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  • Health Sciences Lab
    Established 2018-2019

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  • Blended Learning
    Established 2015-2016

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  • Elementary STEM
    Established 2015-2016

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  • Fresh INC
    Established 2015-2016

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  • All Barrington 220 5th grade students participate in the Fresh INC program. The program, which is similar to the Business Incubator course at BHS, teaches entrepreneurism and start-up business management. Students learn the basics of starting a business and pitch their idea "Shark Tank" style to find an investor to fund their idea.

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  • Mobile Apps Development
    Established 2014-2015

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  • The Mobile Makers Program at Barrington High School began during the 2014-15 school year, making BHS one of the first high schools in the nation to pioneer the course. Students learn to code and design apps for Apple devices.

  • One to World
    Established 2014-2015

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  • Business Incubator
    Established 2013-2014

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  • Project Lead the Way
    Established 2009-2010 (BHS), 2014-2015 (BMS)

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  • Chinese Immersion
    Established 2010-2011

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  • BHS-TV
    Established 2006-2007

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  • Spanish Dual Language
    Established 2005-2006

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  • Barrington 220’s Spanish Dual Language teaches students to become bilingual, bicultural and biliterate in Spanish. The program begins in kindergarten, where 80% of the day is instructed in Spanish and 20% is instructed in English. The classroom is made up of 24 students, half of whom are heritage Spanish speakers, while the other half are heritage English speakers. By the time students hit 3rd grade, 50% of the day is instructed in Spanish and the other 50% is instructed in English. The 50/50 model continues through 5th grade.

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