The Voice

Senior Alaina Moran dances through her last year in Orchesis

Senior Alaina Moran dances through her last year in Orchesis

Sarah Biernat

December 1, 2017

nxious freshman Alaina Moran stepped onto the floor to audition for her spot on Huntley's varsity Orchesis team. As self-doubt engulfed her, it was soon eliminated by the kindness of her soon-to-be teammates. Four years later, she is now concluding her time with the team. Jump to the 2017-2018 sc...

Lights, camera, Kate!

Lights, camera, Kate!

Mawa Iqbal

January 31, 2017

It’s her and the stage. The spotlight shines on her face highlighting every detail of her makeup while blinding her view of the audience. It felt hot. Really hot. All eyes were on her. But she was not nervous. She did not shrink away from the burning glow of fluorescent, but rather welcomed it. S...

Drumming to his own beat

Drumming to his own beat

Courtney Thomas

January 24, 2017

In sixth grade, junior Jack Filpi joined band to pursue his love of music; he started out on the tuba. That following February though, Filpi was concussed, and his doctor had recommended that he give up the tuba, which also meant giving up band, and that was something that Filpi did not want to even...

Not so average teen

Not so average teen

Danielle King

October 26, 2016

Taylor Castro is like any normal teen. She goes to school, gets good grades, hangs out with friends, and is on the Poms Dance Team. In her free time, she also enjoys Netflix. Behind this average girl is a person you may have never known. Castro is a four time winner in the National American Miss Illin...

Young Artist Proves his Success

Young Artist Proves his Success

Bri Governale

October 10, 2016

icking up his pencil, senior Noe Martinez begins to draw the first idea that pops into his head. He has a steady hand as he traces straight lines onto the blank, white sheet of paper. "I actually don't know what got me picking up a pencil and start drawing," Martinez said. "If I had to pick from th...

Goodbye Detroit, Hello Huntley!

Goodbye Detroit, Hello Huntley!

Mawa Iqbal

September 22, 2016

he was no stranger to the big move, although the first time wasn’t exactly a walk in the park. Packing up tidbits from her early childhood into suitcases and relocating to a different state had her in tears for two days straight. Junior Pooja Mangukiya had lived in Detroit, Michigan for the first ei...

A Greener Diet

A Greener Diet

Maggie McGee

March 10, 2016

For most people, living without a diet including juicy grilled steaks, chicken nuggets from McDonald's, classic ball park hot dogs, and famous Philly cheese steaks is unimaginable. Yet, for sophomore Emily D’Antonio, being a vegetarian has been normal for the past 5 years.   By definiti...

A Sugar Scare

A Sugar Scare

Alex Landman

February 22, 2016

er lifelong journey started like this; she was sick for a week in sixth grade, so her mom took her to the doctor.  There were no noticeable symptoms, but she knew something was not right.  They ran tests on her, and it all escalated from there. Her blood sugar level was at 500. An average blo...

A Smile in the Crowd

A Smile in the Crowd

Camille Paddock

February 17, 2016

t’s a typical Monday morning. Students are rushing to their classes, friends are conversing in the hallway, and everyone is giving off blank stares as they walk down the hall, minds numb. Except for her. She makes sure to say hello to all of the people she knows. She makes sure wave to...

Mission Possible: impacting lives through the power of Christ

Mission Possible: impacting lives through the power of Christ

Mawa Iqbal

November 5, 2015

e was eating a small lunch of carrots and ham sandwiches with his fellow missionaries when he noticed a figure move in the distant prairie. A lanky, hunched over Native American man began to approach their wooden picnic table, but suddenly stopped 20 feet away. “Can I come closer?” he asked softly, visibl...

No Thyroid, No Problem

No Thyroid, No Problem

Madeline Moffett

October 1, 2015

ou can live without a lot of things: a big house, the newest iPhone, or maybe even Netflix. You can even live without a thyroid. And junior Grace Carman is not just living; she is thriving. Halloween had recently come and gone. Pumpkins began to rot on front porches and skeletons were being pu...

Taking Spanish up a Step

Taking Spanish up a Step

Courtney Thomas

April 1, 2015

he started as a substitute teacher at Huntley High School. Then she got hired as a teacher. She has taught spanish two and three for years now. But this year is different. Amanda Robles, one of the many spanish teachers at HHS, has been challenged this school year by teaching her first ac...

300 word feature