Daily Assembly Announcements

*Asian Affinity
: The group meets at 6 pm today in Newman Aud to play Jackbox games. *Danna Drive: The coin drive raised $1773 for Ritenour Co-Care Food Pantry. The senior class raised the most during the drive, and will receive donuts during lunch today. 
*Guild of Geeks: The club has a Spirited Away watch party at 7 pm in Haertter Hall. The film will also be shown via Zoom. All students are invited to watch the film. Find the Zoom link on the Student Government Page and the Guild of Geeks Discord later today.  
*Jewish Culture Club: As part of Purim, the JCC is raising money for a local food pantry. Students are invited to come bake hamantaschen at 8 am on Monday, March 8 and Tuesday, March 9 in the FACS kitchen. Cost is $3.50 per person, which will be storecarded. 
*Stubborn Ounces: The newest issue, Pandemics, Protests, and Politics: Are You Feeling What I Am Feeling? is now live (read it here.) You can also find the issue on the publication’s Instagram (@stubbornounces). Prompts for future issues include “future visions” and “healing from a pandemic.” Submissions are due after break. For more information, reach out to Isa Rosario-Blake ’21, Katie Xu ’21 & Nina Zhu ’21.

 International Week: Nigerian Head Wrapping 
Temi ’22 and Tolu Ogunremi ’17 gave a demonstration of how to tie a traditional Nigerian gele, which is often worn to huge celebrations like weddings and birthday parties. 

 Music Friday
Seniors Ithan Levy, Dev Nayak and Emi Pope performed “Knee Deep” by the Zac Brown Band. See “Campus Candids” later today. 

We’re on a Common Day schedule, so don’t forget to stop by and see your advisor during the common period. 

Student Government
: All applications for class and schoolwide office are due today by 3 pm. The application forms are on the Student Government Canvas page. Direct questions to Ms. Grantham or Mrs. Russell
UNICEF: The club will meet along with the World Religions Club at 8 am on Monday, March 8 to talk about the Uighur detentions in China. A Zoom link and more information will be sent out tomorrow. 

International Week: Thai Dance 
Karuna Kayembe ’21 gave a demonstration of a dance originating from the central part of Thailand, which is often performed at large gatherings and is performed to promote prosperity and good health. It is associated with the traditional Thai wreath, which is made from fresh flowers every day and is hung to bring luck and respect. 


*The Review: Tomorrow at  8 am, The Review is holding nature-themed art and writing workshops. In Mr. Chen’s room (208), there will be an art workshop led by Grace Moore ’22, Sammie Lee ’22 and Katie Xu ’21. Students must bring their own art supplies. There will also be an online writing workshop led by Eva Kappas ’22 and Teresa Jiang ’22. You can join the Zoom for either workshop. 

A Reminder: Family Meeting Tonight
After we return from spring break, the 7th and 9th grades will be invited to return to campus full-time, while the 8th, 10th and 11th grades will remain on a hybrid schedule. Two weeks later, we’ll flip that, and 7th and 9th graders will revert to hybrid learning while the other grades are invited to return to campus full-time. After the seniors’ last day on April 26, all grades will be invited to return. The details of this plan will be discussed tonight in a Zoom meeting. A reminder email with the link was sent to all families yesterday. All students and their parents are encouraged to attend the meeting together, so that everyone has the same details. The meeting will last about 30 minutes. 

*Business Club
: The club will meet at 8 am on Friday, March 5 via Zoom. A link will be sent out today. The guest speaker is Talia Goldfarb, Shark Tank competitor and founder of Myself Belts. Reach out to Rahul Jasti ’21, Ziyaad Raza ’21, Eric Sauter ’21 or Mr. Holmes for more information. 
*Diversity ETC: The group shared a video with excerpts from its last meeting, where leadership invited a member of each grade level to discuss censorship, performative activism and the negligence of POC voices on social media platforms. The full video will be sent out via email along with a feedback form, which will also be used as a way to invite students to participate in the next video installment. 
*International Week: On Friday, March 5 from 5 to 7:30 pm, JBS families and faculty/staff are invited to a Food Truck Friday event with Guerilla Street Food (Filipino), Go Gyro Go (Greek) and FarmTruk (Southern). Look for an email later today with menus and an ordering portal to reserve your time slot for pick-up. Internationally themed masks are encouraged! 
*Publications: Applications open today for editorial, writing, photography and design positions with The GovernorThe WorldThe Review, and Stubborn Ounces. Ms. Shimabukuro will email a link today. Positions are available for all grade levels, but applications must be received by Monday, April 5. If you worked on a publication team this year, you must re-apply. Read job descriptions carefully and weigh out the requirements against your schedule for the upcoming school year. For more information, reach out to Mrs. Maness.
*The Review: The Review will host a poetry and painting workshop at 8 am on Thursday, March 4 in Mr. Chen’s room (208) and via Zoom. 
*Tuesday Talks: At 6:30 pm tonight, the JBS Alumni Association hosts a virtual Tuesday Talk featuring writer and filmmaker Cory Finley ’07, director of the films Thoroughbreds and Bad Education. He will talk about his journey from JBS into the arts. A registration link has been posted to the Student Government Canvas page, and will also be sent out later today. 

Grade Level Programming 
Don’t forget that there are no classes tomorrow—each class will participate in special grade-level programming. Assembly will still happen, but all announcements will be read by Mr. Abbott. 

*All School Debate
: Today is the last day to sign up. Email Mr. Dieffenbach if you have questions or need more information.
*Engineering Club: The club is 95 percent of the way to reaching its goal to build a water storage tank in Panama. You can still purchase $5 wristbands to support the project. For more info, email Daniel Diehl ’21.
*Montgomery Plan: There will be a meeting tomorrow at 8 am via Zoom. Find the link on the Student Government Canvas page, or email Mrs. Rathert. Topics for discussion include Sunday Funday, the high school election judge program, GSLMUN, the spring break service trip, Empty Bowls and the leadership application process for next year.
*Student Government: Elections will be held next month for student government positions, including class president, class vice president, class secretary/treasurer, class justice, chief justice and student body president. Read the applications carefully and be sure you fulfill all the requirements. Find the applications on the Student Government Canvas page. Ms. Grantham will also email the links later today. The deadline to apply to run is 3 pm on Thursday, March 4. If you have questions, reach out to Ms. Grantham, Mrs. Russell or your principal.

International Week 2021 Kickoff
This year’s celebration kicked off with two surprise guests from Ghana and Germany: Jasmine Brown and Moritz Habermann, who cut their exchanges at JBS short last year due to the pandemic. They gave updates on what’s been going on for them since leaving Burroughs, and wished everyone at JBS a great International Week.

Music Monday…live!
In a live music assembly, Leyla Fern King ’21 performed a song she wrote for her class, “Senior Year.” See “Campus Candids” later today.