2015-16 Board Newsletters

  • July 19, 2016

    July 19, 2016

    Bus efficiencies discussed; start time scenarios considered; Special Olympics soccer begins soon; Alumni Legends: Beyond the Studio; election judges needed; preliminary budget discussed.

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  • June 21, 2016

    June 21, 2016

    Board discussed three options for school start times; Policies on student safety and discipline approved; New administrative assignments; New custodial contract approved; Fine arts presents, High School Musical, Jr.

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  • June 7, 2016

    June 7, 2016

    New start time options and FlexPath high school structure presented; Revised policies reviewed by board; Middle school athletes honored for state championships; Barrington 220 Educational Foundation supports learning across the community; Realtor Open House is June 16; Elementary enrollment numbers discussed.

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  • May 17, 2016

    May 17, 2016

    Community conversation on start times; Concept classroom approved for elementary school; Student achievements honored by board; Golden Apple Scholars recognized by board; Pitch Night is May 18; Online registration is now open.

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  • May 3, 2016

    May 3, 2016

    Blended learning initiative explained; Input 220 update; summer school fees increase next week; board policy revisions discussed; new math curriculum for middle school students; Core vocabulary family fun night.

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  • April 19, 2016

    April 19, 2016

    Hough renovation bid approved; 2016-17 calendar approved; No change in start times for next school year; Curriculum refreshed for math, science and English; Say farewell to longtime principal Dr. Cindy Kalogeropoulos; Elementary Parent University on One to World implementation.

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  • April 5, 2016

    April 5, 2016

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  • March 15, 2016

    March 15, 2016

    Reduction in Force approved for 2016-17, Input 220 discussion and timeline continue, Distinguished Finalist in Prudential Spirit of Community Award, Welcome to new Grove Principal Katie Matthews, New roles for Irma Bates and Cynthia Armendariz-Maxwell, National Merit Finalists announced.

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  • March 1, 2016

    March 1, 2016

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  • February 23, 2016

    February 23, 2016

    Board considers budget recommendations; Input 220 high school schedule presentation; Jessica Lahey to speak at BHS March 7; Summer School registration is due soon; BHS Fine Arts presents AIDA; Community Showcase is April 3

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  • February 16, 2016

    February 16, 2016

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  • January 26, 2016

    January 26, 2016

    Input 220 public meeting on start time options is Jan. 27; Hough Street School renovations discussed; Preliminary budget conversation begins; Bestselling author Jessica Lahey comes to Barrington March 7; Eighth grade transition to high school parent meeting planned; Parent University on social emotional needs for gifted students; Kindergarten Roundup is Feb. 9.

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  • January 12, 2016

    January 12, 2016

    Potential Hough renovation options discussed; cold weather response plans are online; National Board Certified teachers honored; BHS to offer ACT this spring; "Animalia" artwork on display; Upcoming Parent Universities on digital literacy and gifted education; Kindergarten Roundup is Feb. 9; Sleep expert to speak at Input 220 meeting.

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  • December 15, 2015

    December 15, 2015

    Input 220 Advisory Council presents initial findings to board; state champion swimmer Kirsten Jacobsen recognized by board; important end-of-semester dates for your calendar; Barrington 220 named to College Board AP District Honor Roll; Parent University on digital literacy is Jan. 13; save the date for New York Times Bestseller Jessica Lahey's visit in March; Harper College Art Show pieces on display at board meeting; severe cold response plans now online.

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  • Dec. 1, 2015

    Dec. 1, 2015

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  • November 17, 2015

    November 17, 2015

    Board continues tax levy approval process; Hough Street School recognized for Blue Ribbon Award; Mr. George Vlasis honored for Golden Apple Award; Important end-of-semester dates; Please complete late start survey;

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  • November 3, 2015

    November 3, 2015

    Board of educations hears presentation on social & emotional learning in Barrington 220; Public input session on potential late start for teenagers; Internet safety panel is Nov. 19; Critical Incident Drill at Station Middle School set for Friday; The Lion King, Jr. is this weekend; Free Chicago Youth Symphony Orchestra Concert at BHS.

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  • October 20, 2015

    October 20, 2015

    Ten students named National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists; 30-day enrollment numbers released; Veronica Roth to make BHS appearance; Middle school golf champion honored.

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  • October 6

    October 6

    Hough named National Blue Ribbon School; Future of Barrington 220 facilities and finances discussed; Fine Arts Department shines spotlight on Class of 2019; Sign-up for Feets of Strength race; BC Bash is Oct. 10; Learn about overparenting from best-selling author; Donations needed for coat drive.

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  • Sept. 16, 2015

    Sept. 16, 2015

    Board passes 19th consecutive balanced budget; Special Olympians honored; High school team presents School Improvement Plan; Final Grove Avenue Carnival is this weekend; Civil War re-enactment this weekend; Parent University: Facts & Myths of Giftedness; Alumni Legends: Seeker of Stars, Keeper of the Sea; "How to Raise an Adult" author comes to Barrington; Legislative breakfast is coming.

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  • August 11, 2015

    August 11, 2015

    Start of school dates; District earns 'AAA' rating from Standard & Poor's; Enrollment projections updated; First Parent University focused on foreign language learning; U.S. Navy Band to play concert at BHS; An evening with Taylor Mali Sept. 8; Alumni Legends event features prominent scientists.

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