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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 RoundUp 2024 Goodwill Award

The RoundUp 2024 “Goodwill” Award

Ava Lutsi and Rainey Roy
Published May 23, 2024

We asked teachers to nominate their kindest students in their classes. These students demonstrated remarkable kindness, responsibility and positivity. Sravya Dontharaju "Sravya is a very kind and...

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 Zink
Published February 29, 2024

With increased regulations on hallway policy, many teachers now see themselves monitoring the hallways throughout the day. During the eight-period school day, teachers teach during five periods, as...

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...

Personalities though fashion

Personalities though fashion

Cassandra Nadalig, Staff Writer
Published March 19, 2023

If you have never done it, I recommend gathering the courage to ask someone about something they are wearing. Whether it would be a necklace, a graphic-T or shoes dolled up with writing. Stories or anecdotes...

Allen Noland posing for camera. Photo by Hannah Kim, 25.

You only live twice: Q&A with Allen Noland

Hannah Kim, Opinions Editor
Published March 3, 2023

In this Q & A, veteran and former teacher at Rockford, Allen Noland offers advice and a look into his life! Q. Have you always wanted to be a teacher? Teaching was actually my second career....

Teaching dreams turn to reality

Whitney Mall, Staff Writer
Published December 6, 2022

New social studies teacher Mrs. Wickstrom dreamt of being a teacher since the second grade, now those dreams have come true. Q: When did you decide to be a teacher? I decided to be a teacher when...

From Little League to D1 softball: Senior Ainsley Muno commits to Northwestern University for softball

From Little League to D1 softball: Senior Ainsley Muno commits to Northwestern University for softball

Vidya Madana, Editor-in-Chief
Published November 18, 2022

After picking up a bat for the first time at 6-years-old, senior Ainsley Muno’s life quickly revolved around the thrill of catching a softball and running the field. Muno plays first base on both her...

Special education teacher Tim Holman poses in his classroom.

Boxing into Barrington

Anshul Nadendla, Features Editor
Published November 9, 2022

Tim Holman is a new special education teacher here. He kick-boxes, loves his job, and has so many unique experiences. Q: What’s your favorite thing about Barrington High School and the community...

Through the lens: Senior graduation

Through the lens: Senior graduation

Aarya Arun, Media Editor
Published June 13, 2022

Somewhere in the rainbow: What pride means to LGBTQ+ youth

Somewhere in the rainbow: What pride means to LGBTQ+ youth

Annie Thyfault, Media Editor
Published May 1, 2022

As a LGBTQ+ youth, being comfortable with your identity is already difficult enough. When knowing that you may face discrimination for your identity, another unimaginable weight is added. The fear of discrimination,...

Student writing in cursive. Photo by Sarah Quig, 23.

The dying art of cursive

Claire Rowley, Staff Writer
Published April 20, 2022

Cursive is a dying art. Technology is one of the main reasons why it is falling apart. With the technological dominance school systems have made, most students prefer typing rather than writing. With that...

Brudvick, 25, playing guitar at a concert. Photo courtesy of Brudvick.

Students striking a chord: Overcoming challenges to play music

Leslie Carrillo, Print A&E Editor
Published April 18, 2022

Nerves pulsed through Freshman Abby Brudvik during her first performance, opening for a 90s cover band in the Metro lot. She only performed one song, and her fears were realized when she messed up. She...

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