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The Student News Site of Barrington High School

The RoundUp

The Student News Site of Barrington High School

The RoundUp

Sarah Quig

Sarah Quig, Editor-in-Chief

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Sunny Hill scriptwriters

Sunny Hill scriptwriters

Sabrina Roach, Daniel Pashkow, Avery Trapp, and Sarah Quig
Published February 13, 2023

The fine arts provide opportunities for students of all ages. This is seen in the biannual experimental play, which is written entirely by theater students. The spring experimental performance will highlight...

Barrington to host annual dance performance

Barrington to host annual dance performance

Sarah Quig, Editor-in-Chief
Published January 19, 2023

To continue a running tradition, Barrington is hosting the annual Giordano Choreography Project on Jan 21, 2023, at 7 p.m. The performance is in collaboration with ten other high schools in the Chicago...

Police department food drive information. Photo courtesy of Eve Gaitan.

Police department to host food drive

Sarah Quig, Editor-in-Chief
Published November 18, 2022

To help families prepare for the upcoming colder months, the police department is hosting a food drive to collect donations to give to the Project Hope Food Pantry. “Even in a community like Barrington...

Students sit in the stadium during an assembly. Photo by Aarya Arun, 23.

Barrington: Figment of belonging

Sarah Quig, Editor-in-Chief
Published October 20, 2022

*indicates unnamed source. A story of unbelonging: “I have never felt like I’ve belonged in all four years I’ve been here,” *Jane Doe said. The thought of ‘fitting in’ and an inclusive community...

Red Cross Club to hold walkathon

Red Cross Club to hold walkathon

Alexis Mathai and Sarah Quig
Published September 24, 2022

For the first time after formation, the Red Cross Club is hosting a walkathon event to raise funding for the American Red Cross. The event will take place at New Community Park in South Barrington from...

Experiment running for data collection. Photo courtesy of Choudhry, 23.

Students advance to state science exposition

Sarah Quig, Editor-in-Chief
Published April 21, 2022

After a year-long process, students submitted research projects to the Illinois Junior Academy of Sciences (IJAS) regional science fair at the start of March and will present at the state exposition April...

Substitute teacher shortage

Substitute teacher shortage

Sarah Quig and TJ Rot
Published March 10, 2022

Eighty-eight percent of Illinois School Districts reported that they have a teacher shortage. 96 percent of those same districts said they have problems finding substitute teachers. The Illinois Association...

Abby Ashcraft, 25, wearing a mask, and Jenna Kerr, 23, not wearing a mask, talk in the commons. Photo Aarya Arun, 23.

Mask mandate updates

Sarah Quig and Alexis Mathai
Published March 3, 2022

Following the previous article posted about Illinois school lawsuits on masking and mitigations, a ruling on the case was made and new Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) protocols instated....

Highlighting diversity: Who is Barrington?

Highlighting diversity: Who is Barrington?

Vidya Madana and Sarah Quig
Published October 27, 2021

Every assembly, bellowing to the crowds, Principal Steve McWilliams shouts, “We are Barrington!” We are Barrington, yes, but who are we? Our school is filled with stories of diverse and unique individuals....

Photo courtesy of Be the Change Barrington

Be the Change Barrington calling for racial equity

Sarah Quig, Editor-in-Chief
Published March 15, 2021

Out of 643 BHS students and alumni surveyed last year, 78 percent of those respondents believe that racism is a problem in Barrington 220 Schools. In order to address these concerns, a coalition of Barrington...

Lockdown was a breath of fresh air

Sarah Quig, Editor-in-Chief
Published November 15, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has provided self isolation, quarantine, and lack of human interaction and has had detrimental effects around the globe. But the lack of human interaction gave way to considerable...

College Board announces AP updates

Roberto Alvarez, Isabel Sesin, and Sarah Quig
Published April 22, 2020

Due to COVID-19, AP exams can no longer be held in school and are shifting online, resulting in several key format changes. The College Board has been working alongside students to develop resources vital...

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