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A U.S. Army Soldier from the A Company, 1-503rd Battalion, 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team, conducts a patrol with a platoon of Afghan national army soldiers to check on conditions in the village of Yawez, Wardak province, Afghanistan, Feb. 17, 2010. Partnership between the U.S. Army and the Afghan national army is proving to be a valuable tool in bringing security to the area.

Why America can’t backdown

Omar Yunus , Reporter September 26, 2017

Sixteen years. That is how long the War on Terror has been raging over seas and in the hearts of every American. To put that in perspective, America started its ongoing War on Terror before anyone in the...

Editorial: Leaving things in good hands

Annie Vento and Miriam Brown May 16, 2017

As we near graduation and the end of the year, it is easy for seniors to look forward to the end of high school and the beginning of college, forgetting all that they are leaving behind. It’s senioritis...

Brasileira in Tennessee

Brasileira in Tennessee

Fe Novoa, Contributing Writer May 15, 2017

People who don’t know me may not know I lived in Brazil for 11 years of my life. Despite easily assimilating to American culture, nothing about me is American. Portuguese is my first language, and my...

Editorial: We are all Gryphons

Miriam Brown and Annie Vento April 24, 2017

Gryphon. That’s what you call both genders of the mythological creature. A female gryphon is not a “lady gryphon” or a “gryphoness.” Like other schools and colleges across the country, we...

How to survive Heifer Ranch

Elle Vaughn, Illustrator March 6, 2017

I’m sure you’ve heard the stories and rumors about the horrors of the dreaded Sophomore Heifer Trip. But no matter how many stories you’ve heard from juniors and seniors who have survived, you may...

Under the mask

Caroline Zummach, Features Editor February 13, 2017

Today, high-schoolers are put under so much pressure to get into college that the college application process turns into a sales meeting to pitch their latest product: themselves. Students across the...

Editorial: Make college affordable for everyone

February 10, 2017

Senator Bernie Sanders received a lot of attention and support this past year for his stance that public colleges and universities should be free. In fact, it was a key reason he was particularly successful...

Memphians march down the street in downtown. Over 673 marches took place around the world on Saturday, Jan. 21.

Making a difference one march at a time

Annie Murff, Opinion Editor January 31, 2017

Millions of men, women and children around the world took to the streets in order to promote the idea of women's equality and to support the continued struggle for women's right on Saturday, Jan. 21,...

A Letter from the Lodge

A Letter from the Lodge

Annie Vento and Miriam Brown January 31, 2017

As you may have noticed by now, the Gryphon Gazette is no longer a newspaper, nor is it the “Gryphon Gazette.” Since November, we have been working to produce a new way to deliver you the news, and...

Senior Channell Cole inspects bees with Mr. Rusty Horton.  The St. Georges beekeeper position is now available because Cole is graduating.

Five reasons why you should be St. George’s next beekeeper

Annika Conlee, Reporter January 22, 2017

Will you be the next bee keeper? With senior Channell Cole graduating, St. George’s is in need of its next bee keeper, and there are five reasons why you should apply for the position. (1) It provides...

Are you prepared to surmount the swoon?

Are you prepared to surmount the “swoon?”

Elle Vaughn, Illustrator January 11, 2017

Have you heard of the “winter swoon?” Upper School Director Tom Morris defined it via email as the time of year that “gains momentum immediately following Thanksgiving and can last through President's...

Cast members perform musical selections from the Broadway musical Hamilton in the East Room of the White House on March 14, 2016. Members of the Hamilton cast directed closing comments to Vice President-Elect Mike Pence.

Hamilton’s special number

Elle Vaughn, Illustrator November 21, 2016

Vice President-elect Mike Pence ran into an unexpected surprise when he attended a showing of ‘Hamilton’ on Broadway on Friday, Nov. 18. While the show itself played out as scripted, the cast said...

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