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Committee of the Whole discusses arming teachers, new courses

Committee of the Whole discusses arming teachers, new courses

Braden Turk

November 8, 2019

Last night’s Committee of the Whole meeting was quite eventful, with topics ranging from arming staff in the classroom to new Huntley High School courses. There were a total of 13 new classes proposed, some of the highlights being AP Art Studio, Spanish for Spanish Speakers III, and Accelerator...

Transition Services Night offers new opportunities for struggling students

Transition Services Night offers new opportunities for struggling students

Natalie VonderHeide

November 7, 2019

The Division of Rehabilitation Services spoke at last night’s District 158 Transitional Service Night regarding their services to students who are looking at what they want to pursue after high school.  DRS’s vocational rehabilitation program specializes in assisting people with disabilities to be employ...

Calling all activists: Service in Action looking to recruit new members

Calling all activists: Service in Action looking to recruit new members

Jimmie Soriano

November 4, 2019

This fall marks the beginning of Service in Action’s fifth year in, well, action. Lead by Psychology teacher Shannon Phillips, the class guides students who want to make an impact on the world around them to create a strong environment for youth empowerment.  Regardless of age, people have opinions and ...

Medical Academy interviews hold students to levels of anticipation

Medical Academy interviews hold students to levels of anticipation

Maddie Meucci

November 1, 2019

Students at Huntley High School have been anxiously waiting for their Medical Academy interviews to come. The application process began on Oct. 7 and will come to a close on Nov 1.   Students were required to complete a student information form, have their parents complete a parent form, receive a...

Spooky Buddies event a massive success at Huntley High School

Spooky Buddies event a massive success at Huntley High School

Kenzie Weinberg

October 30, 2019

On Tuesday, Oct. 29, Best Buddies and National Honors Society held their first ever Spooky Buddies event at Huntley High School, which helped raise money for Best Buddies monthly programming and to potentially send buddies to next years Best Buddies Leadership Conference.    Best Buddies promotes inclusion throughout H...

Stand up for national bullying prevention month

Stand up for national bullying prevention month

Sarah Reilly

October 30, 2019

October has been National Bullying Prevention month since 2010. The idea was brought up and first celebrated in 2006 by Pacer’s National Bullying Prevention Center. Over the course of those four years, Pacer was working to promote Bullying Prevention Month in schools across America.  The purpos...

Huntley raises awareness for intellectual disabilities

Huntley raises awareness for intellectual disabilities

Amelia Pozniak

October 20, 2019

Sunday, Oct. 20, Huntley Police Department held their fourth annual Law Enforcement Torch Trick-or-Treat Trot which benefits Illinois’ Special Olympics. The Special Olympics provides a variety of sports, training, and competition to children and adults with intellectual disabilities. The purpose is ...

October BOE meeting: board slammed with vulgar book discussion

October BOE meeting: board slammed with vulgar book discussion

Alex Hartleb

October 18, 2019

The Oct. 17 District 158 Board of Education meeting began on a positive note as students from first to second grade from Chesak were given the opportunity to lead the group in the pledge, sit in the board member’s seats, and be asked questions such as what they are going to be for Halloween. Then Vice ...

Huntley’s Homecoming success

Huntley’s Homecoming success

Delaney Cairns

October 14, 2019

Saturday, Oct. 12, was a night to remember for many Huntley High School students as Homecoming provides a warm welcome to the new school year.  While the dance is only one night, the build-up is a week full of many activities and a lot of excitement.  The week started off strong with the dress-u...

The Fall Festival is here and it will be “leafing” you with joy

The Fall Festival is here and it will be “leafing” you with joy

Kate Rogala

October 14, 2019

It’s that time of the year where Tom’s Farm opens up their fantastic family fall festivities. The Fall Festival started on Oct. 1 and will end Oct. 30. Located down on Algonquin road, Tom’s is open Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. for your fall fun to begin.  At Tom’s Farm, th...

Homecoming pep rally proves to be a success

Homecoming pep rally proves to be a success

Natalie VonderHeide

October 12, 2019

From the east gym bleachers to Raider Nation, Huntley High School prepares for Friday’s homecoming game with its annual pep rally.  Students grade nine through twelve group up in the different sections of the bleachers waiting for the celebration to begin.  As students pile in the gym and sco...

October COW meeting: Board to consider transportation updates

October COW meeting: Board to consider transportation updates

Hailey Pohl

October 11, 2019

The Oct. 10 District 158 Board of Education meeting began with a positive appearance from elementary students from kindergarten to second grade. These exemplary students received a Positive Office Referral that allowed them to join. They talked about their favorite subjects in school and how the Explorer ...

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