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Boys' basketball wins season opener against Fort Bend Christian Academy

Boys’ basketball wins season opener against Fort Bend Christian Academy

Sarah Clark November 19, 2020
On Nov. 17, the boys' basketball team played against Fort Bend Christian Academy and started off the season with an 86-42 win.
Setter senior Shehryar Jafry tosses the ball to pressure serve their opponents the Houston Stars.

Boys’ volleyball celebrates Senior Night, plays Houston Stars

Maxx Shearod, Photo Editor November 9, 2020
The boys' volleyball team played the Houston Stars and celebrated Senior Night on Nov. 2. 
Lower School administrators pose together in their Dr. Seuss-themed outfits.

Students prepare for Halloween with safety precautions, inventive ideas

Ellie Monday, Staff Writer October 31, 2020
This year, Halloween falls on the Saturday of Daylight Savings Time for an extra hour of festivities, and it's the first Halloween with a blue moon since 1944. Yet only 22% of St. John's students are celebrating, according to poll data from the Review Online.
Caroline Pressler signs her name on the Senior Mural.

Photo Gallery: Senior Kinkaid Night

Grace Randall, Print Editor-in-Chief October 29, 2020
On Oct. 26, seniors gathered on campus for the first-ever Senior Kinkaid Night. Hosted by the School, Senior Kinkaid Night allowed students to socialize on the Quad, Plaza and Great Lawn while appropriately distanced to replace the annual Homecoming Dance, which could not take place this year due to COVID-19. 
The field hockey seniors traded uniforms with Kinkaid players. They accessorized with patterned masks, leopard print and purple boas.

Photo Gallery: seniors don flashy purple and gold attire for Dress Like Kinkaid Day

Lexi Guo, Bailey Maierson, Grace Randall, and Willow Zerr October 27, 2020
On Monday, Oct. 26, seniors decked out in flashy purple and gold attire to in the annual Dress Like Kinkaid Day.
Seniors Michael Daichman and Nicolas Munoz retrieve their phones from beneath a Spikeball net, which had been straddled by the falling branch. The students had left their phones under the net during their game earlier that afternoon.

30-foot branch crashes onto Quad, narrowly misses students

Noura Jabir October 23, 2020
At approximately 2:36 p.m. on Oct. 23, a 30-foot branch splintered from a live oak tree in the center of the Quad, falling dangerously close to a group of seniors playing Spikeball.
Boys’ volleyball captain Jackson Peakes coils his arm to spike the ball past the Houston Volleyball Academy blockers.

Photo Gallery: Fall sports teams resume games

Lexi Guo and Kate Vo October 13, 2020
Following COVID-19 guidelines, fall sports teams began competing against Houston schools in non-SPC affiliated games.
Faculty members across departments wore collars and black attire to school on Sept. 21 to honor the legacy of Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

Photo Gallery: Faculty don lace collars, honor 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.
Tables and chairs around campus are arranged to allow for social distancing.

Photo Gallery: Campus safety precautions

Lexi Guo and Noura Jabir September 18, 2020
On Sept. 14, the low-density campus plan allowed the half of Upper School students to return to campus under safety precautions.
The field hockey team participates in a drill on Finnegan Field.

Sports practices resume on campus

Mia Hong, Lexi Guo, Yasmin Stein, and Afraaz Malick September 15, 2020
With the implementation of the low-density campus plan, many student athletes have resumed on-campus learning in addition to their sports practices.
Jacqueline Heal rides through the parade in a car decorated in Maverick and University of Edinburgh stickers.

Photo Gallery: West University senior car parade

Maxx Shearod, Photo Editor May 19, 2020
Seniors drove through West U to celebrate their last year of high school.
Rimmele Crady tests out her

Juniors design Rube Goldberg Machines: Photo Gallery

Grace Randall, Assistant Design Editor February 24, 2020
Junior physics classes took on the challenge of constructing their own Rube Goldberg machines.
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