• Merit Scholars

    Eighteen members of the Class of 2018 have been named National Merit Semifinalists. An additional 11 students have been commended by the program.

  • Drey Land

    The school's 40-acre wilderness camp in the Ozarks hosts the seventh grade orientation, as well as a science field study program for ninth graders and many outdoor education programs.

  • Great Performances

    The grade 7 and 8 play is one of many opportunities for students to perform on the Haertter Hall stage.

  • Top Form at State

    In the fall, JBS athletes snagged the doubles and singles titles in tennis and the state cross country championship.

  • Old Newsboys Day

    Students have a stake in the greater St. Louis community. Old Newsboys Day — supporting children's charities — is one of dozens of annual service projects.

  • Learning Leadership

    Leadership opportunities come in many shapes and sizes ... like planning a major fund-raising event for the entire student body.

  • Global Awareness

    Thirty-six juniors and seniors participated in international collaboration and debate at The Hague International Model United Nations conference, held in the Netherlands in January.

  • The Arts Front and Center

    All of our students participate in some aspect of our arts program — fine, performing and/or practical.

  • Travelling Near and Far

    Almost 130 students participated in school-sponsored travel during spring break —  from team training in Florida and Tennessee to community service in Chicago, from experiencing some of the world's greatest art and history in Italy to exploring the culturally rich cities of China.

  • Super-Mileage Vehicle Takes Third

    Student engineers, designers, mathematicians, welders and mechanics took their SMVC to the Shell Eco-marathon Americas where it attained 519 mpg — surpassing last year's school record of 422 mpg and finishing third among 21 high school SMVCs from across the country.

  • Boys Varsity Tennis Takes State

    Our boys varsity team earned top honors in the Class 1 state competition. Girls track and field claimed the Class 3 state championship.

  • Graduation 2018

    Ninety-seven members of the Class of 2018 graduated in the re-constructed grove just north of the new Science, Technology & Research Building. By the end of the summer, they will have matriculated to 57 colleges and universities across the country.