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Space for change

Bart Mueller, Reporter

May 17, 2017

The St. George’s Bunkhouse. A place of service, citizenship and now, the home of innovation. There, a group of juniors created a plan to revolutionize study spaces at St. George’s as early as next year. On the last night of the junior trip to the Bunkhouse, students were asked to come together...

Switching it up

Emma Bennett, Reporter

May 16, 2017

This year, student government at St. George’s altered its election process in hopes of lessening popularity's effect on elections. Last year, candidates did not have the opportunity to speak to students about what they hoped to accomplish on student government, so this year, candidates were gi...

One nation, under gryph

Senior Alton Stovall announces Gryph Nation to a crowd of students as fellow innovator senior Isabel Correia looks on. The app was revealed to the student body with much fanfare, including a band and free popsicles.

Carolyn Lane, Web Content Editor

May 16, 2017

While at Victory Ranch, senior Isabel Correia had an idea: diversify student life and spirit at St. George’s. She didn’t know how to do it, but she was determined. Now, 13 months have passed, and Correia alongside seniors Alton Stovall, Grace Bennett, Mason Walker and Assistant Director of Student...

A ‘rajun’ cajun celebration

A man gathers several crawfish. Porter-Leath's Annual Rajun Cajun Crawfish Festival returned to Memphis on Sunday afternoon.

Lauren Purdy, Copy Editor

April 27, 2017

Crawfish lovers filled the streets of Downtown Memphis on Sunday afternoon to chow down on over 16,000 pounds of crawfish for the 25th annual Rajun Cajun Crawfish Festival. The Rajun Cajun Festival is the largest crawfish festival in the Mid-South and benefits the Porter-Leath foundation, which help...

A step forward

Senior Grace Optican gives a boy an exploding fist bump. The Citizenship Institute spent time serving  on Tuesday, April 11.

Annika Conlee, Reporter

April 17, 2017

St. George’s Institute for Citizenship planned and hosted a Samaritan’s Feet foot-washing event at the St. George's Bunkhouse on Tuesday, April 11. This event helped over 200 children from the Memphis area and refugee organizations receive shoes after volunteers completed a ceremonial foot...

Making memories and yearbooks

Junior Griffin Hancock dives for the basketball. The yearbook graciously shared a sneak peak of the basketball layout.

Annika Conlee, Reporter

April 5, 2017

Creating a beautiful yearbook encompassing the entire St. George’s community takes one teacher, twenty-six students and nearly entire school year. Last week, the yearbook staff, led by Yearbook Coordinator Mrs. Emmy McClain and senior co-editors Channell Cole and Shane Horton, officially sent the final...

Collaborating in the community

Juniors Ahjayla Bailey, Bennett Matson, Ellie Franklin, Natalie Yanok, David Graber and Hudson Beaudry pose with their awards after escaping at Memphis Escape Rooms. St. George's juniors explored the greater Memphis area on their class trip.

Lauren Purdy, Copy Editor

March 8, 2017

In the past, St. George’s juniors swung from giant swings and rode on zip lines across the woods at Victory Ranch in Bolivar, Tenn., but this year, students remained in town and visited different attractions in the greater Memphis area from Feb. 22-24. The junior class retreat was held at the St...

Know, feel and imagine

Author Deborah Wiles listens as one student speaks about his story. Wiles visited St. George's on Friday, Feb. 3, to give two writing workshops to second through fifth grade students from the Germantown and Memphis campuses.

Annie Vento, Editor-in-Chief

February 28, 2017

What you know, what you feel and what you can imagine: Contrary to the popular argument where students and adults alike insist they have nothing to write about, author Deborah Wiles reminded students that stories come from these three places, reminding them they all have stories deep inside of them. ...

Let’s have a little heart to heart

Love is in the in the upper school as students prepare for the Heart 2 Heart Valentine's Day Dance. The dance will be Sat. Feb., 4 at Stokes Field House.

Caroline Zummach, Features Editor

February 2, 2017

The weekend before Valentine’s Day will be spend a little differently for St. George’s students this year. The upper school student government has planned a Valentine’s Day dance, dubbed the “Heart 2 Heart Dance.” This is the first time that St. George’s has held a Valentine’s Dance, and...

New year, new classes

Senior Sydney Brown throws on the wheel in pottery class. Brown started pottery as a semester class this January.

Annika Conlee, Reporter

January 28, 2017

With the change from semesters to trimesters this school year, some St. George’s students have been be able to change what classes they are taking this semester. Senior Hannah Kate McDowell has had positive experience with the rotation since the two classes she took build upon one another. “I...

America inaugurates Donald Trump as its 45th president

A crowd watches president-elect Trump on a big screen. Donald Trump was sworn in as the 45th president of the United States this past Friday.

Lauren Purdy, Copy Editor

January 23, 2017

“From this day forward, a new vision will govern our land,” Donald Trump said before being sworn into office as America’s 45th president this past Friday. The Performers Before the swearing-in ceremony, performers, including former America’s Got Talent contestant Jackie Evancho, Toby Keith ...

Painting a difference

The sketch for the mural is shown on a piece of paper. Students and faculty helped recreate this sketch as a mural during MLK day.

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...