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The Review

The official student newspaper of St. John's School.

The Review

During the first week of the spring semester, students attended two one-hour sessions covering substance use.

Prevention Solutions speakers discuss chemical dependency with students

Johnathon Li and Lauren Baker January 23, 2023
During the first week of the spring semester, students spent two hours listening to people in healthy long-term recovery talk about substance abuse.
On Jan. 6 after fifteen rounds of voting, the House finally elected Representative Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) as their Speaker.

House elects Speaker after 15 rounds of voting, students reflect on Republican disunity

Lauren Baker, Print Copy Editor January 7, 2023
From Jan. 3-6, the 119th Congress took fifteen rounds of voting to elect their House Speaker — the longest amount of time in 164 years. Students share their thoughts on this phenomenon.
Congresswoman Lizzie Fletcher takes a photo with politically engaged SJS students in the atrium.

Congresswoman Lizzie Fletcher speaks to St. John’s students

Lauren Baker, Print Copy Editor November 18, 2022
On Nov. 4, Lizzie Fletcher came to St. John's and spoke to students about her road to becoming a congresswoman.
This year, both Homecoming and Diwali took place on Oct. 24. For students like freshmen Eshna Das, this created a problem.

Homecoming conflicts with Diwali, creates tension in Hindu families

Eshna Das, Staff Writer November 16, 2022
Like many freshmen, Eshna Das was excited to attend her first Homecoming. Yet when she went to check her calendar, she realized that Diwali took place on the same night.
On Nov. 8 from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., students will have their final chance to vote in the 2022 midterm elections.

Students vote in midterm elections, spread political awareness

Riya Nimmagadda and Kaviya Dhir November 7, 2022
For the last few weeks, local Houstonians have begun to cast their ballots for the 2022 midterm elections, and many St. John’s seniors will have the chance to vote for the first time on election day, Nov. 8.
In October, Caven Fields renovations were completed.

Caven Field undergoes reconstruction, gets new turf

Maddie Garrou and Marin Pollock November 4, 2022
Last fall, maintenance decided that grass-covered Caven Field should be converted into a turf field. The renovations were completed in October.
Seniors Austin Fiorito and Maddie Kim flaunt their 20s gear at the Homecoming dance.

Kinkaid Week: ‘Roaring Mavs’ Homecoming dance sends students back to the ’20s

Aleena Gilani and Elizabeth Hu October 26, 2022
On Monday night, the School stepped back into the frivolity and fervor of the Roaring Twenties. This year’s Homecoming dance, aptly titled ‘Roaring Mavs,’ was held on Oct. 24.
Senior Mia Harris wears a purple boa and a tiara for her Dress like Kinkaid outfit.

Kinkaid Week: Seniors celebrate Dress like Kinkaid Day

Lucy Walker, Online Section Editor October 25, 2022
On Oct. 24 during Dress like Kinkaid Day, purple-clad Mavericks peppered the St. John’s campus, adding usually unwelcome splashes of Falcon pride.
Seniors and freshmen cheer on their house teammates during the freshmen retreat relay race.

Freshmen retreat fosters a sense of community within Class Nine

Riya Nimmagadda and Kaviya Dhir September 30, 2022
The weekend before school began, the Class of 2026 embarked on a two-hour trip to Carolina Creek, where an amalgamation of house competitions, outdoor activities and bonding activities awaited them. 
Seniors Oliver Lin, Ananya Das and Harris Lee and Duncan McLaren (22) won the National Economics Challenge on June 6.

St. John’s wins the National Economics Challenge

Emma Chang, Online Section Editor September 23, 2022
On June 6, St. John's narrowly won the National Economics Challenge. The four schools that competed in the finals were St. John’s, Phillips Exeter, Dana Hall and Mount Hebron.
In her house, Jennifer Bowen, SJS Admission Administrative Assistant, keeps a large collection of British royal family memorabilia. The left side shows coronation cups and plates from King Edward VIII, who abdicated in 1936.

Queen Elizabeth II passes at 96, SJS collector of royal family memorabilia reacts

Gabriel Pope, Staff Writer September 20, 2022
On Sept. 8, Queen Elizabeth II of England passed at 96. SJS faculty member Jennifer Bowen, an avid collector of royal family items, was particularly struck by the news.
SAAG members and leadership pose after performing a Bollywood dance to a medley of popular South Asian songs including “Laal Ghaghra” and “Tamma Tamma Again.” The music was compiled by SAAG Vice President Afraaz Malick, and the dance was choreographed by Malick and Sophomore Representative Nadiya Naehr.

SAAG holds assembly, showcases South Asian culture

Arjun Maitra, Site Editor April 19, 2022
On March 21, the Upper School gathered in Lowe Theater for the South Asian Affinity Group assembly and caught a glimpse of South Asian multicultural diversity.
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