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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

“It was fun and entertaining in an unexpected way,” freshman SAAG member Mira Pemmanda said. “It was the perfect representation of our vibrant Indian culture.”

Students perform songs, dances at SAAG assembly

Bella Dodig and Nia Shetty February 2, 2024

The last thing students expected to hear when Online Technical Editor senior Arjun Maitra stepped on the stage to perform his tabla solo for the annual SAAG assembly was “Sicko Mode” by Travis Scott...

Director of Clinical Services Colleen Kimball performs Quando m’en vo featuring choir director Brendan Emig as her occasional boyfriend.

An assembly to remember: the SJS inaugural teacher talent show

Isabella Adachi and Genevieve Ederle October 5, 2023

As lights dimmed in the auditorium, students watched the stage in silence, awaiting the final performance. Within an instant, music blared overhead, and teachers poured onstage in brightly-colored house...

SAAG members and leadership pose after performing a Bollywood dance to a medley of popular South Asian songs including “Laal Ghaghra” and “Tamma Tamma Again.” The music was compiled by SAAG Vice President Afraaz Malick, and the dance was choreographed by Malick and Sophomore Representative Nadiya Naehr.

SAAG holds assembly, showcases South Asian culture

Arjun Maitra, Site Editor April 19, 2022
On March 21, the Upper School gathered in Lowe Theater for the South Asian Affinity Group assembly and caught a glimpse of South Asian multicultural diversity.
Colin McCullough, the lead singer of Triton, belts out the lyrics of “Cherub Rock” by The Smashing Pumpkins.

Photo Gallery: Seniors show off musical talents at Senior Celebration assembly

Lexi Guo, Online Photo/Video Editor February 17, 2022
On Wednesday, Feb. 9, seniors showed off their skills in the annual Senior Celebration assembly. 
Junior Ananya Das reads WOCs mission statement at the beginning of the assembly.

Christy Haubegger (‘86) discusses representation in pop culture at WOC assembly

Lily Feather, Staff Writer February 10, 2022
On Jan. 10, in an assembly organized by the Women of Color affinity group, Christy Haubegger (‘86) spoke to the Upper School about her experience with Eurocentric beauty standards.
Thompson is the New York Times bestselling author of “Raising Cain” and a school counselor who specializes in the psychology of boys.

Psychologist Michael Thompson speaks to Upper School about academic gender gap

Aleena Gilani, Staff Writer November 11, 2021
On Oct. 27, psychologist Michael Thompson talked to the Upper School about the academic gender gap. 
Junior Ananya Agrawal designed  the Mav Literary Fest button.

Emanuelee “Outspoken” Bean speaks at first Mav Literary Fest

Ellie Monday, Staff Writer December 2, 2020
On Nov. 12, in a virtual assembly, Emanuelee “Outspoken” Bean spoke about his writing process and performed poems for the Mav Literary Fest, the new annual Book Fair.
EAAG officers invited Justice Frances Bourliot and Audrey Chang to speak at the affinity groups assembly.

Justice Frances Bourliot and Audrey Chang speak at EAAG assembly

Afraaz Malick, Staff Writer February 14, 2020
Justice Frances Bourliot and Audrey Chang joined the East Asian Affinity Group in their assembly on Jan. 23.
WOC will hosted its first assembly on Nov. 20.

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.
SAAG members rehearse one of their four dances before the assembly.

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.
Fluor (07) spoke to the Upper School about his experiences with addiction.

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.
Anthony Brandt, father of senior Lucian Bennett-Brandt, discussed his book about creativity at this years Book Fair Assembly.

Visiting author undertakes research in human creativity

Fareen Dhuka, Staff Writer October 11, 2018
On Oct. 3, Anthony Brandt spoke about creativity at the annual Book Fair Assembly.
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