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

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.
Alan Mallett ensures quality control in the cafeteria.

Alan Mallett makes waves as Director of Food Services

Ellison Albright, Staff Writer May 2, 2022
Alan Mallett, Director of Food Services, is responsible for ensuring food makes it to students’ and teachers’ plates, managing the budget and running the cafeteria as efficiently as possible.
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.
Pod On The Quad: An interview with one of Americas top junior tennis players

Pod On The Quad: An interview with one of America’s top junior tennis players

Richard Liang, James Li, and Chloe West April 7, 2022
In this episode of Pod On The Quad, junior Victoria Zhao discusses her experiences with hard work, motivation and ambition as a young rising tennis player in America. The show is hosted by Richard Liang. 
Two students were paired up to discuss their political views.

One Small Step: Students in Government and Politics class host political discussions

Elizabeth Hu, Staff Writer April 7, 2022
“One Small Step” was created to bridge the political divisions in America one conversation at a time. Students in the senior Government and Politics elective have repurposed the activity for the St. John’s community.
Former Head of School Jim Maggart poses with colleagues, including Richie Mercado, Stobie Whitmore and Skip Lee, at a faculty reception in the mid-1980s.

In Memoriam: former Head of School Jim Maggart

Richard Zheng, Staff Writer March 1, 2022
James “Jim” Maggart, Head of School from 1981 to 1991, passed away last November. Faculty reflect on him and his impact.
Shadows of Pecan Hollow, set in East Texas in the 1980s and 1990s, recounts the tale of Kit Walker, a teenage fugitive-turned single mother, and her quest to escape her former lover. 

Caroline Frost (‘99) releases debut novel, “Shadows of Pecan Hollow”

Elizabeth Hu and Lauren Baker February 17, 2022
After ten years of editing, writing and revising, Caroline Frost (‘99) will be at Murder by the Book on Feb. 19 to read excerpts from and sign her debut novel, “Shadows of Pecan Hollow.”
The Review Online put together this special package to raise awareness about and explore mental health in the SJS community.

It’s O.K. to not be okay

Ashley Yen and Megan Chang January 9, 2022
The Review Online put together this special package to raise awareness about and explore mental health in the SJS community.
A teacher worries about grades, which are due the next day. Believe it or not, report cards are as stressful for teachers as they are for students.

The hidden side of education: Teachers experience stress while ensuring students receive a high-quality education

Annie Jones, Copy Editor January 8, 2022
Sergios Paschalis typically spends eight hours at school, walking home at 3:35 p.m. After a short break, he spends the next four or five hours grading and preparing materials for future classes. The past two years, Covid has also exacerbated feelings of stress among teachers.
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