• National Merit Honors

    Twenty-three seniors in the Class of 2020 have been named National Merit Semifinalists. 

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  • Drey Land

    The school's 40-acre wilderness camp in the Ozarks hosts the seventh-grade orientation in the fall, as well as a science field study program for ninth graders in the spring. Many outdoor education programs also take place at Drey Land.

  • Girls Tennis State Champs

    The girls varsity tennis team brought home the state Triple Crown: the team championship, the doubles championship (Sami Remis '20 and Gaby Thornton '20) and the singles championship (Lily Walther '21).

  • Great Performances

    Our senior orchestra is one of ten instrumental and vocal classes, each of which includes multiple performances throughout the school year. Our Music Department also offers courses in music history and songwriting.

  • Old Newsboys Day

    JBS students and faculty are part of this annual fall fundraiser that benefits more than 200 children's charities in the St. Louis area.

  • Global Awareness

    Last winter, 30 juniors and seniors participated in international collaboration and debate at The Hague International Model United Nations in Qatar  — Burroughs' 27th annual THIMUN conference. In January 2020, a JBS delegation will head to THIMUN in the Netherlands.

  • Boys Soccer Takes First in State

    Last spring, our boys varsity soccer team bested St. Charles West and brought home the Class 2 state championship ~ the fourth championship in the last 10 years.

  • The Arts Front and Center

    All of our students participate in some aspect of our arts program.

  • Boys Tennis Dominates

    Last spring, our boys varsity team took first in Districts and first in State. Sophomore Akash Rajan also won first place in State singles competition.

  • Class of 2019 ~ They're Off!

    The Class of 2019, numbering 103, graduated on June 2. This summer and fall, they headed to 58 colleges and universities, including two in China.