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Serving Up Coffee and Creativity

Serving Up Coffee and Creativity

Spencer Cotham, Reporter

January 16, 2019


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Showcase

For the past three years, right before St. George’s closes for Thanksgiving break, the high school students come to school to find their dining hall covered in string lights and beanbags. Then, while holding mugs of hot chocolate and coffee, they watch as their peers perform at the annual Coffee House....

The Avalanche

The Avalanche

Evan Dorian, Co-editor-in-chief

January 15, 2019


Filed under Features, Showcase

It’s the most wonderful time of the year. Or is it? What if the holiday season, generally perceived as being an epicenter of happiness, a hub for celebration and time with family, is actually what brings some people down this time of year? In a survey conducted by the National Alliance of...

Robotics on Fire

Robotics on Fire

Snowden Farnsworth, Reporter

January 10, 2019


Filed under Local, News, Showcase

The Robogryphs have started their competition season off with a bang. At St. George’s VRC Fall Tournament Junior Elizabeth Crane noticed something was wrong with their team’s award-winning robot. “At first I was sort of surprised because our brain doesn’t usually smoke. That’s sort of ...

Evan’s (and Owen’s) Guide to All Things NFL – Divisional Round Playoff Picks

Evan’s (and Owen’s) Guide to All Things NFL – Divisional Round Playoff Picks

Evan Dorian and Owen Hewitt

January 10, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Welcome to a postseason installment of Evan's Guide to All Things NFL! Today, reporter Owen Hewitt is chipping in as well as we project the outcomes of this weekend's NFL playoff matchups.   Colts @ Chiefs (-5.5) (O/U 57): Evan: As a proud Andrew Luck fantasy owner and believer in all thin...

Where Do Christmas Trees Come From?

Where Do Christmas Trees Come From?

Emma Bennett, Co-editor-in-chief

December 24, 2018


Filed under Features, Local, Showcase

Let’s say you’re a Christmas tree, or rather, a Christmas tree seedling. You’re going to want to be planted alongside some sister seedlings in a place where you can soak up the sun, roughly seven feet from your fellow tree friends. That’s about 350 million tree friends, by the way, planted all...

Together We Serve

Together We Serve

Cary Robbins, Editor

December 21, 2018


Filed under Features, Profiles, Showcase

“I joined the military because it felt like it was the right thing to do,” Middle School IPS teacher Mr. Mike Smothers said. “There wasn’t a war on. It wasn’t this heroic mission thing. It was more that, I wanted to contribute. I wanted to help in some way.” Mr. Smothers was a...

Evan’s Guide to All Things NFL – Recapping Week 14

Evan’s Guide to All Things NFL – Recapping Week 14

Evan Dorian, Co-Editor-in-Chief

December 13, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

I'm back with more power rankings after another hiatus from my column. I'll be recapping the events of Week 14 and dishing out some fantasy football advice for the end of the season.

Laying the Foundation

Laying the Foundation

Andrew McDowell, Editor

December 12, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Coach Eddie Martin is trying to rebuild the wrestling team from the ground up. After years of rotating between different coaches and the number of players on the team consequently dwindling, Coach Martin is hoping to reverse that trend and create a well-rounded team at St. George’s. Coach Martin...

Looking Back: The Blue Upwelling

Looking Back: The Blue Upwelling

Cary Robbins, Editor

December 11, 2018


Filed under Local, Showcase

Before the election: Tennessee is known for being a Republican state. However, like many places around the country, the races here were closer than others in recent years. While not the blue wave that many expected, Democrats did make significant gains across the country. “I’d say there was...

Courting The Win

Courting The Win

Claire Rooney, Reporter

November 29, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The girls' varsity basketball team re-enforced their lineup this season with the addition of four eighth graders to their roster. The team is looking strong this season and the coaches and other players are not worried because these middle schoolers, however young, have a good sense for the game as ma...

Ten Points for GryphNation

Ten Points for GryphNation

Emma Bennett, Co-Editor-in-Chief

November 28, 2018


Filed under Features, Showcase

It should have been an ordinary Friday morning, but an email the night before informing students of a shortened academic schedule suggested otherwise. From morning to noon, freshmen, sophomores and juniors confusingly rotated through their abbreviated classes wondering what awaited them at the e...