The Review

Letter to the editor regarding chapel guild, speakers

Scott Bonasso

December 9, 2015

Choral Director and Chapel Guild Faculty Co-Sponsor Scott Bonasso sent a letter to the editor about the efforts of Chapel Guild and the process for choosing speakers.

Chapel speeches should spur thought, dialogue

Editorial Board

December 9, 2015

The Board agrees that with more speakers from within our community, more purposeful speeches and more effort on the part of students to engage, we can elevate Chapel from a mundane tradition to a meaningful space for thought.

60 seconds with prefect candidates

Cara Maines, Online Editor

April 20, 2015

Get to know this year's prefect candidates before the election tomorrow at 7:45 in the VST. Note that not all candidates are listed.

Letter from the editor: the aftermath of college admissions decisions

As seniors receive acceptances and rejections, students in other grades should resist asking about their plans.

Rebecca Chen, Editor-in-Chief

April 2, 2015

Editor-in-Chief Rebecca Chen offers advice and insight into college decisions.

Proposed ban on AP US History highlights hypocrisy, devalues lessons of the past

Arguing that the new AP US History curriculum understates triumphs of American history and emphasizes the mistakes of our past, Oklahoma lawmakers recently voted 11-4 to ban the class.

Brooke Kushwaha, Assignment Editor

February 19, 2015

A proposed ban on AP US History will cause more harm than good, writes editor Brooke Kushwaha.

Administrators take promotions, relocate within SPC

Gabe Malek and Chris Zimmerman

February 17, 2015

Dean of Students Stephen Popp and Head of Middle School Eric Lombardi reflect on their experiences at SJS before undertaking new positions as Head of Upper School at The John Cooper School and Head of School at Fort Worth Country Day, respectively. Video included!

Teachers’ pets photo gallery

Coach Richie Mercado and his tiger cat Tabby

Megan Routbort, Editor-in-chief

February 16, 2015

These paw-some pets make some teacher's lives purr-fect. Fur real.

Administration focuses on security, implements lockdown drill

Michael Vermeulen, Staff Writer

February 10, 2015

On Feb. 4, the school underwent a lockdown drill, this time with teachers and students not leaving the classrooms.

Day in the life of a winter play actress

Day in the life of a winter play actress

Irene Vazquez, Copy Editor

January 29, 2015

Even though there are only eleven girls in the Winter Play, "Talking With...," the preparation behind the scenes is both time-consuming and exhausting. Follow a day in the life of Irene Vazquez, who plays an Appalachian snake charmer.

Boys’ soccer hones in on weaknesses after loss to Episcopal

Freshman Luc Ware tries to snag the ball from sophomore Jayan Hanson during practice. This year's team is dependent on many underclassman players, like freshman

Ashwini Bandi, Staff Writer

January 28, 2015

The Jan. 23 game against Episcopal proved to be a battle for the boys' soccer team, which lost despite almost scoring two goals in the last five minutes.

Surplus of prospective actors results in additional winter play

Senior Zoe Margolis, junior Kyra Link and freshman Will Rippeto play chimpanzees trying to write  a classic English play in

Sukul Mittal, Staff Writer

January 22, 2015

After creating the fall one act plays in 2013, the Fine Arts department decided this year to add another set of one acts for the winter season.

New York Times profiles Benitez for panorama photography

Last year, photography teacher Chuy Benitez was featured on the cover of Houston Press Magazine and won the Masterminds Award for impacting the Houston arts community.

Michael VerMeulen, Staff Writer

January 20, 2015

Photography teacher Chuy Benitez was profiled by the New York Times for his panoramas.

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