Barrington 220 School District

An update from Barrington 220: August 13, 2019

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School starts next week!

We hope everyone had a great summer! Barrington 220 is looking forward to welcoming students back to class for the 2019-20 school year. The first day of school for grades 1-12 is Tuesday, August 20. The first day for pre-K and kindergarten students is Thursday, August 22. All families should have received their class and bus assignments. If you have any questions or concerns, please call the Parent Help Line at 847-842-3580. We look forward to seeing all of our families at Back to School Night:

  • Barrington High School: Thursday, Sept. 12 at 7pm
  • Barrington Transition Center: Wednesday, Sept. 11 at 6:30pm
  • BMS-Prairie: Thursday, Aug. 29 at 6:30pm
  • BMS-Station: Thursday, Aug. 29 at 7pm
  • Countryside: Wednesday, Aug. 21 at 5:30pm (Grades K-2) and Thursday, Aug. 22 at 5:30pm (Grades 3-5)
  • Grove: Thursday, Sept. 5 at 6:30pm
  • Hough: Tuesday, Sept. 3 at 6:30pm
  • Lines: Monday, Aug. 26 at 6pm (Grades K-2) and Tuesday, Aug. 27 at 6pm (Grades 3-5)
  • North Barrington: Wednesday, Aug. 28 at 6:30pm
  • Rose: Tuesday, Sept. 10 at 6:30pm
  • Roslyn: Wednesday, Sept. 4 at 6:30pm
  • Sunny Hill: Tuesday, Aug. 27 at 6pm (Grades K-2) and Wednesday Aug. 28 at 6pm (Grades 3-5)
  • Early Learning Center: Wednesday, Sept. 18 at 6pm

Route 22 closure to begin Aug. 19

The Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) will be closing down a portion of Route 22 between Old Barrington Road and Harbor Drive, beginning Monday, Aug. 19. A detour will direct traffic to U.S. 14 and Illinois 59 (North Hough Road). The closure is expected to be complete within four weeks. Please note, this will impact bus routes and traffic during the first few weeks of school. All Barrington 220 bus route information is currently available on Ride 360. If you have any questions or concerns, contact the Transportation Desk at 847-842-3545.

District Administrative Center ribbon cutting TODAY

At the end of the 2018-19 school year, the Barrington 220 School District moved to its new headquarters at 515 West Main Street, right across from Barrington High School. On Tuesday, August 13 the Barrington Chamber of Commerce is holding a ribbon cutting at the new District Administrative Center. The event will take place from 4pm-5pm. Visitor parking is available in the front of the building.

Back to school movie night

Barrington 220 is excited to partner with the Barrington 220 Educational Foundation to celebrate the start of the 2019-20 school year with a back to school movie night at BHS! Barrington 220: To Infinity and Beyond! will feature a showing of "Toy Story" on the big screen at Barrington Community Stadium. Bring a blanket and chairs to watch from the field! Admission is FREE and refreshments will be available for purchase. The event will take place on Friday, August 23. The movie will begin at 8:30pm, after the Red and White scrimmage. All families are welcome.

*Don't forget to purchase your $5 Bronco Nation t-shirt prior to the movie, at the Red and White scrimmage. Stampede the stands in RED at all BHS events!

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Have you visited Barrington 220's Virtual Backpack? Instead of sending fliers home in student backpacks, the virtual backpack is a place for parents to find important fliers and information from community groups, schools and the district. Please bookmark this page and check back weekly to ensure you are seeing the latest updates.

Rotary raising money for lifesaving kits

Barrington 220 is proud to partner with the Barrington Rotary Clubs to provide life-saving "Stop the Bleed" kits to every Barrington area classroom (public and parochial), plus public areas such as the library and parks. In the event of a tornado, active shooter, or any other serious catastrophe, having advanced first aid kits in classrooms will allow treatment of student injuries, with a 7-10 minute jump-start before professional aid arrives. If you are interested in helping to provide these life saving kits, click here.