The Review

“9 to 5” explores feminism in work environment

“9 to 5” explores feminism in work environment

Fareen Dhuka, Online Section Editor

March 23, 2019


Filed under CULTURE, SHOWCASE

On March 1 and 2, Upper School students performed "9 to 5," a musical that showcases the theme of female empowerment in a work environment.

Behind the scenes, stage managers ensure show goes on

Behind the scenes, stage managers ensure show goes on

Rahul Rupani, Matthew Samson, Alex Tinkham, Ryan Doughty, and Davis Rae

March 21, 2019


Filed under CULTURE, MULTIMEDIA, SHOWCASE, VIDEO

Stage managers organize a show by running the cast, giving backstage cues and facilitating communication between the director and the set crew.

Video: Sophomore shows off yo-yo skills

Video: Sophomore shows off yo-yo skills

Matthew Samson, Video Staffer

March 20, 2019


Filed under MULTIMEDIA, SHOWCASE, VIDEO

Sophomore Maxx Shearod, the founder and owner of the yo-yo company Galactic Throws, used to regularly compete in international yo-yo competitions. He is currently ranked fourth in Texas and was once ranked second nationally in his age group.

Community rallies after racist incident

Community rallies after racist incident

Shani Israel, Senior Copy Editor

March 8, 2019


Filed under NEWS, SHOWCASE

The community rallied together after a student posted a racist story on Snapchat at the African American Affinity Group assembly.

Make Up Your Mind: La Rappresentante di Lista’s “Go Go Diva”

Make Up Your Mind: La Rappresentante di Lista’s “Go Go Diva”

Sophia Kontos, Online Editor-in-Chief

March 7, 2019


Filed under COLUMNS, OPINIONS, REVIEWS, SHOWCASE

Online Editor-in-Chief Sophia Kontos reviews Italian band La Rappresentante di Lista’s album "Go Go Diva."

Winter SPC Recap: Girls’ basketball finishes fourth, boys take 10th

Winter SPC Recap: Girls’ basketball finishes fourth, boys take 10th

Afraaz Malick and Russell Li

March 6, 2019


Filed under SHOWCASE, SPORTS, WINTER SPORTS

Girls' basketball lost to Houston Christian in the semi-final round of the SPC tournament, and boys' basketball lost to Casady in the consolation finals.

New alumni wellness survey promotes mental health awareness

New alumni wellness survey promotes mental health awareness

Fareen Dhuka and Ryan Chang

March 4, 2019


Filed under ALUMNI, NEWS, SHOWCASE

The St. John's Wellness Team sent a mental and behavioral health survey to about 600 alumni from the classes of 2015-2018.

Students plant trees in memory of Will McKone

Students plant trees in memory of Will McKone

Lily McCullough, Staff Writer

March 1, 2019


Filed under NEWS, SHOWCASE

Several juniors planted trees in Bellaire's Mulberry Park to honor their classmate Will McKone, who passed away in November.

Students take second place at Rice Regional Ethics Bowl

Students take second place at Rice Regional Ethics Bowl

Grace Randall and Luca Valderrabano

February 28, 2019


Filed under NEWS, SHOWCASE

The Ethics Bowl team placed second at a regional tournament hosted by Rice University.

Special Music: Kantorei performs “Alma Redemtoris Mater”

Special Music: Kantorei performs “Alma Redemtoris Mater”

Jack Shea, Ryan Doughty, Thomas Hunt, and Alex Tinkham

February 28, 2019


Filed under MULTIMEDIA, SHOWCASE, VIDEO

Kantorei performs "Alma Redemotris Mater" by GP Palestrina.

Winter SPC Recap: Girls’ swimming wins, boys take second

Winter SPC Recap: Girls’ swimming wins, boys take second

Kate Willey and Ellie Monday

February 27, 2019


Filed under SHOWCASE, SPORTS, WINTER SPORTS

Girls' swimming became SPC champions for the second year in a row, while the boys earned second.

Winter SPC Recap: Wrestling wins post-season tournaments, earns first All-American honors

Winter SPC Recap: Wrestling wins post-season tournaments, earns first All-American honors

Ashley Yen and Mac Bechtol

February 26, 2019


Filed under SHOWCASE, SPORTS, WINTER SPORTS

For the first time ever, the wrestling team won State Individuals, State Duals and SPC.

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