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Employees throughout D158 are recognized for their excellence at recognition banquet

Employees throughout D158 are recognized for their excellence at recognition banquet

Gabby Terez

March 17, 2020

It was Thursday afternoon at Jameson’s Restaurant. The atmosphere in the restaurant’s Drendel Ballroom was bright, as employees of Huntley 158 were having a good time, catching up with each other’s lives in the banquet room and taking pictures with a setup backdrop towards the entrance of the bal...

Last District 158 Session prompts group discussion

Last District 158 Session prompts group discussion

Amelia Pozniak

March 11, 2020

The District 158 Session, held at Huntley High School on March 10, wraps up the end of this year’s community engagement sessions. The sole purpose of Destination 158 is to set the direction for our school by engaging the citizens of our community. Continuing off of the last few sessions, such as ...

March 5 Board of Education Meeting

March 5 Board of Education Meeting

Jimmie Soriano

March 8, 2020

Last Thursday, March 5, the most recent Board of Education meeting took place. The event started with five young children from the district’s local Mackeben elementary school being present as they had raised the most money in a recent fundraiser through the PTA.  These young students led all attendees for t...

National Honors Society holds an informational meeting for current members

National Honors Society holds an informational meeting for current members

Riley Murphy

March 5, 2020

At 2:30 p.m. on Wednesday, March 3, Huntley High School students trickled into the cafeteria. As friends huddled around each other and began grabbing chairs from the front of the room, the National Honor Society officers prepared for their monthly whole group meeting.  The meeting first began with attendance, how...

Conversation English class for ESL families overflowing with advantages

Conversation English class for ESL families overflowing with advantages

Brooke Hamann

March 4, 2020

Eager, firm, and confident was the handshake. Welcoming, calming, and ataratic energy filled the classroom as one entered. The tightly-knit group of individuals gathering as a community, nor nothing resembling a learning class. The excited manner of the group to have a new visitor, an observer, makin...

Introducing the Dual Language Program to new parents

Introducing the Dual Language Program to new parents

Ally Jorgensen

February 25, 2020

On Monday, Feb. 24, a Dual Language Program meeting was held at Leggee Elementary School.  Assistant Superintendent, Rocio Del Castillo started the meeting off by welcoming the parents and beginning to explain their program.  She explained that the program was a five year commitment. Students would start thi...

Dual Language Program seeks enrollment for 2020-2021 school year

Dual Language Program seeks enrollment for 2020-2021 school year

Sarahi Barcenas

February 25, 2020

District 158 Dual Language Program is looking to enroll new applicants for the 2020-2021 year and further inform about the program to families who are interested. The meeting started off with the explanation of what the Dual Language Program is why it is beneficial to enroll a child into this progra...

The “Huntley Fire District” app helps improve safety in Huntley community

The “Huntley Fire District” app helps improve safety in Huntley community

Ayman Mirkhan

February 24, 2020

Helping the community. A deed in which every individual wants to contribute to. No effort is too small or large and every selfless act is significant to the common good. Recently, the actions of a few students at Huntley are a prime example of this and their contribution is beyond commendable.  Stu...

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...

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