BHS Clubs and Activities

B.H.S Sponsor
Voicemail #
(847) 842-3200

Date / Location / Time

Information About
The Club

Amnesty International John Mihevc ext 5086
 Anglers' Club  Steve Galovich  ext 5048 John Ardente  ext 5104     Learn more about fishing, participate in fishing field trips and some IHSA fishing competitions
Anime (Otaku) Club

Janet Anderson  ext.2320

2nd/3rd Tues./E271/ 2:40pm
 Anime enthusiasts discuss common interests and research deeper into Japanese culture
Art Club
Stephanie Hargreaves
ext 5151

For students interested in all aspects of art.  Participate in art projects.
 Autism Awareness ClubLucia Dvorak  Tuesdays/E350/After School Raise awareness of autism and information to students and staff
Randy Karon ext 3250
 BHS Class Mon-Fri.
BHS Class

Kristen Lewis ext 5024

Thursdays/W201/ 2:40pm
Help with awareness and fund-raising for Barrington area animal rescue shelters
Barrington for Basic Needs Karuna Parmar ext 5191
Thursdays/C236/After school
Raise awareness and money for global poverty and for those that lack clean water and basic human needs.
Barrington Buddies
Diana Emma ext 5041
 Once a month 
Faculty Cafe/2:45pm
General School population help students with intellectual and developmental disabilities become friends with other BHS students and participate in monthly activities.
Big Red Spirit Club
Jill Fearday ext 3226
Weds./GRC/After School - No meeting on 10/7,11/4,12/2
Promotes school spirit among students and staff.
Book Club
Stephanie Weiss  ext. 5095
Thursdays/Library lab/2:40pm
Brother's Keeper
Ray Piagentini ext 3238

Christina Varey  ext 5015
Practice Schedule Varies  
Broncos Committed
Amy Winkelman  ext 6533

Broncos Committed is not a club - it's a lifestyle that raises the bar of excellence for both the athlete and the non-athlete. It asks BHS students to commit to a 100% drug and alcohol free lifestyle, and it provides scientific rationale for all things related to optimal performance. Broncos Committed is every bit as much about character and not only committing to one's own excellence, but to one's team, school, and town.
Business Professionals of America

Mary Peterson ext 5192
 Ellen Corcoran ext 3234

Tuesdays/C236/After School
 Tomorrow's Business Professionals

 Caroline Milne ext 5102

Practice Schedule Varies  
Chess Club
Jeff Doles ext 3419

 Practice and competition chess meets.
Chinese Club

Melanie Stumpf ext 5148

After school every other Tuesday
Students explore Chinese culture to enhance their classroom learning.
Chinese Honor Society  Melanie Stumpf ext 5148   
Code Red Club


 A leadership club designed to improve the school and community through fund-raisers and volunteering

Nick Yeager ext 3444

S-152  Once a month
Various dates posted
CTC - Committed to a Cure Club Julie Baylor  ext 3268

Debate - Congressional

Jessica Meyers  ext 5090

Tuesdays /E351/2:45-4pm
 Practice and compete in  tournaments Sept. - March
Debate - Lincoln Douglas

Brian Denesha ext 5098

E353/Mon and Tues. 2:45-4pm
 Practice and compete in  tournaments Sept. - March
Delta Epsilon Phi  Amy Wasil ext 3224     German Honor Society
Digital Photography    

Chris Smith ext 5119

Drama Club

Lisa Southern ext 3253

Meets once a month/Dates Vary
Kurt Weisenburger ext 5069

Practice Time Varies

Experimental Plays
Lisa Southern ext 3253
Amy Jessup ext 3252
Twice a year Experimental Play - 5-6 weeks/Mon-Fri.    3-6pm
 Fashion Club Brittany Hayward  ext. 6531   

 Sewing for community service projects and the student's personal projects.

Film and TV Club

Jeff Doles ext 3419
2 days a week/ W109
After School
 Work on video projects for Barrington District 220 with filming and editing.
Flags Team

Liz Morizzo    ext 5011

Schedule Varies  
French Club

Elizabeth Morton  ext 5143
Erin Gibbons ext 5129
Bi-weekly meetings and activites.
Participate and organize events celebrating the French language we celebrate Mardi Gras and National French Week. 
 Freshman Class Board Joan Bell  ext. 3231   Meeting Dates Vary - Read student announcements for information  Class board that plans and implements class service projects, football concessions, homecoming activities and fund-raising projects
Future Doctors of America

