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Double Standards, Double the Controversy

Double Standards, Double the Controversy

Regine Miller, Staff Writer September 26, 2016

Many people believe that there is a sense of inequality in school dress codes, and ours here at St. George’s is no different. Our ideas of professionalism and appropriateness are not only affected by...

A student poses in a cap and gown. SIS alone determined graduation with distinction this year.

Graduating “with distinction” isn’t what you think

Carolyn Lane, News Editor/Layout Editor May 26, 2016

This year, valedictorian and incoming Harvard freshman Sope Adeleye will be graduating from St. George’s without distinction. The reason? Her SIS received a grade of “pass” rather than “pass...

Thank you, teachers

The Gryphon Gazette Staff May 25, 2016

Dear Teachers, Thank you. Thank you for spending hours with us before and after school to review material. Thank you for being flexible with assessment dates when we were having mental breakdowns. Thank...

The B Word (No, not that one)

The B Word (No, not that one)

Laura McDowell , Copy Editor/Layout Editor May 25, 2016

I have been called “bossy” since I first started talking at eight months old. I have heard it from everyone, ranging from my brother to classmates I barely know. For most of my life, I have accepted...

The seniors pose for a class photo on College T-Shirt Day. The class of 2016 is venturing near and far for college, from downtown at the University of Memphis to across the pond at the University of St. Andrews in Scotland.

Class of 2016 senior wills

Emma Pounders, Entertainment Editor May 17, 2016

Ellie Babb: The stress of the theatre department to Emma Pounders. Sydney Spadafora: Year round tan to Lathan Spadafora. Graham Hawthorne: The curl rack to whoever proves themselves worthy. Stephen...



Jacob Peeples, Staff Writer May 12, 2016

When I was applying for college, I had my heart set on studying at the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville. I loved the campus, the buildings I would be studying in, and the students and professors. I...

A student looks straight ahead while his peers pray in the Agape Chapel. Alternative chapels were introduced to the St. George’s Upper School in 2006 and have evolved significantly since then.

Prayer isn’t the only way to find meaning

Annie Vento, Editor-in-Chief April 13, 2016

If you look around in a chapel service, you will be able to quickly identify the students who are not saying the prayers. Some of them may be Jewish or Buddhist, others may be atheist or agnostic may...

Juniors Katie Boyle, Chloe Booth, Essence Davis and Miriam Brown pose with members of the Board of Trustees at the Memphis Womens Summit. The Summit was put on by the Junior League of Memphis.

Who runs the world?

Miriam Brown, Editor-in-Chief April 5, 2016

Instead of sitting in class last Thursday, March 31, a group of junior girls, including myself, attended sessions put on by the first inaugural Memphis Women’s Summit. The summit consisted of inspiring...

A house stands cracked amongst the neighborhoods in this illustration. Although I dont live in a picture-perfect family and have two houses, my parents divorce has taught me responsibility, independence and the value in differences.

The D-Word

Shane Horton, Contributing Writer March 31, 2016

It’s hard to remember a time when my parents weren’t divorced. Since I was four, my brother and I split our time at our two houses, shuttling back and forth every weekend. And since I was four, I’ve...

An I Voted Today sticker is proudly worn. Some people, like the person in this photograph, have chosen to wear red and blue on election days to represent the two political parties.

Why I am a Republican

Evan Dorian, Contributing Writer March 3, 2016

Opinions. Everyone has them, right? If you ask anyone who spends any amount of time with me, they’ll tell you that I have an opinion on just about everything. I am rooted in my beliefs, and I...

This ink isn’t permanent, but tattoos are. Some people who have gotten them have regretted their decision later in life, wanting to hide them instead.

Beauty is pain

Eric DiNicolantonio, Staff Writer February 18, 2016

Young people are always looking for ways to express themselves, whether it be through music, sports or academics. They are searching for ways to express their individuality, and one failsafe way to do...

Donald Trump speaks at a rally on the campaign trail. Trump has been a consistent frontrunner in the GOP field since nearly a month after announcing his run for the Oval Office in June.

This is HUGE!

Annie Vento, Editor-in-Chief February 17, 2016

All Syrian refugees are apart of ISIS, all Mexicans are rapists and Muslims need to be banned from the country, according to Donald Drumpf. The best part? He’s in line to be the next president of...

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