The Review

Canadian author speaks to students about cross-cultural communication

Nadeau's presentation was one of the first to be held in the new Atrium.

Bailey Maierson, Staff Writer

February 5, 2019

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

Michel Blazy explains to junior Lawrence Appel the engineering aspects of the installation.

Sophia Lima, Copy Editor

January 31, 2019

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

Chamber Strings accompanied Chorale for “In Terra Pax.”

Hamzah Mir and Russell Li

January 21, 2019

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

Sarah Hill ('20), Josephine Dodd ('19), Athena Adrogué ('20), Connie Yu ('21), Samara Moll ('20), Yuki Chevray ('20), Emily Feng ('19) and Karli Fisher ('21) rehearse before the showcase was delayed.

Celine Huang and Wenqing He

January 15, 2019

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

 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 Mia Fares competes in a nationwide French Kahoot! game while fellow peers encourage her.

Rahul Rupani, Staff Writer

December 9, 2018

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

SAAG members rehearse one of their four dances before the assembly.

Indrani Maitra and Keval Shah

November 10, 2018

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

Día de los Muertos display honors loved ones

Sugar skulls, photographs and other objects covered the ofrenda outside of the Glassell Gallery.

Ella West, Staff Writer

November 9, 2018

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

Fall One-Acts offers actors more onstage time, larger roles

Freshmen Lindsay Frankfort and Ella West acted opposite one another in the One-Acts.

Ashley Yen, Staff Writer

November 4, 2018

The Fall One-Acts, performed on Oct. 21, gave students the opportunity to explore theater and play larger roles.

Fall choral concert showcases songs from diverse cultures

Chorale, one of the Upper School choirs, performs at the Fall Choral Concert, which took place on Oct. 15.

Celine Huang and Ella Chen

October 25, 2018

On Oct. 15, all SJS choirs performed at the Fall Choral Concert at St. Luke's, featuring numerous songs from different cultures in foreign languages.

Students explore culture, traditions at Greek Fest

Hosted by the Annunciation Orthodox church, the 52nd annual Greek Fest featured student dancers.

Afraaz Malick, Staff Writer

October 12, 2018

Greek students danced at Greek Fest from Oct. 4-7, exploring and sharing their culture.

School hosts YMCA auction, showcases refugees’ art

On Sept. 28, St. John's hosted the YMCA art auction featuring work from refugees. The auction raised $30,000, which was split between YMCA and the artists.

Sara Doyle and Lily McCullough

October 10, 2018

YMCA's annual auction of artwork created by refugees was held in the Glassell Gallery on Sept. 28.

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