Upcoming Events
  • May 6-17 — AP Testing
  • May 9 — Senior Showcase
  • May 13 — SPURS Appeal Deadline
  • May 15 — Decision Day
  • May 18 — Prom
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

All content by Emily Postlethwait
Sit back, listen and enjoy

Sit back, listen and enjoy

Emily Postlethwait, Online Editor-In-Chief
Published May 15, 2019

Podcasts. With the huge rise of new streaming media platforms, the idea of listening to a 45-minute “show” without seeing anything visual seems like a foreign concept in today’s age. When people...

Senior Emily Postlethwait sits with her journalism class on decision day. I am so lucky to have found such an amazing community of people to work alongside with to create content we are all proud of, Postlethwait said. They are wacky and weird at times, but I love them more than anything. Pictured (left to right): Emma Howell, Brian Clancy, Annie Peterson, Delaney Nelson, Emily Postlethwait, Madi Scariano, Reese Seberg.

Challenge yourself and take classes you love

Emily Postlethwait, Online Editor-In-Chief
Published May 1, 2019

I recently learned in AP Psychology about the Flynn Effect: a worldwide phenomenon that shows intelligence test performance has been increasing at an alarming rate over the past centuries. Upon discussion...

The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical Review

The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical Review

Emily Postlethwait, Online Editor-In-Chief
Published February 19, 2019

The heart-wrenching and relatable story of Percy Jackson, a demigod on an adventure to search for his father, that inspired over 1.2 million adolescents around the world in the novel was given a new home...

POTW: Choirfest!

POTW: Choirfest!

Emily Postlethwait, Online Editor-In-Chief
Published January 19, 2019

Students and staff of the high school and middle schools came together on Friday, January 18th to have an annual combined concert. Choirfest is a day trip in which the middle schoolers work alongside the...

Fashion forward: bringing the 90s back

Fashion forward: bringing the 90’s back

Emily Postlethwait, Online Editor-In-Chief
Published November 19, 2018

While mood rings and frosted tip hair have (thankfully) faded away through the years, it seems like our generation has brought the well-liked 90’s trends back to the surface. When strolling through Woodfield,...

Featured POTW: New student art in gallery

Featured POTW: New student art in gallery

Emily Postlethwait, Online Editor-In-Chief
Published November 16, 2018

The AP 3D art class recently filled the gallery with their products from their theme show called "text." "We had to take something that was related to words and make it into some form of art," senior...

Photo by Emily Postlethwait.

Featured POTW: Metamorphoses tech week

Emily Postlethwait, Online Editor-In-Chief
Published November 5, 2018

Students prepare for the fall play, "Metamorphoses," based on Ovid's Metamorphoses which shows a unique take on many Greek myths. "However, the story isn't the only unique aspect of the show," senior...

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,...

Load More Stories
Donate to The RoundUp
$275
$500
Contributed
Our Goal