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New outdoor seating for the 2019-2020 school year

New outdoor seating for the 2019-2020 school year

Maggie Kirwin

September 16, 2019

As the 2019-2020 school year began, a new outdoor seating area, the courtyard, was introduced. It is located in the central wing, right by the passive commons. It is being used as a workspace for students during blended hours and study halls. Students should be using the courtyard “as a quiet space to le...

September COW meeting: Vanguard recognized and solar panel updates

September COW meeting: Vanguard recognized and solar panel updates

Braden Turk

September 6, 2019

The Sept. 5 Committee of the Whole meeting, the first of the 2019-2020 school year, began last night with recognition of Huntley High School’s growing Vanguard program. Several students from the program made an appearance at the meeting, giving testimonials for how the new structure helps them learn ...

HHS Robotics and more honored at April BOE meeting

HHS Robotics and more honored at April BOE meeting

Jarrod Khoo

April 22, 2019

The April 18 Huntley Community School District 158 Board of Education meeting began on time at 7 p.m. and moved fluidly last night, the first notable highlight being the board’s recognition of the Huntley High School VEX Robotics team, which recently qualified and competed at their state competition. The...

Huntley Library’s approved extensions, simplified

Huntley Library’s approved extensions, simplified

Braden Turk

April 11, 2019

Walk into the Huntley Library and you’ll be greeted by a small but cozy stretch of books, DVDs, and tables. But all of that is about to change. This past week, residents voted in favor of a plan that aims to expand the library exponentially. The updated building will serve as a place of both rese...

March 21 Board of Education meeting

March 21 Board of Education meeting

Jarrod Khoo

March 26, 2019

The March 21 Huntley Community School District 158 Board of Education meeting began on time at 7 p.m. and moved fluidly last night, the first notable highlight being the board’s recognition of the Heineman Middle School basketball team and cheerleading squad. The basketball team recently earned fourth p...

Huntley’s influential leaders recognized at annual District 158 awards ceremony

Huntley’s influential leaders recognized at annual District 158 awards ceremony

Mady Borst

March 18, 2019

On March 14, The Huntley 158 Education Foundation held its second annual Outstanding Educator/Employee Awards Ceremony. The event took place at the Dendrel Ballroom in Del Webb. The district organization strived to make the ceremony a yearly occasion, in order to recognize educators and employees for t...

Feb. 21 Board of Education Meeting

Feb. 21 Board of Education Meeting

Jarrod Khoo

February 22, 2019

The Feb. 21 District 158 Board of Education meeting moved fluidly last night, the first notable highlight being the board’s recognition of the Marlowe Middle School cheerleading squad, which placed third in their state competition. The board then opened the session to public comment, during whic...

Feb. Board of Education COW Meeting: Band/Orchestra Proposed for Fifth Grade

Feb. Board of Education COW Meeting: Band/Orchestra Proposed for Fifth Grade

Braden Turk

February 8, 2019

Erika Schlichter, assistant director of Learning and Innovation, proposed to the Board of Education, during their Committee of the Whole meeting on Thursday, the integration of the band and orchestra program into the fifth-grade level. This idea comes after last month’s fine arts hallway expansion...

New Competitors in the Ring: HHS Robotics Intensely Compete to Qualify for State

New Competitors in the Ring: HHS Robotics Intensely Compete to Qualify for State

Kyle Abruzzo

February 4, 2019

  Huntley High School’s Robotics team has recently qualified for state. There are eight different robotics teams all here at HHS. The teams are organized by letters. Starting from Team A all the way to Team H. The two qualifying teams are Team B and H. Team B consists of Garrett Anderson...

Huntley’s Scholastic Bowl team anticipating success in the state series

Jarrod Khoo

January 29, 2019

The Huntley Scholastic Bowl team recently began their state series, going into the upcoming tournaments with a 7-2 record. “Right now, varsity is in third place and junior varsity is in second,” said coach Anne Sharkey before the state series. “At our last tournament we completely dominated, a...

Course Selection Night for Class of 2023

Course Selection Night for Class of 2023

Skylar Sharkey

January 24, 2019

Huntley High School’s Class of 2023 has the opportunity to attend three Course Selection Nights at HHS, running from Jan. 22-24. These information nights run from 6:30-8:30 p.m. in the Performing Arts Center as well as the Field House, and it is suggested that student attend one of the meeting corre...

Taco-about the Speech Team Fundraiser

Taco-about the Speech Team Fundraiser

Emma Kubelka

January 24, 2019

Braving the icy roads and snowy weather, frostbitten members of the Huntley High School Speech Team patiently waited to indulge in a Chipotle dinner together. This Tuesday, Jan. 22 the Speech program kicked their annual Chipotle fundraiser. The team gathered at the Chipotle in Algonquin from 5 to 9...

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