The Review

ISAS Spotlight: Colegios Peterson

ISAS Spotlight: Colegios Peterson

Irene Vazquez, Staff Writer

April 3, 2014


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The language barrier did not stop Colegios Peterson, a school from Mexico City from bringing its contingency of high school artists. Click for a video preview of their Coffee House performance.

John Cooper takes dance to dizzying heights

John Cooper takes dance to dizzying heights

Iris Cronin and Emma Gobillot

April 3, 2014


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For the intermediate and advanced aerial students of the John Cooper School, the dance floor was not on the floor at all.

ISAS Spotlight: Amy Dong

ISAS Spotlight: Amy Dong

Emma Gobillot, Video Editor

April 3, 2014


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Sophomore Amy Dong explains the thought behind her painting, “Pleasure Machine,” currently on display in the Visual Arts Exhibition in ASC North Gym. Video interview included.

Rushmore revisited

Rushmore revisited

Jake Nyquist and Samantha Neal

March 27, 2014


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Wes Anderson’s (’87) “Rushmore” may have been filmed on campus in the winter of 1997, but scenes from the cult classic can still be brought to life at SJS. See side-by-side comparisons of the Review’s reenactment and original scenes from “Rushmore.” (Photo Gallery)

House rivalry abounds at Field Day

House rivalry abounds at Field Day

Emma Gobillot and Max Westmark

March 26, 2014


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Bright-eyed kindergarten students and seasoned seniors alike brought house pride and mettle to this year’s annual Field Day event, March 14. Winston took first place with 268 points, leaving second and third to Taub and Chidsey, respectively. (Video Recap)

The Robber Bridegroom video preview

The Robber Bridegroom video preview

Emma Gobillot, Video Editor

March 5, 2014


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Square dancing, kidnapping and story telling feature prominently in this year’s musical, “The Robber Bridegroom.” Performances of “The Robber Bridegroom” are March 7 and 8 at 7:30 p.m. in the Lowe Theater.

“Love isn’t always easy”: Leakeys share experiences in adoption at Love Chapel

“Love isn’t always easy”: Leakeys share experiences in adoption at Love Chapel

Priyanka Jain, Videographer

February 26, 2014


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Following an invocation delivered by seniors Fred Lang and Matthew Kreutter, sophomores Winnie Brandfield-Harvey and Hannah Curtis performed Bon Iver’s “Skinny Love.” Physics teacher Susan Bigge introduced speakers Becky and Anthony Leakey.

Hitting high notes: Music Chapel showcases student musicians

Hitting high notes: Music Chapel showcases student musicians

Emma Gobillot, Max Westmark, and Priyanka Jain

February 11, 2014


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Student musicians took instruments and vocals to the Lowe Theater stage for the annual Music Chapel, Feb. 5, featuring performances from Les Chantdudes, Meg Bres and more. Watch a video recap here.

South Asian Affinity Group Assembly showcases traditional, modern culture

South Asian Affinity Group Assembly showcases traditional, modern culture

Oliver Ruhl, Copy Editor

February 2, 2014


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SJS students gathered in the VST, Jan. 22, only to be transported to a South Asian fashion show and what seemed like a scene out of a Bollywood movie.

Figure skater carves out national success

Figure skater carves out national success

Amy Liu and Megan Shen

January 28, 2014


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Despite Houston’s fickle winter weather, sophomore Benjamin Shou spends more than twenty hours a week on the ice. Shou placed eighth in the Under-18 Intermediate Men category at the 2014 U.S. Prudential Figure Skating Championships in Boston, Jan. 5-12.

The Preview: “Completely Hollywood”

The Preview: “Completely Hollywood”

Emma Gobillot, Video Editor

January 26, 2014


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With only two acts and three actors in each performance, “Completely Hollywood” manages to pack in references to 186 classic Hollywood films. Follow the link for a trailer.

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