P.O. Box 262 • Barrington, IL 60011
Accomplished local and nationally recognized artist Susan Hanson has completed her extraordinary mural depicting Barrington's four seasons for the Early Learning Center. Throughout the year, Susan engaged students as he created her mural right before their eager eyes. The mural remains a permanent part of the ELC main lobby for all who come to learn, or simply to visit.
Bestselling author of the trilogy, "DIVERGENT", "INSURGENT", & "ALLEGIANT" visits Barrington 220 schools on October 3 and 4, 2013. Click on the photo on the left where you can also find a link to listen to a WBEZ radio feature on Veronica's visit and hear a reading from "Divergent." Many thanks to Page Foundry for donating free downloads of "Divergent" and "Insurgent" during Veronica Roth's visit. Over 900 copies were downloaded. If you encountered a "fee" during your download, please go to and open the “Book Bronco” app and click on the ‘Help’ icon and request a credit in the message section. Include appropriate contact information so the company can confirm the charges and process a credit in the form of an iTunes card refund.
The Barrington 220 Educational Foundation is now accepting applications for 2013 - 2014 Helping Hand Grants. The maximum grant amount is $500.00. The purpose of these grants is simply to lend a "helping hand" to teachers & staff to implement needed programs in their classrooms or school that can't be funded through regular channels. The application deadline is October 18, 2013.