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Vegetarians embrace Flik

Vegetarians embrace Flik

Zach Obaji, Writer

September 4, 2014

Vegetarians reacted with mostly positive reviews regarding the new Flik services during the first week of school. As decided by School President William Taylor and the Business Office, Flik Independent School Dining has replaced Sodexo. Tom Morris, the division director of the Upper School, claimed...

New faculty arrive in a time of change

New faculty arrive in a time of change

Taylor Owens, Editor-in-chief

September 3, 2014

Twenty-two teachers, staff, and faculty new to the school arrived at the St. George's Collierville campus during a time of changes to the school system. Recently, St. George's has moved to Flik Independent School Dining and Veracross School Information Software, as well as introduced new furnishings...

Citizenship Institute adds second class of juniors to expand program

Citizenship Institute adds second class of juniors to expand program

Juliana Wall, Writer

August 27, 2014

The class of 2016 is the first junior class of St. George’s Independent School to have two sections of Citizenship in hopes of broadening the reach of the values and goals of the Institute. Currently, there are thirty-four students enrolled in the junior class of the Citizenship Institute, which...

Textbooks go online

Textbooks go online

Heather Stevenson, Writer

August 27, 2014

The start of the 2014-2015 school year for many students has meant the purchase of access codes rather than textbooks. The math, history, and biology departments have made the switch to have the course textbook accessible from a computer. School President Bill Taylor said that the decision is going...

St. George’s implements new fire drill procedures

St. George’s implements new fire drill procedures

Courtney Harshbarger and Nathan Weinreich

August 26, 2014

On Tuesday, St. George’s practiced the first of many fire drills using a new procedure in hopes of speeding up the fire drill process. Advisory groups paired and formed two long lines of students. Each grade was organized in their own line stretching from the sidewalk to the middle of the field....

Tension between Israel and Palestine rises

Tension between Israel and Palestine rises

Kai Taylor, Writer

August 25, 2014

With multiple bombings in Gaza and the frequent occurrence of planes being shot down, reconciliation between Israel and Palestine is not up for discussion anytime soon. Although the conflict is taking place in the Middle East, local senators have been receiving calls from concerned citizens vouching...