Students Make Change

Carrie Zhang, Reporter

May 16, 2018

February 14, 2018 was Valentine’s Day, a day that was supposed to be about spreading love and kindness. Instead, it became a day of tragedies. Nikolas Cruz went to Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida and...

A Look Towards the Future

Ben Remis, Reporter

May 16, 2018

It’s long been a tradition for the last issue of The World to contain some sort of “senior rants.” As much as I would love to write about my time at JBS, I’m instead going to use this space to imagine (maybe predict?)...

Student Opinion on Additional JBS AP Courses

Carrie Zhang, Reporter

May 16, 2018

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

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...

Escalating Tensions and a New Cold War?

Jon Sky, Reporter

May 16, 2018

The world may have assumed they saw the last of the hostilities and proxy conflicts of the Cold War with the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989. Observers and statesmen from both the East and the West believed this would mark the...

Introducing JBS

Evan Williams, Humor Editor

May 16, 2018

Do you have a need for quality education? Are you perplexed by the lack of options available in this day and age? Do you want the best for your children? Well wake up, folks, we’ve been around since 1923, and boy howdy, do we...

Inside College Admissions

May 16, 2018

On a drizzly day in February, nine admissions officers from the prestigious [REDACTED] University sit huddled around a conference room table within the ivy-clad admissions building. The conference room is littered with empty Starbucks...

To the Senior Athletes

Evan Williams, Humor Editor

May 16, 2018

Alright, alright, alright, let’s address the elephant in the room: the twig of a senior in skinny jeans (aka me) standing with the athletes during the announcement of the twelve season folk. Now, I can’t speak for the athletic...

Poll: Burroughs Faculty Oppose Arming Teachers

Gabe Fleisher, Junior Edito-in-Chief

May 9, 2018

Nearly all Burroughs faculty members oppose arming teachers, a poll conducted by The World has found. Amid the debate over school safety sparked by the February 14 shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland,...