An Update from Barrington High School - August 30, 2019

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09/02 - Labor day - NO SCHOOL

09/10-13 - Picture Days for Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors and Staff (see below)

09/11 - Sophomore Advisory

09/12 - BHS Back to School Night (see below)

09/19 - Financial Aid Program - Class of 2020 (more information to follow)

10/02 - Senior Advisory - Graduation Information

10/04 - Filly Football

10/05 - Homecoming - Candyland Homecoming - It's going to be sweet!

10/16 PSAT/NMSQT Testing (only Juniors will be testing)

10/17 - 18 - In-Service Days - NO SCHOOL

10/23 - Picture Retakes

10/23 - Junior Advisory

10/30 - Class of 2021 College Planning Program

11/06 - Junior Advisory

11/07 - BHS Parent Teacher Conference

11/08 - In-Service Day - NO SCHOOL

11/13 - Sophomore Advisory

11/14 - Freshmen Advisory

12/05 - "Putting the Pieces Together" Program for Freshmen Parents

12/18-20 - Semester One Final Exams (tentative)


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The High School is off to a great start and we look forward to you joining us Thursday, September 12, 2019, for a wonderful evening of sharing!

Back-to-School Night is an opportunity to meet the teacher, see the classrooms, and learn about our exciting technology and curriculum.

The intent of Back-to-School Night is to experience your student's school day and familiarize yourself with our wonderful staff and facilities.

More information regarding Back-to-School Night will be communicated next week, just want to be sure you "save the date!"

PSAT/NMSQT - October 16th

The 'touch of fall" we had this week reminded us that fall testing isn't all that far off (ok, it's not until mid-October) but for our Juniors, it's a big deal with lots of potential scholarship money on the line. All Juniors will take the PSAT/NMSQT on Wednesday. October 16, 2019 with a chance to earn National Merit scholarships, a prestigious resume builder and financial boost.
More information regarding testing will follow.
October 16, 2019 will be a regular attendance day for Freshmen, Sophomores and Seniors.
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2019 - 2020 BHS School Portrait Days

BHS 2019-2020 portraits will be taken by Stuart Rodgers photographers at Barrington High School from 7:30am-3:00pm September 10 - 13th.
While students can get photos taken any day, the following schedule is recommended:

Tuesday, September 10 - Freshmen portraits

Wednesday, September 11 - Sophomore portraits

Thursday, September 12 - Junior portraits

Friday, September 13 - Staff & retakes

Students should have their photos taken before school or during an open/lunch. Photos will be taken in room C271, off the Commons to the east.

Make up/retake day will be Wednesday, October 23 from 7:00am-3:00pm at Barrington High School.

Please use this order form for your student's 2019-2020 photos.

Please note: if your student does not have a photo taken on one of the days listed above, the student's portrait will not appear in the 2019-2020 BHS yearbook due to publishing deadlines.

BHS Student Apps

Please help us make sure your student is prepared to make the most of their educational experience by ensuring that they have downloaded the following apps onto their iPad:

  • Google Docs/Slides
  • Keynote
  • Notability
  • Pages
  • Schoology

If they have not, please have them download the apps now. If they are having issues downloading any apps, please have them stop by the library for assistance.

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Class of 2020 shirts are in!

If you ordered a tee shirt, pick up will be next week in the cafeteria during lunch periods on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, September 4th to the 6th.

Barrington High School PTO Gears Up For 2019-2020!

Have a teen who isn’t reliable passing along key info, such as deadlines to sign up for classes or upcoming events? PTO meetings are a great way for parents to hear about upcoming events, meet faculty members, connect with other awesome parents, and learn about action items from school counselors for kids in each grade.

The Barrington PTO raises money and provides support for school initiatives like the library renovation, teacher grants, health and wellness events, key speakers, and senior celebrations. Volunteer help, of any size and at any time, is always welcome. Check out the website here for more information.

FIRST PTO MEETING OF THE YEAR: Monday, September 9th, 9:15am in room C-271 at BHS. Please enter the building at the doors to the left of the main entry stairway, and bring your driver’s license and allow time to sign in.
Can’t make it? Follow us on Facebook (“Barrington High School PTO”) and/or email a PTO board member and ask to be added to the distribution list for future meetings and announcements.

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