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Photo Gallery: seniors don flashy purple and gold attire for Dress Like Kinkaid Day

The field hockey seniors traded uniforms with Kinkaid players. They accessorized with patterned masks, leopard print and purple boas.

Lexi Guo, Bailey Maierson, Grace Randall, and Willow Zerr

October 27, 2020

On Monday, Oct. 26, seniors decked out in flashy purple and gold attire to in the annual Dress Like Kinkaid Day.

Seniors create webinars on medical discrimination against women, people of color, LGBTQ+ community

The first webinar on Sept. 3 covered racism in a medical setting, from the mental and physical effects of racism on BIPOC to common stereotypes held by practitioners.

Annie Jones and Nico Del Frate

October 21, 2020

Seniors Carolyn DePinho, Isabella O’Reilly and Ella Kalapatapu created a virtual series of webinars to educate the St. John’s community on medical discrimination against women, people of color and the LGBTQ+ community.

Senior updates Mav App to include new schedule, class assignments, Zoom links

Saadia updated the Mav App to reflect the new schedule.

Abigail Hindman and Lillian Poag

October 14, 2020

Senior Ethan Saadia updated the Mav App to include the new schedule, class assignments and Zoom links.

Unity Council, WHEE, JAG, SPEC host joint forum to honor Ruth Bader Ginsburg

On Sept. 21, Unity Council, WHEE, JAG and SPEC hosted an online forum to honor Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

Julia Smith, Assignments Editor

October 6, 2020

On Sept. 21, Unity Council, WHEE, JAG and SPEC hosted an online forum to honor Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

Clubs move practices online, prepare for virtual competitions

In 2019, the Science Olympiad team traveled to the MIT  Science Olympiad tournament. This year, the team plans to participate in online competitions.

Ella Piper Claffy and Mia Hong

October 5, 2020

The pandemic has forced clubs to move practices online and participate in virtual competitions.

Cross Country holds time trial, prepares for unofficial meets

Girls' cross-country head coach Rachel Fabre speaks to her team.

Rahul Lal and Cameron Ederle

September 28, 2020

Despite the official cancellation of all SPC-affiliated meets, the boys’ and girls’ cross-country teams have continued to practice.  According to boys’ captain Pierce Ederle, the team warms up and works out in smaller groups to maintain social distancing but still accomplishes as much as it wou...

Football anticipates non-SPC games

The football team conducts a drill for their quarterbacks and receivers.

Ellie Monday, Staff Writer

September 26, 2020

Shortened to an hour a day, the football team’s Phase II minimal-contact practice consists of position-group work and ends with 20 minutes of conditioning. The coaches have not yet held full team scrimmages in order to maximize time-restricted position drills and respect social distancing guidelines. ...

“The Lost Husband” hits number one on Netflix

Katherine Center's novel

Cameron Ederle, Staff Writer

September 17, 2020

Three days after the movie “The Lost Husband” was added to Netflix, Katherine Center (‘90), the author of the original novel, woke to discover that the film had become number one on Netflix US charts. 

SPC cancels fall athletic season

The field hockey team celebrates after winning SPC in 2019. This year, however, the fall SPC season has been cancelled.

Ellie Monday, Staff Writer

August 31, 2020

On Aug. 21, the Southwest Preparatory Conference’s Board of Directors announced the cancellation of the 2020 fall SPC athletic season. 

Non-SJS students invade Zoom meetings, disrupt classes

Non-SJS members joined several Zoom classes after obtaining the meeting links and passwords from current students.

Russell Li, Assignments Editor

August 25, 2020

On Aug. 19, non-SJS members joined three separate Zoom classes after obtaining the meeting links and passwords from current students.

The year in review: accolades and new editors

While in Washington D.C. for the NSPA convention in November, Review editors visited the Newseum for the last time before it closed in December.


May 14, 2020

Despite working remotely for two months due to COVID-19, The Review has accumulated a large number of awards this year through multiple organizations.

Q&A: Urologic oncologist Ashish M. Kamat discusses his COVID-19 research

Kamat is an accomplished surgeon, professor and one of the world’s leading experts on a drug called BCG, which is normally used to treat bladder cancer.

Cameron Ederle, Staff Writer

May 4, 2020

Freshman Cameron Ederle spoke with urologic oncologist Ashish M. Kamat about his background in cancer and research on the COVID-19 virus.

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