News

Board of Education recognizes excellence within district

[ 0 ] April 22, 2014 |
Board of Education recognizes excellence within district

On Thursday, April 17 the Board of Education had a social night as they congratulated the students of District 158 for their state recognitions.

McHenry County College exhibits Career Exploration Expo

[ 0 ] March 19, 2014 |
McHenry County College exhibits Career Exploration Expo

McHenry County College is holding its second annual Career Exploration Expo this Wed., March 19 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. The exhibition is located in the MCC Gym/Multi-purpose Room and Commons and is open to middle school students through sophomores, along with their families.

Sports

Top 10 reasons to start watching soccer

[ 0 ] May 15, 2014 |
Top 10 reasons to start watching soccer

There is no better time to start watching soccer than now. The World Cup, the most viewed sporting event in the world, is starting on June 12. In the World Cup, the best players from in the world come together to compete in the best tournament in sports. The World Cup is soccer’s Super Bowl, and a perfect time to get into the sport. Watching the World Cup will not be challenging as hundreds of matches will be played in a months span, giving sports fans ample amount of time to check out a match or two.

Huntley falls to Jacobs in pitchers duel

[ 0 ] April 23, 2014 |
Huntley falls to Jacobs in pitchers duel

Huntley High School’s baseball game against Jacobs looked like a personal battle between Huntley’s Eric Luecht and Jacobs’ Reilly Peltier.  The two starting pitchers both pitched six stellar innings in Jacobs’ 2-1 victory over Huntley Tuesday night. “Both guys showed why their each other’s number one,” said Huntley coach Andy Jakubowski. Both teams were nearly […]

Opinion

The dangers of paying college athletes

[ 0 ] April 22, 2014 |
The dangers of paying college athletes

The Northwestern football team has shaken up the world of college sports.  On March 26, the National Labor Relations Board ruled that the team’s players have the right to unionize.  The unionization movement, led by former quarterback Kain Colter, has been ongoing for some time now and will likely remain a controversial topic for a […]

Going to the movies, a waste of money and time

[ 0 ] April 20, 2014 |
Going to the movies, a waste of money and time

Anything actually worth seeing during opening weekend is normally sold-out before you even arrive at the theater. So, Fandango is the only way to go if you even remotely want to try seeing a movie. After taxes and Fandango’s courtesy fee, you spend $14 on a ticket before even stepping foot into the theater

Features

Being a teacher doesn’t always mean being serious

[ 0 ] May 15, 2014 |
Being a teacher doesn’t always mean being serious

By Sasha Moreno. Meet Chris Ozarka. He’s new to the school and few people know who he is.

Science Olympiad state glory

[ 0 ] May 2, 2014 |
Science Olympiad state glory

Huntley competes at the state competition for the first time in four years.

Arts & Entertainment

“Transcendence” fails to rise above a clunky plot

[ 0 ] April 19, 2014 |
“Transcendence” fails to rise above a clunky plot

To me, the most successful sci-fi focuses on concepts just out of our reach and plays them off as plausible. “Transcendence” starts out with this promise, but as the minutes tick by, the plot only grows more ridiculous, and the concepts become almost magical as opposed to scientific and technological.

From the swamp to the stage

[ 0 ] April 9, 2014 |
From the swamp to the stage

For the next few days in the Performing Arts Center, a replica of Shrek’s swampy home-sweet-home will lurk at the left of Huntley High School’s stage, and Princess Fiona’s childhood tower will perch on the right. The stage is set for the Thursday premiere of “Shrek the Musical,” this year’s all-school musical directed by Nancy Cross, Tom George, and Michelle Sopchyk.

Videos

Aubrie Purtell: gymnast extraordinaire

[ 0 ] November 20, 2013 |
Aubrie Purtell: gymnast extraordinaire

Huntley gymnast Aubrie Purtell demonstrates her skills.

Crider’s Story

[ 0 ] October 19, 2013 |
Crider’s Story

Crider’s courageous effort after injury and tragedy

Other Recent Posts

Huntley wins a thriller against Jacobs

Huntley wins a thriller against Jacobs

[ 0 ] January 25, 2014 |

Huntley’s varsity boys basketball team entered Friday night’s game against arch rival Jacobs undefeated and first in the Fox Valley Conference Valley Division. With a win the visiting Jacobs team would take hold of first place in the conference. Huntley would not let that happen.

Huntley defeated Jacobs 48-45 in a thriller at Huntley High School. The Raiders improved to 12-4 overall, and 5-0 in FVC Valley division.

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Smile

Smile

[ 0 ] May 6, 2014 |

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Daurer dives in

Daurer dives in

[ 0 ] May 2, 2014 |

Counselor Angie Daurer’s journey from small-town girl to globe-trotting scuba diver

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From the tropics to the Arctic

From the tropics to the Arctic

[ 0 ] May 2, 2014 |

Senior Mackenzie Vossen moves to Huntley from the tropical island of Oahu

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