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Making strides with Samaritan’s Feet

Making strides with Samaritan’s Feet

November 9, 2015

Emmanuel “Manny” Ohonme wants to live in a “world with zero shoeless children.” The Institute for Citizenship, spearheaded by citizenship teacher Mr. Jason Hills, will help Manny and his organiz... Read more »

Gryphons support fine arts and football

Gryphons support fine arts and football

November 6, 2015

On Friday, Oct. 30, the fine arts tailgate took place before the Gryphon football team took on USJ. The tailgate celebrated the fine artists of St. George’s, including performances from the band, modern... Read more »

Students build a greater Memphis through poetry

Students build a greater Memphis through poetry

November 4, 2015

The Grizzlies’ Poetry Slam Competition was held Monday, Oct. 19, in the Agape Chapel. All three students who participated, senior Carter Burgess, junior Essence Davis and sophomore Carolyn Lane, wer... Read more »

Elementary students prove they are tough enough

Elementary students prove they are tough enough

November 2, 2015

Tough Enough is a tradition held for elementary school students in which students can compete against their grade members in various running contests and enjoy some family fun. Each grade has a different... Read more »

Gold and red go head-to-head

Gold and red go head-to-head

October 30, 2015

In place of a homecoming pep rally, the Upper School held its first annual field day in place of a homecoming pep rally on Friday, Oct. 23, led and organized by Dean of Students Mrs. Kalyn Underwood. ... Read more »

Learning how to bring stories to life

Learning how to bring stories to life

October 23, 2015

Fairy tales around the world consist of various repeating motifs, especially the original versions, and this is something renowned author Adam Gidwitz realized and reflected on in his Grimm series. In ... Read more »

Even O negative is positive!

Even O negative is positive!

October 19, 2015

The first blood drive of the year took place on Friday, Oct. 16. This year, 38 units of blood were collected, 42 donors registered and four were deferred. In order to donate through Lifeblood blood d... Read more »

Feel the rainbow

Feel the rainbow

October 5, 2015

Middle school students participated in a Boosterthon, or “color run,” on Friday, September 25 where they got to throw colored starch at their friends. As apart of the Parent’s Association's annual... Read more »

Is your wardrobe dress code ready?

Is your wardrobe dress code ready?

September 21, 2015

Junior Elle Vaughn is aware that she has received multiple referrals for dress code violations in the past, most often occurring in the hallways. “It was pretty awkward and a little embarrassing,” Vaughn s... Read more »

“Be curious about stuff”

“Be curious about stuff”

September 18, 2015

In what ranged from a book signing to a five-second cartooning lesson, the Germantown and Memphis campuses welcomed two authors, Margaret Peterson Haddix and Kevin Sylvester, on Tuesday, Sept. 15. The vi... Read more »

New disciplinary measures rule the school

New disciplinary measures rule the school

September 17, 2015

As the new dean of students, Mrs. Kalyn Underwood has modified the student handbook to include new disciplinary measures for the 2015-2016 school year. Most of the major regulations will remain the sam... Read more »

Student-led chapels are on their way

Student-led chapels are on their way

September 4, 2015

The Upper School Student Senate, along with head of school Mr. J. Ross Peters, are leading an initiative to add more student-led chapels to the regular schedule this year. While there have been student-run... Read more »

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