The Review

Science Olympiad Team Competes in MIT Tournament

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

Lily McCullough and Ethan Kinsella

February 8, 2018

The Science Olympiad team traveled to Boston for an invitational tournament at MIT.

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

Lizzie Fletcher talks with students after her presentation.

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.

Middle School debate team reinvented, aided by Upper School team

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.

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.

Class Act: English teacher Max Boyd

Max Boyd joined the St. John's English department this year.

Katina Christensen and Jackson Humphries

October 5, 2017

Get to know new English teacher Max Boyd.

Faster WiFi installed across campus

Students enjoy the improved internet as they work in the library.

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.

USC vs. UT football game brings out old rivalry

The stadium in Los Angeles was filled with Longhorns and Trojans.

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.

Girls’ volleyball gains unexpected victory against St. Pius X

Mavericks in serve-receive lineup in second set.

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.

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

Besides teaching freshmen classes, English teacher Linda Carswell also taught senior seminars in Shakespeare and spy fiction.

Irene Vasquez, Editor-in-Chief

May 27, 2017

English teacher Linda Carswell reflects on her years teaching English and leading her mixed advisory.

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

Morris has had his lucky plantain since eighth grade.

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.

Athletics, fine arts address tricky dilemma of making cuts

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.

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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