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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 Student News Site of Barrington High School

The RoundUp

Emily Won

Emily Won, Editor-in-Chief

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Quiz – Match the favorite song to the fit!

Ruby Nass, Mahi Rai, Emily Won, Elizabeth Ewalt, and Kathryn Quintanar
Published February 29, 2024

Drag each song to its matching outfit!

The downstairs atrium finished construction last December. Students are free to use the downstairs atrium as an extension of the cafeteria, and students are required to scan in with their IDs. Photo by Emily Won, ‘24

Our Atrium: the heart of nowhere

Emily Won, Editor-in-Chief
Published February 23, 2024

On my first day of senior year, I was warmly welcomed by Principal Steve McWilliams, pep rallies and Pepper Construction. For the next four months of my first semester, I grew accustomed to the mysterious...

Fortnite game cover. Photo from Trusted Reviews.

Why did Fortnite Steal your Boyfriend?

Emily Won, Editor-in-Chief
Published November 27, 2023

Whether you’re a frustrated S.O., parent of a gaming addict, or maybe I’m talking about you, there’s a passionate crowd of mixed reactions when the game Fortnite comes up. But with the new re-addition...

Trigger warning: Politics

Trigger warning: Politics

Emily Won, Editor-in-Chief
Published April 18, 2023

I had the recent pleasure of having a political discussion with a classmate. I am a Democrat, and they are a Republican. Spoiler alert: no one died, although many would rather face the unfortunate than...

ForReal RoundUp

ForReal RoundUp

Neha Doppalapudi, Alexis Mathai, Cassandra Nadalig, and Emily Won
Published March 16, 2023

Eighth hour is a flexible and diverse hour, for students and staff alike. Whether it be learning ballet scenes or figuring out what color to dye your hair, students and staff partake in unique activities...

Students working out at the gym. Illustration by Emily Won, 24.

Day in, day out: High schoolers dedication to working out

Emily Won, Editor-in-Chief
Published January 15, 2023

One-hundred and forty grams of protein. 8 sets x 15 reps. 6 times a week. For students interested in bodybuilding, weightlifting, or staying fit, routine and consistency are key. Every day at the gym is...

Womens History Month: The modern-day woman

Women’s History Month: The modern-day woman

Emily Won, Editor-in-Chief
Published March 11, 2022

The ‘97%’ statistic circulated throughout social media around this time last year. Story reposts spreading awareness and caution flooded Instagram. Stories of women and sexual harassment- both survivors...

Meet the editor: Emily Won

Meet the editor: Emily Won

Emily Won, Editor-in-Chief
Published November 21, 2021

Hello! I’m Emily, one of the Features editors for TheRoundUp this year. This is my second year as part of the print, and my first year as a section editor. I decided to take journalism because of my...

Rallies and birdies: girls’ badminton starts their new season

Rallies and birdies: girls’ badminton starts their new season

Emily Won, Editor-in-Chief
Published March 8, 2021

Through virtual meetings, distanced tryouts and masked games, the recently formed girls’ badminton team has been playing in scrimmages with other schools and practicing six days a week. Despite the...

Hasbro’s Clue: BTS at BHS

Hasbro’s Clue: BTS at BHS

Emily Won, Editor-in-Chief
Published March 4, 2021

Remarkable performances, passionate cast members and dedicated crewmates- the yearly play. Inspired by the 1985 Paramount production, based on the classic Hasbro board game Clue, “Clue on Stage:...

Love shopping with my mask. It makes me feel like the main character. The one plus-side to masks is that I no longer have to worry about accidentally seeing someone from school.

Wrapping up the semester: A 2020 virtual year

Emily Won, Editor-in-Chief
Published December 22, 2020

Truthfully, no one expected a pandemic this year. The couple of candid shots that I took was to demonstrate how much COVID-19 has affected me this year. While I cannot speak on behalf of everyone, this...

Gimkit review: Kahoot on steroids

Gimkit review: Kahoot on steroids

Emily Won, Editor-in-Chief
Published December 22, 2020

Game show-based, addicting and slightly consumerist, this platform has undoubtedly surpassed Kahoot on so many levels. Gimkit is literally like Kahoot but amped and with catchier audio if that was even...

Volleyball’s Maestro: a Q&A with setter Madeleine Yoon

Volleyball’s Maestro: a Q&A with setter Madeleine Yoon

Emily Won, Editor-in-Chief
Published November 30, 2020

Freshman Madeleine Yoon’s passion for volleyball is not one to be overlooked. Through an interest that emerged in her early teens, she quickly developed a liking for this social and competitive sport....

POTW: Citizens of Barrington vote

POTW: Citizens of Barrington vote

Emily Won, Editor-in-Chief
Published November 15, 2020

Here at the Community Church of Barrington, it is strongly encouraged to cast your vote in the 2020 Election. A voter stands outside the polling place, encouraging others to also vote. Masks and social...

E-learning upholds student distress

E-learning upholds student distress

Emily Won, Editor-in-Chief
Published October 21, 2020

In many aspects, online school can leave students exhausted and stressed, both mentally and physically. E-Learning mainly utilizes Zoom calls to substitute, and even replicate, a typical in-person class....

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