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The BHS Fine Arts Department proudly presents Mary Poppins, playing Feb. 22-25 at BHS. Based on the books by P.L. Travers and the classic Walt Disney film, Mary Poppins delighted Broadway audiences with more than 2,500 performances and received nominations for nine Olivier and seven Tony Awards, including Best Musical. Mary Poppins is an enchanting mixture of irresistible stories, unforgettable songs, breathtaking dance numbers, and astonishing stagecraft.

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LOCATION: BHS Front Atrium (Lower Level) 

The Barrington 220 Board of Education's 2024 Referendum Advisory Committee will assist the Board in identifying key components to be included in a referendum question proposed for the November 5, 2024 election ballot. The 2024 Referendum Advisory Committee will make a final recommendation to the Board of Education by the June 4, 2024 Board of Education meeting. The final decision of what will be asked on a potential referendum question rests with the Board. If the Board decides to place a referendum question on the November 2024 ballot, it must approve the question in August 2024.

The committee consists of approximately 60 members representing all district attendance areas and grade levels, as well as members of local Barrington community organizations. 

Meetings are open to the public, however, only committee members may participate and vote. 

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Meeting ID: 846 1473 3505
Passcode: 962105

Do you have a child entering kindergarten for the 2024-25 school year? Are you interested in enrolling your child in Barrington 220's innovative new Kindergarten Lab Program at Barrington High School?

This full-day program will include two kindergarten classes (46 students total), and it will provide unique learning opportunities to students, thanks to its location at BHS. Students will be enrolled in the program utilizing a lottery system similar to the district's Spanish Dual Language and Chinese Immersion programs.

Please join us for a VIRTUAL information session on Feb. 28, 2024 at 6:30pm. Click here to learn more about the K-Lab!

220 Initiatives

2023-2024 Theme 

The theme in Barrington 220 for the 2023-24 school year is a celebration of our 50th anniversary!

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"ENGAGE. EXPLORE. EMPOWER. Prairie Campus embodies the philosophy of these three words. Prairie is a place where all students engage in their learning and explore all of the educational opportunities available. At Prairie, students will be empowered to be successful. Students can do anything here and our staff will support our students the entire way."

Travis LobbinsPrincipal
Prairie Middle School

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Innovation 220

The Barrington 220 School District is a nationally recognized school district known for its rich history, sense of community and innovative curriculum.

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    Prairie Campus

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    It's an honor to work in such a great school community. Prairie Campus is full of wonderful high achieving students. I'm so proud to be a part of a school community where the students aspire to support our school and our community. Brad ChoateTeacher

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    I think we have a great staff here at Prairie and they're very accepting to every student that comes into the school.Emerson WulbeckerStudent

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    Prairie promotes a caring and engaging community for visible learners to excel and for creativity to prosper.Kim BarlowTeacher

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    The Prairie community is inspiring in that we all share a common goal of working as hard as we can to make sure all of our students have an opportunity for success.Mary KallenbachTeacher

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    The outstanding students and wonderful staff of Prairie make this school an amazing place to visit each day. The creativity and exploration happening day-to-day is truly inspiring.Will BentleyTeacher

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    At Prairie we value relationships with the students. We want students to feel empowered to explore their interests in a supportive environment.Anne SchmittTeacher