Friday, April 24, 2020

The Grove Grizzly
Registration for Next School Year
Online registration for the 2020-2021 school year opens this coming Monday, April 27th. Please register your child for next year as soon as possible. This helps us in our planning for staff and classrooms for next school year! Details regarding registration can be found on the district registration webpage.
Special Tae Kwon Do Zoom Class for Grove Students
This week we are excited to be having a special Tae Kwon Do Zoom class for Grove students! Grove parent, Master Kim, and our Grove P.E. teachers will be hosting the class live via Zoom. There will be one class offered for primary students and one class offered for intermediate students! Please be sure to view the flyer below for details!! The link to the Zoom meeting is being shared privately with families for our students’ safety!
Tech. Tip from our Library Technology Assistant (LTA) Miss Clarke
Recently, there have been many questions about the Logitech Crayons! Below are a few suggestions for troubleshooting them!!

  • Logitech Crayon not being recognized?
    • Make sure it is charged (green light will appear by the power button)
    • Make sure that it is connected (open Notes to connect it easily) 
Need Tech. Support???
During Remote Learning Days, Barrington 220 is offering the following learning technology support:
  • Contact our Building LTA, Miss Clarke, directly via email at between 8:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. and she will be happy to assist you!!!!
  • Tech support is also available for Barrington 220 devices and systems via telephone for students and teachers at 224-655-1500. Telephone support is available on regular school days, 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM.
  • In-person tech support is available for Barrington 220 devices and systems at Barrington High School. Please park in the front parking lot off Main Street (616 W. Main Street, Barrington) and enter through the main entrance (lower level with BHS logo graphics). Signage will direct you to the walk-in tech support area. In-person tech support is available on regular school days, 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM.
  • If your family does not have Wi-Fi access, you may visit a variety of locations in the district (during regular school hours). Please also reach out to your child’s principal as resources for getting internet access in homes are also available.
Main Office Assistance
If you need assistance from the main office this week, you may call the main office line on Monday and Wednesday from 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. Office staff will also be available via email each weekday. If you need assistance outside of those times, please contact Mrs. Matthews directly on weekdays at 224-254-3958 between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. or email Mrs. Matthews directly at any time
Summer School Information
Online registration for all summer school programs, including 220BOSS, is open. We are excited to launch our 220BOSS or Barrington Online Summer School program for elementary students this summer to extend additional learning opportunities to our children during the summer months. This optional program is in addition to our regular summer school options.
The  220BOSS Course Description document linked here and our summer school website explain the details and expectations of the program as well as our typical summer school programs.
  • Distance Learning Grading Guidelines were previously shared with parents. Please be sure to review the document and contact your child’s teacher or Mrs. Matthews with any questions.
  • Distance Learning Scheduling Reminder: Monday, May 4th will be No School for students, as it is being used as a state provided Distance Learning Planning Day for staff.
Upcoming Dates
April 20th - May 28th – Distance Learning  
Tuesday, April 28st – Tae Kwon Do Class via Zoom
Monday, May 4th – No School for Students, Staff Institute Day
May 4th – May 8th – Teacher Appreciation Week

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