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List of 5 news stories.

  • MS Quiz Bowl Teams Qualify for Nationals

    Four SJS Middle School teams participated in the Texas Quiz Bowl Alliance "Eagle Meet" tournament at St. Thomas High School on Saturday. In the Middle School Open Division, SJS A Team (Kristopher Agarwal '21, Max Beard '21, Sarah Chen '21, Jackson Harvey '22) won the tournament without losing a single match.

    SJS B Team (Romit Kundagrami '22, Indrani Maitra '22, Eugene McCarty '22, Elizabeth Schaefer '22) ended their strong run in the quarterfinals against our own A team. Both of these teams qualified for the National Championship, which will be held in Dallas, TX in May.

    In the Elementary Division, our new team of 6th graders (Oliver Lin '23, John Matthews-Ederington '23, Chloe Schueppert '23, Louise Terry '23, and Lucia Varma '23) won 3rd place and will represent St. John's in the Texas Quiz Bowl Alliance State Championship in April.

    Congratulations to all!
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  • SPC Shake

    2017 Winter SPC comes to resounding close as Maverick Wrestling takes down their fourth title in five years.  Boys' Swimming landed in second.  Girls' Soccer defeated Hockaday 2-0 for third.  Girls' Swimming placed fourth.  Boys' Soccer won their last match against St. Stephen's 3-1 for fifth place. Girls' Basketball finished 6th and Boys' Basketball finished 10th.
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  • Winter SPC Final Results

    Sam Chambers
    Congratulations to all of St. John's winter teams for competing at the 2016-2017 SPC Championships held in Greater Houston. Please see the final results below and continue to follow us on Twitter. 
     
    Wrestling2017 SPC Champions
    Boys’ Swimming & Diving2nd place
    Girls’ Soccer: (S2) First round 2-0 win over EHS (S6); Championship semi-finals 3-0 loss to ESD (N1); Final game- 2-0 win over Hockaday for 3rd place.
    Girls’ Swimming & Diving: 4th place. 
    Boys' Soccer: (S2) First round 2-0 loss to Greenhill (N3); Final game- 3-1 win over St. Stephen's for 5th place.  
    Girls’ Basketball: (S5) First round 33-24 win over ESD (N4); Second round 57-26 loss to Kinkaid (S1); Final game-54-26 loss to EHS for 6th place.  
    Boys’ Basketball: (S4) First round 55-32 loss to ESD (N5); Second round 65-47 win over St. Stephen's (S6); Final game- 66-51 loss to St. Mark's for 10th place




     
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  • All-School Chapel

    St. John's students, faculty, and coaches gathered in Liu Court this morning for the All-School chapel service. It was a colorful crowd with attendees sporting their house t-shirts: Chidsey, Claremont, Hoodwink, Mulligan, Taub, and Winston. The MS and US bands combined to perform "Clocks" by Coldplay. Aftewards, the MS strings ensemble performed "Game of Thrones" by Ramin Djawadi. The US strings performed "Traveling" by Michael Kimber. 

    The address was given by Head of Middle School Philip Cannon, who spoke about the power of asking a simple question: What can I do to help? He told students that it costs literally nothing to help others, and reminded them that there will come a day when they will be the ones asking for help. After Mr. Cannon spoke, choir groups from LS, MS, and US combined to perform "Look at the World" by John Rutter. 

    At the end of the service, the six members of Team Hyperlift were asked to stand as the crowd gave them a round of applause. The team's faculty sponsor, Franco Posa, congratulated the team for their hard work and success in the Hyperloop competition. Having members of the entire SJS campus come together made it a special start to the school day. 
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  • US Choral-Orchestral Festival

    Monday, February 6 at 7:00 p.m.
    The Church of St. John the Divine
    No admission charge

    The SJS Upper School Choirs and Chamber Strings will present their annual Choral-Orchestral Festival. Kantorei will perform the programmatic chanson, “La Guerre,” by Clement Janequin, as well as Palestrina’s, “Sicut Cervus.” Chorale will perform John Rutter’s landmark cantata, "Chichester Psalms," accompanied by Donald Doucet on the organ, as well as harp and percussion. Middle School Boy Choir member, Rohit Reddy, will be the featured boy soprano soloist.

    Combined US Strings will perform "Traveling" by Michael Kimber, and Advanced Chamber Strings will perform the Albinoni “Adagio” and Benjamin Britten’s "Frolicsome Finale" from “Simple Symphony.”

    Joint performances between strings and choirs will include “Duetto” from “Stabat Mater” by Giovanni Battista Pergolesi (Les Chanteuses and Combined US Strings); “Ave Verum Corpus” by W.A. Mozart (Kantorei and Advanced Chamber Strings); and “To Music” by Betty Bertaux (All student performers).
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