Assembly Announcements

*Current Events:
In light of recent news events from around the country, Mr. Abbott encouraged members of the Burroughs community to take care of themselves and each other, and reminded students about campus resources including school counselors and political engagement opportunities.
*Field Day: Friday is Field Day. Students can pick up their T-shirts today during lunch; unclaimed shirts will be available in the library. This year's theme is "Music." Teams are listed on student activity boards.
*Middle School Choir and Upper School Voices Concert: The middle school choir and JBS Voices will perform at 7:30 pm tonight in Haertter Hall.
*MUN Impact: The club will host a bake sale today, with pizza available during 4th period.
*Newman Prize: Winner Jack Dreesen '22 spoke about his recent visit to FBI LA and demonstrated some tactical maneuvers he learned during his trip.
*The Review: This year's edition will be handed out following tomorrow's Senior Assembly.
*Sixth Man Club: Students announced the latest game of the week, varsity baseball's state quarterfinals matchup, at 4:15 pm tomorrow at home against Southern Boone High School. Fans are encouraged to dress for the game's "Safari" theme.
*Survivor: Students will meet during 5th period today in Library Classroom 2 to discuss the Season 42 finale and enjoy Survivor-themed snacks.
*Works in Progress: This year's edition of the middle school's literary magazine is out now. 

*Asian Affinity Group:
There will be a meeting at 4:30 pm Thursday in the Newman Aud.
*Cryptocurrency Club: The club will meet at 8 am tomorrow in Conference Room 3. 
*GEO: The club will hold its final meeting of the year at 8 am tomorrow in Dr. Smith's room (210).
*Middle School Choir and Upper School Voices Concert: The middle school choir and JBS Voices will perform at 7:30 pm tomorrow in Haertter Hall.
*Middle School Instrumental Concert: The middle school band and orchestra will perform at 7:30 pm tonight in Haertter Hall.
*Montgomery Plan: A variety of summer volunteer opportunities have been posted on the Montgomery Plan Canvas page and under the Volunteering tab on the Outside Opportunities page.
*MUN Impact: The club will hold a bake sale tomorrow. Volunteers to bring food are still needed.
*Stubborn Ounces: This year's 'zine will be available this week.
*Squash: Due to popular demand, the Athletics Department will offer varsity and JV squash squads for both boys and girls during the winter season. A noncompetitive session will also be available before school. Interested students should see Peter Tasker or Hollie Cosentino to determine which level of commitment is right for them when determining their sports selections for the 2022-23 school year.

*Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month:
Earth Gira '24 spoke to her family's trips to Thailand and some of her favorite Thai foods.
*Boys Baseball: The boys varsity baseball team defeated Priory 3-0 in the Class 4 District 5 Championship, and presented a plaque to the school. The team will play St. Charles West at St. Charles West at 4 pm tomorrow.
*Diversity ETC: Current and future student leaders of all clubs under the Diversity ETC umbrella (Asian Culture Club, Conversations Involving Student Identity, French Club, Gender Equity Organization, Hispanic Culture Club, Jewish Culture Club, Political Action Club, RISE, Spectrum and World Religions) must meet at 8 am tomorrow in the Newman Aud.
*GEO: The club will meet at 8 am Wednesday in Dr. Smith's classroom.
*Girls Lacrosse: The girls lacrosse team enters the playoffs and will play Parkway West at 4 pm today on the football field.
*Italy Trip: Students in the Classics department shared photos from their March trip to Italy.
*JBS Media Festival: Congratulations to the winners of the inaugural JBS Media Festival, "2:38 am in Mecca" by Kathan Palagiri '23 and Billy Sinton '23 (best song - instrumental) and "The Godmother" by Livia Willey '24 and Kate Gray '27 (best short film). Winners will receive a Shake Shack gift card.
*Marble Club: Anyone interested in building marble racing tracks is invited to the Marble Club's meeting at 7:45 am tomorrow in S101.
*Political Action Club: Club members recapped their April trip to Jefferson City for Lobby Day, where they practiced their lobbying skills via meetings with four Missouri lawmakers. The club will meet at 8 am Wednesday in Mr. Wagner's room to discuss summer opportunities for political action.

*Asian Affinity:
The last meeting will be at 4:30 on Thursday, May 26 and there will be bubble tea.
*Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month: Evan Dierberg '24 spoke to students about the popular drink, bubble tea.
*Mental Health Awareness Month: May is Mental Health Awareness Month and is a time to raise awareness of those living with mental or behavioral health issues and to help reduce the stigma so many experience. If students need someone to listen or to lean on, the Counseling Department is always available.
*Music Assembly: Noah '27 performed a classical piece on the cello. 
*Sunday Funday: There will be a Sunday Funday at Crestview Senior Living from 2 to 3 pm Sunday. Interested students should sign up on the Montgomery Plan Canvas page.