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2020 Tokyo Olympics Moved to 2021

Isabel Dlabach, Web Editor April 8, 2020

Up until recently, the whole world was looking forward to the event that would bring over 200 countries together. Athletes who had worked their whole lives for this summer were training, and fans were...

COVID-19 Q&A with Arvid Isacssol

COVID-19 Q&A with Arvid Isacssol

Isabel Dlabach, Web Editor April 4, 2020

Arvid Isacssol, nephew of Social Studies Department Chair and history teacher Dr. Marianne Leung, was diagnosed with COVID-19 and kindly answered questions for the Lodge over Zoom with Web Editor Isabel...

Mrs. Brans Student Life Plan

Mrs. Bran’s Student Life Plan

Jacob Gettig, Editor April 3, 2020

On Thursday, March 12th, the St. George’s community learned that it would not be returning to school after spring break, and student life was put on hold. Or so some might have thought. Instead, student...

Coronavirus Update (03/31)

Coronavirus Update (03/31)

Aiden Curran, Reporter March 31, 2020

What you need to know about the Coronavirus (3/31) Here is what you need to know about the Coronavirus and how it's affecting our community. General: The total number of Coronavirus cases in Shelby...

Upper school history teacher Emily Metz laughs as she takes up phones at the beginning of her first period AP Government class. The students are required to put their phones into the blue bin at the start of each class period.

Crackdown

Madeline Sisk and Snowden Farnsworth March 30, 2020

On Friday, Feb. 7, bright blue bins crept into class-rooms. Their purpose? To seize the students’ cell phones one by one. Right after school had dismissed for the weekend, students received an email...

The XFL has created a new logo as part of its rebranding. The new logo  is more colorful than its 2001 counterpart.

XFL- Redone Right?

Sam Kuykendall, Reporter March 4, 2020

After lasting only one season in 2001, the XFL, a professional football league designed to display the talents of unsigned players, has been resurrected for a new season. This revival started Feb. 8 and...

Ms. Underwood sits in her office preparing for her AP Psychology class. Underwoods past position was Dean of Students in the Upper School.

Ms. McClain and Ms. Underwood Accept New Positions

Owen Hewitt, Co-Editor-In Chief March 4, 2020

Late in the afternoon of Feb. 26, the St. George’s student body received an email from Head of School Mr. Timothy Gibson with the subject line “Important news.” The email went on to announce...

The flag of the Islamic Republic of Iran

What’s Goin’ on with Iran?

Miles Masters, Editor January 31, 2020

Among many unfortunate events that seemed to usher in the new decade, the situation foremost in Americans’ minds was the assassination of Qasem Soleimani and the following turmoil between the United...

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.

Serving the Backbone to Our Society

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....

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...

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

What A Waste

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...

Gen Z Votes

Gen Z Votes

Isabel Dlabach, Editor January 8, 2020

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