The student voice of St. George's Independent School.

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The student voice of St. George's Independent School.

The Lodge

The student voice of St. George's Independent School.

The Lodge

Lauren Purdy

Lauren Purdy, Opinion Editor

You are most likely to find Lauren Purdy coolly knocking back virgin Pina Coladas while researching and writing tough, sometimes controversial stories. When she is not tiptoeing the line, Lauren can be found at Wolfchase on a shopping spree or spending time with her fellow Gryphons under the Friday night lights. Lauren’s sights are not only set on The Lodge as she is ecstatic to start preparing for college.

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Pretty Privilege

Pretty Privilege

Lauren Purdy, Opinion Editor
April 10, 2018
Students who participated in the Battle of the Books competition pose for a picture. St. George’s won the Battle of the Books competition for the first time last week.

Bring on the books

Lauren Purdy, Opinion Editor
February 21, 2018
An American flag flies behind the base of the Nathan Bedford Forrest statue. Health Sciences Park, where the statue stood, was sold to Memphis Greenspace, Inc. allowing the statue to be removed with being restrictured by the 2013 Tennessee Heritage Protection Act.

A controversial solution

Lauren Purdy, Opinion Editor
February 8, 2018
The statue of general Nathan Bedford forrest stands above the burial site of Forrest and his wife. The statue of the confederate general and early member of The Ku Klux Klan was erected in 1905.

Focus of controversy

Lauren Purdy, Opinion Editor
November 10, 2017
Mr. Guzman helps a student with school work. Mr. Guzman shared his life journey from Colombia to America. (Listen to the podcast below the image.)

Humans of SG: Mr. Julian Guzman

Lauren Purdy, Opinion Editor
September 26, 2017
Coming out of the darkness

Coming out of the darkness

Lauren Purdy, Copy Editor
May 17, 2017
Model UN students pose for a photo. St. Georges Model UN students participated in the annual conference the weekend of Nov. 19.

Behind conference doors

Lauren Purdy, Copy Editor
November 28, 2016
Senior JR Upton sits down for an interview for seniors Iona Yates and Noah Popes SIS project, Beneath the Cover. Many seniors have worked on their SIS projects that are due before graduation.

The race to finish SIS

Lauren Purdy, Copy Editor
November 16, 2016
Seniors Robert Grissom and Mimi McCarroll, new voters, prepare for the upcoming election by using GoVote Tennessee. Studies have shown that many voters feel they do not know enough to make an informed choice on election day.

Voting? There’s an app for that

Lauren Purdy, Copy Editor
November 10, 2016
Junior Kate Seabrook points at an Auburn University banner. Some students have already decided which college they want to attend.

Early start, early finish

Lauren Purdy, Copy Editor
September 29, 2016
Emmanuel Manny Ohomne gives a speech to the Collierville Campus. Manny visited St. Georges in order to spread awareness for the Institute for Citizenships Samaritans Feet trip to Charleston, North Carolina.

The sole purpose of shoes

Lauren Purdy, Staff Writer
August 25, 2016
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