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Nick’s Pizza and Pub holds benefit fundraiser for deceased Huntley graduate

Nick’s Pizza and Pub holds benefit fundraiser for deceased Huntley graduate

Kayla Garcia

March 23, 2012

On Thursday, March 22, Nick’s Pizza and Pub hosted the benefit fundraiser for the family of Jennifer Kearns. The benefit lasted from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m. Jennifer Kearns lost her life in a tragic car accident on February 22. A graduate of Huntley High School, Kearns went on to study at Illinois State and Northern Illinois University. The restaurant was buzzing w...

Boys Tennis Preview

Boys Tennis Preview

Kayla Garcia

March 21, 2012

Sport:  Boys Tennis Head Coach:  Barry Wells (7 years of coaching) Assistant/JV Coach:  Kate Feinstein Record last season:  6-12 FVC Standing last season:  12 Place in sectionals last season:  10 Top Returners to varsity:  Tanner Novalinski (senior), Connor Smith (sophomore), Aakash Maniar (junior), Marek Makowski (junior), Con...

Second semester tardiness policy changes

Second semester tardiness policy changes

Megan Wilson

March 21, 2012

As of second semester, two new policies were adapted in the student handbook. On January 23, the deans of Huntley High School announced that the tardiness and unexcused absences policies would have new disciplinary actions starting second semester. The new tardiness policy states that every four to six tardies from a single teacher will result in a one hour det...

Psychology Club makes preparations for Minds in Motion 5K

Psychology Club makes preparations for Minds in Motion 5K

Holly Baldacci

March 20, 2012

Throughout the semester, the Huntley High School Psychology Club has been preparing for their upcoming Minds in Motion 5K Walk/Run. The 5K will take place on Sunday, May 20 at 9:00 in the morning. Minds in Motion will be using local businesses to raise money for Centegra Behavior Health Services and Rachel’s Challenge, an anti-bullying program. All ages ar...

Huntley High School student selected to perform in all-national honor band

Huntley High School student selected to perform in all-national honor band

Yazmin Dominguez

March 16, 2012

Huntley High School senior Madie Bartot has been nominated to perform in the National Association for Music Education, otherwise referred to as NAME, in the John F. Kennedy Center, Washington DC on June 24. Earlier this month, Bartot was selected by NAME, the nation’s most prestigious student music en...

VIDEO: Unique

VIDEO: Unique

Yazmin Dominguez

March 14, 2012

They walk through the halls of Huntley High School. They walk past the washed-out red-colored lockers and walk along the boring white-brick hall way. When they walk, they draw side glances and stares, more than any other student would receive. What they wear is the cause of it. They add a splash of colors to the monotone schoo...

Student Council plan for the spring season

Student Council plan for the spring season

Omo Tseumah

March 13, 2012

Student Council is preparing for a variety of events, from the third annual Mr. HHS, to the Ace for Autism volleyball tournament, to the possible spring dance. Brandon Bencko, president of Student Council, is in charge of organizing the Ace for Autism volleyball tournament. The tournament is set to occur the April 12 through the 14. The tournament is a wa...

Project 2 perform concert at Culver’s restaurent while raising funds for FAB

Project 2 perform concert at Culver’s restaurent while raising funds for FAB

Randi Peterson

March 12, 2012

On March 12, Project 2, the student-organized musical group started by junior Dylan Ladd, performed at the Culver’s Huntley location for the second time in its career. The group brought in a full house, and 10 percent of the food sales of the night benefitted Huntley’s Fine Arts Boosters (FAB). The music began around 6:30 and put on more than an hour of...

District plans to improve and change select buildings and grounds

Franca Onyibor

March 9, 2012

As the school population grows, the district continues to work to present the students, teachers and faculty with a positive school environment.  District 158 looks ahead to support the students that are sure to come. By the end of February, the heating vents for all facilities in the entire dis...

National Foreign Language Week comes to HHS

National Foreign Language Week comes to HHS

Holly Baldacci

March 6, 2012

Next week, Huntley High School will be joining schools around the nation to celebrate National Foreign Language Week 2012. The event, which has been celebrated annually since 1957, will take place from March 5 to March 11. The official theme will be “You’re Connected… Now Communicate!...

Principles of Biomedical Sciences class provides hands-on learning

Principles of Biomedical Sciences class provides hands-on learning

Ashley Secreto

March 5, 2012

A middle-aged woman dies. All that is known is that she had high blood pressure and low insulin levels. How did she die? The students who have enrolled in the Principles of Biomedical Sciences class for the next school year will have to solve imaginary situations like the one above. They will explore and learn about the possibl...

Bus collision on Route 23

Bus collision on Route 23

Katherine Enciso

March 3, 2012

A District 158 school bus and an Illinois Department of Transportation snow plow were involved in a head-on collision at approximately 8:20 a.m. on Route 23 in Harvard, Ill. Onboard were 22 students and Choir Director Nancy Cross, initially heading toward the IHSA Solo-Ensemble contest being hosted by Harvard High School. “It seemed th...

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