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Guts and glory in Atlanta

Senior anatomy students Will Ryan and Christian Lenoir try on biohazard suits at the CDC. Anatomy and physiology students traveled to Atlanta to tour the CDC and Bodies The Exhibition.

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

Sophomore Kaitlyn Bowman studies for her exams. With the new schedule this year, students have had to adjust to a different exam week schedule.

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?

Juniors Carly Owens, Anna Harbert and Chloe Boggan play with a puppy. Puppies were brought to school as a part of Mary Maddux White's Senior Independent Study.

Carolyn Lane, Web Content Editor

December 9, 2016

Capture the light

Solar panels sit on a roof while a young man touches them. A group of juniors began to contact green energy companies earlier this year.

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

Senior Avery Whitehead poses with coins in spirit of the Coins for Carson drive. Whitehead coordinated the Coins for Carson drive.

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

Fidel Castro gives a speak. Castro died on Sept. 25.

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

Model UN students pose for a photo. St. George's Model UN students participated in the annual conference the weekend of Nov. 19.

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

Senior JR Upton sits down for an interview for seniors Iona Yates and Noah Pope's SIS project,

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

Seniors Robert Grissom and Mimi McCarroll, new voters, prepare for the upcoming election by using GoVote Tennessee. Studies have shown that many voters feel they do not know enough to make an informed choice on election day.

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

The senior class poses for a picture in their class shirts. Nearly the entire senior class attended a Grizzlies' game on Nov. 2.

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

A student walks to their next class. Students have felt more calm since implementing the new schedule.

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...

Drop in enrollment reflects larger trends

Data from the Memphis Business Journal in April 2016 shows the decline in private school enrollment. In comparison to five other private schools in the area, St. George’s admission rate dropped less drastically, as seen in the bar graph above.

Lauren Purdy, Copy Editor

September 29, 2016

St. George’s has always been known as a small independent school, yet the number of students in the Collierville Campus has shrunk significantly in recent years. In the past, over 100 students were enrolled in each middle and upper school class, but as of today, there are only 225 students...