The Voice

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

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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

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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...

A Very Merry Holiday on the Town: Day 2

A Very Merry Holiday on the Town: Day 2

Annaliese Harper

December 17, 2019

Rather than an inflatable snowman, visitors of Huntley’s First Congregational Church are greeted with a table of boy scouts selling wreaths. Through the doorway is a table right in front of the entrance to a cookie walk. Any cookies inside are $8 a pound. Up a half flight of stairs is the fa...

Dominic Calabrese cheers on

Dominic Calabrese cheers on

Kayla Sweeney

December 10, 2019

Dominic Calabrese is a junior here at Huntley High School, he is on varsity cheer at the school. He also takes hard classes like AP US History, Chemistry Honors, English 3 Honors and Spanish 4 Honors. These are challenging classes on top of being a varsity athlete. When Dominic isn't cheering or doing homewor...

Karly Melendy expresses herself through art

Karly Melendy expresses herself through art

Erin Richardson

December 3, 2019

As she walked into Conant High School for one of her very first craft shows, Karly Melendy took a deep breath and was excited, but nervous about showing off her paintings to hundreds of craft lovers. Waiting for the storm of people to come rushing in, she sets up her canvases covered with vibrant colors, on...

Madison Tomlin finds inner strength through sports

Madison Tomlin finds inner strength through sports

Sara Hursey

November 23, 2019

She carefully arranges herself into the corner of the bright red mat, scanning the room. She mouths the counts as each beat in the music hits. She runs through the movements in her head, one step at a time. Finally, she lets go, breathes into the moment, and launches herself off the ground for a tumbling p...

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