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Opinion: retrograde will tear us apart

Opinion: retrograde will tear us apart

Alex O'Connell

February 29, 2020

High school is an experimental time for teenagers; everyone is struggling to “find their place” in this world. So many students go through so many different phases over the course of their four years in high school. Change is inevitable, but do some people get too carried away with the trends th...

Are finals worth all the stress and frustration?

Are finals worth all the stress and frustration?

Amanda Brooks

January 30, 2020

High-schoolers hear that finals make or break their grades all the time. In the case of students who are doing well, that statement doesn’t really bother them. However, students who are on the edge of a letter grade, freak out. The problem with finals is that there are so many tests to study for in a...

Huntley High School’s dress code policies need to change

Huntley High School's dress code policies need to change

Natalie VonderHeide

December 17, 2019

‘What is the point of Huntley High School’s dress code?’ and “why can’t we wear hats?’ are all questions that come across the mind of every teenager in Huntley.  Dress codes are something that have been around for a while and implemented across the United States for quite some time. ...

Students wearing hats and hoods inside of school has both benefits and drawbacks

Students wearing hats and hoods inside of school has both benefits and drawbacks

Rayne Zilch

December 10, 2019

December, in Illinois, is just the start of the freakishly cold weather. Snow starts to fall and the sun hardly shines. The average temperature ranges around 34 degrees.  Cold weather means hoodies and large coats to help keep warm. Even just a couple seconds outside can lead to the shivers and r...

Should students have homework over holiday break

Should students have homework over holiday break

Kenzie Weinburg

November 25, 2019

Thanksgiving day is all about tradition. It’s a day dedicated to cooking the turkey, stuffing, and the family recipes you revisit every year. Above all, it’s a day to surround yourself with people you love, and reflect on what you’re thankful for. Maybe you find yourself waking up at 4 a.m to ...

Taking more caution while driving

Taking more caution while driving

Trevor Book

November 6, 2019

Texting and driving kills, but no one thinks about other distractions. From eating to jamming to the latest hits to the passengers around you, any distraction can lead to a tragedy no driver wants to perceive.  Driving responsibly is not just an option, it’s an obligation of you as a driver to prot...

Huntley High School’s teachers show support for students

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Riley Murphy

October 25, 2019

Work. Sports. Mental health. All of these things should be considered by teachers as they welcome their students into the classroom. While a teacher may only interact with their students on a day-to-day basis, only talking when a student needs help or while explaining a lesson, teachers need to real...

Do IDs really keep students safe at HHS?

Do IDs really keep students safe at HHS?

Bailey Lim

October 15, 2019

It’s a normal day walking around the school and you get stopped by a dean in front of your friends to put your ID on. The embarrassment of having to search your pockets and backpack to find your lanyard is overwhelming and you have no choice but to go to the office to receive a wristband.  Huntl...

The American Education System: Jumping through Hoops

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Ayman Mirkhan

May 21, 2019

A life without school. Many people honestly can’t fathom a future without it. For goodness sake, we mold children from the age of five at minimum to go to a place more than they go to our their own homes and follow the same routine for 12 years. However, there comes a time where we learn our hoop-...

Tea Time Blog: The Brexit Frenzy and the Future of Great Britain

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Ayman Mirkhan

February 5, 2019

Welcome to Tea Time. For this time around, we’ve decided to take a new approach to the series and start a blog. Today, we will be talking about everyone’s favorite subject: Politics. More specifically, English Parliament and their recent actions in the fight over Brexit. Brexit is the short term used to describe th...

Is HHS being left behind as other schools use and teach using augmented reality?

Is HHS being left behind as other schools use and teach using augmented reality?

Jarrod Khoo

December 21, 2018

Imagine being able to see the Internal Combustion Engine come to life as the pistons move up and down, turning the crankshaft and watching the camshaft turn as it opens and closes valves at the exact time. How about seeing molecules come together as reactions takes place in Chemistry, polymerization in...

Michael Cohen: Trapped in the Eye of the Storm(y)

Michael Cohen: Trapped in the Eye of the Storm(y)

Madison Barr

April 23, 2018

In the era of Trump, it is hard to think of someone in his administration who has not been fired or charged with federal offenses. The most recent Trump affiliate under fire is Michael Cohen. Cohen is an attorney who works personally for Trump, but prior to his appointment, he worked as the Executive...

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