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New technology coming into the LRC

New technology coming into the LRC

Ashley Knipp

March 2, 2012

Sandy Brooks, Huntley High School LRC media specialist, received 10 free Samsung tablets for piloting the new Follett app in January. The app is set to be finished and released to the public by the end of March. Brooks worked with Keith Woods, employed by Follett, to get the 10 tablets which are currently able to be check...

A taste of the American melting pot

A taste of the American melting pot

Franca Onyibor

March 2, 2012

It was Nov. 1. She sat between the window and her mother, dazed; everything had moved so quickly. Outside, she could hear a group of rowdy teenage boys and a screaming 1 year old, presumably on his first flight. But inside her, it still felt as though she were on a vacation. For Emily Stone, the prospec...

The Clash of the Craigs

The Clash of the Craigs

Tom Heagney

March 2, 2012

  It was an unusually warm October afternoon at Hilldale golf club in Hoffman Estates, and junior Ryan Craig had just made the biggest shot of his golf career. But if he wanted to win this IHSA 3A golf sectional and advance to his first-ever state finals appearance, he would have to do it again. What had been a great day and...

Kuchta never gives up

Kuchta never gives up

Omo Tseumah

March 2, 2012

She laces up her Nike running shoes. She’s set at the start line. The only thought rushing through her mind is winning. Beating the competition, getting the rush she craves. The same thought process for every race; listen for the gun, don’t false start, run fast, faster, they’re catching up. Boom. The gun fires and Sarah Kuchta is off. No more ...

Teacher Margie Brand travels around world but stays close to home

Tyler Davis

March 1, 2012

To English teacher Margie Brand, there is nothing more important than family. She has lived all over – Chicago, southern Illinois, Miami, Gainesville, San Francisco, Alaska, but through it all, she knows the importance of family. Six children – Andrew, Michael, Julie, Jim, Kate, and Tom. “That...

English gender unit provides unique learning experience

English gender unit provides unique learning experience

Ashley Secreto

March 1, 2012

Traditionally, how does society treat each gender differently? Are they both treated as equals? “ Those who don’t fit the mold often feel alienated,” said Merry Higgin, one of the five teachers who are teaching the gender unit in the English III classes. “Here at Huntley High School, the majority of the students who were invol...

Math team continues winning streak

Math team continues winning streak

Ashley Secreto

March 1, 2012

Math team continues its winning streak with second place overall in the region class 4AA at Regionals last Saturday. The Algebra I team, the calculator team, and the Frosh/Soph two person teams placed first. Harry Hochwarter placed first individually in Algebra I. The Algebra II team, the Geometry...

Shooting in Chardon, Huntley’s response

Shooting in Chardon, Huntley’s response

Joe Cristo

February 28, 2012

On February 27, 2012, Chardon High School in Ohio experienced a school shooting. Five students were victims. Three students were casualties. The alleged shooter, Thomas “TJ” Lane, began opening fire on a group of students during the “unstructured” time before school. Daniel Parmertor, 17, Russell King Jr., 17, De...

Annual Chamber Home and Business Expo held

Annual Chamber Home and Business Expo held

Yazmin Dominguez

February 26, 2012

  On Saturday Feb. 25, the annual Huntley Chamber Home and Business Expo was held in Marlowe Middle School. The business expo was organized by the Huntley Area Chamber of Commerce and gave citizens a chance to browse local businesses as well as Huntley organizations. All were conveniently ...

Giving up the universe

Giving up the universe

Kayla Garcia

February 26, 2012

For most of the science teachers at Huntley High School, teaching science is all they have known, but for physics teacher Amanda Henk, it has been so much more. Henk worked for years as an operator at a particle physics lab called Fermilab. It is a research facility where, according to Fermilab’s website, they do research about what th...

Capturing bliss

Capturing bliss

Megan Wilson

February 26, 2012

While Kate Duchene is driving to her next job, she feels nervous and stressed for what is to come. She steps out of the car and gathers her equipment. Sighing deeply, she rings the doorbell and waits while a flood of memories comes back to her. Duchene did not think that she would become a photographer, but rather an actress o...

The blooming of a new era

The blooming of a new era

Marek Makowski

February 23, 2012

Athletic Director Bruce Blumer’s room is filled with plenty of things to see. Look to the right and you see photos of various Huntley High School sports teams over the years. Look to the left and you will see various memoirs he has accumulated over his 38 years in the field of education. Look straight forward and you see a man who has announced that he is retiring at the end of the year. ...

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