March 16, 2017
*No School Tomorrow!
*Outdoor Ed: There are openings in several of the spring outings (tree climbing on campus, rock climbing in Arkansas, an overnight float trip in the Ozarks). Sign up outside Mr. Dee's classroom.
*Review: Marathon meeting after school today ~ and you can submit until then!
*Ultimate Frisbee: Fans wanted for today's 5:30 pm match at the Ladue 5th Grade Center (NOTE: don't think they're competing against 5th graders!).
Kudos to ...
the Science Olympiad team which took second place in regionals and has qualified for state.
Ten faculty and students donated their heads for a charity-motivated head shaving during assembly. The raffle (which determined who would get to cut whose hair) raised $2250 for St. Baldrick's which supports childhood cancer research. See "Campus Candids" later today.
March 15, 2017
*JBS Pride Day: Tomorrow will be the first annual JBS Pride Day ~ wear rainbow colors and join the fun after school with a mini-parade and concert.
*Montgomery Plan: Leadership apps from rising 9th -12th graders for the 2017-2018 school year are due tomorrow.
*Personal Computers: Upper school students may use their personal computers in the library (and classrooms with teacher approval) during April. Remember, the library is moving to the multipurpose room!
*Review: Final deadline tomorrow ~ marathon meeting right after school on Thursday.
March 14, 2017
*Happy Pi Day!
Kate Grantham and Andrew Newman, faculty sponsors of student congress, talked about upcoming class and school-wide elections, which will be held on April 10 and on April 20 and 21, respectively. Applications are in the front office and are due after break. They encouraged students to value varying leadership styles and to respect the privilege of voting.
March 13, 2017
Assembly starts at 8:15 am this week.
*Aim High: The summer enrichment program for middle school students from disadvantaged schools is looking for teaching assistants in grades 9 through 12. Interested students should visit the Aim High website. Questions? See Mr. McKone.
*Waffle Wednesday: The sophomore class will sell waffles and t shirts on Wednesday, March 15. Only 55 t shirts are available.
*St. Baldrick's Raffle: Final raffle winners announced.
*Review: Students in grades 9 through 12 are encouraged to submit their literary work and art to firstname.lastname@example.org. There will be a Review meeting after school on Thursday, March 16, in Ms. Simonds' room.
Mr. Abbott reminded students to avoid taking short cuts. Students who are getting behind during this busy week before spring break should talk to their teachers. Teachers will work with their students to make a plan to manage their workload. Don't make a mistake.
March 10, 2017
*International Dinner: Tonight from 5:30 to 7:30 pm. Everyone welcome. $10/person.
*Library Farewell: In advance of the relocation of the library to the multipurpose room over spring break, the librarians are hosting snack for all students between 10 am and 2 pm.
*Movie Night: Cancelled due to weather.
*"The Cave": Performances at 8 pm on Saturday and 2 pm on Sunday. Students are welcome to drop by today's rehearsals.
International Week Fashion Show
Juniors Stella Erickson and Kelli Schaschl emceed a student international fashion show featuring attire from Korea, Russia, Ghana, Romania, China, Ecuador, India, Germany, Qatar, Brazil and Greece. See "Campus Candids" later today.