Shannon Feineis ext 5114

One Tuesday a month/W130. Dates and times posted on facebook. First meeting on 9/8.  For students who desire to enter the medical/health care field. To learn about various careers and raise awareness of current medical issues
Generation Crossroads
Nancy Vonau ext 6536
Thursday/Twice a month/Visititations to Alden and Greencastle - Meetings as needed in E361.
 Visits Senior Citizens. Benefit from a new friendship with games, talking and snacks.
German Club
Amy Wasil ext 5137
Before school every third Friday
 Learn more about German culture and heritage, celebrate Oktoberfest with a grill party.
 Gir1 C0de Club Tom Bredemeier  ext 5113   Thursdays/E269/6:40am  Fun, Helpful community buildt to encourage women to explore Computer Science and other STEM fields. Peer help, team building, food, speakers and field trips. No experience required
 Global Impact ClubHeidi Rockwell  ext 5060   
Go Beyond Barrington

Nick Yeager ext 3444

S152/Once a Month/Dates will be posted  
Graphic Productions Club
Brian Mathien ext 5150

Habitat for Humanity
Michael Kedzie  ext 5116
Justin Stroh  ext 5125 

Hands of Hope Michelle Jakubowski 5016  3rd Wednesday/W209/2:40pm  
H.E.R.E.  "Erika's Lighthouse Chapter "    

Amy Winkelman  ext 6533

2nd Tuesday of the Month
 Student Board by Application. Activity that advocates positive mental health.  Open to all students
I Am Somebody Club
Steve Underwood ext 3248
Charles Wells ext 3467
Twice a month   W116 2:15pm
Interact - Rotary Service Org.
Tim Martin  ext 3237
Various Dates  Making a positive difference through Community Service and Leadership Opportunities
International Thespian Society

Lisa Southern ext 3253

1st Thurs of the month/Aud./2:45pm  
 into.CS ClubTom Bredemeier  ext 5113  Fridays/ 2:45pm E269 Computer Science projects and activities
Junior Class Board
Kayla Ross ext 5153
Mondays/ E266/ when needed  Class board that plans and implements class service projects, football concessions, homecoming activities and fund-raising projects
Key Club - Kiwanis Service Org.
Jennifer Robinson ext 3203

Lacrosse Club - Boys
J. Kaiser ext 3221
Club Sport  
Lacrosse Club - Girls
Susan Rich  ext 3216
Club Sport  
Latin Academic Club Weekly academic meetings and monthly activities
Toga Bowl, Fall Festivus, IJCL Convention, NJCL Convention - all students are welcome, knowledge of language is encouraged, but not required.
Latin American "New Roots" Dance Club

Nora Carranza ext 3458

 Tues./Thurs. in Sr. Lounge      
 Latin American Folk Dance Group

Latino Unidos Club Every other Monday after school
Students participate in Homecoming Parade, Hispanic Cultural Celebrations, and a community service project.All students are welcome, it is a great way to learn about the Hispanic Culture
Lunch Buddy Program Liz Robbins  ext 6561   During Scheduled Lunch Hrs/E358  Help our BHS buddy students get connected and feel included with the social scene at BHS.  Spend one lunch a week with your assigned buddy. 
Masque & Wig Club

Lisa Southern  ext 3253

Math Team 
Beth MacDuff  ext 5025
Thursdays/W216/After School
 Competes in the North Suburban Math League.
MIKVA Challenge (Political, Science)

Cary Waxler  ext. 5066

When needed
Model United Nations Club

Eric Kuffel ext 5053

Multi-Cultural Club
Sophia Moraris ext 5036
1st and 3rd Tues./2:45pm/W214
 Explores various cultures with dance, food, and facts.


National Honor Society

Laura Turngren ext 5120

Once a month  

National Junior Classical League

Chris Condrad ext 5131

Nerdly Birds

Susan Kienzle ext 5080

 Improve school climate with random acts of kindness.
Nuance Literary Magazine

Stephanie Weiss ext 5095
 Tuesdays/E369/ 2:45pm
 Putting together a BHS Literary Magazine filled with articles, poetry and photography submitted by students and staff 
Operation Click
Mike Gasso ext 3424

 Nancy Creswell ext 3284
Mon/Weds.  M-3-5:30pm/ W   2:15-5:30pm/Dance Studio/Cafeteria  A BHS performing dance company at school events and workshops 

Clark Sheldon ext 2323

Class Mon-Fri./E287
P.I.C. (Photography Influencing Change)

Chris Smith ext 5119

Plays - Fall and Spring

Lisa Southern ext 3253

Fall Play/Sept.- Nov./3:00-6:00pm
Spring Play/March-May/3:00-6pm
Quilt Club

Gretchen Friel ext 5082

 Students interested in learning quilting and planning individual and group quilting projects throughout the school year
Reality Club      

  Amy Winkelman ext 6533

2nd Tuesday of each month
GRC/After school 
 Club for students who choose a drug and alcohol free path in high school and want to meet others who have made the same choice
Reality Council

