The Review

30-foot branch crashes onto Quad, narrowly misses students

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.

Noura Jabir and Abigail Poag

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.

Seniors create webinars on medical discrimination against women, people of color, LGBTQ+ community

The first webinar on Sept. 3 covered racism in a medical setting, from the mental and physical effects of racism on BIPOC to common stereotypes held by practitioners.

Annie Jones and Nico Del Frate

October 21, 2020

Seniors Carolyn DePinho, Isabella O’Reilly and Ella Kalapatapu created a virtual series of webinars to educate the St. John’s community on medical discrimination against women, people of color and the LGBTQ+ community.

Unity Council, WHEE, JAG, SPEC host joint forum to honor Ruth Bader Ginsburg

On Sept. 21, Unity Council, WHEE, JAG and SPEC hosted an online forum to honor Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

Julia Smith, Assignments Editor

October 6, 2020

On Sept. 21, Unity Council, WHEE, JAG and SPEC hosted an online forum to honor Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

Seniors place top 10 in NASA & Texas Instruments Codes Contest

On Sept. 14, four seniors placed in the top 10 in the NASA & TI Codes contest with their air monitoring system.

Dawson Chang and Arjun Maitra

September 29, 2020

On Sept. 14, four seniors placed in the top 10 in the NASA & TI Codes Contest with their air monitoring system.

SJS implements in-person learning with low-density reopening plan

To accommodate potentially sick students, Stasney Hall has been converted into an infirmary according to Headmaster Mark Desjardins's campus update on July 30.

Ella West and Russell Li

September 11, 2020

From Sept. 14 to Oct. 9, Upper School students will take classes on campus following the School's Low Density Campus Plan.

Non-SJS students invade Zoom meetings, disrupt classes

Non-SJS members joined several Zoom classes after obtaining the meeting links and passwords from current students.

Russell Li, Assignments Editor

August 25, 2020

On Aug. 19, non-SJS members joined three separate Zoom classes after obtaining the meeting links and passwords from current students.

Recognizing 2019-2020 student leaders of affinity groups, clubs, organizations

Recognizing 2019-2020 student leaders of affinity groups, clubs, organizations

Staff

May 25, 2020

In place of the annual SJS Recognition Assembly, here are this year's club leaders.

The year in review: accolades and new editors

While in Washington D.C. for the NSPA convention in November, Review editors visited the Newseum for the last time before it closed in December.

Staff

May 14, 2020

Despite working remotely for two months due to COVID-19, The Review has accumulated a large number of awards this year through multiple organizations.

Band members hold car parade, say farewell to Darrell Parrish

Band Director Darrell Parrish is retiring after teaching at SJS for 26 years. Students held a car parade for Parrish on April 15 to bid him farewell.

Indrani Maitra, Copy Editor

April 24, 2020

Band Director Darrell Parrish is retiring after teaching at SJS for 26 years. Students held a car parade for Parrish on April 15 to bid him farewell.

SJS parents in healthcare fighting on front lines of COVID-19

SJS parents in healthcare fighting on front lines of COVID-19

Cameron Ederle, Staff Writer

April 22, 2020

St. John's parents in healthcare are actively working to protect patients and their own families against the spread of the coronavirus.

Students resume classes through Google Hangouts

Students learning online on March 31 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Noura Jabir, Assignments Editor

April 6, 2020

Students learning online on March 31 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Businesses follow CDC guidelines, adapt to stay-at-home orders

Rice Village parking lots, stores and restaurants are empty while Houstonians stay at home due to COVID-19.

Russell Li, Staff Writer

March 30, 2020

To help minimize the spread of COVID-19, travel agencies, restaurants and energy companies are adapting to stay-at-home orders.

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