Though brilliantly executed, “The Monuments Men” is aimed at a specific demographic- art lovers and historians- and may not be for everyone.
Imagine yourself riding a bike down a hill. The wind is fast, violently fast, and you can feel it tearing at your face. The pavement below you is a blur of gray concrete and black tar, and the colors of the world around you combine as your eyes strain against the gusts, trying to absorb the beauty rushing by you. It’s pure joy. Now take that feeling and multiply it by a thousand.
Inside the frigid west gym of Huntley High School, stood tables covered in flyers, posters, and in some cases, sparkling lights. Each table trying to draw in kids of all ages to come and see what they have to offer. The new opportunities are endless when the electives fair takes over.
“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.
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.
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.
This is a year of renewal for Huntley High School’s math team. With the program’s “founding fathers” graduating in 2013 and math teacher Brian Thornley beginning his first year as a coach, the team was ready to write its own history. And it succeeded, taking first in the Fox Valley Conference’s math competition Wednesday […]
Cheerleading should make people scared. Not because you saw a routine or tumbling pass that was really good at the pep rally, but because people are actually making a big fuss over it and starting to believe that it is actually a sport. By definition, sports are activities involving physical exertion and skill in which […]
By 1870, every state in America had a public school system. A normal school was in session for nine months during the fall, winter and spring and off during the summer. This type of schedule, an agrarian schedule, was designed because America was still an agriculture-based society and many kids had to help out on […]
The most beautiful moment of science fiction in the history of television, the 50th anniversary of the British television show, “Doctor Who” came to life. Airing across the globe on Nov. 23, at 1:50 p.m. CST., the world went silent in anticipation. Whovians around the world waited in awe of what could be the most epic moment in television history.