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District 158 Board of Education Meeting Highlights Student Achivements

District 158 Board of Education Meeting Highlights Student Achivements

Emma Kubelka

April 23, 2017

Huntley school district 158 held a board meeting on April 20, 2017. The Board of Education meeting took place as usual, recognizing students, donation discussions, and action plans. Six students were recognized from the Principal advisory committee at Huntley high school. These students ranged from ...

District 158’s Board of Education proposes new reading standards

District 158’s Board of Education proposes new reading standards

Nicholas Fleege

March 3, 2017

District 158’s Board of Education conducted a Committee of the Whole meeting on March 2. As typical the meeting was lead by board president Donald Drzal. The board spotlighted two students from HHS’s youth residency program. Seniors Paul Singh and Zack Whitaker shared their thoughts and experie...

Board of Education celebrates dance team win

Board of Education celebrates dance team win

Nicholas Fleege

February 27, 2017

District 158’s Board of Education conducted a regularly scheduled meeting on Feb. 23. President Donald Drzal headed the Thursday meeting and all board members were in attendance. Five eighth grade students from Marlowe Middle School’s theater department lead the Pledge of Allegiance, and a...

BOE discusses potential parking lot expansion at HHS

BOE discusses potential parking lot expansion at HHS

Natalie Trzeciak

February 26, 2016

he District 158 Board of Education shuffled through the doorway and quickly took their seats as they awaited the arrival of the general public. After the observers had taken their seats, Marlowe Middle School students, along with Principal Adam Zehr, led the Pledge of Allegiance to mark the start of...

COW Meeting: Alternative high school may be an option for selective students

COW Meeting: Alternative high school may be an option for selective students

Devin Martin

November 9, 2015

n alternative high school was brought up to the board of education four to five years ago. However, with financial reasons, the BOE was never able to act upon the new proposal. However, the economics have changed and a skeleton plan for an alternative high school might be able to be enacted soon to be...

COW Meeting: Professional Development Gives Back to Teachers

COW Meeting: Professional Development Gives Back to Teachers

Devin Martin

October 2, 2015

any of the board members  on the District 158 Board of Education were in awe of a new proposal to help teachers improve how they can help their job performance. Professional Development allows the teacher to have a Data Coach to be able to look and see how many students have struggled, and are cu...

Elementary schools are rewarded for jumping for a cause

Elementary schools are rewarded for jumping for a cause

Eric Weideman

May 22, 2015

onight the Board of Education took time to give out Teacher of the Month awards, and to honor teachers for their service, and commitment to education.  Among those honored were HHS teachers Michael Slattery and Carol Sikora, being recognized for 25 years in the district, and retirement respectively. During th...

BOE decides that third graders at Leggee will be switching schools

BOE decides that third graders at Leggee will be switching schools

Cullen Walsh

March 29, 2015

t’s 7 p.m. The members of the Board of Education shuffle out of a small room, located toward the back of the Administrative Board Room. They have just come out of their closed session. One-by-one they take their seats. Important issues within District 158 lie ahead of them tonight. One thing’s fo...

Board of Education recognizes excellence within district

Board of Education recognizes excellence within district

Jaclyn Polit

April 22, 2014

On Thursday, April 17 the Board of Education had a social night as they congratulated the students of District 158 for their state recognitions. The first to shake hands, say their thanks, and smile for the camera were the Young Author winners. One memorable winner was Zachary Leitzke from Martin Eleme...

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