What to do around the Lou

Lucy Bloomstran, Arts, Entertainment, and Humor Editor

October 16, 2018

Filed under Arts and Entertainment

I recently came across a tweet that gave me a moment of pause in a fit of summer induced boredom in which I actually dared to open Twitter and begin scrolling into the void. The tweet read, “Things to do in St. Louis (for under...

A Letter from The Backpage Editor

Lucy Bloomstram, Arts, Entertainment and Humor Editor

October 16, 2018

Filed under Humor

Hello Worldlings. The past few years at Burroughs have been great, don’t get me wrong, but we all know that something’s been missing. Yes, the newspaper still arrives with all regularity for you to quickly skim through bef...

Faculty Art Show Review

Adina Cazacu, Head Layout Editor

October 16, 2018

Filed under Arts and Entertainment

The 2018 Faculty Art Show, displayed in the Bonsack Gallery from August 24th to October 12th, exhibits the work of Burroughs’ Art Department Faculty. Here are The World art critic Adina Cazacu-De Luca’s thoughts on a few ...

Fall Sports Preview Review

Kendall Allen, Reporter

October 16, 2018

Filed under Sports

Boys Soccer “For us, this season is no different than the past few years in terms of our main goal: We want to win a championship title. I believe we have the personnel to do it and I’m really excited to play alongside the g...

Growth of Asian Actors

Sara Cao, Reporter

October 16, 2018

Filed under Arts and Entertainment

This past month, your social media feed has probably been flooded with pictures of Peter Kavinsky from “To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before” and Nick Young from “Crazy Rich Asians.” Most likely, you’ve been too busy ...

It’s A Small World After All

Hallie Williams, Managing Editor in Chief

October 16, 2018

Filed under Features

What does ‘It’s a Small World’ really mean?  According to Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary, "It’s a Small World" involves showing surprise when one meets someone one knows at an unexpected place.   This summer...

Holmes: Holme Town Star

Holmes: Holme Town Star

October 16, 2018

Meet the Class of 2022

Ali Zolman, Reporter

October 16, 2018

Filed under Features

In the Burroughs statement of philosophy, it is written, “through a personal, active approach to learning, each student pursues his or her potential in all school endeavors— academics, art, athletics and activities.”  Every person ...

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...

The Future for Science Town

Carrie Zhang, Opinions Editor

October 15, 2018

Filed under Humor

It has been four months since Science Town was demolished. Sparkling, white, box-shaped buildings housed hundreds of students every day. However, the once-popular center was more than just a place for classes. Students were...