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122. This Week in Barrington Suburban Life

122. This Week in Barrington Suburban Life

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Prairie Middle School Choral Director Carol Sesso put on her last show this past weekend (May 1 through 4). Sesso has been at Prairie for seven years and will be retiring at the end of this school year.  Her students lit up the stage during their performance of “Annie” and that story steals the spotlight on the cover of this week’s Barrington Suburban Life.

Barrington Suburban Life - May 8, 2014 Issue
Barrington Suburban Life – May 8, 2014 Issue

Reporter Tarah Thorne says you can check out all the “Annie” action in a beautiful photo display inside this week’s paper along with these other features from this week in Barrington Suburban Life

Derby dollars
Barrington Children’s Charities hosted a fourth annual “Run for the Roses” Derby Party fundraiser Sunday. Decked out in hats, attendees enjoyed horses, live music and more. Proceeds benefit Barrington area children in need of social, emotional, physical or educational support.

Station students charged, repeated sexting
After news broke that two Barrington middle school students had been arrested and were facing charges of child porn, Barrington 220 officials and Barrington police shared more details for this week’s Barrington Suburban Life. Police say one student obtained a new cellphone and shared sexually explicit images again, just weeks after facing school consequences.

Like mother, like daughter
Just before Mother’s Day, Grove Avenue Elementary Principal Cindy Kalogeropoulos is speaking out about her special bond with her daughter, Mary Gorr, who is also a principal. Gorr works in Mount Prospect and said she learned all the tricks of the trade from growing up in the field of education. This week’s Barrington Suburban Life also gives a shout out to scheduled Barrington area Mother’s Day activities.

National Nurses Week, Eva Detloff
Barrington 220 Nursing Supervisor Eva Detloff is a wealth of information when it comes to students health and safety. Detloff works daily with students and district staff to promote a healthy learning environment and control illness. Get to know more about Detloff in this week’s In Their Life profile.

Pediatricians tout benefits of vaccines
Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital Dr. Mary Collins tells parents to “immunize, immunize, immunize, immunize.” Collins said babies are being exposed to larger groups of children and younger and younger ages. Centegra Hospital Dr. Laura Bianconi agreed, stating that most parents don’t have accurate information. Read up on vaccination facts in this week’s paper.


Barrington Suburban Life is one publication in Shaw Media’s family of free local newspapers published weekly in suburban Chicago. The paper arrives by mail on Thursdays to homes and businesses in zip code 60010 and you can also pick up copies at businesses all over town. Keep track of their latest stories on their website at or at

(In June of 2013, entered into a news & marketing partnership with Shaw Media and the Barrington Suburban Life newspaper to work together in promoting Barrington events, stories, organizations and businesses online and in print.)

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