Igniting curious minds since 1923.

The Burroughs experience has always cultivated curiosity to inspire students to more fully explore, enjoy, and contribute to the world around them.

Studying Our School's History: Download Historical Texts
50th Anniversary:
A Way of Life

The first historical text to capture the spirit of John Burroughs School from 1923 through 1973 based on archival interviews and school publications.

60th Anniversary:
The Sixth Decade

Revisit John Burroughs School as it celebrated its sixth decade as told through students, teachers, and alumni who lived through this tumultuous time.

75th Anniversary:
Opening to the World

A thoughtful summary of how Burroughs evolved from its modest beginnings to become a nationally recognized independent school.

A History of Burroughs Athletes:Teammates
for Life

The greatest achievement in high school sports is the bond forged between teammates. This text chronicles Bomber athletics from 1923 to 2011.

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