BHS Clubs and Activities
Information AboutThe Club
Amnesty International Amnesty International is an international human rights organization that advocates on behalf of people around the world that are imprisoned or being threatened for exercising their right to free speech. We advocate for people that are facing the death penalty or cruel punishments. We advocate for women's rights and the rights of minority populations around the globe that face discrimination. One of our principle means of advocacy is letter writing to foreign governments. If you want to join thousands of people around the globe and shine a light on injustice, come join us every Monday after school in E-357. Anglers' Club Learn more about fishing, participate in fishing field trips and some IHSA fishing competitions Anime (Otaku) Club Anime enthusiasts discuss common interests and research deeper into Japanese cultureArt Club For students interested in all aspects of art. Participate in art projects. Autism Awareness Club Lucia Dvorak Raise awareness of autism and information to students and staff Band BHS Class - must be on student's schedule Barrington Buddies General School population help students with intellectual and developmental disabilities become friends with other BHS students and participate in monthly activities.BHS TV Club Jeff Doles Work on video projects for Barrington District 220 with filming and editing. Big Red Club Promotes school spirit among students and staff. Brother's Keeper This club is dedicated to lightening the load of all peoples, splitting their focus on the Dakota People of the Crow Creek reservation in Ft. Thompson and local individuals/organizations in need. (food and clothing pantries, homeless shelters and those on the streets of Chicago. Students have opportunities to assist others during their weekend projects and initiatives.Broncettes(DanceTeam)
Tryouts and athletic participation forms required Broncos Committed
Broncos Committed is not a club - it's a lifestyle that raises the bar of excellence for both the athlete and the non-athlete. It asks BHS students to commit to a 100% drug and alcohol free lifestyle, and it provides scientific rationale for all things related to optimal performance. Broncos Committed is every bit as much about character and not only committing to one's own excellence, but to one's team, school, and town. Business Professionals of America Tomorrow's Business Professionals Ceramics Club Ceramics club is for any student that wants to try out working with clay. Our student leaders will guide the club through several projects that usually last one or two meetings each. They will also demonstrate glazing, wheel throwing, and a variety of other techniques related to clay. Cheerleading Laura Meehan Try out and athletic participation forms required Chess Club Practice and competition chess meets. Chinese Club Students explore Chinese culture to enhance their classroom learning. Chinese Honor Society Invite Only Code Red Club A leadership club designed to improve the school and community through fund-raisers and volunteering Color Guard Kate Gazdic Cooking Club Malinda Pum Debate - Congressional Tuesdays after school in E350. Students involved in Congressional Debate follow the procedures of our Senators and Representatives in Washington. They write legislation, work in committees, and debate their own bills and resolutions in the areas of foreign affairs, economics, and public welfare. Debate - Lincoln Douglas Mondays & Tuesdays after school in E353. Lincoln Douglas debate is a one-on-one style debate, with a focus on logic, ethics, and philosophy. Students are given a proposition, and one student will take the Affirmative position and his/her opponent will take the Negative position. DECA Delta Epsilon Phi Amy Wasil German Honor Society
Donate By Design This club fundraises for different causes through creataive art Drama Club Drumline BHS Class - must be on student's schedule Earth Council Participate in earth friendly projects at B. H. S. Engineering Club Chris Ytzen The engineering club is a student-run organization that encourages its members to form teams and collaborate to solve real world problems while utilizing the engineering design process. Students may enter design and 3-D modeling competitions, explore 3D design, 3D printing, and arduinos, The primary goal of the club is for students to find practical application of skills learned in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math classes to solve problems outside the classroom. Erika's Lighthouse Amy Winkelman Promotes mental health awareness and early identification of teen depression to eliminate the stigma surrounding mental illness. Experimental Plays Fashion Club Sewing for community service projects and the student's personal projects. FCA This club focuses on how athletes can enhance teamwork while applying integrity & excellence on a daily basis. French Club French Club celebrates and explores the French language and Francophone cultures with films, food, and games several times per month. We also put together events and displays for National French Week (November). Freshman Class Board Class board that plans and implements class service projects, football concessions, homecoming activities and fund-raising projects Future Doctors of America For students who desire to enter the medical/health care field. To learn about various careers and raise awareness of current medical issuesGamers Club Cindy GuerreroWe're of group of guys and girls who enjoy competitive video gaming. We encourage others to attend who are interested in playing games such as: Street Fighters 2, Mario Kart, Super Smash Bros and more.Bring your own controller or console. Stay connected with your friends or meet new friends in a safe, welcoming environment.We meet every Friday after school in the Health Room--N923. Passes for the 4:45pm late bus are provided. Gay Straight Alliance GSA ClubOur mission is to work towards a more accepting environment for all people, regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity through education, support, social action, and advocacy. We believe that schools can be truly safe ONLY when every student is assured of access to an education without fear of harassment or violence.Generation Crossroads
Generation Crossroads is a service club dedicated to fellowship with Barrington senior citizens. Please join us! All are welcome!#generationG Spreading the message that everyone should feel accepted and feel like they belong. We want to promote global acceptance, and we hope to inspire other schools and universitites to do the same. Fun group hangouts, fundraisers and volunteer opportunities for GiGi's Playhouse are what's available! German Club Learn more about German culture and heritage, celebrate Oktoberfest with a grill party. Girl Effect Our mission is to empower girls, women, and children locally and globally through access to education. We meet once-a-month on Thursdays, 7:45AM in the Counseling Conference Room. Gir1 C0de Club Fun, Helpful community buildt to encourage women to explore Computer Science and other STEM fields. Peer help, team building, food, speakers and field trips. No experience required. Global Impact Club Go Beyond Barrington Go Beyond BarringtonGraphic Design Club Joe Zimka
A design and production club making everything form logos to t-shirts for clubs, sports, organizations, students, and community members
Habitat for Humanity Interact - Rotary Service Org. Making a positive difference through Community Service and Leadership Opportunities International Thespian Society into.CS Club Computer Science projects and activities Junior Class Board Class board that plans and implements class service projects, football concessions, homecoming activities and fund-raising projects Key Club - Kiwanis Service Org.
