The Voice

“Jack Reacher” fails to reach success

“Jack Reacher” fails to reach success

Kyle Sommerfield

December 22, 2012

I’ll be honest; I went into “Jack Reacher” expecting the stupidest, most cliché action movie ever made. I’m happy to say I was wrong, but not by much. The adaptation of Lee Child’s book, "One Shot," opens with a sniper shooting down five people in front of PNC Park in Pittsburgh. All the e...

Colorado state of mind

Colorado state of mind

Omo Tseumah

December 21, 2012

Gail Malecki was uprooted from the life she had become accustomed to for the past 17 years, to something new. Malecki spent her whole lifeliving in Colorado, attending Castle View High School. “We moved just to be closer to family,” said Malecki. She had to leave the live she knew and spend...

Early graduates prepare their goodbyes to Huntley High School

Early graduates prepare their goodbyes to Huntley High School

Yazmin Dominguez

December 17, 2012

For most high school students, the first half of the 2012-13 school year is coming to an end. For a certain number of high school seniors, however, this means their high school career is nearly over. This year’s senior class consists of 538 students. Of that amount, only 53 have decided to graduate...

Life Skills learning in the community

Life Skills learning in the community

Megan Wilson

December 9, 2012

The dark, ominous rumble of a school bus engine roars through town on the way to the Life Skills program’s weekly field trip to experience the community. This program is offered to students with special disabilities who need extra help with things that common people often take advantage of, like...

Huntley clips Golden Eagles’ wings, beats Jacobs 46-39 on road

Huntley clips Golden Eagles’ wings, beats Jacobs 46-39 on road

Tom Heagney

December 7, 2012

The Huntley boys basketball team defeated Fox Valley Conference archrival Jacobs 46-39 on Friday night. Huntley senior Jake Wagner led the Red Raider's winning effort with 15 points, nine of which came in the second half. Huntley led at the end of the first quarter, but watched its lead get squandered...

Raiders’ new-look offense routs Warriors in first FVC game

Raiders’ new-look offense routs Warriors in first FVC game

Marek Makowski

December 4, 2012

It’s not about “me” for Ali Andrews. Huntley’s 6-foot, 3-inch freshman didn’t have much to say about herself after a 20-point performance on Tuesday night in McHenry. “Everyone took a step up, Haley Ream, Kayla [Baretto], they hit their shots outside.” When asked about her offensive...

National Honor Society announces new members

National Honor Society announces new members

Holly Baldacci

December 4, 2012

Today, Huntley High School’s National Honor Society announced its newest members. Ninety to 100 hundred juniors and seniors who displayed leadership and had GPAs above 3.5 were selected to join the 66 existing members. This large increase in members will mark the most students that National Honor S...

Diversity Club: clearing up the facts of history

Diversity Club: clearing up the facts of history

Omo Tseumah

December 3, 2012

Since Jordan Hite, a senior, took over the Diversity Club at the end of his sophomore year, many changes have occurred. Hite and co-founder Jimmy Sadoski are in charge of planning the weekly and monthly schedule. The club is now run on a monthly schedule, with each month holding a new overlying topic....

Huntley falls to Carmel in devastating overtime loss

Huntley falls to Carmel in devastating overtime loss

Kyle Sommerfield

November 30, 2012

The Huntley boys basketball team went into Friday night’s game with three wins under its belt, but despite leading for the majority of the game, lost to Carmel Catholic High School 38-31 in overtime. The first few minutes set the tone for the rest of the game.  The two teams alternated possessions,...

FBLA helps at local shelter

FBLA helps at local shelter

Jessica Chalas

November 17, 2012

This Saturday morning around 4:00, five HHS students slipped out of bed, groggily dressed, and headed for the door. No, they were not extremely determined Black Friday fanatics, confused about the date or practicing for next week. They are Future Business Leaders of America, and despite the early...

Haiku is way too overused

Haiku is way too overused

Tamara Funke

November 16, 2012

To the students of Huntley High School, haiku is more than a Japanese poem with 17 syllables and three lines.  Haiku is something that interferes with their everyday lives.        Within my hours upon hours of homework one night, I began to notice a trend.  I logged on to my Haiku LMS account...

Pro/Con: Underclassmen

Pro/Con: Underclassmen

November 16, 2012

The underclassmen are as chaotic and wild as they have ever been By Kayla Garcia Underclassmen are immature. It may be an over-used notion, but it is still true.      Generally speaking, the upperclassmen are far more mature than the underclassmen.      As, a senior in Chinese I (yes, ...

Illinois