The Review

WHEE focuses on inclusivity, supporting womxn online

To be more inclusive of all female-identifying members of the St. John’s community, WHEE updated its mission statement on its website and changed “women” to “womxn.”

Natasha Janssens, Staff Writer

October 22, 2020

Womxn Helping Empower Each Other developed a podcast, website and newsletter to support womxn and foster a sense of community.

Senior updates Mav App to include new schedule, class assignments, Zoom links

Saadia updated the Mav App to reflect the new schedule.

Abigail Hindman and Lillian Poag

October 14, 2020

Senior Ethan Saadia updated the Mav App to include the new schedule, class assignments and Zoom links.

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.

Ella Piper Claffy and Mia Hong

October 5, 2020

The pandemic has forced clubs to move practices online and participate in virtual competitions.

New Head of Middle School brings diverse experience, adapts to new learning environment

After moving from one COVID-19 hotspot to another to begin her new job in July, new Head of Middle School Chia-Chee Chiu is reimagining what a school leader looks like amidst the challenges of remote learning.

Olivia Doan, Staff Writer

September 24, 2020

Chia-Chee Chiu, the new Head of Middle School, is looking forward to meeting MS students and their families.

Photo Gallery: Faculty don lace collars, honor Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Faculty members across departments wore collars and black attire to school on Sept. 21 to honor the legacy of Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

Fareen Dhuka, Gabrielle Solymosy, and Ethan Kinsella

September 22, 2020

Faculty members across departments wore collars and black attire to school on Sept. 21 to honor the legacy of Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

“The Lost Husband” hits number one on Netflix

Katherine Center's novel

Cameron Ederle, Staff Writer

September 17, 2020

Three days after the movie “The Lost Husband” was added to Netflix, Katherine Center (‘90), the author of the original novel, woke to discover that the film had become number one on Netflix US charts. 

Unity Council addresses social justice issues in Summer Series

In their first Summer Series forum, Unity Council representatives focused on the origins of the Black Lives Matter Movement and why

Max Beard, Copy Editor

September 11, 2020

Over the summer, Unity Council hosted a series of four forums that addressed "All Lives Matter,” performative wokeness, white fragility and systemic racism.

In Memoriam: Wendall Zartman

JaDa Johnson and her mother, Joycelyn, pose with Wendall Zartman at JaDa's graduation in 2017.

Ella West, Assignments Editor

May 21, 2020

Wendall Zartman passed away on April 17 due to complications from cancer. He was 69.

Darrell Parrish retires after 27 years of service

Darrell Parrish plays a guitar accompaniment for choir at Candlelight in December 2018.

Fareen Dhuka and Ella Chen

May 21, 2020

After 27 years as the Wind and Jazz Ensemble Director at St. John’s, Darrell Parrish is retiring this May.

Doug Sharp retires after 47 years of service

After 47 years of service, Doug Sharp is retiring and looking forward to spending more time with his wife, dogs and cats.

Rahul Rupani, Business Manager

May 20, 2020

After 47 years of service, Doug Sharp is retiring at the end of the year.

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.

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