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The desire to give

The desire to give

Ashley Knipp

February 23, 2012

Walking into the Grafton Township food pantry was stepping out of the fishbowl of high school, and reaching out to the real world. He saw a mother and her three kids gathering their food for the week. Later he would think of the 300 families from our community who rely on the food pantry during hard times. It was a sad scen...

Josh Symbal places fifth at state wrestling competition

Josh Symbal places fifth at state wrestling competition

Tamara Funke

February 20, 2012

Going into his senior season, Josh Symbal had a goal set for himself to become a two-time state qualifier for Huntley High School. This past Saturday proved to be more than Symbal could have expected. “Coach Bertelsman thought that I was selling myself short in the beginning of the season,” s...

Girls basketball takes loss in regional final in stride

Girls basketball takes loss in regional final in stride

Marek Makowski

February 17, 2012

Huntley’s entire season was mirrored in Thursday night’s loss in the Dekalb 4A Regional Championship to the Dekalb Lady Barbs. Click here to view the HHS vs. DHS photo gallery After starting this season with an 8-3 record carried by consistent basketball, Huntley began to fall apart, just like it d...

REVIEW: “The Vow” is barely different than other chick flicks

REVIEW: “The Vow” is barely different than other chick flicks

Yazmin Dominguez

February 14, 2012

A romantic but heart quenching plot line, ideal role fitting actors, a charming urban setting, and a true story. All these elements combined make for a modern day classic love story that teenage girls can not help but to swoon over and wish it was them experiencing the passion. The protagonist of the film is Channing Tatum, who plays the role of the charming and loyal  husband ...

Huntley High School competes in local barbershop quartet contest

Huntley High School competes in local barbershop quartet contest

Randi Peterson

February 12, 2012

At 2 p.m. on Feb. 12, Huntley High School’s performing arts center hosted the Youth in Harmony Regional Barbershop Contest. The contest consisted of four divisions, men’s quartet, men’s ensemble, women’s quartet, and women’s ensemble. Each group was to present two barbershop-style song...

Sophomore girls basketball ends season on a high note

Sophomore girls basketball ends season on a high note

Kayla Garcia

February 11, 2012

With the final game of girls sophomore basketball behind them, the team ended its season on a high note when they took the victory against Woodstock North on Friday. The girls prevailed 52-42 in the Fox Valley Conference Division Showdown. Unfortunately, their whole season was not such smooth sailing. “We didn...

myVoice: “Phantom Menace” does 3D right

myVoice: “Phantom Menace” does 3D right

Randi Peterson

February 10, 2012

The 3D movie is all the rage in Hollywood these days (even though 3D films have been around since 1915); some movies are being made deliberately for 3D, while other films are being re-released in the format. I am not a fan of 3D movies. They are over-done, over-priced, and cause headaches. Many films lack quality content and ride solely on the novelty of being present...

Volunteering in library has been limited in recent years

Volunteering in library has been limited in recent years

Ashley Knipp

February 10, 2012

A few years ago, there was at least one student volunteer in the library per class period. Today, there are no volunteers. Not because of a rise in student selfishness, but because, for right now, they are not allowed to volunteer at the library during school hours.  Assistant Principal ...

HHS implements new TenMarks program

HHS implements new TenMarks program

Holly Baldacci

February 10, 2012

Huntley High School has recently launched a new program for juniors called TenMarks. TenMarks is being used as an ACT remediation program, but is technically math remediation. The class spans eight weeks and takes place during students’ advisories. The program consists of a series of tests taken online, covering Algebra I, Geometry, and Algebr...

Huntley math team places second in Hononegah Invite and Fox Valley Conference

Huntley math team places second in Hononegah Invite and Fox Valley Conference

Ashley Secreto

February 7, 2012

“H-U-N-T-L-E-Pi” “H-U-N-T-L-E-Pi” This chant was shouted by math team coaches Shelly Kish and Laura Jenkins at the Hononegah competition and the Fox Valley Conference. Math team placed second overall at both competitions. Everyone on the team was incredibly excited whenHuntleyHigh Schoolwas ...

Regional speech team prepares for post-season competitions

Regional speech team prepares for post-season competitions

Marek Makowski

February 4, 2012

On Friday, Feb. 3, Huntley High School’s Speech Team hosted its annual “Meet the Regional Team” night.  The team presented all of its regional entries to provide a glimpse of the team to friends and families of its members.  This year’s regional team is packed with experience, featuring nine...

Winter pep assembly unites student body

Winter pep assembly unites student body

Marek Makowski

February 3, 2012

Huntley High School hosted its winter pep assembly on Friday, Feb. 3.  The 25-minute-long assembly highlighted Huntley’s extracurricular teams by announcing their accomplishments. Check out the Voice's photo gallery of the winter pep assembly here “We should be having more pep assembli...

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