BRONCO BLAST

An Update from Barrington High School - September 20, 2019

Big picture

SEMESTER 1 - SAVE THE DATE

10/02 - Senior Advisory - Graduation Information

10/04 - Filly Football

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

10/10 - FAFSA Completion Workshop (by appointment only - see below)

10/14 - BHS PTO Meeting

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

11/11 - BHS PTO Meeting

11/13 - Sophomore Advisory

11/14 - Freshmen Advisory

11/27 - 29 - THANKSGIVING BREAK - NO SCHOOL
12/05 - "Putting the Pieces Together" Program for Freshmen Parents

12/09 - BHS PTO Meeting

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

12/23 - WINTER BREAK BEGINS

Big picture

Safety Week 2019 (Sept. 23-27)

Next week Barrington 220 will hold its 2nd Annual Safety Week. The goal of safety week is to raise awareness among our students, parents, staff and community members.

During each school day next week, all students will view a one minute video that has a "Safety 220 Tip of the Day." Each tip corresponds with a safety theme for that day of the week. In addition to a safety tip for students, each video also has one tip for parents.


Next week we will be running an alternative bell schedule each day to facilitate the safety week activities. See next week's bell schedule here.

Big picture

SAFETY 220 FACEBOOK LIVE! Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2019 7pm-8pm

Join Superintendent of Schools Dr. Brian Harris, Assistant Superintendent of K-12 Schools and Operations Dr. Craig Winkelman, Board of Education President Penny Kazmier and Barrington Police Chief Dave Dorn, for a discussion about safety in our schools. Participants will have a chance to ask questions and get answers in real time. To participate, head to the Barrington 220 Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/barrington220/

FAFSA WORKSHOP

BHS Counseling Department will be offering a FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) Completion Workshop for families needing assistance. Representatives from the Illinois Student Assistance Commission (ISAC) and Harper College will be in the BHS CRC on Thursday, October 10, 2019 from 5:00PM - 7:00PM to assist with the process. This event is by appointment only. To schedule an appointment, please contact Carrie Galvan.
Big picture
We have lots going on, so if you'd like to connect and learn all the things your student isn't telling you:

- Click here if you would like to be added to the PTO email distribution list

- Follow us on Facebook and Instagram at BHS220PTO


The next meeting will be on Monday, October 14th, 9:15am in room C271!

PTO NO STRESS FUNDRAISER

After two years of work, and the successful completion of upgrading the library furniture, the PTO's new major initiative is raising money for modular seating in the cafeteria. This will make the cafeteria a more friendly, appealing place where the students will want to hang out and eat. Every dollar makes an impact! Click here for more information.

Heinen's PTO Fundraiser

Help raise funds for our school with the easy "Teaming Up for Education School Donation Program." Heinen's will donate up to 1% of what you spend from September to April to a local school of your choice. You must select a school to support EVERY YEAR. Click on the link above today!
Big picture