The Standard

John Towfighi
John Towfighi (’20) is the Editor-in-Chief Emeritus of The Standard. Towfighi has been involved with journalism since the end of his Grade 7 year, when he joined the MS newspaper The Scroll. During his four years as a member of The Standard, he has worked mainly in the Features section. Alongside writing, Towfighi is interested in U.S. history and foreign affairs. He was a member of the 2018-19 Writer’s Seminar, and plays gospel and jazz piano in his free time.

John Towfighi, Editor-in-Chief Emeritus

Apr 06, 2020
Coronavirus brings ups, downs (Story)
Mar 22, 2020
Reed reads the Newbery winners (Story)
Mar 14, 2020
School closes through mid-April (Story)
Mar 11, 2020
Panzer’s Deli serves international community (Story/Media)
Dec 04, 2019
The Standard Podcast: Episode 3 “Les Miserables” with Cala Lindsay (’21) and Max Olsher (’21) (Media)
Dec 03, 2019
Approaches To Learning reflections must change to become less tedious, basic (Media)
Nov 18, 2019
Ethiopian PM could be Africa’s model (Story)
Nov 18, 2019
Tunisia must remain on democratic path (Story)
Oct 21, 2019
Construction continues at Waverley Place (Media)
Oct 18, 2019
Gas line under construction outside Waverley Place entrance (Media)
Oct 17, 2019
Lunch with The Standard: three members of the ASL class of 1969 (Story)
Sep 11, 2019
Remembering 9/11 (Story)
May 29, 2019
Food, gaming banned in Learning Commons to promote study environment (Media)
Jan 26, 2019
Aequitas Week 2019 spurs discussions (Story)
Sep 14, 2018
‘Take Care, ASL’: 2018-2019 school year theme (Story)
May 17, 2018
Writers Seminar (Story)
May 03, 2018
Life through the ‘coaching paradigm’ (Story)
Mar 26, 2018
YoungPower Conference (Story)
Oct 30, 2017
Grenfell Tower fire leaves lasting mark on community (Story)
Oct 07, 2017
Moving forward: Sergio Pimentel’s life around the globe (Story)
Mar 27, 2017
Trickshots and tripods (Story)
Mar 13, 2017
Skarstedt gallery review (Story)