The Review

Freshmen participate in Day of Service, give back to community

The Turville and Hegeman advisories weeded and covered invasive plants at the Don Green Nature Park.

Cameron Ederle, Alice Xu, Natalie Boquist, Jack Bray, and Natasha Janssens

November 13, 2019

On Oct. 16, the Class of 2023 participated in a Day of Service by giving back to the Houston community.

Don Greene Nature Park

The Turville and Hegeman advisories weeded and covered invasive plants at the Don Green Nature Park.

Cameron Ederle, Staff Writer

November 13, 2019

The Turville and Hegeman advisories dirtied their hands while weeding and covering invasive plants at the Don Greene Nature Park. The small park is home to a large variety of exotic plant species and a cherished oasis for the urban community.  Students worked with Janice Walden, an accomplished environmenta...

Etoile Academy

Freshman Chethan Shultz practices flashcards with a student at Etoile Academy.

Alice Xu, Staff Writer

November 13, 2019

On most days, the students at Etoile Academy spend their break time in silence. On Oct. 16, their quiet break was interrupted when 20 SJS freshmen entered with packs of multiplication flashcards. Etoile Academy is a charter school designed to build both the academic and character foundation of its students.  ...

Klein Head Start

Many freshman advisories volunteered at other schools, including Klein Head Start and Etoile Academy.

Natalie Boquist and Jack Bray

November 13, 2019

Freshman William Thames had just spent the last five minutes building a Lego house for a Klein Headstart preschooler, a house soon to be destroyed as fast as it was made. The student lifted it above his head and threatened to smash it on the floor. Before Thames could save the house, it was in piece...

Freshmen visit museum on history field trip

Freshmen visited the Museum of Fine Arts on Oct. 8 for a history field trip.

Cameron Ederle and Sophia Jazaeri

November 4, 2019

Freshmen took a field trip to the Museum of Fine Arts to enrich their learning in Global Issues in Historical Context.

How college advice should be given to freshmen

Freshman Lucy Haire reads The Compass Guide to College Admission Testing.

Afraaz Malick, Staff Writer

May 10, 2019

Freshman Afraaz Malick shares his opinion on how freshmen should be more involved in the college application process.

Debate benefits from new female members

Freshmen Dian Yu and Catherine Lu (pictured center) are two of the 17 freshmen to join this year's debate team.

Ella Chen, Staff Writer

January 20, 2019

A wave of female freshmen joined the debate team at the beginning of the school year. With its new members, debate is becoming more prominent and successful.

Top ten tips for freshmen year

Freshmen face off against sophomores in tug-of-war during the Second Baptist pep rally.

Sophia Kontos, Online Section Editor

September 14, 2017

Although the first year of high school can be overwhelming, following these ten tips can help any struggling freshmen make the most of their SJS experience.

Freshmen warm up to new schedule at retreat

Freshmen trudge their kayaks along shallow water and rocky paths.

Sophie Caldwell, Copy Editor

August 30, 2016

With the new schedule hitting new students, this year's freshmen retreat had a renewed purpose.

Monsters of SJS

Monsters of SJS

Emily Chen, Staff Writer

October 31, 2014

We've found a lot of monsters lurking around SJS... Meet the Headless Horseman of literary analysis, Frankenstein's monster and more.

Freshmen meditate, contemplate during history field trip

Freshmen learn to meditate on cushions at the Buddhist temple. They were told to meditate for ten seconds while smiling.

Ashwini Bandi, Staff Writer

October 13, 2014

After spending weeks learning about world religions in history classrooms, freshmen had the opportunity to see Hinduism and Buddhism in practice Monday, Oct. 6 at the Hare Krishna and Jade Buddha temples.

Freshman Retreat bonds students over games, performances

Emily Chen, Staff Writer

September 28, 2014

Bonding over games of Assassin and Name That Song, the new ninth grade class spent time with nature and with each other during Freshman Retreat.

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