Saint Anne Parish School Offers One Start Time, One Campus, One Solution

Saint Anne Parish School Offers One Start Time, One Campus, One Solution

 Saint Anne Parish School is a two time award winning school for Academic Excellence, having twice received the highest honor awarded by the US Department of Education. Saint Anne was named a 2016 and 2006 National Blue Ribbon School because of its academically superior performance. Only 50 non-public schools are selected every year, and it is indeed an honor and privilege to earn this award … Read more…

BMS Prairie Presents – Disney’s Peter Pan Jr.

BMS Prairie Presents – Disney’s Peter Pan Jr.

 Looking for something special to do with the kids this weekend? Barrington Middle School – Prairie Campus is proud to present Disney’s Peter Pan Jr. The show will be held at the Prairie Middle School campus at 40 East Dundee Road, Barrington, IL. Showtimes are 7pm on Thursday November 10th, Friday November 11th, Saturday November 12th; and 2pm on Sunday November 13th. Ticket prices are … Read more…

Retired Grove School Principal Dr. Cindy Kalogeropoulos Receives U.S. Department of Education Lifetime Achievement Award

Retired Grove School Principal Dr. Cindy Kalogeropoulos Receives U.S. Department of Education Lifetime Achievement Award

 Retired Grove Ave. Elementary School Principal Dr. Cindy Kalogeropoulos has been recognized with the prestigious Lifetime Terrel H. Bell Award for Outstanding School Leadership by the U.S. Department of Education. This award is given to only a few principals across the country each year. Dr. K is the only principal in the entire country to ever earn three National Blue Ribbon Schools awards for one … Read more…

Saint Anne Parish School one of 50 Non-Public Schools in U.S. to Earn 2016 National Blue Ribbon Award

Saint Anne Parish School one of 50 Non-Public Schools in U.S. to Earn 2016 National Blue Ribbon Award

 Saint Anne Parish School in Barrington is one of only 50 non-public schools nationwide to receive the 2016 National Blue Ribbon Award from the U.S. Department of Education. Private schools must achieve testing scores ranking in the top ten percent in the nation to receive this prestigious annual award. The National Blue Ribbon Schools program honors both public and private K-12 schools that are either … Read more…

Countryside & Grove Schools Named National Blue Ribbon Award Winners

Countryside & Grove Schools Named National Blue Ribbon Award Winners

 For the first time ever, not one, but TWO Barrington 220 schools have earned the National Blue Ribbon Award from the U.S. Department of Education. Countryside and Grove Elementary Schools are among 329 schools nationwide to receive the 2016 award, which honors schools for helping students achieve at high levels and for making significant progress in closing the achievement gap. Countryside Principal Jennifer Barnabee credits … Read more…

Prairie Students Auctioning Painted Rain Barrels to Support Partner School in Kenya

Prairie Students Auctioning Painted Rain Barrels to Support Partner School in Kenya

 With the help of art teacher Lori Weyburn, students at Prairie Middle School have hand painted eight rain barrels which they’re auctioning off to raise funds for Ndemu Elementary, a school they’re sponsoring in Kenya. Prairie partnered with the school through H2O for Life, an organization helping provide a clean water source, bathroom facilities and sanitation education to students at Ndemu. Winning bidders in the … Read more…

Good Works: Parents Surprise Roslyn School Teachers with Lounge Makeover

Good Works: Parents Surprise Roslyn School Teachers with Lounge Makeover

 We have all seen the shows on TV where an unsuspecting homeowner is surprised with a kitchen or bathroom makeover. That’s exactly how the teachers at Roslyn Elementary School felt when they returned to work after spring break. A small group of Roslyn parents spent spring break transforming the tired-looking teachers’ lounge into a comfortable space where the teachers can unwind and take a much … Read more…

Good Works: BHS Code Red Club Hosts Basketball Tournament for Local Charities

Good Works: BHS Code Red Club Hosts Basketball Tournament for Local Charities

 Nets swished and buzzers sounded as Code Red hosted their annual 3×3 charity basketball tournament. Code Red is a club at Barrington High School that focuses on serving the community through fundraising and volunteering. High school students of all grades and skill levels were eligible to compete in Saturday’s tournament, and the extensive turnout provided for an exuberant and vying evening of basketball. Students formed … Read more…

Saint Anne Parish School Welcomes Community to Open House Kicking Off Catholic Schools Week

Saint Anne Parish School Welcomes Community to Open House Kicking Off Catholic Schools Week

 Saint Anne Parish School is planning some exciting events to celebrate Catholic Schools Week, which starts this Sunday, January 31st and runs through Saturday, February 6th. All are invited to start the week with a special 9 a.m. mass on Sunday, followed by a showcase of activities at the school during an open house after mass. Through fun, hands-on experiences and workshops, see how Saint … Read more…

364. Saint Anne Parish School “Warm, Fuzzy & Fun” Student Service Project Puts Others First

364. Saint Anne Parish School  “Warm, Fuzzy & Fun” Student Service Project Puts Others First

 The Saint Anne Parish School community has answered the call in a time of need yet again, adding a new twist to the 15th year of their Operation Warm, Fuzzy & Fun service project. The school-wide tradition began with the idea of helping children who might be cold and in need of warm pajamas at Christmas time.  This advent season they followed servant leadership habit … Read more…

350. Seven Charges Filed Against Student Arrested with Gun at Barrington High School

350. Seven Charges Filed Against Student Arrested with Gun at Barrington High School

 Seven charges have been filed against the 16-year-old student who prompted a campus-wide lockdown at Barrington High School Monday morning after a teacher reported seeing him with a gun in a restroom. The student is now being held at the Robert W. Depke Juvenile Justice Complex in Lake County, IL, facing four Felony charges which include Unlawful Use of a Weapon on Public School Grounds … Read more…

349. Barrington High School Lockdown Lifted After Student with Handgun Apprehended

349. Barrington High School Lockdown Lifted After Student with Handgun Apprehended

 Everyone is safe, but students are reportedly heading home early, shaken by this morning’s campus-wide hard lockdown at Barrington High School. The school was on lockdown for approximately 45 minutes today after a faculty member reported seeing a student with a handgun in a restroom. The weapon was immediately reported to authorities and the school promptly went into a campus-wide hard lockdown, with all students … Read more…

322. Saint Anne Parish School Wins First Place in Scholastic Bowl Championship!

322. Saint Anne Parish School Wins First Place in Scholastic Bowl Championship!

 Congratulations to Barrington’s Saint Anne Parish School for this week’s first place win in the Scholastic Bowl at Notre Dame College Prep in Niles. Earlier this month, the Saint Anne Cardinals qualified for this eighteen team finals competition and the team rallied from a seventy point deficit to place first on Tuesday! (Photo Caption: Competitors at Notre Dame – Matthew D’Amore, Olek Drobek, Joseph Hargrave … Read more…

301. Cubs Broadcaster & Former Player, Todd Hollandsworth Gives Morning Address at Saint Anne Parish School

301. Cubs Broadcaster & Former Player, Todd Hollandsworth Gives Morning Address at Saint Anne Parish School

 A surprise guest showed up at Barrington’s Saint Anne Parish School during Wednesday morning’s all-school announcements. After an introduction by Principal Dawn Kapka, former Cubs player and current Cubs broadcaster, Todd Hollandsworth shared a special message with students from preschool through 8th grade. Now I know why my kindergartner and first grader were so excited to get their homework done last night. Mr. Hollandsworth, a … Read more…