Regularly updated snapshots of student life around the JBS campus (and beyond).

Foursquare on the Quad! 

Happy Teacher Appreciation Day! 

On the afternoon of Saturday, May 1, the Class of 2025 participated in the annual 8th Grade Car Wash to raise money for their class prom.

On Monday, April 26, seniors celebrated together with a last day of classes picnic before starting their May Projects on Tuesday. 

It's April, and the campus in bloom! 

On Friday, April 23, exiting Chief Justice Leyla Fern King '21 swore in the new student court justices over bagels.

Potpourri "lite" kicked off on Wednesday, April 21. Students shopped  "Recycled Rags" in the tent in the Quad and enjoyed enjoy cotton candy and snow cones throughout the day. 

On Wednesday, April 21, seniors pinned their college choices on a decisions board.

Snow .... in April! 

On Monday, April 18, the 12th grade boys performed an a capella pop-up concert for a small group in the Quad.

On Thursday, April 15, music students performed a pop-up orchestral concert after school in the Haertter Hall lobby. 

On Friday, April 9, students gathered in Haertter Hall to watch three screenings of the Dance Show: Pandemic Edition.

On Friday, April 9, students, faculty and staff gathered in Haretter Hall (in tandem with the Dance Show screenings) for the annual Empty Bowls event to raise awareness and money to fight hunger. 

Philip Barnes (Classics) builds shelves to accommodate a new collection of books donated to the department by past parent Bill Appleton and the family of past grandparent Earl Dille. 

On April 9, members of the Environmental Awareness club sorted recycled plastic for a national school competition—the school with the largest amount gathered will win a bench made of recycled plastic. 

Congratulations to the girls lacrosse team! This week, it found its groove and battled out a win against Pattonville, 19-14.

On Monday, March 29, the seniors, 7th graders and 9th graders returned to campus. That morning's assembly was the first time these classes have been together, ever. 

Students helped with clean-ups in Pine Lawn as part of the Montgomery Spring Break week of service.

On Friday, March 5 and Saturday, March 6, local students participated in the Greater Saint Louis Model United Nations (GSLMUN) conference, which was anchored at Burroughs and broadcast on Zoom. Read the news story here.

On March 5, International Week 2021 ended with a very successful Food Truck Friday! 

During grade-level programming on Wednesday, March 3, 8th graders participated in a design thinking experience. 

The junior class enjoyed a donut truck on campus, courtesy of Vincent Van Donut. 

Senior soccer players sent sweet notes of encouragement to the new freshman girls soccer players. 

Anna Duncan surprised fellow seniors with freshly baked and individually packaged chocolate chip cookies to celebrate the seniors first Friday back together. 

Laughing Lake, thawing after our epic winter week.

On Saturday, February 20, the seniors gathered for a fun evening of doughnuts and dodgeball. 

Optional Friday night labs have been a hit with AP Chemistry students.

During this recent blast of arctic weather, Plant Operations worked around the clock to ensure our campus and buildings were looked after and safe for our students, faculty and staff.

It's the last Theme Thursday of 2021—and the theme is blue and gold (of course). 

On the afternoon of February 3, College Counseling and Athletics honored a group of senior athletes who have committed to playing their sport at the collegiate level. Members of the class of 2021, masked and socially distanced, attended the ceremony in person (held outdoors on the Quad) while the rest of the student body watched via a livestream on the JBS YouTube channel. 

Daily doubles and double Bombers! A recently aired episode of Jeopardy highlighted two JBS alums, Ellie Kemper ‘98 and Jon Hamm ‘89. Do you the name of this comedy series?

Art class: one of the best spots on campus to watch falling snow. 

Dress like a teacher day

Theme Thursday: Dress Like a Teacher Day

Students, faculty and staff were able to watch the Inauguration and the day’s coverage in the Haertter Hall lobby as they passed by throughout the day.

Middle School sewing projects created during a service project

Middle school students designed and hand-sewed tooth fairy pillows to be donated to kindergarteners in elementary schools in St. Louis County. Each one has a pocket for the missing tooth and reward. 

Ms. Sherman, Ms. Maness and Ms. Grantham showing their Theme Thursday enthusiasm on Black Out Day

Bomber Ice Hockey: Seniors Night

10th-grade ceramics class creates tops for new tables in the 3-D studio

First Theme Thursday, 2021: Jersey Day! 

Making sure that all plastic bags end up in the right place

Second semester COVID-19 surveillance testing