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The Student News Site of Barrington High School

The RoundUp

The Student News Site of Barrington High School

The RoundUp

Band director Kevin Krivosik coaches students Nate Troxell, Abby Brudvik, Nathan Salvador, Sai Neelkantan and Lila Collette during 8th hour for their upcoming jazz band concert. Photo by Ava Lutsi, 26

New band director adjusts to school culture as he prepares for first concert

Ava Lutsi, Staff Writer
Published October 24, 2023

After longtime band director Randy Karon’s retirement in May, the jazz band is preparing for their concert on Oct. 24 with a new leader, Kevin Krivosik. The class meets every day during school hours....

Evie Webber, Ava Lutsi, Sofia Stern, Jacquelyn Hoffmann, Dylan Murphy, Eden Ellison, Georgiana Daughton, Lily Sehnert, Aanya Pareek, and Mia Harshman pose for a photo before last years Freshman Spotlight Performance.

Freshman Spotlight Performance? What’s that?

Hassan Javed, Staff Writer
Published October 6, 2023

Choir director Brandon Pemberton will direct the Freshmen Spotlight Performance on Oct. 5 and Oct. 6. The fine arts talent show for freshmen takes place in the Black Box Theater and will involve 21 participants. “The...

Rows of coats lined up for recipients of Barrington Giving Day to choose from. Photo by Bob Lee

Barrington Giving Day helps local families in need

Alexander Brudvik, Staff Writer
Published October 5, 2023

Barrington Giving Day takes place Dec. 9 at Station Middle School. Here, local families in need can collect items such as winter gear, clothes, food, toys, books and sports equipment. Some district...

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German exchange scholarship recipients

Anika Wadhwa , Editor-In-Chief
Published May 10, 2023

Two students, Lex Farnaus ‘24 and Melanie Miller ‘26, are recipients of the prestigious Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange (CBYX) Scholarship. Through this scholarship 250 high school students across...

Sophomore Anika Shinde watches the hatched chicks as they slowly start to move.

AP biology classes hatch and raise chicks

Vidya Madana, Editor-In-Chief
Published April 25, 2023

AP Biology teachers Laura Turngren and Julie Baylor are raising and hatching chickens with the biology students. Turngren, along with the help of science teacher Vanessa Fennig, is hosting 36 eggs in her...

Illustration by Anjali Wadhwa, ‘23.


Vidya Madana, Editor-in-Chief
Published April 10, 2023

RateMyClasses, a recent Business Incubator startup led by five students has had a wide-range of feedback from students and teachers. Officially launched on February 13 of this year, RateMyClasses. However,...

Illustration by Sabrina Roach, ‘25.

Students perform at the district orchestra ‘Solo and Ensemble’ festival

Sabrina Roach , News Editor
Published March 23, 2023

From fourth to 12th grade, orchestra students have an opportunity to perform during the district-wide spring Solo and Ensemble festival. Like the name suggests, students perform a piece either alone (solo)...

A Roadmap of Construction

A Roadmap of Construction

Sabrina Roach, News Editor
Published March 20, 2023

The school is facing major upgrades in the next few years - so much so that they can be hard to keep straight. Here is a guide to the renovation and construction looking forward, which, in the words of...

Illustration by Julia Tchorz, ‘25.

Music in our schools month

Anika Wadhwa , Online News Editor
Published March 6, 2023

One of the many themes of March this year is “Music in our Schools Month.” One aspect of this month is orchestra students spreading music throughout our school through live performances. These...

Illustration by Julia Tchorz, ‘25.

We belong to the world month

Anika Wadhwa , Online News Editor
Published February 27, 2023

In the month of March, the Word Language department will be hosting “We Belong To The World Month.” March will be dedicated to highlighting all cultures in the community—through food, music, art...

Renovation and construction plans for the foreseeable future

Renovation and construction plans for the foreseeable future

Daniel Pashkow, Staff Writer
Published February 20, 2023

After slight delays, the renovations in and around the school—updating the Commons, cafeteria, outdoor areas, and other areas within the school—are slated for completion by the start of the 2024-2025...

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