The Review

Science classes adapt to COVID-19 guidelines

Seniors Hannah Chang and Nicole Doyle take their blood pressures as part of an Anatomy and Physiology lab.
January 13, 2021
COVID-19 has significantly disrupted the student experience, particularly in the science field.

Opinion: Vaccine distributions and education

Sophomore James Li shares his thoughts on vaccine distributions.
January 13, 2021
Sophomore James Li shares his thoughts on who should be vaccinated.

SJS healthcare workers discuss vaccines, share advice

As of Dec. 14, multiple companies have a vaccine for COVID-19.
December 17, 2020
Nine months after the start of the pandemic, SJS parents in healthcare have a much better understanding of the nuance surrounding coronavirus and how to treat it effectively. 

SPC releases information on winter sports, updates championship plans

Varsity Cheer supports the basketball team while staying safely distanced.
December 16, 2020
On Dec. 4, SPC released updated information on winter sports.

Students, faculty reflect on proper mask etiquette

With Winter Break approaching, students and faculty reflect on the importance of wearing masks properly.
December 16, 2020
With Winter Break approaching, students and faculty reflect on the importance of wearing masks properly.

Culminating projects, tests replace midterm exams

Seniors Scott Koh and Isabella O'Reilly give a presentation on their photosynthetic rates lab in AP Biology.
December 15, 2020
At the start of the semester, the school canceled midterms, concerned that COVID would limit students’ abilities to fully understand course material.

Athletes, coaches adjust recruiting during COVID-19 pandemic

Last year, Beckett Vine, Mary VanLoh, Amelia Williams and Christine Wang celebrated National Signing Day.
December 10, 2020
When COVID-19 caused the cancellation of sports seasons and SPC, many athletes lost a key opportunity to interact with and prove themselves to college coaches.

Students cancel study abroad plans

This year, many students who signed up to spend the year studying abroad were forced to cancel their plans due to COVID-19.
November 20, 2020
This year, many students who signed up to spend the year studying abroad were forced to cancel their plans due to COVID-19.

Students prepare for Halloween with safety precautions, inventive ideas

Lower School administrators pose together in their Dr. Seuss-themed outfits.
October 31, 2020
This year, Halloween falls on the Saturday of Daylight Savings Time for an extra hour of festivities, and it's the first Halloween with a blue moon since 1944. Yet only 22% of St. John's students are celebrating, according to poll data from the Review Online.

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.
October 5, 2020
The pandemic has forced clubs to move practices online and participate in virtual competitions.

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.
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.
August 25, 2020
On Aug. 19, non-SJS members joined three separate Zoom classes after obtaining the meeting links and passwords from current students.
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