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Theme of the Month: War

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Braden Turk

April 29, 2020

Theme of the Month is an article series designed to investigate examples of film, television, and writing that fall under a certain category. This month’s (delayed) theme is “War.” “Yesterday’s Enemy” “Sixpence for a poppy and two minutes’ silence once a year. Yesterday’s ene...

Huntley’s best dressed: Quarantine edition

Huntley's best dressed: Quarantine edition

Ashley Reilly

April 28, 2020

Everyday I roll out of bed, put on a new mix up of a sweatshirt and leggings, and make my way to the computer. Another day of Elearning, with no one to impress except my family. I couldn't care less what I wear.  As I went to write my final Huntley’s Best Dressed I realized that there is no on...

Monsters of the Midway: Issue #4

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Ethan Babicz

April 24, 2020

As the baseball season was in the midst of spring training and football was preparing for the upcoming draft, the Coronavirus pandemic struck all sports swiftly and proceeded to shut down nearly every sport in its wake. It is tragic that something of this magnitude has occurred and I wish for the swi...

Marvel Battle Blog: Issue #4

Marvel Battle Blog: Issue #4

Trevor Book

April 20, 2020

Marvel Battle Blog is a monthly series that tests the reader on their Marvel knowledge while providing a profile on a specific character. This month, the spotlight is on Captain America/Steve Rogers. Superhuman strength. Vibranium Shield. Ability to recall shield. A symbol of hope and liberty. As a recipient of the Super-Soldier serum, World Wa...

Wiggle Wonders – Flatworm

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Veronica Castillo

April 20, 2020

Flatworms are basically the manta rays on the weird side of the animal population. With flattened bodies that make you think they were stepped on too much, flatworms also have their eyes directly on the top side of their squished slimy bodies.  They would give any contortionist a run for their money consider...

Huntley’s Hidden Helpers: Coronavirus Edition

Courtesy of Amy Marturano

Natalie VonderHeide

April 16, 2020

'We’re in this together’ is four words that have never been more true to the town of Huntley. From mask making to being a frontline worker, every citizen has some story and experience on how they have been dealing with the COVID-19 outbreak.  Cary school district teacher Amy Marturano, has been teaching fo...

Holiday Fashion: thrift shopping in March

Holiday Fashion: thrift shopping in March

Rayne Zilch

March 11, 2020

What are some favorite brands of clothing? For some it may be the classic Nike and Adidas. Others, it might be Champion, Vans, or Billabong. Or people may not care about the brand, but just the look, feel, and price.  Personally, I think that most of the popular brands right now are way over priced ...

Thank You for the Music: “Never Better”

Thank You for the Music:

Sarah Reilly

March 5, 2020

A cool night in Indianapolis. A venue roaring to life with music and dancing. A small window is at the back of the venue, helping the acoustics and allowing performers to see out into the street. As the night goes on, snow slowly starts to fall. Gradually, the small drizzle of snow turns into a raging bli...

HHS Travels the World: Annie Mitchell

HHS Travels the World: Annie Mitchell

Lindsey Leigh

March 3, 2020

Summer is the time of the year when students get to kick back and relax. They often find themselves hanging out with friends, going to the pool, or chilling at home watching Netflix. Another fun thing to do when you have time over the summer is to go on a road trip. Whether it is with friends or family, i...

The Color Purple: an engaging read in and out of the classroom

The Color Purple: an engaging read in and out of the classroom

Riley Murphy

March 3, 2020

As an avid and experienced reader, my number one pet peeve is when English classes stifle the excitement of reading. Let me know if this sounds familiar: you walk into English class one day and your teacher introduces a novel to you that you’ve never even heard of and appears to be as thick as the B...

Book to Bigscreen: “To Kill A Mockingbird”

Book to Bigscreen:

Skylar Sharkey

March 2, 2020

You’ve spent weeks anticipating your favorite book’s movie adaptation. You’ve obsessed over the cast, meticulously examined the soundtrack, poured over the fan theories. You’ve cleared your schedule to ensure you’re available to see your favorite characters come to life on the big screen. You...

February Hot Off the Dress

February Hot Off the Dress

Maddie Meucci

February 28, 2020

It has been a WILD year at Huntley High School and the fashion trends have been too. We went from sherpas, to colored leggings, and even the scrunchie phase. But now, animal prints have taken over the fashion industry.  Snakeskin and leopard have been the most popular among patterns this year. They'...

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