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Marek’s Mind: The spirit of Thanksgiving

Marek’s Mind: The spirit of Thanksgiving

Marek Makowski

November 16, 2012

In years past, I haven’t been very grateful on Thanksgiving. Like millions of teenagers in the United States, I was grateful to have a day off of school to eat and watch bad football games.  I slopped homemade cranberry sauce on white meat and lifted my fork in the air to toast the pilgrims’...

Huntley’s Christian club makes plans for the year

Huntley’s Christian club makes plans for the year

Holly Baldacci

November 5, 2012

Recently Huntley High School’s Christian Club has resumed meetings for the 2012-2013 school year. The club, which has been known in the past as C.H.I.L.L. and J.O.Y., is supervised by Jim McGee. The club was started four years ago, with Cathy Bardy as the sponsor, but due to a busy schedule, she...

Fall in love with Almost, Maine

Fall in love with Almost, Maine

Kayla Garcia

November 1, 2012

UPDATE: The Sunday show will run on schedule. The Saturday show was cancelled due to a bomb threat. This weekend, the Huntley High School Performing Arts will showcase their fall play called “Almost, Maine.” The show dates are Nov. 2 and Nov. 3 at 7 p.m., and Sunday Nov. 4 at 3 p.m. Tickets ar...

[GALLERY] Huntley dominates Spirit of the Northwest Tournament

[GALLERY] Huntley dominates Spirit of the Northwest Tournament

Mike Krebs

October 8, 2012

You could feel the ferocity from Huntley’s first singles player Kayla Garcia after her first match on Monday morning. Garcia, who came into the Spirit of the Northwest tournament as the number two seed for first singles, was upset with her 6-2, 6-4 win over Johnsburg in her semifinal.  She thought...

Boys soccer shuts out CLC

Boys soccer shuts out CLC

Randi Peterson

September 25, 2012

One player scoring three goals is not a common occurrence in high school soccer games. But when the boys varsity soccer team played the Crystal Lake Central Tigers on Monday afternoon, not one, but two Huntley players pulled a hat trick. The Raiders (11-3-1) cruised to an easy 7-0 victory over the Tigers, who hold...

Girls tennis tames nature and DC

Girls tennis tames nature and DC

Marek Makowski

September 24, 2012

Mother Nature could no longer hold back Huntley from trumping Valley Division rival Dundee-Crown on Monday afternoon. After the meet was postponed twice due to rain, the Red Raiders (11-4) finally took their shot at the perennial cellar-dwellers and triumphed by a score of 6-1. “It was one I exp...

Huntley students petition for change

Huntley students petition for change

Holly Baldacci

September 13, 2012

Sophomore Parth Patel gazes out the window of Julie Swartzloff’s second hour Spanish class. The windows face the courtyard, which stands silent and empty. Plants grow rampantly. A bench in the northwest corner is completely engulfed by the scraggly weeds. Patel has made it his goal to change ...

[Slideshow] Governor Visits Groundbreaking for I-90/RT. 47 Interchange

[Slideshow] Governor Visits Groundbreaking for I-90/RT. 47 Interchange

Michael Geheren

August 27, 2012

Governor Pat Quinn (D-IL) made a stop by Huntley, Monday afternoon. Quinn came to help Village President and the Illinois Tollway kick off the RT. 47/I-90 full interchange which is expected to bring tremendous growth to the Village of Huntley and surrounding areas. Members from the state, county and l...

“Dark Shadows” fails to see the light

“Dark Shadows” fails to see the light

Ashley Secreto

May 15, 2012

Gothic décor, Johnny Depp, death, and Helena Bonham Carter. These are all aspects of a typical Tim Burton movie and they are all included in “Dark Shadows,” which is based off of the gothic horror soap opera from the late 1960s and early 1970s. It all starts in the little town of Collinsport in the late 1700s where we meet Barnabas Collins (Johnny Depp).  Johnny Depp...

Huntley Student Council’s drive-in movie

Huntley Student Council’s drive-in movie

Ashley Secreto

May 9, 2012

On May 25 at 7:30 p.m., Student Council (STUCO) will host their first drive-in movie. The STUCO board decided on showing the classic 80’s film that casts a young Matthew Broderick playing hooky from school and singing Wayne Newton in the Von Steuben Day Parade. Since the Spring Leadership Convention, STUCO ...

Read for a Lifetime Achievement Award winners announced

Read for a Lifetime Achievement Award winners announced

Ashley Knipp

May 4, 2012

Freshman Emily Benz, freshman Linda Kay Haddad, and sophomore Olivia Krewer are the only students from Huntley High School to win the Read for a Lifetime Achievement Award issued by Secretary of State and State Librarian Jesse White this year. Sandy Brooks, Huntley High School LRC media specialist, signed ...

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