The Lodge

St. George’s: unfiltered

Annie Murf, Co-editor

May 17, 2018


Filed under News

Things teenagers love: Netflix, Crash Course videos, Vine compilations, ESPN top 10 plays, Khan Academy and Spotify. Things no longer accessible through St. George’s wifi: see the list above. This year has seen a number of changes in web usage policies at St. George’s. In December, students...

Bring ‘Em Out!

Bring ‘Em Out!

Caroline Zummach, Sports Editor

April 30, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

On April 10, the Upper School announced the executives for SGov for the 2018-2019 school year. Candidates who ran had to speak in front of the Upper School about what they wanted to do as a member of Student Government. Next year, SGov will have a social branch, which will be in charge of social ...

Mentoring in “MC Squared”

Mentoring in “MC Squared”

Lauren Purdy, Reporter

April 18, 2018


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As a part of their Senior Independent Study, seniors Shynia Smith, Braylyn Little and Darren Ratliff have formed a mentoring group called Memphis Campus Mentoring Council, also known as “MC Squared.” The group was first started by St. George’s alumni Erica Alexander and Marshall Shanks, and Smit...

What was the March for Our Lives?

What was the March for Our Lives?

Connor Lambert, Reporter

April 13, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

All across the nation during March, students, teachers and a wave of others gathered to show unity, support and hope for gun reform after the Parkland shooting. The march was led by survivors from the shooting, making it one of the largest youth-led demonstrations since the Vietnam War protests of the...

3/29/18

3/29/18

Hudson Beaudry, Reporter

March 9, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

On March 7, 2018, the St. George’s Student Government sent out a cryptic email featuring only an attached photo of “The Last Supper,” painted by the great Leonardo DaVinci. “Look forward to it,” senior and student class president Bennett Matson said. “It’s going to bring the school tog...

SGGO ventures from Arkansas to Maine

SGGO ventures from Arkansas to Maine

Caroline Zummach, Sports Editor

February 22, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Over the weekend, a group of five students headed to the Ozarks of Arkansas alongside St. George's teachers Mr. Timmons and Mr. Sam Abrams on a backpacking adventure. SGGO took trips to the Ozark Highlands Trail in Ozark National Forest. The students were challenged over the weekend, being responsible...

A controversial solution

A controversial solution

Lauren Purdy, Opinion Editor

February 8, 2018


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 Wednesday, Dec. 20 proved to be a historic day for the city of Memphis. Onlookers watched as crews removed two monuments between 9:00 p.m. and 10:30 p.m, one of Nathan Bedford Forrest, a prominent Civil War general, a slave trader and the Ku Klux Klan’s first “Grand Wizard,” and the other ...

Challenging the routine

Challenging the routine

Merryn Ruthling, Reporter

February 6, 2018


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By sophomore year, students generally know what to expect when reading a novel in class: read, annotate, discuss and then make a presentation or write a paper. But this routine is being challenged by Mrs. Ricketson’s 10th grade English classes, who had the opportunity to learn about the ...

Q&A with Deb Ireland

Q&A with Deb Ireland

Carolyn Lane, Editor-in-Chief

February 6, 2018


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Ms. Deb Ireland is a U.S. Attorney who specializes in Internet safety. She hosts educational expos for students, teachers and religious organizations that detail the ins and outs of cybercrime and privacy throughout the Memphis area. On Jan. 11, Ms. Ireland came to St. George’s to speak about cyber...

Paint Memphis

Paint Memphis

Laura Beard, Writer

November 14, 2017


Filed under Local, News, Showcase

Stepping into Altown skatepark, the world descends into beautifully controlled mayhem. To the left, someone outlines what looks like a psychedelic marshmallow onto the cement floor. Across a small slope, a mural of the night sky begins to take shape. In just a few hours, the artists will complete th...

Moving Up

Moving Up

Connor Lambert, Reporter

October 11, 2017


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The changes of the new year, from new faculty to new students, brought new opportunities for Mr. Kyle Slatery, previous religious studies, philosophy and ethics teacher. This year, he also added Assistant Dean of Students to his already numerous titles, yet Mr. Slatery does not seem daunted by this t...

Once in a Blue Moon

Once in a Blue Moon

Evan Dorian and Rainey Zaugg

October 11, 2017


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“It doesn’t happen every day,” junior Lindsey Pepper said of the recent solar eclipse. And she’s right. The eclipse that occurred on Aug. 21 was the first in the new millennium to move across the entirety of North America, and St. George’s students, thanks to the efforts of faculty an...