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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


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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


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“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


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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


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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


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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...

Robotics on Fire

Robotics on Fire

Snowden Farnsworth, Reporter

January 10, 2019


Filed under Local, News, Showcase

The Robogryphs have started their competition season off with a bang. At St. George’s VRC Fall Tournament Junior Elizabeth Crane noticed something was wrong with their team’s award-winning robot. “At first I was sort of surprised because our brain doesn’t usually smoke. That’s sort of ...

Answering the Call

Answering the Call

Evan Dorian, Co-editor-in-chief

November 7, 2018


Filed under Local, News, Showcase

"I wanted to take action.” Matthew Doucette, a 2018 graduate of St. George’s, answered the call to serve his community when he reached out to Mr. Lee Harris’s campaign for mayor of Shelby County. As a young adult in the Memphis community, he was exactly what the campaign was looking for in a “New...

A Time for Change

A Time for Change

Dean Campbell and Callie Hollis

November 2, 2018


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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...