The official student newspaper of St. John's School.

The Review

The official student newspaper of St. John's School.

The Review

The official student newspaper of St. John's School.

The Review

Jack Bray, Matt Johnston, and James Bond assume the classic prom pose.

Photo Gallery: Students and James Bond at prom

Lexi Guo, Online Photo and Video Editor May 5, 2022
On Saturday, April 9, juniors and seniors attended the 007 themed prom at Life HTX.
This years onslaught of pollen has increased the severity of students allergy symptoms.

High oak allergen count leaves students feeling a-pollen

Lucy Walker, Online Section Editor May 4, 2022
This year’s spring has been filled with anticipation, excitement and also… pollen. 2022 has been especially problematic for those suffering from pollen allergies—according to Yale Medicine, patients have been reporting increasingly severe symptoms.
French students showcase their French-themed art. Left to right: Brandon Lozano holds his 3D project, Le Secret du Siècle des Lumières; Kacey Chapman displays her digital art entry as well as her acrylic painting; Isaí Melendez shows his color pencil work; Mia Hong displays her watercolor piece, La Reine des Céréales.

Photo Gallery: French Symposium

Dawson Chang and Ella Piper Claffy April 25, 2022
On April 2, SJS French students took home the gold at French Symposium.
Video: Review vs. Quadrangle dodgeball match highlights

Video: Review vs. Quadrangle dodgeball match highlights

Emma Chang and Lucy Walker April 20, 2022
On April 8, two SJS publications went head to head in a friendly dodgeball game to settle an age old rivalry. The Review defeated Quadrangle 2-0.
Together, Philharmonia and Chamber Strings passionately perform Bud Woodruff’s “Adventurer’s Dream.”

Photo Gallery: Fine Arts Assembly Showcase

Lexi Guo, Photo Editor April 4, 2022
On Wednesday, March 30, students showcased their talents in the annual Fine Arts Assembly.
Students embrace a niche microgenre of music.

The whirlwind rise of hyperpop

Indrani Maitra, Executive Content Editor March 10, 2022
Students embrace a niche microgenre of music.
For actors, theater is worth sacrificing school and free time. Many view theater as a recreational pastime rather than a burden. 

The life of a St. John’s performer

Richard Liang, Staff Writer March 10, 2022
Preparations for both the play and the musical “Newsies” began months before their opening nights, starting with auditions. Actors devoted many hours memorizing lines, rehearsing and perfecting the scenes. The end of production is often met with mixed reactions.
Katherine Plumber, played by senior Lindsay Frankfort, holds up a copy of The Sun as the newsies celebrate the front page story covering their strike.

Q&A with Jamie Stires-Hardin, Director of “Newsies”

Lauren Baker, Staff Writer March 9, 2022
Sophomore Lauren Baker talks to the Director of "Newsies" and asks the pressing questions on every theater-lover's mind.
At a rally held by newsies in Medda Larkin’s theater, kids from different boroughs band together to fight for fair working conditions.

Photo Gallery: “Newsies”

Isabella Diaz-Mira, Staff Writer March 3, 2022
On March 3, 4 and 5, Upper School students will perform “Newsies.” The musical tells the story of the New York City newsboys’ strike of 1899 and revolves around a group of Manhattan “newsies,” their leader, Jack Kelly, and a reporter who goes by Katherine Plumber.
Students who participated in TPSMEA take a selfie after a long day of competitions.

Students in choir, orchestra, band advance to TPSMEA All State

Lucy Walker, Staff Writer March 2, 2022
On Jan. 27, junior Brayden Mi and other band members enjoyed a three-hour drive to All State in a suburban piloted by their director Nicholas Thomas; however, their journey to All State began months before.
Video: Triton performs Come As You Are by Nirvana

Video: Triton performs “Come As You Are” by Nirvana

James Li, Annie Villa, and Lexi Guo February 28, 2022
SJS grunge-rock band Triton performs Nirvana's hit song "Come As You Are" inside the studio of drummer Joseph DePinho. 
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