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

The Review

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

The Review

By the end of her emotional presentation, the audience was speechless. After a brief silence, Steinfeld received a standing ovation.

“We were too young to understand any antisemitism”: Holocaust survivor Ruth Steinfeld shares her story

Eshna Das and Riya Nimmagadda January 25, 2023
During her talk at the Upper School assembly on Jan. 12, Holocaust survivor Ruth Steinfeld chronicled her experience before, during and after the Holocaust. 
At just 15, Turk opened his own martial arts school in Westport and ran it until he left for college. It was in the gym that Turk found he had a knack for teaching.

In Memoriam: Erol Turk

Wilson Bailey, Print Editor-in-Chief January 12, 2023
Erol Turk, a beloved teacher who, for 25 years, brought physics to life at St. John’s by breaking boards, lying on a bed of nails and jumping out of planes, passed away at his home on Dec. 23 due to complications brought on by a 2017 motorcycle accident. He was 51.
At the start of the 2022-2023 school year, Patricia Ego joined the Upper School.

Class Act: new physics teacher Patricia Ego

Dalia Sandberg and Lee Monistere November 17, 2022
Get to know new physics teacher Patricia Ego!
8th Wonder has an outdoor space filled with H-Town memorabilia where guests can chat and enjoy local brews.

Business is ‘brewing’ at alum Ryan Soroka’s 8th Wonder Brewery

Elise Anderson, Abby Manuel, and Sofia Aboul-Enein November 11, 2022
In 2013, alum Ryan Soroka (‘02) opened 8th Wonder Brewery, the sixth brewery ever in Houston, after overcoming many obstacles, including getting his college major changed four times and losing his desk job in 2008.
English teacher Matthew Wells and Spanish teacher Luis Gamboa joined the Upper School at the start of the 2022-2023 school year.

Class Act: new teachers Matthew Wells, Luis Gamboa

Maddie Garrou and Marin Pollock November 1, 2022
Get to know new teachers Matthew Wells and Luis Gamboa!
Juniors Juliana Boon and Leonidas Iliopoulos joined the St. Johns community at the start of the 2022-2023 school year.

International students join St. John’s community, adjust to Houstonian culture

Kenzie Chu and Gabriel Pope October 24, 2022
At the start of the 2022-2023 school year, St. John's welcomed two new foreign exchange students to the community: juniors Leonidas Iliopoulos and Juliana Boon.
New Upper School counselor Jake Davis comes to St. Johns from California and primarily works with freshmen.

Class Act: new counselor Jake Davis

Josie Kelly and Isabella Muñoz September 29, 2022
Get to know new Upper School counselor Jake Davis!
Head Prefect Claire Schwanauer and Prefect Jalen Bradley pose on the Quad.

SAC is back: Meet the new prefects

Aila Jiang and Aien Du September 16, 2022
The 2022-2023 SAC prefects introduce themselves and discuss their plans for this school year.
Pod on the Quad: Editors discuss Cotillion, inclusion and the free speech of student journalists

Pod on the Quad: Editors discuss Cotillion, inclusion and the free speech of student journalists

In this episode of Pod on the Quad, we join the new Editor in Chiefs for a conversation about trending news of the week. Pod on the Quad is hosted by James Li. 
Video: Gabe de la Cruz performs Joe Hisaishis Merry Go Round of Life

Video: Gabe de la Cruz performs Joe Hisaishi’s “Merry Go Round of Life”

James Li, Video Editor May 14, 2022
In today's special music video, Senior Gabe de la Cruz showcases his harp by performing "Merry Go Round of Life" from the 2004 Japanese animated film Howl's Moving Castle. 
Sophomore Abigail Hindman presents her original contraption at the science fair.

Students fare well at the Science and Engineering Fair of Houston

Elizabeth Hu, Online Section Editor May 11, 2022
On Feb. 26, six St. John's students competed in the Science and Engineering Fair of Houston.
Video: Smith Inglesby performs his self-written song Pen Name

Video: Smith Inglesby performs his self-written song “Pen Name”

Lily Feather, Annie Villa, Lexi Guo, and James Li May 5, 2022
Freshman Smith Inglesby performs an acoustic version of his most popular song "Pen Name" inside The Review's studio.
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