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What A Waste
Features

Snowden Farnsworth | January 22, 2020

The recycling program on the St. George’s Collierville campus is in a state of confusion after the departure of Mr. Bill McClain in September.

Until late August this year, Mr. McClain operated as…

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Play on Plagiarism
Arts & Entertainment

Snowden Farnsworth | January 22, 2020

“When We Get Good Again” had its world premiere Jan. 10 at Theatreworks at the Square after being workshopped over a year before. It is the eleventh New Works production that Playhouse on the Square…

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Stop and Listen
Features

Cary Robbins | January 8, 2020

Memphis is a majority-minority city. According to the United States Census Bureau, 63.9% identify as Black or African American. However, just because there is such a large minority group, that doesn’t…

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The Breaking Point
Sports

Owen Hewitt | December 12, 2019

Two years ago, Carsten Haddad took the field on a Thursday night in autumn for Mid South Futbol Club. Haddad had been playing for the club since it was created, when he was eight years old. It had been…

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Living Life Online
Features

Cary Robbins | December 11, 2019

“I was kind of slacking off in my classwork,” senior Silas Rhodes said. “I mean obviously Snapchat was something like two hours a day, but Instagram, when I got that, I spent like three hours or so….

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How Do We Heal?
News

Snowden Farnsworth | October 29, 2019

In the dawn of the school year, St. George’s has faced challenges that have prompted difficult discussions. Racial tensions have thrust the school into the public eye and pushed its community to face…

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Chapel Sermon Causes Controversy
News

Owen Hewitt | September 19, 2019

St. George’s students were pulled out of class at noon yesterday for a chapel follow-up after a controversial reflection was given by Reverend Thomas Momberg on Tuesday, Sept. 17 during all-school chapel. 

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A Cloud Over Tomorrow
Features

Evan Dorian | May 30, 2019

Where there’s smoke, there’s fire. And these days, where there’s a cloud, there’s a vape pen.
In its earliest stages over a decade ago, vaping was marketed as a means to ease the process of quitting…

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Filtering Out the Distractions
News

Cary Robbins | May 24, 2019

“The intent of the new web filter is still about trying to figure out how to filter out inappropriate and distracting content while at school,” Technology Support Specialist Mr. Kevin Cranford said….

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Colors You Can’t Ignore
Features

Cary Robbins | April 18, 2019

“When I see racism in the news and stuff, I think ‘oh, that’s terrible. It’s happening to so many people,’” junior Kennadee Carlton said. “I never really think about how in a few years, this…

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One Beard To Rule Them All
News

Laura Beard | April 10, 2019

For those looking to have a luscious beard like Upper School Biology teacher Mr. Sam Abrams, he has a few words of advice.

“Keep it groomed. Don’t just let your beard grow and never trim up your…

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It’s Okay to be Different
News

Cary Robbins | April 9, 2019

“I know that even if I do or I don’t win that I’m still unique,” fourth grader Success Wilkerson said.

Wilkerson won the Glowing Gryphon Pageant on the night of Feb. 22. Senior Kaitlyn Bowman…

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Together We Serve
Features

Cary Robbins | January 17, 2019

“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….

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A Time for Change
Midterm Elections

Dean Campbell | November 9, 2018

July 12, 2018 was the day Temiika Gipson realized things had changed. Her chances to win the race for Circuit Court Clerk rose dramatically after being endorsed by Memphis daily paper the Commercial…

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Answering the Call
Midterm Elections

Evan Dorian | November 9, 2018

“I wanted to take action.” Matthew Doucette, a 2018 graduate of St. George’s, answered the call to serve his community when he reached out to Mr. Lee Harris’s campaign for mayor of Shelby County….

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Gridiron Gryphons Take Flight
Sports

Evan Dorian | October 31, 2018

“I’m looking forward to making sure everyone in the city knows my name after this season.”

That’s what junior receiver Isaac Smith had to say about what he hopes this football season holds for…

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Let’s Do It For The Jude
News

Cary Robbins | October 17, 2018

The 2018 St. Jude 5k took place on the morning of Saturday, Sept. 22. Although the weather was a little misty and rainy, the people who came and supported the race were the biggest group to ever attend…

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