Barrington 220 Educational Foundation Background


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  • 2014 Honorary Donations

    The Barrington 220 Educational Foundation is pleased to share with you the individuals that were honored with donations to the Foundation, in their names, in 2014.

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  • Classroom of the Future

    Watch this video of the students' reaction to seeing their new classroom for the first time!

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  • 2014 Alumni Legends

    74th Secretary of Treasury & BHS '64 graduate, Henry Paulson, Jr. will be interviewed by longtime friend, Jack Train.

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  • Pitch Night

    A good-sized crowd attended BHS auditorium to hear 5 finalist team presentations competing for business start-up funds. $80,000 was awarded to 5 teams representing ideas for business, services and non-profit.

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  • Our 2014-15 Major Projects

    Thanks to generous donors like you, the Barrington 220 Educational Foundation has granted over $2 M to enhance learning over the last 14 years. Help make the 2014-2015 Major Projects become a reality!

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  • WGN Visits BHS' BIS

    The Business Incubator course at Barrington High School was featured on WGN Morning News on Thursday. Reporter Marcus Leshock visited the class this week to learn more about the nation's first-ever Incubator at the high school level. Click on the photo on the left to see the broadcast.

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  • Classroom Libraries Receive a Nice Gift

    Barrington 220 parents Brian and Janet Wanca arranged a sizable donation to the Educational Foundation to fund classroom libraries of classics, student classic book clubs, professional development for teachers, and increased digital book offerings at both Prairie and Station middle schools. Several teachers and representatives of the Educational Foundation gathered at Station Feb. 14 to personally thank the Wancas.

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  • BHS-TV's Submission to the White House Film Fest

    A terrific video created by BHS students for the White House Student Film Festival. The three programs highlighted all started as a Major Project funded by the Foundation.

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  • ELC Mural Dedication

    Accomplished local and nationally recognized artist Susan Hanson has completed her extraordinary mural depicting Barrington's four seasons for the Early Learning Center. Throughout the year, Susan engaged students as he created her mural right before their eager eyes. The mural remains a permanent part of the ELC main lobby for all who come to learn, or simply to visit.

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