Straight from Station

The Newsletter of Barrington Middle School - Station Campus

Important Dates!

March 22 - Parent-Teacher Conferences - see info. below

March 23 - Parent-Teacher Conferences - see info. below

March 24 - In-Service Day, No School

March 27 - 31 - Spring Break, No School

April 6 - 8th Grade Social Event 7-9 PM, see info. below

April 7 - No School

May 12 - 8th Grade Dance at Station

May 29 - Memorial Day - No School

May 31 - 8th Grade Recognition, 7 PM

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Spring Parent / Teacher Conference Information

Please check out the link below regarding information about the upcoming Parent / Teacher Conferences at Station, March 22nd and March 23rd. The Meet the Teacher (see below) scheduling link opened, Saturday, March 11th. It will close on Sunday, March 19th at 11 PM.

Meet The Teacher

Station - 5 Essentials Survey!

Hey Station Families! Don't forget to let us hear your voice, through the annual 5 Essentials Survey. The survey is accessible through the following link: Illinois 5 Essentials Survey. You will find our school under the Lake County link, so please start there. Please take the time to fill it out before March 31, 2023.

Thank you!

Station Activities & Athletics!

ALL Track & Field Registration: Click here to Register

Friday 3/17:

  • 3:45 pm - Jazz Band: Trombone Sectional

Saturday 3/18:

  • 12:00 pm - Bowling SMSC Conference Tournament @ Lakeside Lanes

Monday 3/20:

  • 7th Boys Volleyball SMSC Conference Tournament
  • 8th Boys Volleyball SMSC Conference Tournament
  • 3:45 pm - Track & Field Practice: 6th Graders & New Students
  • 3:45 pm - 3-D Design Club
  • 3:45 pm - Friends & Co Club
  • 3:45 pm - Jazz Band: Full Rehearsal
  • 3:50 pm - Girls to Stem Club
  • 4:15 pm - Bowling Practice
  • 4:30 pm - Scholastic Bowl HOME vs HAS

Tuesday 3/21:

  • 7th Boys Volleyball SMSC Conference Tournament
  • 8th Boys Volleyball SMSC Conference Tournament
  • 3:45 pm - Somos Station Club
  • 3:45 pm - Robotics Club
  • 3:45 pm - Track & Field Practice: 6th Graders & New Students

Wednesday 3/22 & Thursday 3/23: NO ACTIVITY BUS

Countdown to Spring Break! ~Show your School Spirit!

Student Council's Countdown to Spring Break!

Show your school spirit!

Friday, March 17: Dress in Green

Monday, March 20: Hat Day

Tuesday, March 21: PJ Day

Wednesday, March 22: Adam Sandler Day

Thursday, March 23: Hawaiian Day

Morning Drop - In Help (Math & English)!

If students need help or another resource for Math & English subjects there is MORNING DROP IN HELP!

NEW: MORNING ENGLISH DROP IN HELP - Every Monday, Tuesday & Friday with Ms. Galin in Room A11 from 8:25 am - 8:45 am

REMINDER MORNING MATH DROP IN HELP - Every Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday with Mrs. Holman in Room A10 from 8:25 am - 8:45 am

Station Library Media Center News!

Students working together to complete a community puzzle.

Great work Station Students on finishing this awesome puzzle!
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Station P T O Meetings!

The Station PTO would love for you to join them at upcoming meetings here at Station. They are always excited to share upcoming fun events, fundraisers and year long details. Meetings begin at 9:15 AM and last approximately one hour.

PTO Meeting Schedule 2023

April 11

May 9

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Barrington Giving Day Spring Clothing Collection

Barrington Giving Day

Clothing Collection

Have your kids outgrown some of their favorite clothes this year? Are their dresser drawers overflowing with outfits that just don’t fit? We have a solution for you - please donate them for a good cause. Barrington Giving Day will be collecting used clothing starting Monday April 3 until Friday April 28 - all sizes are welcome! Your donation may just be the perfect fit for someone in need. Students may drop their items in drop boxes located at the front of the school, or in any of the grade-level hallways.




boys and girls tops


joggers / sweatpants / leggings

8th Grade Parents - BHS PTO Interest

Headed to BHS Next Year?

The BHS PTO Nominating Committee is looking for parents to help with PTO for the 2023-24 school year! PTO is a great way to be involved in school, meet other parents, and enjoy the activities that we provide for kids, teachers, and school. Come be a part of this awesome team! For more information and available positions email the nominating committee at

BHS Musical Summer Camp 2023

BHS Musical Summer Camp

The Barrington 220 Fine Arts Program is excited to announce the 2023 Summer Camp Musical Production of MTI's Broadway Junior Revue: Raise Your Voice! Due to summer construction at Barrington High School, camp will take place at Prairie Middle School. Our performance week, June 26th-June 29th, will take place at Cutting Hall Performing Arts Center in Palatine from 4:30pm to 7:00pm. Our summer production is open to incoming 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th and 10th graders from Barrington 220 and will feature daily classes where students will work on the areas of music, dance, acting, and technical theater. All details are found here. Please reach out to Paula Levin at with any questions!

Station PTO 2022-2023 Fundraiser

Station families, we need your support! This year’s school fundraiser is to upgrade the sound system in our multi-purpose area. This area gets tremendous daily use! During lunch, there are announcements that get made to the students; we have our plays and musicals on the stage, student socials and dances, sports activities, award ceremonies, and staff meetings, in addition to other schools that use our stage.

Station PTO is a 501c3 organization. Your donation is tax-deductible. Simply print your RevTrak receipt. Our EIN is 36-3972641. Thank you for your generosity!

Absence Requests ~ Sign Out Procedures!

If you plan to pick up your child early from school. We ask that you please put in an Absence Request in the Parent Portal of Infinite Campus before picking up your child. Your student will receive an early release pass in order to meet you up at the front entrance. When you arrive to pick up your child, please come to the front door with your cell phone. Ms. Jarva or Ms. Shannon will buzz you in and you will scan a QR Code (located on table near front door) that is linked to a Sign-Out Form that you complete while you wait for your child to come down from class. Please note only individuals listed on Infinite Campus (IC) will be allowed to pick up your child. If you need assistance with the parent portal, please contact the Infinite Campus Hotline at (847)-842 3580. Thank you!
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