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The future entrepreneurs of HHS

The future entrepreneurs of HHS

Bailey Lim

February 25, 2020

With the small options of finance and economics courses, Huntley High School students wait for a course to proceed with the goal of learning more about the business world. Recently, the introduction of Business Incubator gives students the opportunity to explore and continue their education in finance, eco...

Miss HHS?

Miss HHS?

Molly Baker

February 18, 2020

On Feb. 6, Huntley High School held the 11th annual Mr. HHS competition. The contestants had to prep, campaign, and practice for the last couple of weeks in the hopes of winning two Prom tickets and a free suit from Men's Warehouse. Throughout the last 11 years, Mr. HHS has allowed boys to win Prom ti...

New Hoop app poses danger to user’s privacy

New Hoop app poses danger to user’s privacy

Caitlyn Gooden

February 14, 2020

Hoop is a relatively new app that has sprung into the spotlight of popularity among teenagers. It can be downloaded for free on the app store and connects with the user's Snapchat information. Essentially, the advertisement for Hoop is a new way to meet friends and connect with others you would ha...

How tough should seniors make their schedules?

How tough should seniors make their schedules?

Ethan Babicz

February 10, 2020

As senior Ari Saez looked at her class registration page, a smile crept across her face. Her senior year schedule was complete, and it was perfect. Some days she would not have to come into school at all with her blended schedule. It was just what she was looking for: a free schedule for her senior ...

Are finals worth all the stress and frustration?

Are finals worth all the stress and frustration?

Amanda Brooks

January 30, 2020

High-schoolers hear that finals make or break their grades all the time. In the case of students who are doing well, that statement doesn’t really bother them. However, students who are on the edge of a letter grade, freak out. The problem with finals is that there are so many tests to study for in a...

A change of tradition: Huntley’s single-colored graduation gowns cause controversy

A change of tradition: Huntley’s single-colored graduation gowns cause controversy

Erin Richardson

January 27, 2020

When looking back on the first day of high school, it was a day to start new beginnings and begin creating who you are. Then four years fly by, and you’re standing on the stage, eagerly waiting to hear your name called through the speakers that are louder than a siren; you’re waiting for that verif...

New Years Resolutions: Why can’t people stick with them?

New Years Resolutions: Why can’t people stick with them?

Lindsey Leigh

January 27, 2020

As the year comes to a close, people get ready for a new year. So much is possible; both good and bad. Many hope for a better year and a clean slate. Often, a person will choose something they would like to improve upon in. This becomes their New Years resolution.  How long will they stick with it? Typically,...

A seating situation

A seating situation

Tanpreet Bhathal

January 13, 2020

As the cafeteria crowds up during lunch periods and students have blended hours, they are forced to work in the loud, overcrowded lunch room. With the hub filling up quickly and other areas of the school being blocked off, they have no choice but to sit by their loud peers and hope to be productive. A...

Teachers change the world

Teachers change the world

Riyana Walker

January 8, 2020

Teachers truly change the world, I think so many people are so so busy trying to change huge problems and solving world peace that they miss out on the opportunity to spark change for the next generation and the generations to come  Personally I think elementary teachers are the real heros and l...

Should Vanguard students have the opportunity to go blended?

Should Vanguard students have the opportunity to go blended?

Ally Jorgensen

December 26, 2019

As the chatter slowly fades away in the Vanguard classrooms each morning, the students start to work independently on their practice assignments, checkpoints, and performance assessments. Some students prefer the classroom environment, having immediate access to help from teachers. However, others wish ...

Huntley High School’s dress code policies need to change

Huntley High School’s dress code policies need to change

Natalie VonderHeide

December 17, 2019

‘What is the point of Huntley High School’s dress code?’ and “why can’t we wear hats?’ are all questions that come across the mind of every teenager in Huntley.  Dress codes are something that have been around for a while and implemented across the United States for quite some time. ...

Students wearing hats and hoods inside of school has both benefits and drawbacks

Students wearing hats and hoods inside of school has both benefits and drawbacks

Rayne Zilch

December 10, 2019

December, in Illinois, is just the start of the freakishly cold weather. Snow starts to fall and the sun hardly shines. The average temperature ranges around 34 degrees.  Cold weather means hoodies and large coats to help keep warm. Even just a couple seconds outside can lead to the shivers and r...

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