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The Student News Site of Barrington High School

The RoundUp

The Student News Site of Barrington High School

The RoundUp

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New Student Council executive board

New Student Council executive board

Delaney Nelson, Print Co-Editor-in-Chief
Published May 17, 2019

The new Student Council executive board was voted in this past month, to serve as the leaders of student government for the upcoming 2019-2020 school year. The new board includes:   President:...

Going down the right track

Going down the right track

Delaney Nelson, Editor-In-Chief
Published May 8, 2019

Up until my junior year, every weekday of mine was spent at practice. I rushed 40 minutes to my gym in Huntley, where I’d spend the next four hours practicing gymnastics. At the end of my sophomore...

Nelson poses with her environmentally-friendly, reusable cup.

Time to cut ties with plastic

Delaney Nelson, Print Editor-in-Chief
Published May 8, 2019

By now, the photo of the dead bird with a plastic-filled stomach has been reshared by many of my Facebook friends. So many of us have seen that image, as well as tides filled with plastic and shores covered...

In 57 seconds, Karsten takes the win against Richert.

Pinned to the mat

Delaney Nelson and Camille Wodarz
Published January 13, 2019

After 57 seconds, he has his opponent pinned to the mat. The whistle blows, his teammates jump out of their seats and the crowd instantly erupts into cheers as senior Will Karsten stands next to the ref...

Teachers back in school

Teachers back in school

Delaney Nelson, Print Editor-in-chief
Published December 10, 2018

On most Sunday nights, physics teacher Daniel Carnduff stays up until two in the morning. On Wednesdays, bedtime is normally around midnight. He’s not up binge-watching a Netflix show. Instead, he’s...

Senior Amanda Dern volunteers at Democratic nominee Sean Castens Barrington campaign office. During her time in the office, she makes phone calls and helps volunteer. Photo by Delaney Nelson.

Gen Z makes their voice heard

Delaney Nelson and Emily Postlethwait
Published October 29, 2018

Why students  get involved The morning of November 9, 2016, senior Amanda Dern woke up to what she found to be devastating news. The presidential election of the night before hadn’t gone as planned,...

The varsity girls tennis team poses with their number one conference trophy. The team tied with Fremd High School for the title. “I’m really proud of our team because no one expected us to win,” senior and team captain Kathleen Tomasian said. “Fremd had stronger players and a lot of other coaches in our conference expected Barrington to be taken out. Towards the end of the day, we were feeling pretty down because we thought that Fremd had got it, but when coaches were counting points and they realized it was a tie, we were ecstatic, we were all so happy.” Photo courtesy of Tracy Waters.

Champs! Girls’ tennis wins conference

Delaney Nelson, Co-Editor-in-Chief
Published October 12, 2018

The varsity girls’ tennis team tied with Fremd High School for first place at the conference tournament Tuesday. Matches were played at several high schools, including Schaumburg, Conant and Hoffman...

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