The Review

Students, faculty attend ISAS Diversity Conference

Students, faculty attend ISAS Diversity Conference

Ashley Yen, Staff Writer

April 15, 2019


Filed under NEWS, SHOWCASE

Students and faculty went to Austin on March 30 for the inaugural ISAS Diversity Conference.

Senior Tea adapts to increased class size

Senior Tea adapts to increased class size

Thomas Hunt, Alex Tinhkam, Jack Shea, and Sophia Kontos

April 10, 2019


Filed under MULTIMEDIA, NEWS, SHOWCASE, VIDEO

Senior Tea in the fourth quarter has been scaled down due to the strains of serving the large graduating class.

The Review wins numerous Quill and Scroll awards, sweeps Single Episode Podcasts

The Review wins numerous Quill and Scroll awards, sweeps Single Episode Podcasts

Ryan Chang, Online Editor-in-Chief

April 3, 2019


Filed under NEWS, SHOWCASE

The Review won second place overall for Writing Excellence, swept the Audio Podcast: Single Episode category and was named the Sweepstakes Winner in the Political Writing category.

Week in Review: 3/25-3/29

Week in Review: 3/25-3/29

March 30, 2019


Filed under MULTIMEDIA, NEWS, PHOTO GALLERIES, SHOWCASE

Catch up on events around campus from 3/25-3/29.

Community rallies after racist incident

Community rallies after racist incident

Shani Israel, Senior Copy Editor

March 8, 2019


Filed under NEWS, SHOWCASE

The community rallied together after a student posted a racist story on Snapchat at the African American Affinity Group assembly.

New alumni wellness survey promotes mental health awareness

New alumni wellness survey promotes mental health awareness

Fareen Dhuka and Ryan Chang

March 4, 2019


Filed under ALUMNI, NEWS, SHOWCASE

The St. John's Wellness Team sent a mental and behavioral health survey to about 600 alumni from the classes of 2015-2018.

Students plant trees in memory of Will McKone

Students plant trees in memory of Will McKone

Lily McCullough, Staff Writer

March 1, 2019


Filed under NEWS, SHOWCASE

Several juniors planted trees in Bellaire's Mulberry Park to honor their classmate Will McKone, who passed away in November.

Students take second place at Rice Regional Ethics Bowl

Students take second place at Rice Regional Ethics Bowl

Grace Randall and Luca Valderrabano

February 28, 2019


Filed under NEWS, SHOWCASE

The Ethics Bowl team placed second at a regional tournament hosted by Rice University.

Annual Big Bend trip proceeds after government shutdown

Annual Big Bend trip proceeds after government shutdown

Ashley Yen, Staff Writer

February 18, 2019


Filed under NEWS, SHOWCASE

Because the government stayed open after a 35-day-long shutdown, the Class of 2023's Big Bend trip will take place.

Students lead forum on diversity following racist social media post

Students lead forum on diversity following racist social media post

Laney Chang and Abigail Poag

February 11, 2019


Filed under NEWS, SHOWCASE

After an Upper School student posted a racist comment on his private Snapchat story, about 200 of outraged and concerned students packed into the Chao Room for a forum promoting dialogue about diversity and inclusion on campus.

Lizzie Pannill Fletcher’s campaign manager speaks to SPEC, WHEE

Lizzie Pannill Fletcher’s campaign manager speaks to SPEC, WHEE

Rahul Rupani and Lucy Haire

February 10, 2019


Filed under NEWS

On Jan. 15, Lizzie Pannill Fletcher's campaign manager, Erin Mincberg, visited St. John's.

All-School Chapel highlights Statement on Community and Inclusion

All-School Chapel highlights Statement on Community and Inclusion

Max Beard, Staff Writer

February 4, 2019


Filed under MULTIMEDIA, NEWS, PHOTO GALLERIES, SHOWCASE

On Feb. 1, students convened for an all-school chapel led by Unity Council that highlighted the School's new Statement on Community and Inclusion.

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