The Voice

From years of soccer to varsity starting football player

S. Barcenas

Sarahi Barcenas

September 19, 2019

The lights are beaming down on senior starting kicker Brian Vavra, with Raider Nation chanting, extending their arms, and wiggling their fingers. It is him and the football and everything else is a blur.  It has been a difficult journey to get the position of starting varsity kicker that he has tod...

Violin propels Caden Rasmussen into his future

Courtesy of Caden Rasmussen

Jordyn Grist

March 20, 2019

Caden Rasmussen was just 8 years old when he picked up his first violin. According to Rasmussen, his first inspiration to start playing came from his mom, who used to pluck the violin. Lessons were a given, and have been apart of Rasmussen’s weekly schedule since the first time he picked up the...

The Art of Music: Peyton Siegler shares her story

The Art of Music: Peyton Siegler shares her story

Jordyn Grist

February 28, 2019

Cello. Piano. Guitar. Ukulele. Four different instruments combined into one, singular passion for music. Freshman Peyton Siegler discovered her love of music in fifth grade, when the sixth grade band and orchestra teachers brought over instruments for her to test out. She was immediately drawn to the...

Feeling the Music: Sophomore Mollie Paeth Expresses Her Talent

Feeling the Music: Sophomore Mollie Paeth Expresses Her Talent

Jordyn Grist

February 4, 2019

The HHS Orchestra only consists of a small group of 20 to 30 students. Among these students is sophomore Mollie Paeth, who’s played violin since five years ago, in fifth grade. She’s been taking lessons every Saturday since then to keep up with her practice; each week, she brings her violin ho...

Cave Sesh Ep. 6 featuring Olivia Fondjo

Cave Sesh Ep. 6 featuring Olivia Fondjo

Alex Landman

May 23, 2018

And we're back for the final Cave Sesh of the year!  Before we start, Emma and I want to thank all of our talented artists and musical guests throughout the year...we could not have done it without all of you. For the final episode, junior Olivia Fondjo sings "Reckless Love" by Cory Asbury.  Fon...

‘It’s our story. We want to tell it.’

The Eagle Eye staff of Marjorie Stoneman Douglas High School after receiving their gold crown award at the Columbia Scholastic Press Association (Courtesy of M. Simons, CSPA).

Alex Landman

March 23, 2018

Last week, members of The Voice staff had the opportunity to attend the Columbia Scholastic Press Association (CSPA) in New York.  There, staff writers and editors attended journalism sessions with schools from around the country.  They were able to learn from professors and professionals, as well...

Marta Sobey follows passions on and off the field

(S. Sharkey)

Skylar Sharkey

February 12, 2018

HS teacher Marta Sobey, approaching the end of her first full year teaching mathematics, is someone who managed to incorporate both of her passions in her everyday job. "I went to Trinity International University and played for the women’s soccer team for four years," Sobey said. "It was one of...

The story behind the seeds

One out of many seedlings in the Tower Gardens. (Image credit: Raider Nation News.)

Emily Kindl

January 31, 2018

On Thursday, Jan. 18, as students passed or walked through the cafeteria, their peripheral vision caught a glimpse of bright fluorescent lighting in the left corner of the space. When their curious minds searched for the source of light, their eyes laid on three peculiar looking towers with the fluores...

A letter to the readers… | Cindy Jimenez

(Photo credit: Hayley Orellana.)

Emily Kindl

December 15, 2017

’m the type of person that gives people advice but is never for following their own advice. I know a lot of people are like that, but for me it’s different; I just don’t take advice in general. I would’ve loved to plan for my future and maybe things wouldn’t have ended the way they are now. ...

Senior Alaina Moran dances through her last year in Orchesis

Moran (right) practicing with her teammate, Saucedo (left).

Sarah Biernat

December 1, 2017

nxious freshman Alaina Moran stepped onto the floor to audition for her spot on Huntley's varsity Orchesis team. As self-doubt engulfed her, it was soon eliminated by the kindness of her soon-to-be teammates. Four years later, she is now concluding her time with the team. Jump to the 2017-2018 sc...

Sam Moore rocks the house at ILMEA District Competition

(Courtesy of the Mundelein High School website.)

Riley Murphy

November 9, 2017

He stands next to two boys, also in high school, singing notes and breathing in time with the rhythm of the music. Once the song finishes, the same feel of inspiration and accomplishment comes over him as he sees his dad in the audience proudly clapping along with the rest of the parents and teacher...

Injuries lead to successes for senior boys soccer starter, Raemon Savillo

Injuries lead to successes for senior boys soccer starter, Raemon Savillo

Maggie McGee

October 17, 2017

hen something consumes your life and is one day taken away from you, there’s no other feeling but pain. In senior Raemon Savillo’s case, two types of pain. The pain of the injury itself, and the pain that comes with having to sit out of a sport that has become his life. “It’s been an up a...