The Voice

Senior Alaina Moran dances through her last year in Orchesis

Senior Alaina Moran dances through her last year in Orchesis

Sarah Biernat

December 1, 2017

nxious freshman Alaina Moran stepped onto the floor to audition for her spot on Huntley's varsity Orchesis team. As self-doubt engulfed her, it was soon eliminated by the kindness of her soon-to-be teammates. Four years later, she is now concluding her time with the team. Jump to the 2017-2018 sc...

Students take PSAT once again

Students take PSAT once again

Sarah Biernat

October 12, 2017

On Oct. 11, the dull skies coated the walls of the upstairs circle at HHS as junior Sabrina Ligeza sat down to take the Preliminary SAT.  With an envious mindset, because the seniors did not attend, she knew this test was a pivotal turning point in possibly defining her future. The PSAT began at 7:...

Gorrilaz makes a comeback

Gorrilaz makes a comeback

Sarah Biernat

April 19, 2017

orillaz is back in an improved virtual world, and it’s pixelated perfection. After falling off the Earth for seven years, the British virtual band is back with four singles leading up to the release of their fifth studio album, on April 28, “Humanz.” They’re all hits and have some dope f...

Students prepare for high school with orientation

Students prepare for high school with orientation

Sarah Biernat

April 18, 2017

Outside Huntley High´s cafeteria, it was a battle zone. Juniors Jacob Lopez and Ben Johnson were reenacting a scene from the fall play, Macbeth; they were slaughtering their opponents. Reliving the scene a dozen times throughout the night, they captivated the audience's attention every time. Wedne...

STRFKR releases “The Vault. Vol. 1.”

STRFKR releases “The Vault. Vol. 1.”

Sarah Biernat

February 16, 2017

I have a story to tell. I was scrolling through Spotify about five minutes ago, looking at the new releases. I mistakenly threw on an album because I mixed up this artist with an R&B one I occasionally listen to. It was the best mistake I could have possibly made on a lazy day at home. I was...

Orchesis performs spring dance concert

Orchesis performs spring dance concert

Sarah Biernat

February 13, 2017

On Feb. 11, in the PAC, JV Choreographer Samantha Barnewolt walked towards the center of the stage. With the clunking of her booties, she confidently prefaced the Orchesis show. Once she left, the lights dimmed as the annual spring concert began. With more new dancers than returning ones, the curta...

Top 7 Soundcloud Songs

Top 7 Soundcloud Songs

Sarah Biernat

January 15, 2017

  oundcloud is home to some of the best remixes. The website, as a whole, has introduced me to new tracks and artists that Spotify cannot provide, and it is amazing. I have compiled a list of my top hits on the app. Ranging from R&B to hip-hop to tranquil trap tracks, it is here in all its...

Christmas comes early with winter choir concert

Christmas comes early with winter choir concert

Sarah Biernat

December 2, 2016

Opening the choir room doors, junior Jillian Hooker felt a rush of energy from her peers. With small talk filling the room, she made her way over by some friends. Everyone was preparing for their winter concert. Dec. 1, all four choirs had their seasonal performance in the PAC. With a jolly theme a...

Indie takes a turn with new Two Door Cinema Club release

Indie takes a turn with new Two Door Cinema Club release

Sarah Biernat

October 20, 2016

isco is coming back… kind of. After a long four years, Irish indie rock band Two Door Cinema Club is back, and this new record is so good. I really was not expecting them to come back with such a bang and new sound. That sound being disco. With the old becoming the new, old music trends are ru...

This Is: Local Natives

This Is: Local Natives

Sarah Biernat

October 2, 2016

WARNING: DO NOT LISTEN TO THIS BAND IF YOU ARE EMOTIONALLY UNSTABLE. This is simply a breakdown of one of indie’s best bands, Local Natives, and their work over the years. On September 9, this Californian quintet released their third album, “Sunlit Youth,” and boy did it mess me up. These gu...

Huntley prepares teens for college with seminar

Huntley prepares teens for college with seminar

Sarah Biernat

September 13, 2016

n Monday, Sept. 12, a small handful of parents and students gathered in the Huntley Library´s program room to discuss life after high school. The Illinois Student Assistance Commission sends out representatives across Cook, and  McHenry counties to educate eighth through 10th graders on how vital a ...

Flume disappoints fans with “Skin”

Flume disappoints fans with “Skin”

Sarah Biernat

May 31, 2016

lume is back with new music! On May 27, Australia’s electronica producer Flume came out with “Skin.” With classic house roots and hip-hop undertones, this guy’s album sounds just like every other trippy project out there. It’s unfortunate, considering his self titled debut album was amazing a...

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