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The Student News Site of Barrington High School

The RoundUp

The Student News Site of Barrington High School

The RoundUp

The Student News Site of Barrington High School

The RoundUp

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 without lunch hours. By the time you’ve completed the New York Times games and realize you still...

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 Lutsi
Published March 4, 2024

Sophomore Ava Lutsi observes the new Andy Warhol artwork from Grove Elementary School’s students. The series has been featured in the high school’s art gallery for four consecutive years, each from...

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 person don’t have to miss out on the festivities. Instead of feeling down, surround yourself...

Photo from TV Insider.

Disconnected Families and Planetary Alignments

Simran Panwar, Staff Writer
Published January 25, 2024

This holiday season was cheerfully started with a new release, “Family Switch” starring Jennifer Garner, Emma Myers, Brady Noon, and Ed Helms. The new movie is now available on Netflix. Many are scrambling...

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Get in the know with Knowunity

Ruby Nass, Sports Editor
Published December 20, 2023

Finals are right around the corner and I am done gatekeeping this amazing app. If you're like me and don’t memorize things well, you definitely won’t remember what we’ve learned at the start of the...

Trend Spotting

Trend Spotting

Olivia Peyton, Sports Editor
Published December 20, 2023

As winter rolls around, so do new trendy fashions. Check out BHS’s unique style, and what students are wearing to stay warm and fashionable this winter. Out with the old and in with the new! Sophomore...

Photo from Openclipart.

Be Kind to Your Mind

Hannah Kim, Opinions Editor
Published December 18, 2023

We’ve all heard of increasingly young kids doing insane 12-step skincare routines and dubbing it “self-care”. However, you don’t need to do all of that to feel like you’re taking care of yourself. Self...

Illustration by Sabrina Roach.

Disney is Dead (In More Ways Than One)

Sabrina Roach, Editor-in-Chief
Published December 13, 2023

Last weekend, I was sitting in a dark theater showing "The Eras Tour." Waiting for the movie to start, I passed the time critiquing preview after preview with my friend. An action movie with loud explosions,...

So... you live in the suburbs

So… you live in the suburbs

Neha Doppalapudi, Editor-in-Chief
Published December 12, 2023

So, you live in the Illinois suburbs. Laugh out loud. You live just far enough away from Chicago where you can’t totally participate in the city culture. So, what do you do for fun? If you find yourself...

1989 (Taylors Version): Flop, or Bop?

1989 (Taylor’s Version): Flop, or Bop?

Daniel Pashkow and Larsa Mando
Published November 28, 2023

FLOP (Larsa's Version): 1989 by Taylor Swift has always had the tracks we know and love, but her rerecording 1989 (Taylor’s Version) would say otherwise. This is very disappointing, especially since...

Fortnite game cover. Photo from Trusted Reviews.

Why did Fortnite Steal your Boyfriend?

Emily Won, Editor-in-Chief
Published November 27, 2023

Whether you’re a frustrated S.O., parent of a gaming addict, or maybe I’m talking about you, there’s a passionate crowd of mixed reactions when the game Fortnite comes up. But with the new re-addition...

Fall experimental: Little Women

Fall experimental: Little Women

Rainey Roy, Staff Writer
Published November 2, 2023

The experimental play is student-directed by senior Lily Hurlock; she has selected an act from “Little Women” to perform. The fall experimental play takes place on Nov. 2, 3 and 4 at 7pm in the black...

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