movement of the silverware dispensary....

TTYL: Teachers and students must find new way to communicate

TTYL: Teachers and students must find new way to communicate

Caroline Cannon, Head Layout Editor

August 27, 2014


Filed under Features

This school year’s new texting policy, preventing students and faculty from communicating via text, was put in place in order to prevent future inappropriate situations from arising at St. George’s, due to incidences that have occurred at other schools. The purpose of the latest regulation, as...

Veracross receives mixed feelings

Veracross receives mixed feelings

Courtney Harshbarger, Writer

August 27, 2014


Filed under Features

The student information system Veracross is replacing sixteen school systems this year in an attempt to improve school operation, but many students are unhappy with this change. The bulk of complaints from students were regarding the differences between Veracross and the student portal from previous...