September 02, 2022

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09/05 - Labor Day - NO SCHOOL

09/06 - Class of 2023 College Bound Program (Part 3 of 3)

09-07 - 09 - BHS Activity Fair - lunch hours in the student cafe (see below)

09/07 - Live Virtual Q&A for Senior's Parents/Guardians 7PM - 8PM

09/08 - Back to School Night 7PM to 9PM

09/13 - 16 - BHS School Pictures

09/30 - Marking Period 1 (MP1) ends

10/01 - BHS Homecoming

10/11 - PSAT 8/9 - Freshmen

10/12 - PSAT/NMSQT - Juniors

10/20 - In Service Day - NO SCHOOL

10/21 - In Service Day - NO SCHOOL

10/25 - PSAT/NMSQT - Sophomores

11/03 - MP2 ends

11/03 - Parent/Teacher Conferences

11/04 - In Service Day - NO SCHOOL

11/07 - Class of 2024 College Planning Program

11/08 - Election day - NO SCHOOL

11/23 - 25 - Thanksgiving Break - NO SCHOOL

12/22 - Last day of Semester 1

12/23 - 01/08 - Winter Break - NO SCHOOL

01/09/2023 - Semester 2 begins


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During the 2021-22 school year Barrington 220 embarked on a strategic planning process called Framework 220, which will define the school district’s future vision and initiatives over the next three to five years.

Framework 220 was designed to engage all district stakeholders – including Board of Education members, parents, district staff members, students, and community members – in developing a shared future vision for the district. Involvement of stakeholders from every corner of the community resulted in a framework for decision-making that builds upon the common values held by the community.

Through Framework 220, we came up with core beliefs which we feel is essential for Barrington 220 to embrace:

  • Create learning environments where all feel physically and emotionally safe.
  • Cultivate and maintain strong partnerships and communication between school and community.
  • Develop character by encouraging a learning process for understanding, caring about, and acting on core ethical values.
  • Empower students to own their learning.
  • Engage with multiple perspectives to develop global awareness.
  • Foster a sense of belonging and ensure that all feel valued and respected.
  • Grow students’ leadership capacity so they can positively impact an ever-changing world.
  • Provide a strong academic foundation and a variety of curricular and co-curricular programs.
  • Respect and appreciate diversity.
  • Value social and emotional health and wellness for all.

Next week we will share the strategic priorities that we feel are essential for achieving academic excellence.


Steve McWilliams



Our annual back to school night will be held on Thursday, September 8th from 7PM to 9PM. Due to the construction around the high school, we will be holding a virtual back to school night.

We will be sending out a special edition "Blast" on Wednesday, September 7th with directions on how to access the class zoom links. Below is the schedule for the night.

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BHS believes that attending class, completing assigned work and contributing to the class are indispensable to success in school. Only when a student is in the classroom can he/she take full advantage of fellow classmates’ ideas, the teacher’s knowledge, expertise and counseling, and presentations of materials that enrich the class.

However, we recognizes illness, death in the immediate family, family emergencies and situations beyond the control of the student to be valid causes for missing school. If your student is too ill to come to school, please keep them at home and report the absence via the parent portal of Infinite Campus. Please be aware that attendance calls go out at 11AM each school day for unexcused absences, so it is important to submit absences via Infinite Campus in a timely manner. Attached are directions on how to utilize the parent portal, via the app or website to submit absence requests.

Parents/guardians must seriously consider whether or not the reason for the student missing valuable instructional time is sufficient to warrant the absence.

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Purchasing a Senior Recognition Ad for a senior student in the 2023 yearbook is now available!

Yearbook recognition ads are a great way for parents, families and friends to commemorate student achievements and important milestones. In addition, revenue from Recognition Ads helps our school create a higher quality yearbook. To purchase your ad online, go to, choose your ad size and layout, then enter your text and upload your photos.

Jostens manages BHS yearbook ad pricing and sales, so please do not send materials to the school. Early bird pricing is as follows: 1/2 page ads are $245, 1/4 page ads are $190, and 1/8 page ads are $125. The first deadline to purchase a 2023 Senior Recognition Ad with the above early bird pricing is December 16, 2022. After this date, prices increase to $270, $215, & $150. Again please note that pricing is set by Jostens.

Please see the attached flier for more information. You can contact Jostens at (800) 358-0800 with any questions.

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Please join us for our monthly PTO meetings. All meetings will be held in C271 at the high school unless otherwise noted.

  • September 12th
  • October 10th
  • November 14th
  • December 12th
  • January 23rd
  • February 13th - in CRC
  • March 13th
  • April 10th
  • May 8th - in CRC

Second Monday of each month at 9:15AM


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This page serves as a place where individuals can report school threats, bullying and concerns about a person's well-being. It is always best to talk directly to an adult, however since students and parents are not always comfortable doing so, this is another tool that can be used to alert district administrators about an issue. In the case of an emergency, call 911.