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Pursuant to School Board Policy 2:150, the Board of Education may establish committees to assist with the Board's governance function and, in some situations, to comply with state law requirements. Each committee reports directly to the Board of Education. Committee members may include both Board Members and non-Board Members depending on the committee's purpose. Committee appointments are made at the organization meeting of the Board that is held following the consolidated election in April of odd numbered years. Committee meetings are typically held once per month. The purpose of the Finance Committee is to review the district budget, financial projections and other important financial documents and reports.
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All regular Board of Education meetings are held on Tuesday evenings, beginning with a Closed Session at 5:30 p.m., immediately followed by Open Session at 7:00 p.m. Unless otherwise noted, the meetings will take place at the District Administrative Center, 515 West Main Street, Barrington, Illinois. All Board meetings are live streamed on the Board's YouTube channel

Click here for meeting agendas.
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Barrington 220 will kick off Winter Wonderfest this year by celebrating the completion of the new front atrium addition at BHS! The atrium will serve as a commons area that has flexible learning spaces, as well as a place where students can eat lunch, meet in groups, or work on individual projects. Please join us on Friday, Dec. 8 at 5:30pm to check out this new state-of-the-art addition made possible by the Build 220 initiative!
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The Barrington High School Fine Arts Department proudly presents the 4th Annual Winter Wonderfest! Winter Wonderfest runs December 8-9, and it will be an open house with activities happening primarily inside the new front atrium addition at BHS. The event will include DJs, carnival games, holiday crafts, hot chocolate for purchase, and more! 

CLICK HERE FOR TICKETS!
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The Barrington High School Fine Arts Department proudly presents the 4th Annual Winter Wonderfest! Winter Wonderfest runs December 8-9, and it will be an open house with activities happening primarily inside the new front atrium addition at BHS. The event will include DJs, carnival games, holiday crafts, hot chocolate for purchase, and more! 

CLICK HERE FOR TICKETS!
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Pursuant to School Board Policy 2:150, the Board of Education may establish committees to assist with the Board's governance function and, in some situations, to comply with state law requirements. Each committee reports directly to the Board of Education. Committee members may include both Board Members and non-Board Members depending on the committee's purpose. Committee appointments are made at the organization meeting of the Board that is held following the consolidated election in April of odd numbered years. Committee meetings are typically held once per month. The purpose of the Policy Committee is to review existing policies, recommend changes where necessary, and propose new policies for consideration by the Board.
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Pursuant to School Board Policy 2:150, the Board of Education may establish committees to assist with the Board's governance function and, in some situations, to comply with state law requirements. Each committee reports directly to the Board of Education. Committee members may include both Board Members and non-Board Members depending on the committee's purpose. Committee appointments are made at the organization meeting of the Board that is held following the consolidated election in April of odd-numbered years. Committee meetings are typically held once per month. 

The purpose of the Facilities Committee is to review facility work across the district, provide guidance on strategic facility initiatives, and ensure community involvement in the district's facilities processes. 
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All regular Board of Education meetings are held on Tuesday evenings, beginning with a Closed Session at 5:30 p.m., immediately followed by Open Session at 7:00 p.m. Unless otherwise noted, the meetings will take place at the District Administrative Center, 515 West Main Street, Barrington, Illinois. All Board meetings are live streamed on the Board's YouTube channel

Click here for meeting agendas.

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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Principal 

 "Walking into Hough is like walking into a hug with four walls and tomorrow inside. We believe every child is the champion of their own success, learning never ends and greatness dwells within each of us. We’ve been inspiring children to be their best for more than 150 years, embracing a proud tradition of excellence."

Jim AalfsPrincipalHough Street 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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    Hough Street Elementary

     
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    Hough is such a wonderfully unique experience for children and parents, alike. As a small, neighborhood school in the heart of the vibrant Village of Barrington, families feel that Hough is an extension of their home and family. The environment is safe, welcoming and loads of fun!    .Erica Ward
    Administrative Assistant to the Principal/Former Hough Parent

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    Hough allows students to thrive in this welcoming and positive environment. The staff is more than supportive of student ideas, thoughts, and emotions. Our school allows students to express themselves through individuality and creativity. There truly is no place like Hough.Sunie DamianoSTEM Teacher

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    Hough Street School has a certain spirit and energy that is hard to put into words. Each day, I am inspired by our Hough village. Our community, students, and colleagues are invested in celebrating one another’s growth. There’s no place I’d rather be! Kaitlyn EbelSpeech Language Pathologist

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    Hough is a fun, safe place where everyone gets along and when you’re new to the school everyone wants to get to know you.Harper Smith
    Student

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    Hough is challenging and fun and so you always feel like you’re growing. The staff are all willing to help us learn in every way. Everyday you go home feeling great!Caleb Ebel 
    Student

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    Walking through the doors of Hough is like coming home! Hough’s staff is full of caring, loving hearts dedicated to providing a safe environment. We are united with families in learning and growing together! This makes a Happy Hough Family Home! Jennifer Parisi
    Teacher