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The RoundUp

Sophomore Anshul Nadendla, senior Anna Gustafson, junior Sarah Fitzgerald, seniors Emily Won, Danny Pashkow, Kyra Sarantapolous and Neha Doppalapudi (from left to right) pose in front of an IHSA banner at the Heartland Community College gym. They began competing at 9:30 a.m. and ended at 1:00 p.m. Photo by Laura Minerva.
Barrington journalists place eighth at state competition
Daniel Pashkow and Neha DoppalapudiPublished April 26, 2024

After competing at the sectional competition earlier this month, nine Barrington journalists progressed...

A map of preliminary damage reports from the storm system on Feb. 27. Each blue/green line is a path of a tornado from the storm. Photo courtesy of the National Weather Service
Tornado Troubles
Neha Doppalapudi, Jeremy Linardatos, Alexander Brudvik, Sabrina Roach, Casey Swart, and Zoey WatsonPublished February 28, 2024

On Tuesday, Feb. 27 there were reports of tornadoes across the Chicago area due to the severe thunderstorms....

Barrington Area Librarys outdoor garden. Photo courtesy of the Barrington Area Library
A green giveaway
Alexander Brudvik, Staff Writer • Published February 12, 2024

Barrington Area Library’s (BAL’s) seed library kicked off for its 5th year this February. The seed...

Photo from Pexels
No One is Watching the Same TV Show Anymore. Is This the End of the World?
Sabrina Roach, Editor-in-Chief • Published February 21, 2024

I am now at the age that my father has dubbed “suitable for watching TV shows.” More specifically,...

Photo by Rio Lecatompessy on Unsplash
Fast Fashion — Tearing at the Seams
Stephanie Murarus, Features Editor • Published December 15, 2023

In the tapestry of online culture, interwoven with reliance on consumerism, our closets expand to match...

Photo illustration by Stephanie Murarus, 24.
Merry Thanksgiving?
Natasha Baratta, A&E Editor • Published December 1, 2023

The summer air is fading and the cool breezes of fall are arriving. With school back in session, our...

Who wants Watermelon?
Who wants Watermelon?
Kaitlyn Witas, A&E Editor • Published April 23, 2024

Sitting in school for nearly 7 hours a day 5 days a week can catch up to students, especially for those...

Collection of different Grove Avenues artwork coming from grades K-5
Grove’s Treasure Trove
Abby Monk, Hannah Kim, Adia Strunk, Jake Drage, and Ava LutsiPublished March 4, 2024

Sophomore Ava Lutsi observes the new Andy Warhol artwork from Grove Elementary School’s students. The...

Illustration by Elizabeth Ewalt, 25
Galentine's Day
Elizabeth Ewalt, Staff Writer • Published February 15, 2024

Valentine’s Day is a day of love and joy, most commonly spent with a partner. Those without that special...

Joie Zaehler, 26, (left), poses with therapy dogs during a SOUL Buddies club meeting. Zaehler, a SOUL Buddies member, has worked with a variety of different therapy animals with the club. Photo provided by Joie Zaehler, 26.
Sharing of Unconditional Love
Olivia Peyton, Sports Editor • Published March 4, 2024

While the rest of us are horsing around, every week, sophomore Joie Zaehler is spending her time with...

The hallway by the Fine Arts wing is empty of students. This academic hallway is closed during class periods. Photo by Alana Zink, ‘27
Hooray for Hall Posts?
Daniel Pashkow, Cindy Yang, and Alana ZinkPublished February 29, 2024

With increased regulations on hallway policy, many teachers now see themselves monitoring the hallways...

Polls Apart
Polls Apart
Alana Zink, Staff Writer • Published February 20, 2024

Senior Daniel Devadas navigates his social media algorithm to help fully discover both sides of the political...

Demonstration in Washington, D.C., protesting the Russian invasion of Ukraine. The ongoing war in Ukraine is one of many human rights violations that Amnesty International has spoken out about Photo courtesy of Ian Hutchinson via Unsplash
How does one club right the wrongs of society's problems?
Hassan Javed, Staff Writer • Published February 14, 2024

Imprisoned families without proper healthcare, solitary confinement for minors and people silenced for...

(From left to right) Scout Storms, ‘25, Kaleigh Burns, ‘24, Abby Lewis, ‘26 and Mia Sirois, ‘27 sprint to the line before the start of their race. The four distance runners finished eleventh in the 4x1 mile relay. Photo courtesy of John Storms.
The Fastest Party on the Planet: BHS Girls Compete at New Balance Nationals Indoor
Sabrina Roach, Zoey Watson, and Casey SwartPublished April 24, 2024

As distance runners, Mia Sirois, Abby Lewis, Scout Storms and Kaleigh Burns are no strangers to running...

Hyping up the Bears before the game. Cool winters day in Chicago Illinois. Photo courtesy of U.S._Army_photo_by_Sgt._1st_Clas
Five Things the Chicago Bears Need To Do This Off-season
Jeremy Linardatos, Staff Writer • Published February 21, 2024

From a mid-season coaching change to a quarterback injury at a critical point in the season, the Chicago...

San Fransisco 49ers players run onto the field after a time-out. The 49ers were bested by the Kansas City Chiefs 20-31 during the 2020 Super Bowl. Photo courtesy of All-Pro Reels via Flickr
The Super Bowl as a Whole
Jake Drage, Staff Writer • Published February 10, 2024

After 18 weeks of regular season football and three weeks of playoffs, we have finally arrived at the...

Photo courtesy of Junko Nakase via Unsplash
Quiz – Match the favorite song to the fit!
Ruby Nass, Mahi Rai, Emily Won, Elizabeth Ewalt, and Kathryn QuintanarPublished February 29, 2024
Which finger are you Quiz?
Which finger are you Quiz?
Anika Wadhwa, Editor-in-Chief • Published January 11, 2024
Which Thanksgiving side dish are you Quiz?
Which Thanksgiving side dish are you Quiz?
Editorial BoardPublished November 15, 2023
Volume 30, Issue 5: Whats in Your Wallet?
Volume 30, Issue 5: What's in Your Wallet?
Published April 17, 2024
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