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

The Review

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

The Review

Julien Baker plays a show in St. Paul, Minnesota.

Happy Birthday, Julien Baker

Lucy Walker September 29, 2023

On this day in 1995, songwriter Julien Baker was born. Now 28, she’s a folk star and works with illustrious members of boygenius (and friends) Phoebe Bridgers and Lucy Dacus. I’m obsessed. The...

Track and field coach Richie Mercado gives a speech alongside other coaches at the World Athletics Championship.

Hungary for more: Track and field coach attends Thorpe Cup, World Athletics Championship

Genevieve Ederle and Annie Li September 27, 2023

While most tourists in Europe can be found admiring intricate architectural designs and feasting on local delicacies, track and field coach Richie Mercado spent most of his time in Prague and Budapest...

Medical Director Scott Dorfman urges all St. Johns students to get vaccinated and follow CDC guidelines.

New strains of Covid-19 spread throughout Upper School community

Daniel Pan and Evan Williams September 26, 2023

Bethany Goldman felt seemingly endless exhaustion, falling asleep before dinner and waking up the next afternoon. This was her first time contracting Covid-19 in May 2021, right before finals. Goldman,...

Hurricane Idalia struck Florida on Aug. 30, destroying over 16,000 homes and causing an estimated $12–$20 billion in damages.

Hurricane Idalia hits Florida, SJS community reacts

Isabella Adachi and Nia Shetty September 26, 2023

Unlike its name, the Sunshine State suffers from terrible hurricanes—most recently, Hurricane Idalia, a Category 4 hurricane that hit near Keaton Beach, Florida, on Aug. 30— the first major hurricane...

Freshman Luke Brasher devours a slice of watermelon during the watermelon-eating contest.

Spirit Club pep rally amps up Mavs

Katie Czelusta, Marin Pollock, and Kenzie Chu September 22, 2023
Photo Gallery: Students and faculty brought their energy and competed in events to show school spirit.
Many students ended up tossing out metal silverware, leading to the return of plastic utensils.

Life with plastic is not so fantastic: Green initiatives clash with convenience in servery

Bella Dodig and Yutia Li September 19, 2023

Plastic utensils have been mysteriously disappearing—and reappearing—from the servery since school began.  Dashing into Flores for the annual first-day Community Breakfast, students discovered...

Karaoke Night by Soccer Mommy is out Sep 22.

A Look at Soccer Mommy’s Karaoke Night

Lucy Walker September 19, 2023

Soccer Mommy’s reinventive cover compilation EP Karaoke Night puts a dreamy twist on airish and far-out classics—the kind that could be sandwiched between Snail Mail and The Smiths in any reputable...

President Vincent Reyes leads inaugural YCC meeting, which featured discussion on the recent GOP debate.

Trump indictment, GOP debate coincides with YCC first meeting

Gabriel Pope September 15, 2023

On Aug. 24, former President Donald Trump prepared for his mugshot. Dressed in his traditional blue suit and red tie, he makes no effort to smile, unlike some of his accused co-conspirators. Instead, he...

Receiver Logan Donley flies past Eagles linebacker Dequan Murphy to secure a Maverick first down.

Photo Gallery: Mavs trample Fort Bend Eagles with a 35-15 victory

Katie Czelusta, Horatio Wilcox, and Maggie Hester September 14, 2023
On Sept. 8, the Mavs dominated on the field during a game with Fort Bend Christian Academy while students cheered on the bleachers in jungle-themed attire.
Citizen crime-stopper captures suspect fleeing the scene after attempted robbery of a box of donuts.

Appetite for Destruction: Suspect goes on 2-day North Campus crime spree

Ella Piper Claffy September 14, 2023

HOUSTON – Authorities are still searching for the suspect who they say went on a two-day crime spree on the North Campus last week. The suspect, identified as a small, furry rodent with a reddish-brown...

From left to right: Aaron Burtch (drums), Tim Dryden (keyboard), Jason Lytle (vocals, guitar), Kevin Garcia (bass), Jim Fairchild (lead guitar).

Jason Lytle reflects on time in Grandaddy, new release

Lucy Walker September 7, 2023

Grandaddy frontman Jason Lytle grew up in a full house in Modesto, California. His big family was loud. But they also listened. His older brothers and sisters had an extensive record collection, which...

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