7th Grade Dreyland

Emi Pope, Reporter

November 18, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Imagine deserting a haphazard band of adolescents in the middle of the woods, then requiring them to use their nonexistent cartography skills to meticulously follow a map back to their camp. Then imagine sporadically discarding...

Renewable Energy

Renewable Energy

November 3, 2018

How Politically Active is the Burroughs Community?

Adina Cazacu, Head Layout Editor, Online Editor

October 15, 2018

Filed under Features, Opinion

Today’s youth must be politically minded go-getters who seek to make change in the world around them, right? Surely, the student body of John Burroughs School, an institution that prides itself on creating such go-getters, mu...

Student Opinion on Additional JBS AP Courses

Carrie Zhang, Reporter

May 16, 2018

Filed under Opinion, Uncategorized

Each class at Burroughs is composed of a hundred or so students, and each class receives students from a variety of schools. There are classic feeders like Forsyth, Community, New City, and Wilson, just to name a few. Fewer students...

Student Government Requirements

by Penny Zheng, Reporter

May 16, 2018

Filed under Opinion

According to the widely read student-parent handbook that JBS issues to each student at the beginning of the year, “Activities are an important part of the Burroughs experience.” Of course, student government falls under this...

Put Your Phone Down

Lucy Bloomstran, Features Editor

May 9, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Generation-Z. The iGen. Categorized as those who were born anytime from the mid-1990’s to mid-2000’s, the post-millennial generation is stereotyped as the kids who are conjoined at the hip to their smartphones and eat Tide...

New JBS Tradition?

Sriya Bandi, Reporter

May 9, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Should a Burroughs pre-prom senior class dinner become a tradition? Short answer: Yes. Pre-prom plans are always a battle. Where to take pictures? Where to go for dinner? And arguably the most important: Who’s coming to dinn...

The Power of “No”

Kendall Allen, Reporter

May 9, 2018

Filed under Opinion

How many times in a day do you say “yes” to things you don’t actually want to do? Three times? Five? Whether this response is due to the guilt of saying the dreaded word “no,” or fear of what might happen if you decline,...

The Value of Summer Jobs

Emma Swanson, Arts and Entertainment Editor

May 9, 2018

Filed under Opinion

In New Jersey, the working age is 14 years old, but I started working when I was 13. For every summer since I can remember, my family has been going to the very bottom of New Jersey, to an island called Cape May. This island ha...

JBS Taking A Stand and Protesting

MIchael Tu, Reporter

May 9, 2018

Filed under Opinion

What is John Burroughs School? (Hint--It’s in the name.) You, the reader, have probably correctly guessed that Burroughs is indeed a school. As a school, Burroughs’ goal is to have its students “embrace democratic ideals,...

Clubbing

Clubbing

March 16, 2018

Opinion