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Fight like a kid

Fight like a kid

December 22, 2015

Every morning since March, many St. George’s students have woken up, gotten out of bed and looked down at the Team Carson bracelet on their wrists. This bracelet serves as a reminder of Carson Head’s beautiful spirit, and it is a symbol of how, no matter what the day may entail, you have the ab...

Give me pretzels or give me death

Give me pretzels or give me death

Laura McDowell, Copy Editor

December 17, 2015

Let’s talk about raisins. Some people consider raisins to be nature’s candy, but these people are wrong because raisins are not candy and therefore do not belong in brownies. Flik sometimes thinks they do, and that is a point on which we disagree. Flik Dining Services joined the St. George’s community at the ...

Life’s what you make it

The Gryphon Gazette Staff

November 17, 2015

High school is a place where you can figure out who you are and develop talents outside of the classroom without the fear of judgment. Whether you are participating on a sports team, in a school play, starting a band or traveling the world, St. George’s supports and encourages these endeavors outside...

Nine schools. Five states. Six days.

Nine schools. Five states. Six days.

Miriam Brown, Editor-in-Chief

November 10, 2015

"I have no idea." That was my consistent response when asked which colleges I was considering, and it was true. I had not thought about my future schooling at all because I was "trying to get through high school first." I could barely plan what I would be doing next week, much less two years from n...

Democrats battle it out in first debate

Democrats battle it out in first debate

Duncan Daniel, Contributing Writer

October 28, 2015

Although the democratic debate was not nearly as entertaining as its republican counterpart, both shared a similar trait of hailing a woman as the winner. On Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2015, Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders, Martin O’Malley, Jim Webb and Lincoln Chafee all gathered together at the Wynn Resort in ...

The ninth-grade experience

The ninth-grade experience

Annie Murff, Copy Editor

September 25, 2015

When someone mentions freshman year, plenty of memories rush to the mind, whether they are good or bad. In order to get some insight on those feelings and memories, the Gryphon Gazette asked a few students about their time as freshmen. The nature of ninth grade at St. George’s is “experiential...

Let’s get organized

Let’s get organized

Caroline Zummach, Staff Writer

September 25, 2015

From the minute you wake up your morning is hectic, with homework sprawled all over the house. At school it’s time to get your homework out, and you can’t remember where in the world you put it, so you get a late grade. This routine is an endless cycle that leaves you frustrated and overwhelmed. ...

A senior’s guide to high school

A senior’s guide to high school

Elise Fong, Opinion Editor

September 2, 2015

Departing thoughts

Departing thoughts

Mr. William W. Taylor, School President

May 18, 2015

One of my favorite adages comes from a Greek proverb. “Society grows,” goes the saying, “when old men plant trees whose shade they know they shall never sit in.” While I balk at the adjective “old,” I think often of this saying as I reflect on my years at St. George’s. Literally and...

Class of 2015 senior wills

Class of 2015 senior wills

May 13, 2015

Kelsey Pepper: The Trough Problem to Sydney Lanyon Owen Miller: The wrestling room to Will Courtney Roxanna Wood: All the spoons in the cafeteria to Caroline Green and Jane Shelby Bragg Justin Wertner: Being Mormon to Jared Whitaker Anthony Fanelli: My superman backpack to Max Underwood...

Faculty share their memories of the class of 2015

Faculty share their memories of the class of 2015

Taylor Owens, Editor-in-Chief

May 12, 2015

Mrs. Amanda Hill: “JULIA SPINOLO telling me the first week of school that I’d better be ready because she got the English award in elementary school. She’s still a powerhouse.” Mr. Patrick McGraw: “When LEAH HODGKISS was in sixth grade, I had morning duty in the dining hall watc...

Let’s change ceremonies to afternoons!

Let’s change ceremonies to afternoons!

Tatum Nix, Features Editor/Copy Editor

May 12, 2015

As the end of the year swiftly approaches, most students are looking forward to summer and the free time that comes along with it. However, a cloud hovers over the festivities in the shape of the honor society inductions and award ceremonies. Sitting through these awards for an hour or more leaves...