The Standard: Live Like John


By Cameron Slavin ‘23

On Thursday, Nov. 17, Brother Rice hosted a dress down fundraiser for “Live Like John”. Brother Rice raised just under $1,000 and all of the proceeds went to The John McNicholas Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation. To top it off, Brother Rice is also going to make a donation of $1,000.

John McNicholas was a sophomore at St Rita when he was diagnosed with an inoperable brain tumor. John passed away on Jan. 27, 2011, after a nine-month battle with brain cancer. He was only 15 years old.

At the time of John’s diagnosis, doctors did not have as much of […]

The Standard: Live Like John2022-11-28T22:51:11-06:00

The Standard: My Home After Hurricane Ian Visited


By Cameron Slavin ‘23

One of the most affected areas from Hurricane Ian was Fort Myers, Florida. In 2020, my parents bought a one-story house in Fort Myers Beach, Florida. The purchase during the middle of the pandemic was a sign of hope and happiness. We hosted many trips with friends and family holidays.

I’m sure that my family weren’t the only ones affected by Hurricane Ian. The state of Florida has plenty of Brother Rice alumni enjoying retirement, or at least were until their house was destroyed. I also know that there are some Brother Rice students who were affected by the […]

The Standard: My Home After Hurricane Ian Visited2022-10-30T13:12:01-05:00

The Standard: My Last Homecoming Dance


By Cameron Slavin ‘23

Brother Rice’s homecoming dance is set for October 15. It will be from 7-10 p.m. The theme of the dance will be Hollywood. Since this is my last homecoming dance, all of my friends and I will definitely be going.

I’ve gone to every homecoming dance during my time at Brother Rice, and it has been a blast each time. After every dance, there is an after party which is one of my favorite parts of the night. The pictures and memories from homecoming will last a lifetime.

During the week of homecoming, students are able to dress down according […]

The Standard: My Last Homecoming Dance2022-10-06T19:13:49-05:00


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