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Shoes Making a Splash

Shoes Making a Splash

Spencer Cotham, Reporter

May 10, 2019


Filed under Local, News, Showcase

Do you worry about having water to drink or having shoes to wear? Most of the time, we take these things for granted, but not everyone is that lucky. The Ozark Water Project is designed to bring fresh water to those who do not have access to it and to start a movement to make clean water accessible ...

Juniors on the Rise

Juniors on the Rise

Cary Robbins, Editor

April 30, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

“I definitely think I’ve grown mentally and emotionally because I felt not only stressed, but I was stressed about what people thought of me and everything and social media,” senior Sidney Marr said. “And so [my SIS project] definitely made me realize that none of this is important. I just wa...

Expanding Horizons

Expanding Horizons

Snowden Farnsworth, Editor

April 24, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

“There is something satisfying in setting foot in another country and knowing that you took a very active, independent role in getting there,” senior Jensen Lewis said. “It might open doors to opportunities you didn’t know you had going forward, such as internships or study-abroad programs, or pe...

Filtering Out the Distractions

Filtering Out the Distractions

Cary Robbins, Editor

March 29, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

“The intent of the new web filter is still about trying to figure out how to filter out inappropriate and distracting content while at school,” Technology Support Specialist Mr. Kevin Cranford said. “Like before, we don't filter you when you leave campus. That’s not our intent.” During th...

It’s Okay to be Different

It’s Okay to be Different

Cary Robbins, Editor

March 21, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

“I know that even if I do or I don’t win that I’m still unique,” fourth grader Success Wilkerson said. Wilkerson won the Glowing Gryphon Pageant on the night of Feb. 22. Senior Kaitlyn Bowman hosted a pageant for the fourth and fifth grade girls from the St. George’s Memphis Campus as her Se...

History Day Happenings

History Day Happenings

Snowden Farnsworth, Editor

March 18, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

St. George's was well represented on Feb. 23, 2019 by over forty students from the seventh and eighth grades who competed at the West Tennessee History Day contest, volunteers from the junior class and teachers. Eleven St. George’s competitors walked away with awards and will proceed to the state c...

Leaving Our Legacy

Leaving Our Legacy

Cary Robbins, Editor of Feature Stories

March 1, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

“I really value that our school values their students,” junior Silas Rhodes said. “They care about the students opinions, and I feel like that’s not something that you see a lot in other schools.” The junior class took their junior retreat last Thursday and Friday where they were able to ...

The Gift of Giving Back to Our Community

The Gift of Giving Back to Our Community

Cary Robbins, Reporter

February 11, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

Just like the Gryphon house system, Gryphnation app, and all senior pranks, St. George's has once again surprised the students of St. George's with a week and a half of community service. Instead of having to go through the same schedule, students had one class for the entire school day and one day of...

X-Block switch up affects freshman and sophomores

X-Block switch up affects freshman and sophomores

Dean Campbell, Reporter

January 31, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

In January, the administration announced to ninth and tenth graders that X-Block was changing. In the meeting, they told students that in order to go to another teacher during X-Block, students need an email confirmation. Another change was the sign-in and sign-out sheets that are now found in most...

One Beard To Rule Them All

One Beard To Rule Them All

Laura Beard and Snowden Farnsworth

January 28, 2019


Filed under News

For those looking to have a luscious beard like Upper School Biology teacher Mr. Sam Abrams, he has a few words of advice. “Keep it groomed. Don’t just let your beard grow and never trim up your neckline. Don’t be afraid of grooming products. There’s nothing emasculating about that because...

Rundown of the Shutdown

Rundown of the Shutdown

Spencer Cotham and Snowden Farnsworth

January 28, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

Two days ago, Congress and the President announced that they have agreed to a deal to end the government shutdown. It lasted 35 days, the longest government shutdown in American history. Confused about what happened with the shutdown? The Lodge sat down with AP Government teacher Mrs. Emily Metz to get ...

Shutdown Takes Toll on Robotics

Shutdown Takes Toll on Robotics

Snowden Farnsworth, Editor

January 23, 2019


Filed under Local, News, Showcase

The St. George’s robotics team got a close-up view of the government shutdown when VEX announced that they had changed the venue for their Signature Event competition, taking place on Jan. 26, 2019, from the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum to a facility for consumer shows. The governme...