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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.

Friday Night Lights provides support for children with cancer

Friday Night Lights provides support for children with cancer

Ashley Yen, Staff Writer

October 16, 2018


Filed under NEWS, SHOWCASE

On Oct. 5, St. John's hosted Friday Night Lights, a Candlelighters event for families of children with cancer.

New study spaces help students find silence amidst library construction

New study spaces help students find silence amidst library construction

Max Beard, Ethan Kinsella, Laney Chang, and Abigail Poag

October 15, 2018


Filed under NEWS, SHOWCASE

Upper School librarians Suzanne Webb and Peg Patrick instituted silent study halls in the Quad for students each carrier.

New app helps students access volunteer opportunities

New app helps students access volunteer opportunities

Celine Huang, Staff Writer

October 13, 2018


Filed under NEWS, SHOWCASE

Seniors Sebastian Varma, Ishan Kamat and Matthew Giordano released ServeUp, a free community service app, on Sept. 27.

Book Fair Assembly highlights creativity

Book Fair Assembly highlights creativity

Fareen Dhuka, Staff Writer

October 11, 2018


Filed under NEWS, SHOWCASE

On Oct. 3, Anthony Brandt spoke about creativity at the annual Book Fair Assembly.

A Day at the Urban Harvest Farmers Market

A Day at the Urban Harvest Farmers Market

Lily McCullough, Nat Larsen, and Jack Shea

October 9, 2018


Filed under MULTIMEDIA, NEWS, SHOWCASE, VIDEO

Video Crew filmed a day at the Urban Harvest Farmers Market.

Whataburglar: Seniors’ laptops stolen after Episcopal game

Whataburglar: Seniors’ laptops stolen after Episcopal game

Lilah Gaber, Assignments Editor

October 8, 2018


Filed under NEWS, SHOWCASE

On Oct. 5, someone broke into three seniors' cars outside the Whataburger on Westheimer.

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