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Student Honors

Congratulations to the 28 seniors in the Class of 2021 who have been named National Merit Semifinalists, as well as the 13 students who have been recognized with academic honors. 

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2020 State Tennis Champs

Congratulations to the girls varsity tennis team—the team took top honors at state for the third year, Lily Walther '21 took first in singles and Ainsley Heidbreder '21 and Sahana Madala '24 placed second in doubles.

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Great Performances

Our senior orchestra is one of ten instrumental and vocal classes, each of which includes multiple performances throughout the school year. Our Music Department also offers courses in music history and songwriting.

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Getting Involved ... Going the Distance

Through projects such as the annual Chouteau Island clean-up, Old Newsboys Day and the Holiday Food Drive, students engage with the greater St. Louis community through volunteer service.

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Cross-Country State Champions

Congratulations to the girls varsity cross-country team, which won its first State championship in JBS history! The team won by 30 points, and three team members got All State: Kylie Goldfarb ’21 second, Cori Spetnagel ’22 10th, and Ella Nichols ’23 18th. 

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Global Awareness

In March 2021, JBS students organized the first Greater Saint Louis Model United Nations (GSLMUN) conference. Read more here.

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The Arts Front and Center

All of our students participate in some aspect of our arts program: drawing, painting, sculpture, ceramics, printmaking, photography—from the introductory level to intensive studies. 

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Drey Land

The school's 40-acre wilderness camp in the Ozarks hosts the seventh-grade orientation in the fall, as well as a science field study program for ninth graders in the spring. Many outdoor education programs also take place at Drey Land.

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Every Day

Fall Sports Awards

Every season student athletes are honored at a sports award assembly.

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Music Assembly

Student musical performances are an assembly favorite.

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Spirit Week

Spirit is abundant on campus throughout the year but never more than during our fall Spirit Week.

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Community Service

Community Service is a long and defining tradition at JBS.

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Performing Arts

Students at all grade levels participate in theatre, music and dance productions.

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Guests on Campus

Nationally recognized speakers contribute to assembly and classroom discussions.

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