The Review

In this cartoon, sophomore Alice Xu discusses the various types of masks that students wear.

Mask Culture

Alice Xu, Staff Writer May 13, 2021
In this cartoon, sophomore Alice Xu discusses the various types of masks that students wear.
During the regular season, the girls’ and boys’ tennis teams lost only one match each. 

Boys’ tennis wins, girls finish second in South Zone

Emma Chang and Natalie Boquist May 10, 2021
During the regular season, the girls’ and boys’ tennis teams lost only one match each. 
On April 1 and April 15, the School hosted a vaccine clinic for SJS community members ages 16 and older.

School hosts COVID-19 vaccine clinic for community members

Ellie Monday, Staff Writer May 3, 2021
On April 1 and April 15, the School hosted a vaccine clinic for SJS community members ages 16 and older.
Under Review:

Under Review: “Godzilla vs. Kong”

Louis Faillace, Staff Writer April 29, 2021
Freshman Louis Faillace shares his thoughts on the 2021 film "Godzilla vs. Kong."
Manga Carta

Manga Carta

Annie Jones, Alice Xu, and Sophia Jazaeri April 22, 2021
In this comic illustrated by Alice Xu, Annie Jones and Sophia Jazaeri discuss queer representation in anime—to learn about problematic shows, why representation matters and the dos and don’ts of writing queer characters.
Alumna creates nonprofit, provides telehealth access for seniors

Alumna creates nonprofit, provides telehealth access for seniors

Lillian Poag and Mia Hong April 22, 2021
After seeing low-income and elderly communities struggle to gain access to healthcare during the pandemic, Sunnie Liu (‘17), a rising senior at Yale, started the Texas branch of the nonprofit TeleHealth Access for Seniors.
Hannah Garrou lines up the dominos on her golf-themed machine.

Juniors design, build Rube Goldberg Machines: Photo Gallery

Lexi Guo, Staff Writer April 16, 2021
Junior physics classes designed and constructed their own Rube Goldberg machines.
This year, six of the contestants are Mavericks, and their custom-designed, 3D-printed model rocket is stuffed with iceberg lettuce and a chicken egg.

Students construct custom-designed rocket, compete in American Rocketry Challenge

Annie Jones and Keval Shah April 13, 2021
The American Rocketry Challenge is the largest student rocket-building contest in the world. This year, six of the contestants are Mavericks, and their custom-designed, 3D-printed model rocket is stuffed with iceberg lettuce and a chicken egg.
Over the past year, the pandemic has exposed pre-existing anti-Asian hate in the United States.

SJS community reacts to rise in anti-Asian hate, Unity Council and EAAG host forums

Dawson Chang and Mia Hong April 1, 2021
During a shooting in Atlanta on March 17, eight people were murdered, six of whom were Asian women. When students returned from spring break the following week, the news became a widespread topic of discussion.
Matthew Samson edits at his home studio. His videos have collectively surpassed one million views on YouTube.

Senior collaborates on, produces viral videos

Afraaz Malick, Copy Editor March 30, 2021
It was easy for senior Matthew Samson to get discouraged when he direct messaged hundreds of artists without a response, but with some perseverance and luck, his videos have collectively surpassed a million views.
Metal health: Music for a chaotic world

Metal health: Music for a chaotic world

Indrani Maitra, Assignments Editor March 26, 2021
Junior Indrani Maitra shares her thoughts on metal music.
Addison prepares to strike the ball, which is set on the tee.

Seventh grader kicks off her first football season

Ella Piper Claffy, Staff Writer March 25, 2021
After years spent dreaming of cheerleading at football games, Addison Perry stepped onto the football field for the first time this fall, trading high kicks for kickoffs. 
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