The Review

COVID state of mind: mental health in quarantine

Quarantine measures and limited social interaction has left people around the world struggling with mental health.

Fareen Dhuka, Indrani Maitra, and Julia Smith

June 3, 2020

A loss of support systems, from friendships to daily routines, can result in a significant decline in mental health during COVID-19.

Limited masks, protective equipment prompt SJS community to adapt

Due to the mask shortage, many doctors are still reusing N-95 masks.

Natalie Boquist, Staff Writer

May 20, 2020

SJS community members adapt to a lack of masks and other personal protective equipment.

Opinion: Why Texas should remain closed and extend stay-at-home orders

Texas Governor Greg Abbott announced plans to reopen Texas on May 1.

Max Beard, Copy Editor

May 18, 2020

Junior Max Beard shares his thoughts on why Texas should remain closed due to the pandemic.

Families foster cats and dogs during COVID-19 pandemic

Junior Scott Koh and his sister, Sara ('19), are fostering puppies during the pandemic.

Mia Baumann and Sara Doyle

May 13, 2020

St. John's students foster cats and puppies during the COVID-19 pandemic.

SJS alum remembers 1946 polio outbreak that prompted School closure

The last time St. John's School closed due to public health concerns was in 1946 due to a polio outbreak.

Abigail Poag, Assignments Editor

May 11, 2020

The last time St. John's School closed due to public health concerns was in 1946 due to a polio outbreak.

Imagination, Quadrangle work remotely, alter production plans

Imagination has converted their Spring Issue into a series of online folios.

Olivia Doan, Staff Writer

May 7, 2020

Due to the pandemic, Imagination and Quadrangle have adapted their production plans.

Q&A: Urologic oncologist Ashish M. Kamat discusses his COVID-19 research

Kamat is an accomplished surgeon, professor and one of the world’s leading experts on a drug called BCG, which is normally used to treat bladder cancer.

Cameron Ederle, Staff Writer

May 4, 2020

Freshman Cameron Ederle spoke with urologic oncologist Ashish M. Kamat about his background in cancer and research on the COVID-19 virus.

Clubs continue to meet, host forums online

Clubs are now hosting forums online. On April 27, WHEE discussed the prevalence of domestic violence during the pandemic.

Chloe Zhao, Staff Writer

May 2, 2020

Due to the shift to online learning, clubs such as WHEE and PRISM have started to meet virtually.

Junior creates “Art House” to spread positivity amidst outbreak

Junior Julia Smith creates a bright message to let young artists know that they are all works of art.

Julia Smith, Staff Writer

April 30, 2020

Junior Julia Smith shares her experience creating an "Art House" to liven up her neighborhood in a creative way.

Study abroad programs cancelled due to COVID-19

The summer immersion language programs School Year Abroad and CIEE cancelled their summer sessions due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Gabrielle Solymosy, Staff Writer

April 29, 2020

Three sophomores planned to study abroad for five-week summer programs. Unfortunately, due to the coronavirus, their summer plans have been cancelled.

Coronavirus causes decline in pollution, benefits environment

Despite the limited scope of the change, COVID-19 has demonstrated the impact that humans have on the environment and the resilience of the planet.

Julia Smith, Staff Writer

April 28, 2020

COVID-19 stay-at-home orders and factory closures have caused dramatic drops in air pollution levels and benefits to the environment.

Travel restrictions strand families, force students to cancel trips

Travelers faced long lines at airports due to COVID-19 screenings.

Ella West, Copy Editor

April 25, 2020

While some families were forced to cancel their travel plans due to concerns of COVID-19, others were stranded in foreign countries.

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