Distractions while Driving.
Statistics on distractions while driving deserve repeating. Learn tips on how BHS programs, Operation "Click It" and TADD (Teens Against Distracted Driving) can help you and your teen be safe.
The Life of an Athlete
Drinking and drug use violates BHS Code of Conduct. The Life of an Athlete program provides information on the negative aspects of the performance of an athlete.
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The Myth of Multitasking
Our kids are growing up in a world with constant distractions: text messages, Facebook posts, tweets and video at your fingertips – just to name a few.
Does Multitasking Lead to a More Productive Brain?
A Study of Resilience
The PTO President's Council and Barrington Area Library announce a community
reading program on the topic of resilience. Community Reading Event Information
Building Social Emotional Skills - Linda Lantieri visits Barrington 220
A brief introduction to Lantieri's works on social emotional skill building - appropriate for all ages. Links and references included.
If you would like a video of Linda’s presentation, email Steve at SYost@barrington220.org and type "Linda DVD Request" in the subject box. Copies are also available at the Barrington Area Library for checkout."
College Visits - When to Go and What to Ask
Visiting a college campus is a great way to learn about a school's academics, social life and residence options. The article provides some things to consider when your child is planning trips to college campuses.
Easy to remember tips for surviving the mood swings and the inevitable disagreements that come with parenting teenagers.
The Importance of Sleep
What are the consequences of sleepiness? What can we do to help our teens get the best possible sleep?
Technology and our Teenagers
Statistics and research related to teens prevalence use of technology and its impact on attention span and communication skills
New Trends in Teen Drinking - Binges and Energy Drinks
Information on teen drinking trends with links to more detailed articles
Homework Help at BHS
Where do we steer our kids when they need help with homework? What resources are available at BHS?