The Voice

Speech Team strives for success at Regionals

Speech Team strives for success at Regionals

Kate Alvarado

February 10, 2020

This Saturday on the 8th, Huntley’s Speech Team held Speech Regionals where we took 3rd place overall and will be moving onto sectionals in 13 different categories. Moving forward, the team is hopeful about making it to state.  “For everyone on our regional team right now, it’s possible. We’re all ...

February Board of Education COW meeting provides construction, legislative updates

February Board of Education COW meeting provides construction, legislative updates

Braden Turk

February 7, 2020

The Board of Education Committee of the Whole meeting started last night with recognition of Heineman Middle School’s Snow Hawks team, a skiing/snowboarding club largely run by students. Zoe Bishop, Noah Jensen, Ashley Phommasack, Jared Sztukowski, and Logan Young were present to represent the team. ...

Mr. HHS provides entertaining show and donations to charity

Mr. HHS provides entertaining show and donations to charity

Ashley Reilly

February 7, 2020

As the crowd settled into their seats, the lights began to dim. A projector from the back of the PAC sparked on as the 11th annual Mr. HHS Pageant introduction video started. Adorable baby photos of each of the contestants flashed across the screen, leaving the crowd reacting with “aws.”  This year ...

Upcoming Raider Way lesson informs students of SAT goals, standards

Upcoming Raider Way lesson informs students of SAT goals, standards

Taylor Koop

February 4, 2020

Everyone knows to get into college, they must take the SAT or ACT but their standards are never fully explained- until now. Huntley High School is creating a Raider Way lesson to explain the scoring system of the SAT and what they should strive for. Since the SAT is newer to our school district, some...

Huntley’s Orchesis team does an outstanding performance

Huntley’s Orchesis team does an outstanding performance

Annaliese Harper

February 4, 2020

A group of dancers assemble in the school cafeteria. The PAC is taken by various events and the gyms are taken by the competitive teams. They stand in front of the mirrors, beginning to learn the routine.  Leap, Chaîné up, Chaîné down, twirl, capezio. The white fluorescent bulbs of the gym ...

Huntley girls basketball stays strong against Jacobs

Huntley girls basketball stays strong against Jacobs

Veronica Castillo

February 4, 2020

As the last ten seconds went down on the clock, the crowd chanted “Three… two… one!” until finally the buzzer blared and the crowd cheered, another win in the bag. The girls ran to the locker room and celebrated a job well done. It was a win possible only through their teamwork and thrive over ...

Incubator class companies receive financial funding

Incubator class companies receive financial funding

Alex O'Connell

January 27, 2020

Huntley High School’s company and investment class, Incubator, kicked off last semester and was met with great praise. The class mimics the hit NBC show, “Shark Tank," in the sense that it challenges students to start a company - yes, a real company - and seek funding from investors to help their ...

Jan. 21 Destination 158 meeting: goals and more discussed

Jan. 21 Destination 158 meeting: goals and more discussed

Amelia Pozniak

January 22, 2020

The most recent Destination 158 session, hosted in the Huntley High School cafeteria, took place last night on Jan. 21. Members of the school board and PTA came together to engage in meaningful dialogue and come up with a strategic plan for the next five years of student education. This is the fourt...

Board of education Jan. 16 meeting: solar panels and debt abatement

Board of education Jan. 16 meeting: solar panels and debt abatement

Sarah Reilly

January 19, 2020

At the Jan. 16 board of education meeting, a small group of children from the early childhood center stood and led the pledge. The children were able to sit and stay or to leave after. Soon after, the board members started reviewing the agenda. The Board of Education typically has two meetings a month. The f...

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...

Dec. Bilingual Parents Advisory Committee meeting stresses the importance of family

Dec. Bilingual Parents Advisory Committee meeting stresses the importance of family

Sarah Reilly

December 18, 2019

The room smells of pasta, cookies, and garlic bread. Different families sit around talking in Spanish and English. A table with a computer and project sits in front of all the chairs. Just down the hall, the kids are playing. The adults and older kids are getting ready to sit and listen to their gues...

A Very Merry Holiday on the Town: Day 1

A Very Merry Holiday on the Town: Day 1

Annaliese Harper

December 16, 2019

Snow falls a week before the event, as the town prepares for a holiday celebration. The streetlights are decorated with tinsel and garland, the houses are decorated with lights, and the children are decorated with merry grins and smiles. A Very Merry Huntley, the annual holiday event, kicked off Frida...

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