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Board of education Jan. 16 meeting: solar panels and debt abatement

Board of education Jan. 16 meeting: solar panels and debt abatement

Sarah Reilly

January 19, 2020

At the Jan. 16 board of education meeting, a small group of children from the early childhood center stood and led the pledge. The children were able to sit and stay or to leave after. Soon after, the board members started reviewing the agenda. The Board of Education typically has two meetings a month. The f...

December BOE Meeting: 2019 levy hearing and action taken

December BOE Meeting: 2019 levy hearing and action taken

Gabby Terez

December 26, 2019

The Dec. 19 board of education meeting started off positively with a pledge led by third, fourth, and fifth graders from Leggee. The students were then able to sit in some of the board member’s seats, where they received cookies and were asked questions regarding how they got picked to lead the ple...

Nov. 14 BOE meeting honors Marlowe’s boys cross country and discusses tax levies

Nov. 14 BOE meeting honors Marlowe’s boys cross country and discusses tax levies

Veronica Castillo

November 15, 2019

The Nov. 14 District 158 Board of Education Meeting began last night by honoring of the Marlowe Middle School boy’s Cross Country team after their first-place finish at the IESA state meet. The boys were invited to lead the pledge and were congratulated by the board and the general public.  He...

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...

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 ...

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 ...

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...

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...

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...

December COW meeting: summer school changes and new campus officers

December COW meeting: summer school changes and new campus officers

Braden Turk

December 11, 2018

The Board of Education went over a few relevant topics on its regular Committee of the Whole meeting last Thursday night. The biggest item on the agenda was the discussion of Huntley High School summer courses for the 2019 break, presented by Erika Schlichter. Sticking with the layout from last...

Oct. BOE Meeting: 2020 trip approved, district report card incoming

Oct. BOE Meeting: 2020 trip approved, district report card incoming

Braden Turk

October 21, 2018

The Oct. 18 Board of Education meeting went smoothly last night, the first notable highlight being Assistant Superintendent Dr. Erika Schlichter discussing the upcoming release of the district’s report card. This report, which will be available to view at illinoisreportcard.com, recounts extensive...

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