The Lodge

Bruce Timmons sits in his empty classroom while students are remote due to COVID-19. Canvas played an essential role in allowing students to learn from home.

Venturing Away From Veracross

Caroline Higley, Reporter October 26, 2020

Different daily schedules, no x-block, no Tuesday dress, socially distanced halls, up staircases and down staircases, eating lunch in new places and masks. So many things have changed in our daily lives,...

Teachers stand in the parking lot to ensure that students dismiss in an orderly fashion. Grade levels were released gradually, starting with seniors and ending with freshmen.

COVID-19 Sends Upper School Home

Owen Hewitt, Editor-in-Chief September 30, 2020

On Wednesday, Sept. 24, the administration of St. George’s announced that it had made the decision to transition the upper school to virtual learning until fall break in response to the confirmation...

Mr. Hills stands with members of the Institute for Citizenship in front of Dr. W.H. Brewster Elementary School, which was the site of a service project last year. Mr. Hills had to rely on the members to find the focus of their service this year. Photo courtesy of Joy Huff.

Leading into the Unknown

Abby Grace Dodson, Reporter September 29, 2020

How do you lead an organization dedicated to global citizenship during a global pandemic? Mr. Jason Hills is betting that the St. George’s Institute for Citizenship can adapt. “The whole world is...

The library sits empty as Ms. Allison works before the sophomore lunch crowd.

Spread Out, Spread Thin

Alanna Murphy, Reporter September 22, 2020

“Keep your distance!” “Spread out!” “Watch your wingspan!” In normal years, Collierville campus librarian Ms. Leah Allison doesn’t spend her time yelling these things. "All I...

(Photo on file) Interim Head of School Mr. Timothy Gibson works at his desk during the winter of last year. Mr. Gibson has been a St. Georges faculty member since 2009.

Head of School Search Narrows to Two

Owen Hewitt, Editor-in-Chief September 10, 2020

The Head of School search committee announced Thursday afternoon that they had narrowed down their list of potential candidates to two, one of which is current Interim Head of School, Mr. Timothy Gibson. The...

(Photo on File) Maddie Bishop leads the attack in a regional game against Harding last October.

Standing Room Only

Owen Hewitt, Editor-in-Chief September 1, 2020

The last game the volleyball team played was in a packed Murphy Center on the campus of Middle Tennessee State, full of St. George’s students who had made the trip up to Murfreesboro to watch the NetGryphs...

Photo by Callie Hollis. Photo Illustration by Owen Hewitt.

A Letter from the Editor

Owen Hewitt, Editor-in-Chief August 21, 2020

Well, this is certainly not how I expected to start my senior year. Even the biggest pessimists (including myself) would have struggled to predict that when we transitioned to virtual learning due to...

Saying “Sayonara” to Spring Sports

Saying “Sayonara” to Spring Sports

Shaun Burgess and Allison Newman April 24, 2020

The 2020 high school spring sports regular season has already been canceled for all sports, and as of April 15, the Spring Fling state championships have also been cancelled. “TSSAA knows that its...

What You Need to Know About the Coronavirus (4/14)

What You Need to Know About the Coronavirus (4/14)

Aiden Curran, Reporter April 14, 2020

General: Due to the effects of social distancing, new estimates place the Coronavirus peaking in late May to early June Hospitals in Shelby County are working at less than 50% their surge...

Not So Easy to Cruise on Through

Not So Easy to Cruise on Through

Sam Kuykendall, Reporter April 10, 2020

The outbreak of Covid-19 has dominated our lives and global news for the past several weeks. However, the sudden onslaught of restrictions and national shutdowns has left some people trapped away from...

AP Exam Update

AP Exam Update

Miles Masters, Editor April 10, 2020

Recently, the College Board changed the content and dates of each AP exam, with each now lasting 45 minutes and some additional time to upload responses. Most of the content changes were made to remove...

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