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

Letter from the editor: the aftermath of college admissions decisions

Rebecca Chen, Editor-in-Chief April 2, 2015
Editor-in-Chief Rebecca Chen offers advice and insight into college decisions.
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.

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

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!
Coach Richie Mercado and his tiger cat Tabby

Teachers’ pets photo gallery

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.
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

Boys’ soccer hones in on weaknesses after loss to Episcopal

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

Surplus of prospective actors results in additional winter play

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.
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.

New York Times profiles Benitez for panorama photography

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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