Tag: District 158

Bringing fun to the classroom

Bringing fun to the classroom

[ 0 ] February 24, 2014 |

On a normal, kick-back-and-relax day, Dan Jennings plays softball, basketball, and goes to the city to meet friends. But those days do not happen often.

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Figuring out finance

Figuring out finance

[ 0 ] February 17, 2014 |

When it comes to finance, most students are left in the lurch and unsure about what to do with the cash they amass from after-school jobs. Paychecks are converted into movie dates and fast food, and a few dollars might end up in a savings account. Junior Kaitlyn Paez, however, wanted to make the most of her money.

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“The Monuments Men” misses the mark

“The Monuments Men” misses the mark

[ 0 ] February 7, 2014 |

Though brilliantly executed, “The Monuments Men” is aimed at a specific demographic- art lovers and historians- and may not be for everyone.

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The Voice: Volume 17, Issue 4

The Voice: Volume 17, Issue 4

[ 0 ] February 7, 2014 |

Check out the complete February 2014 issue of The Voice.

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Everyone can cheer

Everyone can cheer

[ 0 ] February 6, 2014 |

In May 2012, Huntley High School varsity cheerleader Lexi Gardocki approached the Huntley Cheer Association with an idea for a new cheer team, a special needs cheer team. The board agreed to the idea and Gardocki set out to form the team.

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The one and only man

The one and only man

[ 0 ] January 30, 2014 |

“H-U-N-T-L-E-Y!” chant the shrill voices of the color guard. All voices are at high octaves and feminine, all bodies are dressed up in skirts, and faces are adorned with makeup, all except for one. One voice chants a smooth bass, distinctively male. One person dresses in a suit. That voice and uniform make up Huntley’s one and only male color guard member, sophomore Nick Stanek.

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Physics from New Mexico to Switzerland

Physics from New Mexico to Switzerland

[ 2 ] January 24, 2014 |

Andrew Johnson is currently teaching Conceptual Physics and AP Physics C in Huntley High School. He also does lectures at Waubonsee Community College every Tuesday and Thursday evening as a side job. For those fortunate enough to have had him as an instructor, you are well aware of what a respectable individual he is. As of right now Johnson’s life seems to be revolving around school mostly, but that doesn’t seem to bother him at all because he loves what he does.

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Courtesy isn’t so common

Courtesy isn’t so common

[ 0 ] January 23, 2014 |

Last week, as I was walking out of the cafeteria, I was caught up in the bottleneck traffic jam of the main door. As I struggled past all of my peers to try and get to my Link Crew advisory on time, a massive linebacker of a guy plowed right into me.

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Literary Club enables young writers

Literary Club enables young writers

[ 0 ] January 22, 2014 |

After school on a typical Wednesday, as most Huntley students are rushing home to escape from hours of writing and reading assignments, room 215 is alive with activity and chatter. In Karen Bula’s English classroom, the lights are dim and the atmosphere is mellow as Huntley’s Literary Club begins their meeting.

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The Voice: Volume 17, Issue 3

The Voice: Volume 17, Issue 3

[ 0 ] December 20, 2013 |

Check out the complete December 2013 issue of The Voice.

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Home for the Holidays

Home for the Holidays

[ 0 ] December 18, 2013 |

She hates Starbucks.

Headphones in, she collapses into an oversized brown leather chair. Her music is playing just loud enough for those nearby to get a listen. It is something upbeat.

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Huntley girls bowling falls to Jacobs

Huntley girls bowling falls to Jacobs

[ 0 ] December 14, 2013 |

On Thursday, Dec. 12, the Huntley girls bowling team lost to Jacobs, 2697-2273. Huntley started off slow in the first round scoring 649 points. The team then picked up the pace, scoring 798 points in the second round while getting 818 points in the third.

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One in a million

One in a million

[ 0 ] December 12, 2013 |

On Jan. 6, 1998, a little miracle was born in Seoul, the capital of South Korea. His mother was only 21 years old at the time, and his father was nowhere to be found.

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Huntley choir sings in the season

Huntley choir sings in the season

[ 0 ] December 5, 2013 |

When Huntley High School’s choir took to the stage tonight for the finale of their quarterly concert, something was different. Instead of wearing their traditional red shirts and black pants, the concert choir was decked out in the boisterous colors of “ugly holiday sweaters,” adding a whimsical touch to the concert that choir director Nancy Cross has described as “winter with a little holiday thrown in here and there.”

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Hunley tops Hononegah, wins tournament

Hunley tops Hononegah, wins tournament

[ 0 ] December 4, 2013 |

After starting off the season undefeated, Huntley had a Thanksgiving Tournament at the high school over break. The championship game was the night before the holiday and Huntley had high hopes of keeping their record perfect.

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