Monday, May 20, 2013
The team will take on Huntley High School on May 21 for the chance to compete in the sectional championships.
Barrington High School’s Girls Soccer Team is heading to the sectional semi-finals game tomorrow to take on Huntley High School, according to the IHSA website. The team beat Lake Zurich High School in the regional finals game to advance to the next level. The semi-finals game will be held May 21 at 6:30 p.m. at Jacobs High School in Algonquin. The winner of the game will compete in the Algonquin (Jacobs) Sectional Championships on May 24. The Girls Soccer state finals are set for June 1.
The state finals will be held in Charleston next weekend, the IHSA reports.
Several Barrington High School athletes are heading to the Illinois High School Association Boys Track & Field state finals, the IHSA reports. The state meet is scheduled for May 23-25 at O’Brien Stadium in Charleston. Barrington High School State Qualifiers: Related Articles: Video: Barrington's Parker Wins High Jump, Qualifies for State
Thursday, May 16, 2013
Barrington girls are headed for state finals.
UPDATE, May 17: The Filles won the MSL Conference championship game against Buffalo Grove, Thursday night, 13-1. The girls scored six home runs. May 16 Barrington High School’s varsity softball team is having a phenomenal year. They are undefeated in MSL (Mid-Suburban League) Conference play, 16-0, and the team has a record of 28-1 overall. “The highlight of the season are the 13 girls themselves. Great group of people to work with and very mature in their day-to-day dealings with one another,” Coach Perry Peterson said. There are nine seniors on the team, three juniors and one sophomore. So far the team is hitting .389 for the year, with 300 runs scored and 34 runs allowed while on defense, Peterson said. The Fillies play Buffalo Grove …
Friday, May 10, 2013
Two students were given the honor, the Daily Herald reports.
Two Barrington High School students have been given the Merit Scholar designation by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation, the Daily Herald reports. The students are three of 2,500 scholars nationwide. They were judged based upon “their abilities, skills, and accomplishments–without regard to gender, race, ethnic origin, or religious preference,” according to the National Merit website.
Wednesday, May 8, 2013
Barrington High School was ranked among the best high schools in the nation. Click on the red dots for more details.
On mobile? You can see the interactive map here. Barrington High School made Newsweek’s 2013 Best High School list, which the magazine released Monday. The school ranked 240 among the magazine’s ranking of the best 2,000 public high schools in the nation. Barrington High School recently ranked among the top public high schools in Illinois by U.S. News and World Report. Weigh in: Do you agree with Newsweek’s ranking? For its rankings, Newsweek sent out a survey to more than 5,000 high schools in the U.S., with about 2,500 schools responding in 2013. You can see the details about the other ranked high schools by clicking on the markers in the interactive map above. The survey scores were then weighted and calculated using several criteria …
Tuesday, April 23, 2013
BHS was ranked ranked No. 24 of all high schools in Illinois in the U.S. News and World Report ranking of public high schools.
Editor's Note 1:20 p.m.: There was an error in the numbers in our original article. The numbers have been updated to reflect the change. ... Barrington High School is ranked No. 24 in Illinois, on this year’s list of best public high schools in the country from U.S. News and World Report. U.S. News created the rankings based on a list of more than 21,000 public high schools in 49 states and the District of Columbia, according to a press release from U.S. News. Schools are evaluated based on overall student performance on state tests, Advanced Placement tests and International Baccalaureate exams; rankings also take into account how well students educate black, Hispanic and economically disadvantaged students, according to the release…
Tuesday, April 16, 2013
Barrington 220 art teacher Tom Root finished the Boston Marathon ahead of the bombing.
Barrington 220 art teacher Tom Root was fortunate to have already left the site for Cambridge by the time the bombs hit the Boston Marathon. Tom Root, 26, and a a BHS 2004 graduate, finished the marathon well before the explosions. He said he lingered in the area for some time and then took the bus to Cambridge and stopped for a slice of pizza. “People kept asking if I was OK. I said 'I was glad it was a tough race,' ” Tom recalled. Soon he discovered the tragedy at the Boston Marathon site. “I was lucky to get out of there just in time and not to be affected,” he said. Tom said the events have been hard to process. “Marathons are such positive and joyous events . . . it’s unreal; the positivity from people just radiates, especially …
Friday, April 12, 2013
Supt. Tom Leonard notified school community of sad news of death of Nicholas Wardrip, 16.
April 13, 8 a.m. The death of a student is always emotional for friends and classmates. On Saturday, local counselors will be available if anyone needs care and encouragement, according to the Barrington 220 Facebook page. Visit them for free support at the Barrington Village Hall from 9 to 12 noon Saturday. April 12, 1 p.m. The Barrington High School student who died this morning, Nicholas Wardrip, was 16 years old and lived in unincorporated Cook County, said Jeff Arnett, communications director for Barrington 220. He said the Cook County Coroner has not yet released the official cause of death. BHS students were told about the death at the same time Supt. Tom Leonard sent a news alert to the community (see below). "We have a great team …
Thursday, April 11, 2013
Barrington Area Drug Prevention Coalition hosts evening of performances by Barrington 220 students.
The Barrington Area Drug Prevention Coalition hosts its second-annual YouthArts Alive, a lively evening of performances featuring Barrington 220 students and staff who participate in performing arts organizations in the community and have made healthy choices to stay drug and alcohol free. The event is at 7 p.m., Friday, April 12 in the BHS auditorium. Enjoy the talent of in this free and fun family event that celebrates a substance-free lifestyle.
Thursday, April 4, 2013
Proceeds of April 12 dinner to fund technology for a high school in Zambia.
A group of students at Barrington High School are trying to raise money for new technology at a high school in rural Zambia. They students are organizing a spaghetti dinner on Friday, April 12, 6:30 to 10 p.m., at the Village Church of Barrington. The event includes unlimited spaghetti, live band and dj, raffle and silent auction. To pre-order tickets send response and check/cash to: Hands of Hope c/o Christina Currie, 117 S. Cook St. #116 Barrington IL 60010.