The Lodge

Serving the Backbone to Our Society

This infographic shows where students will be serving on the day of Gryph Giving. Students will be going out to serve and give back to their community on Feb. 5, 2020.

Cary Robbins, Editor of Feature Stories

January 29, 2020

“The whole upper school, like 300 kids, faculty, all that are going to be in the community somewhere, which is kind of a neat impact to make all at once,” Upper School Director of Student Life Ms. Emmy McClain said. Gryph Giving is continuing this year, and on Feb. 5, 2020, the entire Upper School ...

Fit For a King: Elvis’ 85th Birthday

Fit For a King: Elvis' 85th Birthday

Sam Kuykendall, Reporter

January 21, 2020

Two weeks ago, the city of Memphis celebrated the 85th birthday of the King of Rock and Roll himself, Elvis Presley. Although Presley died in 1977, the mark he left on the music industry and the city of Memphis in particular is still very visible today. The celebration, which lasted from January 8th t...

What A Waste

A student poses holding a water bottle over an overflowing recycling bin.

Snowden Farnsworth and Miles Masters

January 19, 2020

The recycling program on the St. George’s Collierville campus is in a state of confusion after the departure of Mr. Bill McClain in September. Until late August this year, Mr. McClain operated as the director of environmental programs in addition to his role as a biology and environmental science...

Gen Z Votes

Gen Z Votes

Isabel Dlabach, Editor

January 8, 2020

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Testing it Out

St. George's shifts to a new exam schedule.

Sam Kuykendall, Reporter

December 17, 2019

At the same time that Mr. Timothy Gibson became the new Interim Head of St. George’s, students and parents were notified of a change to the exam schedule beginning with this semester’s exams that are set for the week of Dec. 16. Exam days will begin at 8:30 a.m. and let out at 3:15 p.m.  Lunch...

Q&A With Peter Ilott

Stylized illustration of the Curiosity rover by Sierra Sellers. The Mars 2020 rover will be nearly identical to Curiosity.

Jacob Gettig, Editor

December 6, 2019

Peter Ilott is the director of the telecommunications section at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Lab (JPL). JPL is the center for development of most NASA probes, from Voyager to the Mars rovers. Peter worked on Spirit and Opportunity, Curiosity, CloudSat, Deep Impact, the Phoenix Mars polar lander, and InSight....

Coffee House 2019

The St. George's Singers sing and dance near the crowd at Coffee House. They performed a folk song about a kite.

Madeline Sisk, Reporter

December 4, 2019

Showcasing Students at the Art Show

Student artist Chloe Lewis paints at the art show. This display was one of many student showcases.

Jacob Gettig, Editor

November 14, 2019

The school is bustling with life even though it’s a Saturday. The American Music Ensemble plays a song, the theatre performs a segment of their play, poems are read. It is the final day of the annual art show. The art show has been a recurring event for years, and it has always served as a way to...

Sudden Head of School Change Shocks School Community

Mr. Timothy Gibson has been appointed Interim Head of School as of Oct. 27. The appointment of an interim was unexpected.

Isabel Dlabach, Editor

October 29, 2019

On Sunday, Oct. 27 at 6:00pm, St. George’s families received an email announcing the appointment of Mr. Timothy Gibson as the Interim Head of School, effective that day. It was known that former Head of School Mr. Ross Peters would be leaving at the end of the 2019-2020 school year, so a mid-semester ...

The Bleach Boys

Juniors Sam Stamps and Jake Brantley pose to show off their bleached hair. This year, some of the junior boys decided during the summer to make this change.

Kayla Sanford, Reporter

October 21, 2019

I know you all have seen the bleached boys this year and wondered why and how. Believe it or not, it all started at church camp. At the end of summer 2019, a group of junior boys came to a mutual agreement to dye their hair bleached blond, and the guy that started it all was Carter Shaw. “I ...

Celebrating Our Culture

National Hispanic Heritage Month is celebrated Sept. 15-Oct. 15. Students of St. George's are encouraging the celebration of hispanic culture.

Cary Robbins, Editor of Feature Stories

October 9, 2019

“Did you know that for most Hispanic countries, you don’t get just Good Friday off? You get the whole week off,” Junior Luis Lopez said. “In Guatemala, the school year starts in January and ends in October because in November is the fair, and the fair isn’t like the Delta Fair here. It’s a b...

Kicking Pay Inequity

The St. George's Varsity Girls Soccer Team played Harding Academy on Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2019. The U.S. Women's National Team is fighting to ensure gender equality in and out of athletics for current and future generations.

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...