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Speech fundraiser brings in fiesta

Speech fundraiser brings in fiesta

Sarah Biernat

January 31, 2018

As the winter cold front swept into Chipotle's foyer, hungry customers waited eagerly to get their hands on a burrito bowl, taco, or burrito. While this is the normal turnout during weekday evenings, this night was for Huntley’s Speech Team. On Jan. 30, the Chipotle off of Algonquin Road hosted the second...

Math Team places second at Fox Valley Conference

Math Team places second at Fox Valley Conference

daniellerhody

January 27, 2018

HS's Math Team got second place overall on Jan. 24 at the Fox Valley Conference competition at Prairie Ridge High School. The Algebra I team, Geometry team, and Algebra II team placed first, the Frosh eight-person team placed second, and the junior/senior two-person team placed third. The whole tea...

The Prairie Ridge Wolves Manage a Win Against the Red Raiders

The Prairie Ridge Wolves Manage a Win Against the Red Raiders

Emily Kindl

January 24, 2018

n Jan. 23 at 7 p.m., Huntley’s varsity boys basketball team faced the Prairie Ridge Wolves in the East Gym. From the start, the energy coming from both sets of bleachers maintained a tangibility. The support from Huntley and Prairie Ridge was well balanced, and almost promised for a close and tough gam...

The 2018 Winter Olympics and North Korea

The 2018 Winter Olympics and North Korea

Austin Stadie

January 15, 2018

There had been no formal communication between the Koreas for over two years; that was until earlier this month. The talks were not of peace and cultivating friendly relations, not directly anyway. This was about the Winter Olympics which are being held around 180 miles south of North Korea’s capital,...

A spectacular night of “One Acts”

A spectacular night of “One Acts”

Emma Kubelka

December 13, 2017

Christmas lights dully lit the choir room the evenings of Friday, Dec. 8 and Saturday, Dec. 9. Soft music quietly played in the background, but was soon drowned out by laughter or passionate dialogues. With each act, the audience was emotionally involved. For the past three weeks, freshmen and sophom...

Dr. John Burkey resigns as District 158 Superintendent after 11 years of service

Dr. John Burkey resigns as District 158 Superintendent after 11 years of service

Maggie McGee

November 24, 2017

n Nov. 18, a statement was released to District 158 families stating that Superintendent Dr. John Burkey, who has been in the district since 2006, is resigning effective Jan. 31, 2018. According to the statement, Burkey is stepping down to take a position as executive director of the Large Unit District Association (LUDA).  LUDA supports the 53 largest unit scho...

Buddies Club celebrates with Thanksgiving themed social

Buddies Club celebrates with Thanksgiving themed social

miriamselimi

November 21, 2017

n Wednesday Nov. 15, about 40 Huntley High School students gather in the passive commons to participate in a Buddies Club Social. The students bowl, make crafts, eat chocolate covered pretzels, and play Uno. Grace Kalischefski, Penelope Reyes, and Sammy Martell, three sophomores who are part of Bu...

HHS’s first blood drive of the school year

HHS’s first blood drive of the school year

Jen Gordus

November 19, 2017

Huntley High School students and staff participated in the Student Council Blood Drive sponsored by Lifesource on Nov. 16. For the past five years, Student Council has organized blood drives that take place twice during the school year and once over the summer. “I’ve been volunteering since my sophomo...

HHS honors two student athletes as they sign their National Letters of Intent

HHS honors two student athletes as they sign their National Letters of Intent

Emily Kindl

November 15, 2017

On Nov. 14, proud family members, friends, coaches, teachers, and administrators were in the passive commons anticipating the signing of two beloved HHS students who were sitting before a Red Raiders backdrop. These two students were to sign their National Letters of Intent to their chosen colleges. Se...

Medical Academy conducts interviews for potential members

Medical Academy conducts interviews for potential members

miriamselimi

November 13, 2017

On Nov. 9, sophomores and juniors walk into HHS wearing heels, dress pants, suits, and blazers. This is clearly not the school's regular attire, but that day the Medical Academy interviews were taking place. In order to be accepted into the Medical Academy, students have to go through an interviewing...

“Twelfth Night” is a smash hit

“Twelfth Night” is a smash hit

Madison Barr

November 4, 2017

n Nov. 1, 2, 3, and 4, Huntley High School is showcasing their production of William Shakespeare's "Twelfth Night" in the Performing Arts Center. The show is a comedy, focusing in on a pair of twins, Viola and Sebastian, who are separated in a shipwreck. Viola, played by senior Dani Bahn, is disguised as...

Committee of the Whole Discusses New Plans for HHS Courses and More

Committee of the Whole Discusses New Plans for HHS Courses and More

Braden Turk

November 3, 2017

District 158 held its regular Committee of the Whole meeting this past Thursday, covering a wide range of financial, curriculum, and construction topics. District 158 is pushing forward with ideas for expansions on the German and dual-credit speech-language courses. Fully signing these classes o...

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