Assembly Announcements

Announcements
*Senior Assembly:
 Photos and remarks from this year's Senior Assembly will be posted later today will be posted on Campus Candids later today.

Announcements
*AAPI Month: Students modeled traditional clothing from several Asian nations, including a Japanese yukata, a Korean hanbok, Thai sarongs, Indian lehenga and kurta, and Chinese qipao
*Asian Affinity Group: The Asian Affinity Group will meet at 4:45 pm tomorrow in the Newman Auditorium. For their final meeting of the year, students will enjoy a 10% off boba run. More information about how to order and pay can be found in the club's GroupMe chat; please contact Mr. Chen (English) at achen@jburroughs.org to be added to the GroupMe.
*Baseball: The varsity baseball team will play Kennett tomorrow in the state quarterfinals; location and start time are TBD.
*Crochet Club: The Crochet Club will meet at 8 am Friday, May 26 in Library Classroom 1. Students will make yarn pom poms in their Field Day teams' colors. Please contact Ms. Pass (Library) at kpass@jburroughs.org to be added to the club's email list.
*KUTO: KUTO will host a Relaxation Day tomorrow to help students de-stress ahead of finals. Therapy dogs will be on campus during lunch periods, and students can relax with a movie in the Commons conference rooms while making signs with words of encouragement to hang in the bathrooms during finals week.
*Lacrosse: The girls varsity lacrosse team will play Cor Jesu at 4 pm tomorrow at home in the state semifinals.
*Schedule: Tomorrow will be a regular start day, with a special Senior Assembly. Students in grades 9-11 should return to their original 2022-2023 seats to make room for senior parents/guardians in Haertter Hall.

Announcements
*AAPI Month:
Ms. Dodson-Ching (History) spoke about Japanese internment during World War II, sharing the story of a beloved family member, Nobuko Kodama, who was forced into an Idaho internment camp as a teenager.
*Baseball: The varsity baseball team plays Sullivan in the playoffs at 4 pm today at home.
*Book Club: The Book Club will meet at 7:45 am tomorrow in Commons Conference Room 2 to discuss Before the Coffee Gets Cold by Toshikazu Kawaguchi, as well as their summer reading plans.
*Cooking Club: The Cooking Club will meet at 8:10 am tomorrow in Library Classroom 1 to discuss its plans for next school year.
*Lacrosse: The girls varsity lacrosse team plays its Elite 8 game against Marquette at 5:30 pm at home.
*Marble Club: The Marble Club will meet at 3 pm tomorrow in S101.

Announcements
*AAPI Month: Today's AAPI Month presentations celebrated students' Korean heritage. Olivia Lu '26 shared some of her favorite Korean foods, including hotteok, gyeranjjim, japchae, kimbap, and tteokbokki. Then, Christian Chang '28, Avary Choe '28, Daniel Kim '28, Ethan Sonn '28, and Averill Yi '28 provided a brief overview of relations between North and South Korea since World War II, and highlighted the work of Yeonmi Park, a North Korean defector and prominent human rights activist. The seventh graders shared two book recommendations — Park's In Order to Live and Still Life With Rice by Helie Lee — for anyone interested learning more about life inside North Korea.
*Asian Affinity Group: The Asian Affinity Group will meet at 4:45 pm Thursday, May 25, in the Newman Auditorium.
*Beekeeping: A row of beehives has been installed next to Laughing Lake; please stay at least 15-20 feet away from the hives if you are not wearing protective gear. Students interested in learning more about beekeeping should contact Dr. Walther (Science) at twalther@jburroughs.org.
*Model UN: Any students interested in getting involved with Model UN during the 2023-2024 school year should contact faculty sponsors Mr. Newman (Fine Arts), Dr. Koropchak (English), or Mr. Bang (History) for more information.
*Schedule: This week, Tuesday and Friday will be late start days; on Tuesday, faculty members will hold office hours for any students wanting to meet as part of their finals prep. Thursday will be a regular start day, with a special Senior Assembly. Students should return to their original 2022-2023 seats on Thursday to make room for senior parents/guardians in Haertter Hall.
*Spirit Week: Student body president Monét Witherspoon '24 reminded students about this week's Spirit Week themes; tomorrow is Twin Tuesday. Congress will send an email to students later today for anyone interested in signing up to participate in Friday's Field Day assembly or opening ceremonies.

Announcements
*AAPI Month: Anokhi Desai '25 performed Bharatanatyam, an ancient classical dance that originated in the southernmost region of India. Her performance was coordinated by the Performance Club, a group of students focused on sharing different cultures with the Burroughs community through performances.
*Guild of Geeks: Guild of Geeks will play Smash Ultimate and Dungeons & Dragon from 3 to 5:30 pm today in Mr. Salomon's room (S312).
*Lacrosse: The girls varsity lacrosse team enters the playoffs tomorrow, taking on Parkway West at 10:30 am tomorrow at home.
*Soccer: The girls varsity soccer team plays Incarnate Word for the district title at 5 pm today at home.
*Tennis: Shaan Patel '26 will compete today in the semifinals of the state tennis tournament.