Board of Education

An update from Barrington 220: February 19, 2020

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Last referendum Community Information Meeting is TONIGHT!

Barrington 220, along with the Board of Education, will hold the last of five Community Information Meetings tonight at 7pm at North Barrington Elementary. There will be a short presentation, followed by the opportunity for Q&A, in order to inform the community about the upcoming school district referendum question on the March 17 primary election ballot.

In addition, there will be three Open Houses (School Tours). During the Open Houses, community members will be able to take a tour of the designated school, to view the facility needs at that building.

Open Houses (School Tours)

  • Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2020: 7pm at Grove Avenue Elementary

  • Wednesday, March 4, 2020: 7pm at BMS-Prairie Campus

  • Thursday, March 5, 2020: 7pm at Barrington High School
If you were not able to attend a Community Information Meeting, click the link below to view the meeting held on Saturday, Feb. 1 at BHS.
Barrington 220 Referendum Information Community Meeting on 2-1-20

Early voting begins March 2

If you can't head to the polls on March 17, early voting runs March 2-March 16. To view early voting locations, times and more details for the county you live in, click the corresponding link:

Cook County:
Lake County:
Kane County:
McHenry County:

Board extends transportation contract

At the Feb. 18 meeting, the Board voted to extend its contract with Barrington Transportation Company, which operates all Barrington 220 school buses. The extended two year contract includes a 3% increase for FY21 and a CPI increase for FY22 (no higher than 3.5% and no lower than 2%). The increase is driven by the costs of labor, liability insurance and vehicles.

Board views art work created by middle school students

At the Feb. 18 meeting, the Board and members of the public had a chance to view art work created by BMS-Prairie and BMS-Station students in the extended art program. The 2D and 3D pieces are a sampling of more than 200 works that were featured in the Clair E. Smith Gallery at BHS last month. Painting by Anna Pfannenstiel.