The Lodge

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

As part of the day on pause, no cameras were permitted. This illustration represents the activities that were done on that day.

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

Mr. Peters speaks at the chapel follow-up on Tuesday, Sept. 17. Many students had an issue with Rev. Momberg's sermon and its problematic language.

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

Cypress practices their stomp cheer routine. The stomp competition was paired with a dance-off to fill out the afternoon.

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

This pair of shoes is similar to those donated during the shoe drive. This year, students donated over 1,700 shoes to the annual Ozark Water Project Shoe Drive.

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

Senior Aiden Tanzer, junior Thandie Boudreaux, senior Deaubranice Garrett, and Mr. Bill McClain are talking to Senior Austin Wall about his SIS project. For his SIS project, Wall helped with the construction of a youth building with his church for three months.

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

A group of students stop to take a picture in Dresden by the waterfront. They visited Prague for two days.

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

Junior Sarah Liebmann is working on her computer. She said that she can see the positive impact of the web filter.

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

The Glowing Gryphon Girls are being presented. They went to the microphone and were asked what empowerment meant to them.

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...

History Day Happenings

The West Tennessee History Day presentation was shown in the exhibit room.

Snowden Farnsworth, Editor

March 18, 2019

St. George's was well represented on Feb. 23, 2019 by over forty students from the seventh and eighth grades who competed at the West Tennessee History Day contest, volunteers from the junior class and teachers. Eleven St. George’s competitors walked away with awards and will proceed to the state c...