Alumni Events


~ Upcoming Events ~

Legacy Breakfast ~ Saturday, August 19, 9:00-11:00 am, Dining Room - We welcome our newest students who have parents, grandparents and/or great-grandparents who attended JBS.  

Blue & Gold Weekend ~ Friday, September 22, 7:30 pm, Haertter Hall Overlook - Join other alums and parents to watch the bonfire. Saturday, September 23, 8:00 am, JBS Quad - Join us for the annual family Fun Run  - run or walk 2.5 miles from JBS to MICDS.  Pre-registration includes a free t-shirt.  Contact Cindy Schnabel or 314-993-4045 x 264.  See complete athletic contest schedule HERE.

Alumni Weekend ~ Thursday, October 12 through Saturday, October 14
Art Opening ~
Thursday, October 12, 5:30 - 7:30 pm, Bonsack Gallery - Join us for wine & cheese as we celebrate the opening of the late Linda Dubinsky Skrainka's '57 painting exhibit entitled Close to Home.
Taste of Burroughs ~ Friday, October 13, 6:30 - 9:30 pm, the Quad - Dine on a sampling of small plates from restaurants owned by our talented alumni.  We will also celebrate our 2017 alumni award recipients: Jane Smiley '67, Oustanding Alum Award and Beth Adams Louis '72, Distinguished Service Award.  
Family Picnic ~ Saturday, October 14, 11 am - 1 pm, the Quad - Pre-game picnic and music by the Twangadours featuring Larry McMahon '69 and Joe Dreyer '73.  Photo booth, face painter and frosty treats.  Stop by the spirit tent for some Blue & Gold swag before the Varsity football game vs. Miller Career Academy at 1 pm.

~ Recent Events ~

Links & Drinks ~   The 25th Annual Golf Tournament  & Cocktail Party was held on Thursday, May 18 at Algonquin Golf Club.  It was a beautiful day for golf and, afterwards, about 140 people attended the cocktail reception. See photos here.

Young Alumni Happy Hour ~ On Thursday, May 11, about 45 young alums (from the classes of 2000-2012) gathered at the BHIVE in the Central West End  to enjoy conversation and cocktail demonstrations. See photos here.

Art for Breakfast ~ On Saturday, May 6, about 100 people from the JBS community gathered for a continental breakfast and saw the art exhibitions at The Mildred Lane Kemper Museum on the Washington University campus. See photos here.

Alumni Day of Service ~ We had more than twenty-five alums, friends and students gather on Saturday, April 22 at the Jewel Box in Forest Park, to help The Flora Conservancy dig up tulips and prepare the beds for summer annuals.  We all had a great time.

Celebrate Stamper...On To The Next Chapter ~ A reception was held on Friday, March 10, 2017, from 4 to 6 pm; we said farewell to the old Stamper Library and hello to the new Stamper Family Library through a virtual reality tour.  More than ninety alums, friends and faculty (former and current) attended. See photos.

JBS in Texas ~ On Saturday, January 21, about 25 alums and friends gathered at the historic Driskill Hotel in downtown Austin for a reception. See photos.  Then on Tuesday, January 24, almost 30 alums and friends looked out over downtown Dallas from The City Club (70 floors up).  Thanks to those who were able to attend - It was great to see everyone. See photos.

JBS Defeats MICDS 2 - 1 in the Ice Hockey Winter Classic!  About 200 brave souls faced the freezing temperatures on Friday, January 6 at Busch Stadium to cheer the Bombers on to V-I-C-T-O-R-Y. See photos here.

Alumni Hockey Game ~ The annual Bomber ice hockey game was held at Creve Coeur Rink on Wednesday, December 21 - Alumni Players vs. Varsity Team. 

The Winterlude ~was held between the two holiday programs on Thursday, December 15 in The Commons. More than 150 alums, students, parents, past parents, grandparents, faculty and staff joined the holiday fun with cookies and cocoa. See photos here.

2017 Reunions ~ A planning meeting was held on Tuesday, December 6 for classes ending in 2's and 7's.  If you are interested in helping plan your reunion in Fall 2017, please contact Lisa Holekamp Yost.

Gingerbread House Decorating Party ~ On Saturday, December 3, more than 140 alums & friends and their children gathered in the dining room for a fun morning of gingerbread house decorating.  See photos.

4 Years Out Party ~ On Friday, November 25, over 75 alums and parents from the Class of 2013 gathered in the Commons to catch up with one another. See photos.

Alumni Weekend of 2016 was held October 6 - 8 and it was great to see so many local alums and those from years ending in 1s and 6s.

Art Opening ~ On Thursday, October 6, alums joined us in the Bonsack Gallery for wine and cheese and to enjoy the photography of Martin Schweig '42. See photos.

One Woman Show ~ On Thursday, October 6, singer and actor Rosalinde Block '70 performed Drama of the Gifted Grownup  in the Black Box Theatre.

Alumni Awards Reception ~ On Friday, October 7, many alums were back on campus and enjoyed cocktails and hors d'oeuvres as we celebrated the 2016 alumni award recipients: Butch Buchholz '59, Outstanding Alumni Award:  Pat Esserman '51 and John Esserman '56, Distinguished Service Award. See photos.

Film Preview ~ On Saturday, October 8, alums met in Haertter Hall to view the first four chapters of Oh Yeah, a documentary of songwriter and riverboat captain John Hartford '56.

Family Picnic ~ On Saturday, October 8, many gathered for the annual picnic before cheering on Bomber Football as they played Trinity. See photos.

Blue & Gold Weekend ~ On Saturday, September 24, we had a great crowd for the JBS/MICDS Fun Run.

JBS in Chicago ~ On Friday, August 26, Andy Abbott greeted more than sixty alums and friends at Celeste for cocktails and appetizers. See photos. On Saturday, August 27 the JBS Varsity Football Bombers faced the Lake Forest Caxys. See pictures from pre-game picnic here

The southern California reception was held on Thursday, June 23 at The City Club - LA. More than 60 alums and friends gathered to reconnect and chat with Andy Abbott.  See photos.