The Voice

Huntley choir kids compete at IHSA Solo and Ensemble Contest

Huntley choir kids compete at IHSA Solo and Ensemble Contest

Mawa Iqbal

March 7, 2017

Students of Huntley High School's bands and choirs traveled to Harvard High School to compete in the IHSA Solo/Ensemble Contest on March 4. Of the 163 entries, 122 of them earned a rating of Division I and 41 Division II ratings. Performances in the vocal category ranged from duets and quartets, to...

Speech team heads down state

Speech team heads down state

Mawa Iqbal

February 19, 2017

After a successful regional two weeks ago and a considerably competitive sectional tournament last week, Huntley High School Speech Team looks forward to the IHSA State competition in Peoria, Illinois. The team took on the Rochelle Regional on Feb. 11, where they advanced 10 out of all 14 events onto...

Lights, camera, Kate!

Lights, camera, Kate!

Mawa Iqbal

January 31, 2017

It’s her and the stage. The spotlight shines on her face highlighting every detail of her makeup while blinding her view of the audience. It felt hot. Really hot. All eyes were on her. But she was not nervous. She did not shrink away from the burning glow of fluorescent, but rather welcomed it. S...

Interview with a performer: Singer Alyssa Schechtel

Interview with a performer: Singer Alyssa Schechtel

Mawa Iqbal

November 12, 2016

Junior Alyssa Schechtel talks about her love for singing and experiences being involved in school choirs. How old were you when you first started singing? "As early as 8 I was singing during show and tell but even earlier just by myself." Why did you join choir? "I joined choir in 6th grade...

Goodbye Detroit, Hello Huntley!

Goodbye Detroit, Hello Huntley!

Mawa Iqbal

September 22, 2016

he was no stranger to the big move, although the first time wasn’t exactly a walk in the park. Packing up tidbits from her early childhood into suitcases and relocating to a different state had her in tears for two days straight. Junior Pooja Mangukiya had lived in Detroit, Michigan for the first ei...

D158 Board of education meeting recognizes its students

D158 Board of education meeting recognizes its students

Danielle King

May 23, 2016

n Thursday evening at 6:12 p.m., School District 158 commenced their Board of Education meeting. The meeting began with a quick role call from the board. The roll call was immediately followed by a closed session, where the board left to discuss in another room. The closed session lasted almost a ...

MCC hosts Career Expo for the future workforce of Mchenry County

MCC hosts Career Expo for the future workforce of Mchenry County

Mawa Iqbal

April 17, 2016

chenry County College hosted its fourth annual Career Exploration Showcase on April 13, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. located in the MCC Gym. Open to middle and high school students and their families, the Expo featured representatives from an array of fields to showcase the work done in their respective in...

HHS experiences busiest blood drive ever

HHS experiences busiest blood drive ever

Mawa Iqbal

March 24, 2016

t was a vampire’s fantasy: a long line of students seated along the PAC walls, anxiously awaiting the stinging pinch of the needle that would draw a pint of their blood. While some were deferred from donating due to health-related issues, the number of donors was at an historical high. Partnere...

Sadie Hawkins Winter Dance will be postponed to later date

Sadie Hawkins Winter Dance will be postponed to later date

Mawa Iqbal

February 22, 2016

he Sadie Hawkins turnabout Winter Dance, scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 13, has been cancelled and postponed to a later date. An email from Deb Gustafson was sent out on Feb. 12 to notify students that the cancellation is due to "unfortunate circumstances that are in no way of a safety concern." Student Co...

Having Fun: the apple core of Baking Club

Having Fun: the apple core of Baking Club

Mawa Iqbal

February 10, 2016

alentine’s Day is just around the corner, dressed in a diaper and wings and waiting to shoot its victims with a heart-shaped arrow. The romantic “dinner for two”s with that special someone, the plethora of “Be Mine” candy hearts and dark chocolates, and that warm fuzzy feeling filling up your...

Regular Speech Team season has a happy ending for all

Regular Speech Team season has a happy ending for all

Mawa Iqbal

January 31, 2016

hough it was a drawn-out, exhausting day for everybody in that cafeteria, spirits were high and the excitement was contagious. It was 8:30 p.m. and the competitors from Cary Grove and Huntley high schools were partaking in a friendly dance battle to "Hotline Bling" just before the long-awaited awards ce...

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