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The Review

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

The Review

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

The Review

Ziya Ali leaps into the air to finish her routine.

Staying flexible: Freshman gymnast balances sports, life

Eshna Das, Staff Writer January 11, 2023
Freshman Ziya Ali has been a gymnast since she was three years old. At St. John's, she has continued with the sport while engaging in other parts of school life.
Gleaves surveys a game from the sidelines.

Gleaves retires after 31 years, leaves legacy of excellence

Lee Monistere and Dalia Sandberg November 18, 2022
Last May, Coach Steve Gleaves retired after serving the School for 31 years. Freshmen Lee Monistere and Dalia Sandberg share the impact he left on the School's athletic program.
On Nov. 5, the Houston Astros won the World Series title for the second time ever, five years after their first.

World Series Champions: A look back on the Astros’ postseason journey

Lauren Baker, Print Copy Editor November 9, 2022
On Nov. 5, the Houston Astros won the World Series title for the second time ever, five years after their first. Junior Lauren Baker recounts the Astros' postseason journey, from the ALDS to the World Series.
Senior running back Robert Riser evades the Falcons as he makes a dash for the end zone.

Kinkaid Week: Mavericks face the Falcons, lose 38-28

Dawson Chang and Arjun Maitra October 30, 2022
After a roller-coaster season capped by an electrifying week of school-spirited events and the Upper School pep rally, the Maverick football team headed to Rice Stadium to face the Falcons.
On Oct. 28, the Astros will face the Phillies in the World Series.

No fair ‘Weather’ fan, new US Head supports Phillies over Astros in World Series

Lauren Baker, Print Copy Editor October 27, 2022
On Oct. 23, the Astros and the Phillies secured their spots in the World Series. For Head of Upper School Kevin Weatherill, this matchup will be exciting but conflicting.
The football captains run through the ”Not Without Honor” banner, leading the team onto Skip Lee.

Photo Gallery: Mavs narrowly beat the Legacy School of Sports Science, 30-28

Isabella Diaz-Mira and Katie Czelusta October 24, 2022
On Oct. 14, the Mavericks were victorious after a close game against the Legacy School of Sports Medicine.
The Maverick football team bursts through the banner, ready to compete and dominate the field.

Photo Gallery: Mavs dominate the field and beat Lutheran South Academy, 49-7

Isabella Diaz-Mira, Katie Czelusta, and Diane Guo October 2, 2022
The Maverick football team triumphed against Lutheran South Academy on Sept. 23. Their passion helped them prevail against their opponents and hype up the Mavs in the stands.
“The preseason gives us a chance to bring the new kids into the program, allow them to meet people and then make sure that we’re in shape and ready to go,” said Kevin Veltri, head coach of the football program.

Preseason gives fall sports a head start

Nathan Kim and Pierce Downey September 27, 2022
Every summer before the start of the school year, each fall sport meets to train for the upcoming season. Freshmen Nathan Kim and Pierce Downey give a brief recap of what each sport did for their preseason training last summer.
The Mavs celebrate another win at the second away game of the season and fill the air with shouts of emotion. As they come together in celebration, their passion echoes from the field to the crowd.

Photo Gallery: Mavs win against Second Baptist, 49-21

Isabella Diaz-Mira September 23, 2022
The lights were bright and the spirits high on Sept. 16 when the Maverick football team defeated Second Baptist by 28 points. The passion and vigor the players left on that field carried into the crowd and into the shouts of their victory.
After half-time, junior Stephen Gill bursts through the banner and leads the Mavs onto the field. The following week of Sept. 19, Gill was named one of the top Houston high school football performers by the Houston Chronicle.

Photo Gallery: Mavs beat Fort Bend Christian 34-28

Isabella Diaz-Mira September 21, 2022
On Sept. 9, the Mavs won against Fort Bend, 34-28. Despite the comeback from the other team, the Mavericks finished with a victory and proved their skill on the field.
Senior Blake Masterson runs through the Not Without Honor banner.

Photo Gallery: Mavs play against Houston Christian, win 48-14

Lexi Guo and Isabella Diaz-Mira September 15, 2022
On Sept. 2, the Mavs defeated Houston Christian 48-14.
As the sun sets on Skip Lee Field, junior Michael Murphy helps energize the student section, encouraging them to keep cheering.

Photo Gallery: Mavs open the season against St. Thomas High School

Lexi Guo, Isabella Diaz-Mira, and Eshna Das August 31, 2022
Mavs got hyped for the first football game of the season on Aug. 26. Mavs started the game off strong with the fist touch down, and their ultimate loss did not diminish the spirit in the stands.
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