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Annual Big Bend trip proceeds after government shutdown

Annual Big Bend trip proceeds after government shutdown

Ashley Yen, Staff Writer

February 18, 2019


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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


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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


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

All-School chapel highlights Statement on Diversity and Inclusion

All-School chapel highlights Statement on Diversity 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 Diversity and Inclusion.

Freshmen volunteer at Nehemiah Center, host toy drive and book fair

Freshmen volunteer at Nehemiah Center, host toy drive and book fair

Afraaz Malick, Staff Writer

January 31, 2019


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On Jan. 14, a group of freshmen hosted a toy drive and book fair at the Nehemiah Center.

Community service fair showcases student-led projects

Community service fair showcases student-led projects

Ashley Yen and Chloe Zhao

January 30, 2019


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On Jan. 23, students promoted their community service projects at the first Community Service Mini Project Fair.

Astronomy Club hosts Super Blood Wolf Moon viewing party

Astronomy Club hosts Super Blood Wolf Moon viewing party

SJ Lasley and Owen Butler

January 25, 2019


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On Jan. 20, the Astronomy Club hosted a viewing party for the Super Blood Wolf Moon eclipse, the last total lunar eclipse since July 2018.

Students run Houston Half Marathon in honor of Will McKone (’20)

Students run Houston Half Marathon in honor of Will McKone (’20)

Ryan Chang, Online Editor-in-Chief

January 23, 2019


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On Jan. 20, juniors Travis Ho and Aidan Aguilar and sophomore Thomas Chang ran the Houston Half Marathon to support Will McKone ('20), who passed away in November from an inoperable brain tumor.

Video: McKone embodied spirit of selfless service

Video: McKone embodied spirit of selfless service

SJ Lasley, Jack Shea, Alex Tinkham, and Thomas Hunt

January 21, 2019


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The Review's Video Crew created a video for Will McKone's ('20) memorial service, which took place on Jan. 18, 2019.

Science Olympiad team competes at MIT, prepares for regional tournament

Science Olympiad team competes at MIT, prepares for regional tournament

Ashley Yen and Russell Li

January 19, 2019


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From Jan. 12-14, the Science Olympiad team competed at MIT in 23 events, placing 39th out of 75 teams.

Government shutdown jeopardizes Big Bend trip

Government shutdown jeopardizes Big Bend trip

Sophie Gillard, Assignments Editor

January 19, 2019


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Because of the government shutdown, the annual eighth grade trip to Big Bend National Park may not take place since no visitor services are currently being provided.

PRISM hosts first assembly, promotes LGBTQ+ youth awareness

PRISM hosts first assembly, promotes LGBTQ+ youth awareness

Ashley Yen and Gabrielle Solymosy

December 18, 2018


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On Dec. 11, PRISM, a club that supports LGBTQ+ youth, hosted its first assembly.

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