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The Student News Site of Barrington High School

The RoundUp

The Student News Site of Barrington High School

The RoundUp

Joe Molloy speaks to a colleague in the English department. Molloy has transitioned back to the classroom where he teaches  AP Seminar and junior English classes. Photo by Stephanie Murarous ‘24.

Molloy’s Many Mantles

Anshul Nadendla, Features Editor
Published October 16, 2023

Joseph Molloy has worked in a variety of roles; from administration to teaching to sports. But there is one thing that Molloy feels no matter what role he’s in: a love for Barrington and its people. Q:...

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...

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...

Dancing towards her dreams

Dancing towards her dreams

Lucy Shannon, Staff Writer
Published February 2, 2022

Stephanie Naumowicz talks all about how she achieved her goal of becoming a high school teacher and assistant dance director. Stephanie Naumowicz is one of the new English teachers and also the new Orchesis...

Fixing an Apple a day

Fixing an Apple a day

Sabrina Roach, Editor-in-Chief
Published December 6, 2021

Library Tech Assistant Ian Roets sits down to give students the run-down on iPads, his experience with technology and opportunities for students who want to go into (or get into!) technology. Ian Roets...

Turning the pages: A conversation with Mrs. Anderson

Turning the pages: A conversation with Mrs. Anderson

Sela Fosco, Staff Writer
Published November 9, 2021

People often believe that librarians are old, wear a tight low grey bun, and wear their readers at the tip of their nose. But librarian Janet Anderson is not that at all. The strong and charismatic...

Nancy Creswell: A lifetime of dance with passion

Nancy Creswell: A lifetime of dance with passion

Rebecca Li, A&E Editor
Published May 29, 2021

Past the auditorium and down the grey ramp, to your left is the dance room. In the space, you’ll find yourself surrounded by mirrors, a ballet bar, a sturdy, a smooth dance floor and for the last 21...

The Brand at BHS with Mr. Zimka

The Brand at BHS with Mr. Zimka

Benjamin Xu, Staff Writer
Published May 29, 2021

What do you teach?  “I am a graphic Design and Digital Arts teacher that teaches all levels 1-Advanced, and I love it as well.”   What is The Brand at BHS? “The Brand at BHS is part...

Covid coffee break

Covid coffee break

Anna McCoy, Features Editor
Published October 22, 2020

A Barrington favorite, Cook Street Coffee, features new door signs that share the same message: “wear your mask.” However, inside of Cook Street Coffee, the iconic smell of coffee grinds, the sound...

Senior Daniel Perille is shown above.

Student places #1 in national German exam

Andrew Messerschmidt, Staff Writer
Published May 16, 2019

  When did you take the National German Exam, and how did you place? “I've taken the National German Exam all four years of high school, and I have placed in the top 10% each time. This...

Juggling work with school. Can you do it?

Part time jobs, full time responsibilities

Jacob Levan, Staff writer
Published February 25, 2019

​The teenage years are a transitionary period from childhood to adulthood. The first car, preparing for college, and of course, the first job. First jobs are important for preparing yourself for the...

Five students, one desk

Five students, one desk

Published November 30, 2018

Four students and I all pull up a chair and sit down at the exact same desk in E366 for 47 minutes of our day. We are connected by the piece of glossy wood where we all lean our elbows, by the posters...

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