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The official student newspaper of St. John's School.

The Review

The official student newspaper of St. John's School.

The Review

Psychologist Catherine Steiner-Adair gives a presentation during an assembly in Lowe Theater.
Psychologist Catherine Steiner-Adair speaks to students about girls' development
January 10, 2022
On Dec. 2, Catherine Steiner-Adair gave a presentation to Upper School students during an assembly. Her talk about girls’ development and social media came more than a month after her counterpart, Michael Thompson, discussed the psychology of boys and the academic gender gap.
Students gather in the Plaza to help with the holiday drive.
Students help Afghanistan refugees in this year's holiday drive
December 16, 2021
Student Affairs Council representatives and Community Service officers come together annually to run a holiday drive. This year, advisories collectively donated over $17,600 of cash and checks to support four Afghan refugee families.
Cheerleaders and Drum Corps perform at the Upper School pep rally.
Kinkaid video catastrophe: projector malfunctions during Upper School pep rally
November 30, 2021
On Oct. 29, students gathered in the VST for the Upper School pep rally. Yet, before the Kinkaid video could play, the projector malfunctioned.
Ashlee Vance (’96), who wrote “Elon Musk: Tesla, SpaceX, and the Quest for a Fantastic Future,” spoke to the Upper School on Nov. 16.
Mav Literary Fest features guest authors, activities to encourage students to enjoy literature
November 29, 2021
The Mav Literary Fest, which began on Nov. 15, featured award-winning authors, student luncheons and activities to encourage students to read more and inspire in them a love of literature.
The Review Online put together this special package to raise awareness about and explore mental health in the SJS community.
It's O.K. to not be okay
January 9, 2022
The Review Online put together this special package to raise awareness about and explore mental health in the SJS community.
Ethan Saadia, Matthew Hensel, Aiden Dowd, David Hindman and Alex Konar (all 21) have continued to play in the same fantasy football league.
Students, faculty compete in fantasy football leagues
January 21, 2022
On Jan. 9, Las Vegas Raiders kicker Daniel Carlson scored a game-winning field goal to send his team to the playoffs. Although the Super Bowl does not arrive for another month, the kick concluded the season for millions of fantasy football players. 
Junior Alexa Christensen rests on the track after a long and tiring day of classes and sports practice.
The mental side of sports: Athletes develop ways to maintain a positive mindset
January 8, 2022
Mental health among athletes is often a forgotten aspect of sports. While competing, student-athletes encounter performance anxiety and recruitment pressures. Many also struggle to maintain a healthy balance between their sleep schedules, social lives, academics and sports.
Junior William Thames grimaces, preparing to pass junior assignments editor Wilson Bailey at the 1200-meter mark.
Photo Gallery: Cross country runners struggle through annual Milk Mile
January 7, 2022
On Dec. 16, members of the cross country team participated in the third annual Milk Mile challenge. In between each of the four laps, runners consumed one glass of whole milk, chocolate milk or eggnog while trying to a complete a mile as fast as possible. 
Sophomore Richard Liang shares his opinion about why Andrew Garfield plays the best version of Spider-Man.
Why Andrew Garfield's Spider-Man is better than Tobey Maguire's and Tom Holland's
January 18, 2022
Sophomore Richard Liang shares his opinion about why Andrew Garfield plays the best version of Spider-Man.
Sophomore Louis Faillace shares his thoughts on Hawkeye.
Under Review: "Hawkeye"
January 12, 2022
Sophomore Louis Faillace shares his thoughts on "Hawkeye."
Sophomore Kaitlyn Chang works on a project for her history class.
Why projects are more effective assessments than midterm exams
January 8, 2022
Senior Russell Li argues that classes should implement more projects, which are less stressful than midterms and better for students’ mental health.
Along with choreography, lighting design was entirely student-run. Junior Diane Guo set the lights for senior Catherine Lu’s piece Already Gone, allowing the audience to only see the dancers’ silhouettes at times, creating a dramatic effect.
Student Choreography Showcase returns to in-person format, features original dances
January 13, 2022
On Jan. 7, students and parents gathered to watch the annual Student Choreography Showcase. Over the past year, dance students took improv classes and rehearsed for weeks to prepare for the almost entirely student-driven production. 
Beyond a color
Beyond a color
January 12, 2022
Get comfortable; this might take a while. In order to share the lived experiences of Asian Americans at SJS, we spoke with 17 sources, transcribed 126 pages of interviews and expanded our coverage to five pages.
Sophomores spend their free carrier playing ping-pong with each other.
Ping-Pong is bouncing back
December 16, 2021
Two years ago, current seniors created the SJS Ping-Pong Club. When the pandemic hit, the club became inactive, but recently, students have noted an uptick in the club's activity.
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The official student newspaper of St. John's School.
The official student newspaper of St. John's School.