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Bound by love

Bound by love

Yazmin Dominguez

May 4, 2012

The friendship began with junior Crystal Hoffman and sophomore Delaney Loprieno meeting on their club Heat United soccer team. The girls quickly formed a friendship after being on the U-10 team. At first, it was only Loprieno and Hoffman. Within a few years now sophomores Beth Parks, McKenna M...

Senior Silver Cord hours tabulated

Senior Silver Cord hours tabulated

Megan Wilson

May 4, 2012

The Silver Cord hours for the Senior Class of 2012 are now entered into the database. Counselor Karen Miller has been speedily entering numbers to determine who will be granted the honorary Silver Cord. Before Miller took over the Silver Cord program almost 10 years ago, the requirement was only 15 hours and not the current 30 hou...

New district-wide summer reading program

New district-wide summer reading program

Ashley Secreto

May 4, 2012

It is the last day of school. You can’t wait to sleep in, relax, and forget about school. No more math, no more science, no more writing, and no more reading. Usually, this is true, but starting this year every grade in District 158 will have summer reading. Students will be required to read three books, o...

Community service alternatives

Community service alternatives

Holly Baldacci

April 30, 2012

Walking through the halls, I bet you’ve seen them. Even if you don’t know it, they’re probably there. Girls (and guys) who’ve changed their whole appearance in a matter of minutes. Maybe they’re reaching up to pin their hair into a ponytail, forgetting that it’s not there anymore because they’ve donated it to an organization like Locks of Love. Locks of Lo...

Juniors prepare for the upcoming ACT and PSAE tests

Juniors prepare for the upcoming ACT and PSAE tests

Megan Wilson

April 12, 2012

The guidance department and students in the junior class have been preparing for the highly anticipated ACT and PSAE tests on April 24 and 25. For these two days, the upstairs circle will be completely closed. Any student with a class in the circle are to report to the cafeteria. “Anyone who has lockers in the upstairs circle should make...

LRC celebrates National Library Week

LRC celebrates National Library Week

Ashley Knipp

April 11, 2012

The LRC is decked out with activities and prizes for National Library Week (April 9 – 13). Not all of district 158 celebrates libraries this week, but HHS’s LRC media specialist, Sandy Brooks, has always enjoyed doing something special. “It’s a week I always look forward to,” said Brooks. “It shakes things up and hopefully ge...

Huntley boys tennis defeats Woodstock North

Huntley boys tennis defeats Woodstock North

Kayla Garcia

April 11, 2012

Temperatures of 40 degrees and brutal winds are a difficult obstacle to overcome for most sports, especially in tennis, where the player must be sure where the ball will land while taking the wind into consideration. This was exactly what the boys’ tennis team had to do yesterday. The boys were scheduled to play Woodstock North High School, a team in their Fox Valley Conference,...

Finding hope in unexpected places

Finding hope in unexpected places

Ashley Secreto

April 10, 2012

Jasmine Morales is a teenage mother, but she does not have a child. Not yet. Morales’s sister was in an abusive relationship. Her three children were being physically harmed. The court ordered Morales’s sister to end the relationship, but she refused. Her children were taken away. Her children were put in foster care....

Huntley Police offer reward for information on criminal activity

Huntley Police offer reward for information on criminal activity

Holly Baldacci

April 4, 2012

Students may have recently seen posters around the school advertising a $100 reward from the Huntley Police Department for information about criminal activity lately in the Heritage and Wing Pointe subdivisions of Huntley. During the past month, there have been multiple vandalisms of cars and mailboxes in Heritage, as well as a burglary of the Hu...

BREAKING NEWS: Police chase on Algonquin Rd.

BREAKING NEWS: Police chase on Algonquin Rd.

Yazmin Dominguez

April 1, 2012

A police chase occurred on Algonquin Road on Sunday, April 1 in-between the times of 4 and 5 p.m. As of 5 p.m. no comment has yet been released from both Algonquin and Huntley police departments. Two teenage hispanic males were reported by witnesses to have stolen a vehicle from Cary. According to...

State downgrading the ACT

State downgrading the ACT

Ashley Knipp

March 27, 2012

This year is the first year that the state has cut funding for the writing portion of the ACT. Huntley’s 2012 juniors will be taking the ACT on April 24, but many of the juniors who want to complete the writing portion of the test are taking it on April 14, having to pay $49.50 for the same test they will be taking during school, j...

Lack of air conditioning at HHS negatively impacts the cafeteria

Lack of air conditioning at HHS negatively impacts the cafeteria

Ashley Knipp

March 24, 2012

It may be hot in the school without the air conditioning on, but behind the scenes of the cafeteria the heat reaches its peak. This past Thursday might have been the worst. The air was thick and sticky with humidity. The women who work in the cafeteria are always on the move. Always busy. The heat is not too bad in the dish...

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