 Amy Winkelman ext 6533

1st Tuesday of the month
 For Juniors and Seniors to plan activities for Reality.  Application process
Recycling Club "Green Team"
Caroline Milne ext 5102
1st and 3rd Thursday/C237/2:40
Participate in recycling projects at B.H.S.
 ROAR ClubJessica Surprenant  6576   Promotes activities for special needs students
Robotics Club   
Tom Bredemeier ext 5113
Kristen Lewis  ext 5024 
Meets daily/E269/After School
 Teams design, build and program robots to compete in the FIRST Tech Challenge
Round-Up Newspaper/Journalism   Laura Minerva  ext 5078
C375 - Class/meets daily 8th hr  Journalism Class 8th hr.
Scholastic Bowl
Rob Baker ext 5089
Mondays/ E355-E356/ 2:45-4pm  Practice once a week and compete in meets and tournaments with other high schools.

Science Club

Justin Stroh ext 5125

Science Olympiad 
 Mike Kedzie ext 5116
Justin Stroh  ext 5125
Mondays C239/ 3:45pm
 Students prepare and compete in science competitions.

Senior Class Board

Bill Bell ext 5044
Brian Mathien ext 5150
Tuesdays/E366/After School 
 Class committee that plans and implements class service projects, homecoming activities, football concessions, Disco Dance, Prom, and Graduation.
Sign Language Club    Kelley Sohler ext 5063
Learning signs and communication through sign language.
Sociedad Honoraria Hispánica  Maria Constenla ext 5132    Spanish Honor Society
Société Honoraire De Français Liz Morton ext 5143
   French Honor Society
Sophomore Class Board
Laura Turngren ext 5120
Heidi Rockwell ext 5060
Thursdays/N242/After School
 Class board that plans and implements class service projects, football concessions, homecoming activities and fund-raising projects.
Spanish Club
Sheila Soss  ext 5128
Once to twice a month after school meetings on Tuesday's. Read the board.
Participate in and organize events celebrating the Spanish language with cooking, dancing, and crafts.
Speech Team
Katherine Schmitt  ext. 5076
E354/After school
 Practice once a week and compete in meets and tournaments with other high schools.
Stage Crew
Amy Jessup ext 3252

Cary Waxler  ext. 5066

 Education, fund-raising, and raising awareness about Genocide in the world.
Star Tutoring
 Tutoring during the day and before school/In the ARC
 Student tutoring other students for language classes.
Stock Market Club

Eric Kuffel ext 5053

Mondays when needed.  C273/After School  
Student Council
Angela Concha ext 5130
Lisa Nardiello ext 5140
Weds/Fri/ 5th hr. E359  - Tues. Executive Board Mtg W110 5th hr.                   Student representatives of B.H.S. that lead and organize community and school events.
Student Mentors
Joan Bell ext 3231
Days and Time Varies  
Table Tennis Club (Ping Pong)
Matt Mizanin ext 5032
Tuesdays/ Math Wing/ after school Recreational Club that plays table tennis once a week
Table Top Gaming ClubPamela Duncan King 5108  Recreational table top games
Taking the Initiative Club Lucia Dvorak ext 5081     
 UaV ClubChris Smith  ext 5119  Fridays/ 2:45pm/ W134 Introducing topics of mechanical, electrical and unmanned systems
Ultimate Frisbee Club Garrett Oberkircher  ext. 3471 Tuesdays/Thursdays/Front lawn-weather permitting/2:45-4:15 Recreational Club 
Tony Wass ext 5093
1st/3rd Wednesdays/ E368 2:15-2:45pm Raising awareness and financial support for children around the world with healthcare, education and nutrition.
United Colors      


Barrington High School's gay-straight alliance (GSA)
Uniting People Laura Minerva  ext. 5078   Various Days After School/C375  

Scott Steib ext 5007

Wednesdays/ N924/ 6:30am  
 Video Game Development ClubRob Baker  ext 5089  Thursday/E356/2:45pm Work on developing video games

Web/Video Club

Jeff Doles ext 3419
Various Days/ 2:45pm/ W109  
World Language Honor Societies Marta Constenla ext 5132  Ceremony held in April
See World Language Honor Societies
Writer's Block Group  Rob Baker  ext. 5089  Fridays/E355/3-4pm Students meet to write, exchange ideas about writing and to critique each other's writings.
WYSE (World Youth Science/Engineering)

Vanessa Fennig ext 5122
Various Days/C239
After school

 Academic Competition Team, Worldwide Youth in Science and Engineering, sponsored by Uof I

Jolene Heinemann  ext 5085

Class Mon.-Fri/7th hr./C375