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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...

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...

Orchesis performs spring dance concert

Orchesis performs spring dance concert

Sarah Biernat

February 13, 2017

On Feb. 11, in the PAC, JV Choreographer Samantha Barnewolt walked towards the center of the stage. With the clunking of her booties, she confidently prefaced the Orchesis show. Once she left, the lights dimmed as the annual spring concert began. With more new dancers than returning ones, the curta...

The Sadie Hawkins Dance has a small but interesting turnout

The Sadie Hawkins Dance has a small but interesting turnout

Ashley O'Brien

March 15, 2016

riday, March 11, the doors opened at 7 p.m. for students to enter the building, deans Tom Kempf and Chris Duncan were reminding students to have their IDs. Everyone was given a blue wristband once checking in at the front, and then the next stop was the dance. The central gym seemed bigger than us...

Born to Dance

Born to Dance

Camille Paddock

February 12, 2015

n life, you are destined to follow a path that has been set. Most are only be destined to average, but some are destined to be extraordinary. But the question lies, can destiny be changed? For senior Ty Nowotnik, it has. He started dancing at a young age. He danced until he despised it. Then, he...

Save the last dance

Save the last dance

Hannah Rosso

October 22, 2013

After a very successful homecoming pep rally and dance in early October, HHS students, particularly seniors, have requested that Student Council plans another round for the winter season. There has been talk in the Seniors 2014 Facebook page of a Homecoming basketball game with a winter dance to follow as a mid-year celebration. Dance themes are up...

Choreographing expression

Choreographing expression

Holly Baldacci

February 27, 2013

As junior Amanda Hopkins sits in the greenroom surrounded by her friends, she’s not nervous at all. In a matter of seconds, she’ll be silhouetted against a large screen, tinged blue by lights, as the haunting, clear notes of “Relax My Beloved” by Alex Clare float through the auditorium. There...

A flawed system

A flawed system

Kat Gorospe

February 6, 2013

This year was supposed to be a huge come back for the Huntley Red Raiders Varsity Dance Team, but new rules and regulations with IHSA seem to be putting our team’s dreams to a halt. Illinois finally stated that dance was going to be recognized as an official sport and the girls felt on top of the ...

Poms qualifies for state at Winter Invitational

Poms qualifies for state at Winter Invitational

Kat Gorospe

December 16, 2012

The sounds of cheering, music, and the shuffling of pom poms filled Huntley High school's east gym. It was Dec. 14 and 87 dance routines had been performed on this big day:  the Huntley Winter Invitational.Our JV and varsity Poms team performed four times, all showing great energy and enthusiasm. JV...

Huntley poms team place sixth in state competition

Huntley poms team place sixth in state competition

Sophie Murk

March 6, 2012

Sunday, March 4, the varsity Poms team traveled downstate to compete with their hip-hop routine in the state competition. They placed sixth out of the ten teams in their division and are proud of their improvement since last year. “Since the beginning, each year we have gotten better,” said Taylor Kent...

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