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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 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 ...

Destination 158: shaping the future together

Destination 158: shaping the future together

Emma Gribbens

September 25, 2019

The first Destination 158 meeting proved to be a success. Over 200 people attended, listened, engaged, and offered thoughts about the strategic plan for District 158. On each table was an orange sheet filled with information about the meeting on the 24 and announcing upcoming meeting dates. D158 Superintend...

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 ...

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...

Huntley’s influential leaders recognized at annual District 158 awards ceremony

Huntley’s influential leaders recognized at annual District 158 awards ceremony

Mady Borst

March 18, 2019

On March 14, The Huntley 158 Education Foundation held its second annual Outstanding Educator/Employee Awards Ceremony. The event took place at the Dendrel Ballroom in Del Webb. The district organization strived to make the ceremony a yearly occasion, in order to recognize educators and employees for t...

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...

Board of education meeting honors District 158 staff and retirees

Board of education meeting honors District 158 staff and retirees

Emily Kindl

May 7, 2017

On Thursday, May 4, a Huntley District 158 Board of Education meeting took place: honoring hard-working staff members, addressing heavy traffic at Marlowe Middle School, and highlighting implementations taking place for the 2017-2018 school year. The meeting was regarded as a Committee of the Whole mee...

The Board of Education honors the death of two Huntley students

The Board of Education honors the death of two Huntley students

Nicholas Fleege

January 20, 2017

On Thursday, January 19 District 158’s Board of Education conducted a regularly scheduled meeting which featured a closed session. The meeting was headed by the boards president Donald Drzal. After an hour long closed session, members resumed the regular public meeting. Once seated Drzal took ...

Engineering Club Competes in Second VEX competition

Engineering Club Competes in Second VEX competition

Nicholas Fleege

December 4, 2016

On December 3, the Huntley High School’s Engineering Club participated in the Wildstang VEX Robotics Tournament at Rolling Meadows High School. A total of 38 engineering teams from the northern Illinois area competed in the robotics tournament. Three teams from Huntley High School, Team158C, A, and B, ...

Cow meeting discusses changes to report cards

Cow meeting discusses changes to report cards

Lucas Modzelewski

October 17, 2016

A brand new design for students' report cards was unveiled at the latest District 158 Committee of the Whole Meeting on Oct. 13. The latest reinvention of the report card now integrates a student's attendance record, participation in both in school and out of school activities, and even the students' ...

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