Kung Fu Club Latin Academic Club Toga Bowl, Fall Festivus, IJCL Convention, NJCL Convention - all students are welcome, knowledge of language is encouraged, but not required.
Latin American New Roots Dance Club
Latin American Folk Dance Group Latino Leadership
Students participate in Homecoming Parade, Hispanic Cultural Celebrations, and a community service project.All students are welcome, it is a great way to learn about the Hispanic Culture Library Student Board Jennifer Walsh Library advocates meeting to promote bhs library services and support the needs of the library. Lunch Buddy Program Liz Robbins Help our BHS buddy students get connected and feel included with the social scene at BHS. Spend one lunch a week with your assigned buddy. Masque & Wig ClubMath Team Competes in the North Suburban Math League. Model United Nations Club Multi-Cultural Club Explores various cultures with dance, food, and facts. Musicals National Honor Society Laura Turngren
Invite Only Nerdly Birds Improve school climate with random acts of kindness. Nuance Literary Magazine
Nuance is both a club and a school publication. Staff members compile literature and art across multiple disciplines and review these submissions throughout the year. During the spring, we design and print a publication featuring student art and writing. All BHS students are eligible to submit work (including staff members) and be part of our staff! Orchesis A BHS performing dance company at school events and workshops Orchestra BHS Class - must be student's schedule Reality Club Club for students who choose a drug and alcohol free path in high school and want to meet others who have made the same choice ROAR ClubKathy KotelPatricia TerzichJanet Czarnecki The goal of ROAR is to create memorable high school experiences for students with disabilities and typical peers. Robotics Club Teams design, build and program robots to compete in the FIRST Tech Challenge Round-Up Newspaper/Journalism Journalism Class 8th hour SASA South Asian Student Association works to spread knowledge of various cultures from the South Asian sub-continent countries. It is open to all students, no matter the ethnic or cultural background. We offer a variety of ways for one to explore the different facets of South Asia. We meet every other Friday, in Room C236, from 3:25-4:30pm. Contact Mrs. Parmar for more information. Scholastic Bowl Practice once a week and compete in meets and tournaments with other high schools.Science Olympiad Students prepare and compete in science competitions.
Senior Class Board
Class committee that plans and implements class service projects, homecoming activities, football concessions, Disco Dance, Prom, and Graduation. Sociedad Honoraria Hispánica Spanish Honor Society - Invite Only
Sophomore Class Board Class board that plans and implements class service projects, football concessions, homecoming activities and fund-raising projects. Spanish Club Participate in and organize events celebrating the Spanish language with cooking, dancing, and crafts.
Practice once a week and compete in meets and tournaments with other high schools. Star Tutoring
Student tutoring other students for language classes. Stock Market Club String Ensemble Club Student Council Student representatives of B.H.S. that lead and organize community and school events. Ultimate Frisbee Club Osman Donate Recreational Club UNICEF Club Raising awareness and financial support for children around the world with healthcare, education and nutrition. Uprising World Language Honor Societies See World Language Honor Societies - Invite Only Writer's Block Group Rob Baker Students meet to write, exchange ideas about writing and to critique each other's writings. WYSE (World Youth Science/Engineering)
Academic Competition Team, Worldwide Youth in Science and Engineering, sponsored by Uof I Yearbook/Corral Students must be enrolled in Photojournalism class to be on yearbook staff. If you cannot join the class but would like to contribute to the yearbook, you can do freelance photography or freelance journalism for us. Contact Jolene Heinemann for more information.