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School’s in for summer camps

School’s in for summer camps

Eric DiNicolantonio, Staff Writer

May 26, 2016

While the end of school is in sight, there are a multitude of opportunities to involve yourself with St. George’s during the summer. Director of Summer Programs Mr. Austin Henderson and Associate Head of School Mr. Will Bladt have been working to create a new lineup of summer activi...

Online shopping? A+!

Online shopping? A+!

Anna Harbert, Columns Editor

May 25, 2016

St. George’s students know that following the dress code is a struggle, especially for girls. “Is this skirt long enough?” “Are these pants too tight?” The questions go on and on. Sixth-graders Bess White and Eleanor Peters wanted to help their peers find the answers to these questions,...

Teachers leave St. George’s for new adventures

Teachers leave St. George’s for new adventures

Merryn Ruthling, Staff Writer

May 23, 2016

Sailing Forward After spending 15 years teaching at St. George's, Mrs. Lisa Ayerst, upper school algebra II and geometry teacher, is sailing on to new adventures as she retires from St. George's. Mrs. Ayerst plans on sailing to destinations all over the world, including the Bahamas, the British Virgin Islands a...

Welcome to 30A!

Welcome to 30A!

Annie Vento, Editor-in-Chief

May 19, 2016

On Thursday, May 19, St. George's seniors transformed the St. George's Collierville campus into Seaside, Flor., as they brought students and teachers to 30A with the annual senior prank. Seniors had been planning the prank for about two weeks and decided on the 30A theme because of its tie to St....

“The impossible was possible”

“The impossible was possible”

Kendall LoCascio, Features Editor, Copy Editor

May 18, 2016

On Mon. May 9, author Kate Dicamillo, one of six individuals to win two Newbery Medals, one for “The Tale of Despereaux” and another for “Flora and Ulysses,” visited the Germantown Campus. She signed books for students in the library and talked about how she became a writer. Dicamillo began w...

Home away from home

Home away from home

Grant Webb, Web Editor

April 13, 2016

Students will soon be studying biology in the biosphere when the St. George’s tree house has its grand opening April 9. The opening, which will feature a cookout and live music around the tree house, is in celebration of several years of work. The year was 2010 when Mrs. Sarah Robertson approached...

Bunking at the Gryph-Inn

Bunking at the Gryph-Inn

Bayard Anderson, Sports Editor

April 12, 2016

“What is happening around there?” “How can we be involved?” “How can we contribute?” “How can we help towards making this city even greater?" Serve901 coordinator Mr. Jeff Riddle hopes St. George’s students will start asking these questions starting on June 1. St. George...

It’s a zoo out there

It’s a zoo out there

Emma Pounders, Entertainment Editor

March 17, 2016

On Tuesday, March 15, both honors biology classes and the Media, Marketing and Design class took a trip downtown to the Memphis Zoo. These classes have been tasked with designing informational videos, infographics and signs for the Zoo's upcoming Zambezi River exhibit. Students spent the day interviewing zookeepe...

“Wit” pays tribute to student, parent cancer victims

“Wit” pays tribute to student, parent cancer victims

Carolyn Lane, News Editor

February 25, 2016

“Everyone knows someone who has had a tough battle with cancer but we don't understand their pain,” sophomore Fe Novoa said. “At least I didn't until ‘Wit.’” On Feb. 19, 20 and 21, “Wit,” the upper and middle school winter play, ran at the St. George’s Performing Arts Center at the G...

St. George’s has talent!

St. George’s has talent!

Kendall LoCascio, Features Editor

February 22, 2016

On Wed. Feb. 17, St. George’s elementary school students participated in the annual talent show. Students in first through fifth grade, from both the Germantown and Memphis campuses, were allowed to participate in solo, duo or group acts. This year, the participants danced, sang and played instrum...

Phase one is complete

Phase one is complete

Jacob Peeples, Staff Writer

February 18, 2016

In February of 2015, The Gryphon Gazette ran a story about the proposed new arts building on the Collierville campus with the title “It’s Happening!” Though the school no longer has a firm date for when the building will be completed, phase one of the construction was completed this January. “That headline...

Beyond belief

Beyond belief

Merryn Ruthling, Staff Writer

February 17, 2016

Many St. George's students didn’t expect to be meditating at a Tibetan Buddhist temple or wearing a hijab at a local mosque when they signed up for Mr. Kyle Slatery and Mr. Nick Whicker’s religious studies classes. However, due to a new participation requirement that has been added to these religion...