The Review

Choirs, orchestras perform at annual Choral-Orchestral Festival

Choirs, orchestras perform at annual Choral-Orchestral Festival

Gabrielle Solymosy and Russell Li

February 15, 2019


Filed under CULTURE, SHOWCASE

With less than a month to prepare, Upper School choirs and orchestras collaborated in the annual Choral-Orchestral Festival on Feb. 4.

Art and architecture classes visit local museums, art installations

Art and architecture classes visit local museums, art installations

Ethan Kinsella and Pragya Devashish

February 14, 2019


Filed under ART, CULTURE, MULTIMEDIA, PHOTO GALLERIES, SHOWCASE

On Jan. 31 and Feb. 1, architecture, 2D and 3D Art classes took a field trip to the Houston Museum District and gained insight on artistic styles and techniques.

East Asian Affinity Group celebrates Chinese New Year with traditional food, music

East Asian Affinity Group celebrates Chinese New Year with traditional food, music

Grace Randall and Owen Butler

February 13, 2019


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On Jan. 31, the East Asian Affinity Group exposed students to East Asian culture and traditions by hosting a celebration of the Lunar New Year.

“Red Herring” explores love stories, murder mystery

“Red Herring” explores love stories, murder mystery

Indrani Maitra, Staff Writer

February 12, 2019


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The Upper School Spring Play "Red Herring" revolved around a 1950s murder and international conspiracy.

Canadian author speaks to students about cross-cultural communication

Canadian author speaks to students about cross-cultural communication

Bailey Maierson, Staff Writer

February 5, 2019


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On Jan. 17, Canadian author Jean-Benoît Nadeau spoke to students about his journalism career and the French language.

AP French students contemplate apocalyptic landscape at Rice’s Moody Center

AP French students contemplate apocalyptic landscape at Rice’s Moody Center

Sophia Lima, Copy Editor

January 31, 2019


Filed under ART, CULTURE, SHOWCASE

On Jan. 24, AP French Language and Culture students visited French contemporary artist Michel Blazy’s installation and heard his interpretation of the piece.

Candlelight service unites choir, orchestra for holiday celebration

Candlelight service unites choir, orchestra for holiday celebration

Hamzah Mir and Russell Li

January 21, 2019


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On Sunday, Dec. 9, hundreds of members of the St. John’s community streamed into St. John the Divine Church in order to enjoy Candlelight, an annual service marking the beginning of the holiday season.

Dancers exhibit creativity at delayed choreography showcase

Dancers exhibit creativity at delayed choreography showcase

Celine Huang and Wenqing He

January 15, 2019


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After the original performance was delayed due to inclement weather, dancers performed in the annual student choreography showcase on Jan. 9.

Video: International Club celebrates St. Nikolas Day

Video: International Club celebrates St. Nikolas Day

Jack Shea, Alex Tinkham, and Thomas Hunt

December 11, 2018


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 On Dec. 7, members of International Club placed gummy bears in students' shoes to recognize St. Nikolas Day. Video Crew spoke with International Club sponsor Aline Means and senior Saager Chawla about this tradition.

Junior nabs $50 in French trivia Kahoot

Junior nabs $50 in French trivia Kahoot

Rahul Rupani, Staff Writer

December 9, 2018


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On Nov. 13, junior Mia Fares competed in a nationwide French Kahoot! trivia and won a prize of $50.

South Asian Affinity Group assembly highlights blending of native and American values

South Asian Affinity Group assembly highlights blending of native and American values

Indrani Maitra and Keval Shah

November 10, 2018


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On Oct. 25, the SAAG hosted an assembly to celebrate South Asian culture and traditions.

Día de los Muertos display honors loved ones

Día de los Muertos display honors loved ones

Ella West, Staff Writer

November 9, 2018


Filed under CULTURE, SHOWCASE

Latinos Unidos set up an ofrenda outside the Glassell Gallery for Día de los Muertos.

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