The Review

Gift deliveries for holiday service project postponed due to inclement weather

Gift deliveries for holiday service project postponed due to inclement weather

Bailey Maierson, Staff Writer

December 12, 2018


Filed under NEWS, SHOWCASE

Because of inclement weather on Dec. 8, the annual delivery of holiday gifts, which were donated by SJS advisories for the BEAR community service project, was postponed.

Video: Library renovations almost complete

Video: Library renovations almost complete

Thomas Hunt, Jack Shea, and Alex Tinkham

November 30, 2018


Filed under MULTIMEDIA, NEWS, SHOWCASE, VIDEO

Video Crew spoke with Chief Financial Officer Greg Swan and librarian Peg Patrick about the recent library renovations, which will be completed soon. 

Austin debate convention encourages public speaking, exposes students to politics

Austin debate convention encourages public speaking, exposes students to politics

Sara Doyle and Afraaz Malick

November 28, 2018


Filed under NEWS, SHOWCASE

On Nov. 17, five students attended the Fall State debate convention in Austin.

Post-midterms political discussion encourages respectful conversation

Post-midterms political discussion encourages respectful conversation

Ashley Yen and Lily McCullough

November 18, 2018


Filed under NEWS, SHOWCASE

On Nov. 7, SPEC and Unity Council hosted a pizza lunch after midterm elections for students to discuss politics in a respectful environment.

Panelists teach SJS parents about ADHD in children

Panelists teach SJS parents about ADHD in children

Fareen Dhuka, Online Section Editor

November 17, 2018


Filed under NEWS, SHOWCASE

On Nov. 6, three visiting panelists informed St. John's parents about ADHD and its effects on children.

Visiting psychologist stresses importance of empathy, effects on mental health

Visiting psychologist stresses importance of empathy, effects on mental health

Fareen Dhuka, Online Section Editor

November 15, 2018


Filed under NEWS, SHOWCASE

On Oct. 16, psychologist Michele Borba spoke to SJS parents, teachers and faculty about empathy and its necessity in managing stress.

B’nai B’rith Youth Organization forges bonds between Jewish teens

B’nai B’rith Youth Organization forges bonds between Jewish teens

Megan Chang, Staff Writer

November 13, 2018


Filed under NEWS, SHOWCASE

Nearly 230 Jewish teenagers from the Lonestar Region of Texas travelled to Camp Olympia in Trinity, Texas, from Oct. 26 through 28 for the Lonestar Members in Training (MIT) and the Alephs in Training (AIT) Convention.

‘Where there’s a Will there’s a way’: School relaxes rule on fundraising to support ailing junior

‘Where there’s a Will there’s a way’: School relaxes rule on fundraising to support ailing junior

Shani Israel, Senior Copy Editor

November 6, 2018


Filed under NEWS

Junior Will McKone, who is undergoing treatment for a malignant brain tumor, and his sister Lindsey ('16) designed a T-shirt that they will sell to raise funds for A Kids’ Brain Tumor Cure Foundation.

Midterm mayhem: The impact of politics at St. John’s

Midterm mayhem: The impact of politics at St. John’s

Ryan Chang and Sophia Kontos

November 5, 2018


Filed under INTERACTIVE, MULTIMEDIA, NEWS, PODCASTS, SHOWCASE, VIDEO

Between classes like Government and various political clubs, politics play an important role at St. John's. With the midterm elections approaching on Nov. 6, explore the ways politics impact the St. John's campus and student life.

Peter Fluor (’07) shares experience with substance abuse

Peter Fluor (’07) shares experience with substance abuse

Nina Varma, Staff Writer

October 31, 2018


Filed under ALUMNI, NEWS, SHOWCASE

On Oct. 16, Peter Fluor (`07) described his experiences with drugs at an Upper School assembly, stressing the need to belong to a community.

WHEE hosts women’s health forum, promotes sex ed

WHEE hosts women’s health forum, promotes sex ed

Ella West, Staff Writer

October 29, 2018


Filed under NEWS, SHOWCASE

On Oct. 19, WHEE brought guest speaker Hillary Boswell to a women's health forum to talk about a lack of sex ed.

Anatomy and Physiology students travel to Methodist Hospital, view robotic-assisted surgery

Anatomy and Physiology students travel to Methodist Hospital, view robotic-assisted surgery

Indrani Maitra, Staff Writer

October 26, 2018


Filed under NEWS, SHOWCASE

On Oct. 17, Anatomy and Physiology students traveled to Methodist Hospital for their annual fall field trip.

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