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A Time for Change

A Time for Change

Dean Campbell and Callie Hollis

November 2, 2018


Filed under Local, News, Showcase

July 12, 2018 was the day Temiika Gipson realized things had changed. Her chances to win the race for Circuit Court Clerk rose dramatically after being endorsed by Memphis daily paper the Commercial Appeal. “I felt the support of the community when I was endorsed by the Commercial Appeal,” Gipson...

The Who, When, Why of The Syrian War

The Who, When, Why of The Syrian War

Jack Lange, Reporter

October 23, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Who: The current civil war in Syria involves many countries and numerous sponsors. First, there is the Free Syrian Army, who is currently fighting against the Syrian Regime led by Bashar Al-Assad. Nearby countries such as Iran and Iraq support Al-Assad, while Turkey, Qatar, and Saudi Arabia support the rebels...

Art at Heart

Art at Heart

Spencer Cotham, Reporter

October 15, 2018


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, News, Showcase

If the students of St. George’s are ever looking to expand their knowledge of art, paint a picture or just to talk to a friendly face, they now have the opportunity to go to the art room and find Mrs. Gwendolyn English, the new upper school art teacher. Mrs. English has taught students in many dep...

Let’s Do It For The Jude

Let’s Do It For The Jude

Cary Robbins, Editor

September 27, 2018


Filed under Local, News, Showcase

The 2018 St. Jude 5k took place on the morning of Saturday, Sept. 22. Although the weather was a little misty and rainy, the people who came and supported the race were the biggest group to ever attend the St. Jude 5k. “Everyone seemed to be having a really good time,” English teacher and St. Jud...

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 ...

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


Filed under News, Showcase

 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


Filed under News, Showcase

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


Filed under News, Showcase

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...