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Girls Tennis State Champs

The girls varsity tennis team brought home the state Triple Crown: the team championship, the doubles championship (Sami Remis '20 and Gaby Thornton '20) and the singles championship (Lily Walther '21). 

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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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Old Newsboys Day

Thirty-five students and 10 faculty collected nearly $3,700 for Old Newsboys Day, benefiting St. Louis area children's charities. Burroughs participates in this annual area-wide drive every fall.

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Global Awareness

Thirty-three juniors and seniors participated in international collaboration and debate at The Hague International Model United Nations in the Netherlands.

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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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Dance Marathon 2020

More than half of the student body attended the biennial Dance Marathon. All proceeds benefited Ritenour Co-Care Food Pantry and charity:water.

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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.


Music Assembly

Student musical performances are an assembly favorite.


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.


Performing Arts

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


Guests on Campus

Nationally recognized speakers contribute to assembly and classroom discussions.