The Lodge

Kicking Pay Inequity

Kicking Pay Inequity

Isabel Dlabach, Reporter

October 7, 2019

“[The] USSF has utterly failed to promote gender equality.” This is the complaint that all 28 members of the current United States Women’s National (Soccer) Team (WNT) have issued in their gender-based discrimination lawsuit against the U.S. Soccer Federation (USSF). The federal class-action la...

Rev. Momberg Apologizes for Chapel Talk

Rev. Momberg Apologizes for Chapel Talk

Snowden Farnsworth, Co-Editor-in-Chief

October 3, 2019

The Lodge received an apology from Rev. Thomas A. Momberg this afternoon in response to his chapel talk on Sept. 17, 2019. We are reprinting his letter here with permission:     Dear Members of the St. George’s Community: I was wrong, and I apologize.  I thought I had carefully...

How Safe is the Delta Fair?

How Safe is the Delta Fair?

Shaun Burgess, Reporter

October 3, 2019

On Saturday, Sept. 1, 2019, shots were fired at the Delta Fair, causing those in attendance to panic. The shooting at the Delta Fair this year caused many people to question the general safety of large public events, and even the safety of other forms of public entertainment, such as going to see a movie or...

Students Take a Pause

Students Take a Pause

Miles Masters, Reporter

September 26, 2019

On Monday, Sept. 23, St. George’s took a day to reflect on recent incidents that have left students, faculty, and parents struggling with feelings of hurt and anger. A recent chapel sermon given by a guest speaker, which included some negatively stereotyped remarks reignited feelings that remained almost u...

Chapel Sermon Causes Controversy

Chapel Sermon Causes Controversy

Owen Hewitt, Co Editor-In-Chief

September 18, 2019

St. George’s students were pulled out of class at noon yesterday for a chapel follow-up after a controversial reflection was given by Reverend Thomas Momberg on Tuesday, Sept. 17 during all-school chapel.  Rev. Momberg works as the Vicar at Holy Trinity Episcopal Church, housed on St. George’s Memphi...

The Harry Potter Book Ban

The Harry Potter Book Ban

E'nissa Golden, Reporter

September 13, 2019

Let’s Make These Houses Homes

Let’s Make These Houses Homes

Owen Hewitt, Co-Editor-in-Chief

August 20, 2019

Co-Editor-In-Chief Snowden Farnsworth and Editor of Features Cary Robbins also contributed to the reporting of this story. St. George’s Upper School kicked off the second annual house competition on Friday, dedicating the entirety of the day’s schedule to what was dubbed the “House Retreat....

Shoes Making a Splash

Shoes Making a Splash

Spencer Cotham, Reporter

May 10, 2019

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

“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

“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

“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

“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...