The Review

Junior Ethan Pesikoff works on a musical problem on the chalkboard.

Science Olympiad Team Competes in MIT Tournament

Lily McCullough and Ethan Kinsella February 8, 2018
The Science Olympiad team traveled to Boston for an invitational tournament at MIT.
Lizzie Fletcher talks with students after her presentation.

Lizzie Fletcher (’93) speaks to WHEE about running for Congress as a woman

Mehak Batra and Sophie Gillard December 15, 2017
Alum Lizzie Pannill Fletcher came to speak to WHEE on Dec. 1 about her experience running for Congress as a woman.
Left to right: Katya Bigman, Adam Moinuddeen, Nelson Mathis, Ananya Das, Adele Wan, Arjun Maitra (not pictured) and Olivia McCarty (not pictured) competed at the Klein Oak Junior High School Forensic Tournament.

Middle School debate team reinvented, aided by Upper School team

Mehak Batra, Staff Writer November 11, 2017
The Middle School debate team was reinvented with the help of the Upper School debate team. They now have consistent practices and competitions.
Max Boyd joined the St. John's English department this year.

Class Act: English teacher Max Boyd

Katina Christensen and Jackson Humphries October 5, 2017
Get to know new English teacher Max Boyd.
Students enjoy the improved internet as they work in the library.

Faster WiFi installed across campus

Fareen Dhuka , Staff Writer September 29, 2017
A two part installation taking place on Sept. 22 and Sept. 29 made the school internet connection 20 times faster. This change will allow for greater WiFi use across campus.
The stadium in Los Angeles was filled with Longhorns and Trojans.

USC vs. UT football game brings out old rivalry

Lily McCullough, Staff Writer September 23, 2017
After watching the 2006 Rose Bowl in Los Angeles, sophomore Lily McCullough, whose family includes both Longhorns and Trojans, experienced the legendary rivalry again when she attended the USC vs. UT game on Sept. 16.
Mavericks in serve-receive lineup in second set.

Girls’ volleyball gains unexpected victory against St. Pius X

SJ Lasley, Staff Writer September 19, 2017
Girls' volleyball defeated St. Pius X during their home game on Sept. 16, using plays they had created themselves.
Besides teaching freshmen classes, English teacher Linda Carswell also taught senior seminars in Shakespeare and spy fiction.

English teacher Linda Carswell retires after ten years at St. John’s

Irene Vasquez , Editor-in-Chief May 27, 2017
English teacher Linda Carswell reflects on her years teaching English and leading her mixed advisory.
Morris has had his lucky plantain since eighth grade.

How a lucky plantain boosted Morris’ (’17) athletic career

Henry Still and Eli Desjardins May 23, 2017
Henry Morris' (17) lucky object is a plantain he brings to his lacrosse games. Inexplicably, the plantain seems to bring miracles.
Girls' tennis member Hannah Johnston plays singles against Stratford. Although boys' tennis is making cuts, girls' tennis has a total of 32 girls players on Varsity and JV, including one senior on JV.

Athletics, fine arts address tricky dilemma of making cuts

Maggie Ballard, Staff Writer May 9, 2017
Spring sports teams were forced to make cuts due to limited space, yet the spring musical did not.
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