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  • Health Sciences Lab
    Established 2018-2019

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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.

    Related Links:
    Barrington elementary students experience the world of start-ups
     (Chicago Tribune)


  • Elementary STEM
    Established 2015-2016

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  • Blended Learning
    Established 2015-2016

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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.

    Related Links:
    Blended Learning Update, May 3, 2016


  • One to World
    Established 2014-2015

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

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  • Project Lead the Way (PLTW) gives middle and high school students a chance to see a range of STEM-related paths they can take in middle school, high school and beyond, by engaging in activities in computer science, engineering and biomedical science.


  • Business Incubator
    Established 2013-2014

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  • Chinese Immersion
    Established 2010-2011

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