BRONCO BLAST

An Update from Barrington High School - September 25, 2020

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MARK YOUR CALENDAR - S1 SAVE THE DATES

Monday, October 6th - MP1 Grades available online**

Monday, October 12th - PTO Meeting (zoom meeting) 9:15AM

Wednesday, October 14th - PSAT NMSQT for Juniors

Thursday, October 15th - In Service Day - NO SCHOOL

Friday, October 16th - In Service Day - NO SCHOOL

Wednesday, October 21st - Class of 2022 College Bound Program**

Thursday, October 22nd - Class of 2022 Q&A Session with College Counselors** (more here)

Monday, November 2nd - BHS Parent Teacher Conferences

Tuesday, November 3rd - Election Day - NO SCHOOL

Friday, November 6th - Regular school day for staff & students (calendar change)

Monday, November 16th - PTO Meeting (zoom meeting) 9:15AM

Wednesday, November 25th - Friday November 27th - THANKSGIVING BREAK - No School

Monday, December 14th - PTO Meeting (zoom meeting) 9:15AM

Tuesday, December 22nd - Last day of semester 1


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Today Dr. Harris announced the target start date to implement the 220 Hybrid mode has been moved up to Oct. 19 if all metrics are met at that time.

Here is hybrid scheduling plans for the High School. Please review it carefully.

The following is a brief video recording of Principal McWilliams talking about the hybrid plan at the high school.

On Monday, Sept. 28 we will send out a message in Infinite Campus, asking you to select to enroll your child in the Hybrid plan or continue with Distance Learning until winter break. Your response will be due on Wednesday, Sept. 30 by 11:59pm.


Please view the video below from Principal McWilliams for a brief overview of the BHS Hybrid plan (or click here to access the video).

Barrington High School Hybrid Plan Explanation

Information from Student Assemblies this Past Wednesday

The key components of the student assemblies were navigating to the student agreement forms in Infinite Campus (they are available in the Message Center under the Survey tab).

The surveys include:


  • Science safety
  • Student Handbook (technology, academic honesty, ID policy)
  • Co-curricular Code (students that are interested in co-curricular activities must complete this.)

Please encourage your student, if they have not do so, to complete the surveys.

VIRTUAL ACADEMIC RESOURCE CENTER

During the student assemblies on September 23, 2020, students received information regarding the Virtual ARC which can be found on the BHS website (or by clicking here) Students who need academic assistance or would like to talk to a teacher via Zoom should access this learning opportunity.

COVID-19 SYMPTOMS SCREENING APP

The Covid-19 Daily Self-Certification survey will be pushed out to students on an as-needed basis when they are invited on campus for various clubs and activities. Parents must complete this form on the same day of attendance.


To access our COVID-19 Symptom Screening web app:

1. Visit health.barrington220.org on any device.

2. Each morning that your student is coming to school, parents need to SIGN IN using your Infinite Campus username and password.

3. Select the student you are completing the screening for.

4. Respond to the survey

5. Tap CONFIRM for each survey to report the results.

The system will confirm each check-in and respond whether or not it is safe to come to school for the day.

THE BHS LIBRARY IS OPEN FOR PICK-UP!

Reserving Books During Distance Learning:

  • Reserve books using Destiny

    • Students login using their IC and Schoology username and password

    • Step by Step Directions

  • Browse for a book, and place a HOLD

  • Students will receive an email when their book is ready for pickup

Picking up Books:

  • Once confirmation email is received , books can be picked up at the at the BHS Main Entrance anytime the building is open (7:30am-3:30pm)

  • Books must be picked up in one week.

  • If students miss their book pickup window, they should place a new hold.

Returning Books:

  • Books may be returned to the BHS Main Entrance anytime the building is open (7:30am -3:30pm)

Safety

  • Books will be quarantined for 7 days after they are returned.

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