The Voice

Marissa Mikutis: Drama over doubt

Marissa Mikutis: Drama over doubt

Sara Hursey

February 17, 2020

When the 2020 musical “Anything Goes” was announced last spring, sophomore Marissa Mikutis set her sights on one thing: the role of Hope Harcourt. She spent all summer preparing for her audition. After a stressful and competitive round of callbacks, the decision on which student would be playing ...

Asian American Club: an inviting place for all

Asian American Club: an inviting place for all

Meghan Bentley

February 11, 2020

Kayla Le was hanging out at her house with her cousin listening to him talk about the Asian American club at his school. The idea of having an Asian American club at Huntley struck her as a cool idea to connect her fellow students at the high school. She consulted a couple of her friends about the idea a...

Sammy Martell, a valuable volunteer

Sammy Martell, a valuable volunteer

Taylor Calame

February 7, 2020

Hours and hours every week, spending time in hospitals, schools, and the Huntley Park District. Busying up Saturdays and weeknights can be a challenge while balancing school work and family, but Sammy Martell manages it to accomplish it all with a smile on her face.  Sammy Martell is a senior at Huntley High Sc...

Marco Minervini: a positively impactful student

Marco Minervini: a positively impactful student

Kayla Sweeney

February 5, 2020

Marco Minervini is a current junior here at Huntley High School. He moved here from East Atlanta the start of junior year. He was born in Chicago and lived there until he was 4, moved to Huntley until he was eight, and finally moved to Atlanta. He moved to Huntley for a better and safer environment....

Huntley High hosts its annual performance of the One Act Play Festival

Huntley High hosts its annual performance of the One Act Play Festival

Jimmie Soriano

February 3, 2020

Act I Lights… Camera… Action! AUDIENCE: Applause Act I Play II? More lights… More cameras… All right, action! AUDIENCE: Applause Act I Play III? Lights… Camera.. Wait a second… Last Friday, Huntley High School hosted the opening night for its performance of the ...

Matthew Loring maintains optimistic perspective despite difficult condition

Matthew Loring maintains optimistic perspective despite difficult condition

Bailey Lim

January 27, 2020

Walking around the hallways filled with long-legged students, freshman Matthew Loring strolls around Huntley High School with his unique perspective of the world. Matthew contains a condition called pituitary dwarfism, where he has a growth hormone deficiency.  Pituitary Dwarfism is a condition in which t...

Not Your Average Book Blog: A head-spinning novel

Not Your Average Book Blog: A head-spinning novel

Riley Murphy

January 27, 2020

Mystery, suspense, a chilling end, and to be honest a little confusion, are all important elements when writing a thriller or suspense novel. One of my all time favorite genres, thriller and suspense novels are either a fan hit or a flailing flop. I’ve been lucky to come across some pretty great o...

Trades, Make or Break?: The 2020 Season Begins

Trades, Make or Break?: The 2020 Season Begins

Bailey Lim

January 21, 2020

The NBA season of 2019-2020 is thrilling and exhilarating to watch as the games progress. Some teams have shown to excel more than others while competing against each other to secure a standing in the playoffs. Some players play for the fans and will make the games interesting in hopes of becoming a well kno...

The Life of a New Father: John Nichols

The Life of a New Father: John Nichols

Ruhi Gulati

January 16, 2020

As the school bell’s sharp ring breaks John Nichols’s train of thought, whispers of conversation start to die down and student’s heads snap towards the front of the physics classroom. Slowly, Nichols rises up from his comfy chair and begins to welcome back his class from winter break. As time pass...

Huntley girls basketball triumphs over Hampshire to further conference status

Huntley girls basketball triumphs over Hampshire to further conference status

Brooke Hamann

January 15, 2020

Guard Ashley Guazzo’s leg slowly rose, bending conveniently accessible to her hand. Using her palm, she slowly rubbed the sole of her shoe with the sweat that lingered from the previous play. Those who made eye-contact wished they hadn’t as they were left staring into the muzzle of a pistol. Doing t...

December BOE Meeting: 2019 levy hearing and action taken

December BOE Meeting: 2019 levy hearing and action taken

Gabby Terez

December 26, 2019

The Dec. 19 board of education meeting started off positively with a pledge led by third, fourth, and fifth graders from Leggee. The students were then able to sit in some of the board member’s seats, where they received cookies and were asked questions regarding how they got picked to lead the ple...

Blake Shelton: the voice of an angel

Blake Shelton: the voice of an angel

Amanda Brooks

December 18, 2019

The country genre has often received a bad reputation; however, when you actually listen to the words in a country song, you’ll realize that each song tells a different story. Blake Shelton’s new album “Fully Loaded: God’s Country” does a nearly incredible job telling 12 different tales, wit...

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