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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

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.
Sophomore Audrey Liu models her red Skechers Heartbeats sneakers and gray leg warmers.

Students skirt dress code to express individuality

Serina Yan and Annie Villa February 18, 2022
Throughout the halls of SJS, pops of bright colors and eye-catching patterns shine through a sea of navy and white polo shirts, plaid skirts and beige khakis. Although every student wears a uniform, many still find ways to stand out.
Sophomores spend their free carrier playing ping-pong with each other.

Ping-Pong is bouncing back

Arjun Maitra and Richard Liang December 16, 2021
Two years ago, current seniors created the SJS Ping-Pong Club. When the pandemic hit, the club became inactive, but recently, students have noted an uptick in the club's activity.
Sophomores Isabella OReilly, Carter Hollingsworth and Rachel Hecht served Lucky Charms, marshmallows and potato chips at their Ireland booth.

International Fair exhibits unique cultures, traditions of countries

March 8, 2019
On March 6, students and faculty participated in International Fair with traditional food and other cultural items to represent countries from all over the world.
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.
Who wore it better?

Fashion double standards displace culture

Amy Liu, Online Editor-in-Chief April 20, 2017
Cultural appropriation is very real in the beauty and fashion industries, and it needs to stop.
Members of Banana Bender Surprise lounge next to their brown Suburban, the Brown Chariot. Band members included (from left to right): Jason Barker (89), Allen Hill, Conrad Choucroun (94), David Beebe and Gerard Choucroun (89).

Banana Blender band legacy lives on

Izzy Andrews, Staff Writer April 19, 2017
Hear some of the greatest hits from the Houston band Banana Blender Surprise. Three of the five members are St. John's alumni.

Fastow explores business in China

Sukul Mittal, Staff Writer January 5, 2016
Alumnus Jeffrey Fastow ('14) learned Mandarin and business practices while spending a semester abroad in Beijing.
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