The Lodge

Leaving Our Legacy

Juniors Anna Larizza, Silas Rhodes, Natalie Murrah and Sarah McDonald present their proposal to their classmates and heads of school. They hoped the restructuring of electives would make more available earlier in high school students’ careers.

Cary Robbins, Editor of Feature Stories

March 1, 2019

“I really value that our school values their students,” junior Silas Rhodes said. “They care about the students opinions, and I feel like that’s not something that you see a lot in other schools.” The junior class took their junior retreat last Thursday and Friday where they were able to ...

The Gift of Giving Back to Our Community

Students of 7th period study hall help clean up bunk rooms for the SOS church. They spent the day cleaning up the church and listening to leaders explain why helping out the community is important.

Cary Robbins, Reporter

February 11, 2019

Just like the Gryphon house system, Gryphnation app, and all senior pranks, St. George's has once again surprised the students of St. George's with a week and a half of community service. Instead of having to go through the same schedule, students had one class for the entire school day and one day of...

X-Block switch up affects freshman and sophomores

In this photo, Kagan Sears signs out from his X-Block.  This is how Freshman and Sophomores go to other places from their X-Block.

Dean Campbell, Reporter

January 31, 2019

In January, the administration announced to ninth and tenth graders that X-Block was changing. In the meeting, they told students that in order to go to another teacher during X-Block, students need an email confirmation. Another change was the sign-in and sign-out sheets that are now found in most...

One Beard To Rule Them All

Junior Alan Henderson spent the month of November growing his beard for the competition. His hard work paid off because he won the competition.

Laura Beard and Snowden Farnsworth

January 28, 2019

For those looking to have a luscious beard like Upper School Biology teacher Mr. Sam Abrams, he has a few words of advice. “Keep it groomed. Don’t just let your beard grow and never trim up your neckline. Don’t be afraid of grooming products. There’s nothing emasculating about that because...

Rundown of the Shutdown

Rundown of the Shutdown

Spencer Cotham and Snowden Farnsworth

January 28, 2019

Two days ago, Congress and the President announced that they have agreed to a deal to end the government shutdown. It lasted 35 days, the longest government shutdown in American history. Confused about what happened with the shutdown? The Lodge sat down with AP Government teacher Mrs. Emily Metz to get ...

Shutdown Takes Toll on Robotics

Junior Elizabeth Crane and Sophomore Kagan Sears prepare reconfigure their robot. They practiced on the field to prepare for the upcoming competition.

Snowden Farnsworth, Editor

January 23, 2019

The St. George’s robotics team got a close-up view of the government shutdown when VEX announced that they had changed the venue for their Signature Event competition, taking place on Jan. 26, 2019, from the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum to a facility for consumer shows. The governme...

Robotics on Fire

Junior Elizabeth Crane smiles as she receives a robot base. The team collaborated on the field while preparing for the tournament.

Snowden Farnsworth, Reporter

January 10, 2019

The Robogryphs have started their competition season off with a bang. At St. George’s VRC Fall Tournament Junior Elizabeth Crane noticed something was wrong with their team’s award-winning robot. “At first I was sort of surprised because our brain doesn’t usually smoke. That’s sort of ...

Answering the Call

St. George’s alumnus poses with a Lee Harris sign from the recent campaign. Doucette said the experience of working on the campaign helped him learn leadership skills.

Evan Dorian, Co-editor-in-chief

November 7, 2018

"I wanted to take action.” Matthew Doucette, a 2018 graduate of St. George’s, answered the call to serve his community when he reached out to Mr. Lee Harris’s campaign for mayor of Shelby County. As a young adult in the Memphis community, he was exactly what the campaign was looking for in a “New...

A Time for Change

Ms. Temiika Gipson poses with campaign supporters. Ms. Gipson credited part of her campaign success to the many volunteers that helped.

Dean Campbell and Callie Hollis

November 2, 2018

July 12, 2018 was the day Temiika Gipson realized things had changed. Her chances to win the race for Circuit Court Clerk rose dramatically after being endorsed by Memphis daily paper the Commercial Appeal. “I felt the support of the community when I was endorsed by the Commercial Appeal,” Gipson...

The Who, When, Why of The Syrian War

Soldiers with Charlie Battery, 2nd Battalion, 319th Airborne Field Artillery Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division, engage ISIS militants with precise and strategically placed artillery fire in support of Iraqi and peshmerga fighters in Mosul, July 6, 2017.

Jack Lange, Reporter

October 23, 2018

Who: The current civil war in Syria involves many countries and numerous sponsors. First, there is the Free Syrian Army, who is currently fighting against the Syrian Regime led by Bashar Al-Assad. Nearby countries such as Iran and Iraq support Al-Assad, while Turkey, Qatar, and Saudi Arabia support the rebels...

Art at Heart

Mrs. English works on her personal art project. Mrs. English joined the St. George's community this year as a new art teacher.

Spencer Cotham, Reporter

October 15, 2018

If the students of St. George’s are ever looking to expand their knowledge of art, paint a picture or just to talk to a friendly face, they now have the opportunity to go to the art room and find Mrs. Gwendolyn English, the new upper school art teacher. Mrs. English has taught students in many dep...

Let’s Do It For The Jude

The St. George's group shows their spirit during the St. Jude's Walk/Run to End Childhood Cancer. An unprecedented crowd showed up this year to support the cause.

Cary Robbins, Editor

September 27, 2018

The 2018 St. Jude 5k took place on the morning of Saturday, Sept. 22. Although the weather was a little misty and rainy, the people who came and supported the race were the biggest group to ever attend the St. Jude 5k. “Everyone seemed to be having a really good time,” English teacher and St. Jud...