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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

Laeticia Cerdas

Laeticia Cerdas, Editor-in-Chief

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Calm the club craze: Extracurriculars aren’t just for college apps

Laeticia Cerdas, Editor-in-Chief
Published April 17, 2023

It’s eighth grade, and stepping into the high school is a buzz. This is where it all happens—the TV-show drama, the golden years, the social highlight of your life. You sit in the auditorium, excited...

Man walking through weapons detector. Photo from Evolv Technology.

New security system trialed at BHS

Laeticia Cerdas, Editor-in-Chief
Published January 9, 2023

New security measures were trialed as potential precautions against weapons in the building from Dec. 14 to Dec. 16 on Door 45 and Door 34. “The first thing I want to make sure [the community] knows...

Photo by barringtoncheer via Instagram

Ongoing cheer tryouts take place after school Monday through Thursday

Laeticia Cerdas, Editor-in-Chief
Published April 26, 2022

As spring sports finish up and the school year starts coming to an end, fall sports prepare for the upcoming school year. Football, tennis, dance, and cheer are holding tryouts in anticipation for the...

Certified teacher’s take on the National Board

Certified teacher’s take on the National Board

Laeticia Cerdas, Editor-in-Chief
Published April 1, 2022

The Board of Education recognized 11 teachers in the district that completed their recertification for the National Board Certification: Lauren Schoepp, Robert Seidel and Kurt Weisenburger.National Board...

The sustainable fashion movement is anything but eco-friendly

The sustainable fashion movement is anything but eco-friendly

Laeticia Cerdas, Editor-in-Chief
Published March 6, 2021

Since the Industrial Revolution, the fashion industry’s modes of labor and production were anything but environmentally friendly. The production of clothes and the washing and sustaining of clothes produces...

Waiting for the ball, Sophomore Tessa Peterson stands ready and in position to receive it. Since being assigned as a catcher in eighth grade, Tessa worked hard and maintained her title as catcher despite the inconveniences thrown her way. “I play on a travel team and so we were able to play all summer with some restrictions,” Peterson said, explaining how she still played in her position today.
Photo by Stacey Wescott

Born on the field, training for life

Laeticia Cerdas, Editor-in-Chief
Published March 6, 2021

It could almost be considered an American tradition for children to take part in athletics from a young age. Those that take part in athletics for most of their academic careers are often practically born...

Uncovering common social misconceptions

Uncovering common social misconceptions

Laeticia Cerdas, Editor-in-Chief
Published December 6, 2020

Introvert or extrovert--all of us fall under one of those two categories, right? It’s either one keeps their emotions to themselves and tends to be socially anxious, or they’re screaming what they...

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