The Review

Women of Color affinity group to host first assembly

Women of Color affinity group to host first assembly

Chloe Zhao, Katya Bigman

November 19, 2019

The Women of Color affinity group will host its first assembly on Nov. 20.

South Asian Affinity Group assembly highlights blending of native and American values

South Asian Affinity Group assembly highlights blending of native and American values

Indrani Maitra and Keval Shah

November 10, 2018

On Oct. 25, the SAAG hosted an assembly to celebrate South Asian culture and traditions.

Peter Fluor (’07) shares experience with substance abuse

Peter Fluor (’07) shares experience with substance abuse

Nina Varma, Staff Writer

October 31, 2018

On Oct. 16, Peter Fluor (`07) described his experiences with drugs at an Upper School assembly, stressing the need to belong to a community.

Book Fair Assembly highlights creativity

Book Fair Assembly highlights creativity

Fareen Dhuka, Staff Writer

October 11, 2018

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

AAAG assembly honors African-American alumni, highlights racial issues

AAAG assembly honors African-American alumni, highlights racial issues

Noura Jabir, Staff Writer

February 19, 2018

AAAG's assembly, which took place on Feb. 13 in Lowe Theater, highlighted the experience of African-American students at St. John's.

Review assembly explores journalism, Mintz’s (’04) editorials

Review assembly explores journalism, Mintz’s (’04) editorials

Video Staff

December 12, 2017

  This video was featured in the first ever Review assembly on Dec. 12. Editorial board members each spoke about their experience and illuminated the inner workings of a newspaper, while featured speaker Evan Mintz ('04) spoke about the controversial issues he tackled as an editorial wr...

Mayor Turner speaks to students about Harvey, mayorship in SPEC event

Mayor Turner speaks to students about Harvey, mayorship in SPEC event

Lily McCullough, Staff Writer

November 28, 2017

Student Political Education Club leaders invited Mayor Sylvester Turner to speak to students. Mayor Turner discussed Hurricane Harvey, his background, and his mayoral campaigns.

Book Fair brings community together

Book Fair brings community together

Shani Israel, Staff Writer

October 14, 2017

"Book Fair Beach" featured 9,000 novels and took a year to plan. Book Fair is one of the only opportunities for the whole school to participate in one activity together.

Music chapel showcases talent, underclassmen performers

Music chapel showcases talent, underclassmen performers

Izzy Andrews, Jack Shea, and Alex Tinkham

February 22, 2017

The annual music chapel showcased many upperclassmen performers. Watch video for renditions of Leonard Cohen's "Hallelujah" and Adele's "Make You Feel my Love."

East Asian Affinity Group highlights pop culture and racial identity

East Asian Affinity Group highlights pop culture and racial identity

Mia Guien, Staff Writer

February 18, 2017

The annual EAAG assembly highlighted musical performances and promoted discussion about the difficulties faced by Asian-Americans.

Guest speaker warns students not to be trapped by the Web

Guest speaker warns students not to be trapped by the Web

Sophia Li, Staff Writer

September 10, 2014

Today’s assembly featured Lori Getz, an internet safety expert who has appeared on a multitude of national broadcasts including “Dr. Phil,” “Today” and Ryan Seacrest’s radio show on KIIS FM.

South Asian Affinity Group Assembly showcases traditional, modern culture

South Asian Affinity Group Assembly showcases traditional, modern culture

Oliver Ruhl, Copy Editor

February 2, 2014

SJS students gathered in the VST, Jan. 22, only to be transported to a South Asian fashion show and what seemed like a scene out of a Bollywood movie.

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