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Painting a difference

Painting a difference

Emma Bennett, Reporter

January 22, 2017

In honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., St. George’s stresses the importance of honoring MLK’s memory on MLK Day through service to the community or, what many call, a “day-on.” Because of this, members of the St. George’s community are encouraged to volunteer for one of the suggested servic...

Guts and glory in Atlanta

Guts and glory in Atlanta

Bayard Anderson, Sports Editor

January 13, 2017

The anatomy and physiology classes took a trip to Atlanta to visit Bodies: The Exhibition and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Sunday, Jan. 8 through Mon. Jan. 9. Senior Kneeland Gammill happy he attended the trip though there were some downsides. “It’s a long drive to make tw...

Schedule changes stretch exams over one week period

Schedule changes stretch exams over one week period

Kaitlyn Bowman, Layout Editor

December 16, 2016

With exams nearly over, students at St. George’s have felt the pressure throughout the week. With the change from trimesters to semesters, the exams covered more material. Sophomore Jensen Lewis did not have a preference for trimesters over semesters or vice-versa. “Both have pros and ...

Who let the dogs out?

Who let the dogs out?

Carolyn Lane, Web Content Editor

December 9, 2016

Capture the light

Capture the light

Annika Conlee, Reporter

December 9, 2016

A group of juniors are attempting to bring solar panels to St. George’s in order to positively affect the environment as part of an honors biology exam project. Because the group wants to find a way to help the environment as well as the school, the group decided to focus on solar energy. “...

Give change, incite change

Give change, incite change

Faith Huff, Photographer

December 6, 2016

The school buzzed about Coins for Carson. There were posters, emails and people parading festive posters outside the school during carpool. Coins for Carson is an annual fundraising event that the St. Jude Club runs in order to raise money to donate to St. Jude. Students from each campus are asked...

The Death of Fidel Castro

The Death of Fidel Castro

Regine Miller, Reporter

November 29, 2016

Fidel Castro, the long-reigning communist leader of Cuba, passed away on Nov. 25, 2016 at the age of 90. Having been rumored as being in ill health for years now, Castro died in his bed after surviving multiple assassination attempts throughout his lifetime. There was a public mass held for him on S...

Behind conference doors

Behind conference doors

Lauren Purdy, Copy Editor

November 28, 2016

Thirty five upper school students from St. George’s participated in the Model United Nations conference held at the Embassy Suites hotel in Murfreesboro, Tenn. the weekend of Nov. 19-20. Each fall, over 800 high school students from Tennessee learn about the real world operations of the United Nat...

The race to finish SIS

The race to finish SIS

Lauren Purdy, Copy Editor

November 16, 2016

Along with sending in college applications, another thing seniors often stress about is completing their Senior Independent Study (SIS) – a creative yet daunting task for some. According to the St. George’s website, SIS is a program in which seniors create a capstone project as part of their ...

Voting? There’s an app for that

Voting? There’s an app for that

Lauren Purdy, Copy Editor

November 10, 2016

You walk into your polling location and head over to the voting machine thinking that you are just voting between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump. You then scroll down and see names with positions you have never heard of. What in the world is an alderman? According to a survey conducted by the Pew...

Grit & Grind with the senior class

Grit & Grind with the senior class

Faith Huff, Reporter

November 6, 2016

The senior class gets to have a night just for them every year so they can have fun and connect with their friends before they graduate. This year, the class of 2017 chose to attend a Grizzlies' game. Nearly every senior showed up at 7 p.m. to watch the St. George's choir sing "The Star Spangled Banner."...

Rotated in

Rotated in

Caroline Zummach, Features Editor

October 4, 2016

You wake up in a frenzy because your alarm didn’t go off, quickly get dressed, brush your teeth and run downstairs. But, when you get to the car, you realize that school doesn’t start for another hour. With a sigh of relief, you go back inside and hit the snooze. This late start time is just one of the thi...