The Voice

NHS welcomes new members, changes

NHS welcomes new members, changes

Holly Baldacci

October 30, 2013

Today, Huntley High School’s National Honor Society welcomed its newest 82 members in a candlelight induction ceremony that focused on the four pillars of NHS leadership. The ceremony, which took place in the Performing Arts Center from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., was led by first-year NHS sponsor Me...

Colorado state of mind

Colorado state of mind

Omo Tseumah

December 21, 2012

Gail Malecki was uprooted from the life she had become accustomed to for the past 17 years, to something new. Malecki spent her whole lifeliving in Colorado, attending Castle View High School. “We moved just to be closer to family,” said Malecki. She had to leave the live she knew and spend...

Boys tennis loses to Hampshire

Boys tennis loses to Hampshire

Kayla Garcia

May 9, 2012

May 7 was the last regular meet for boys varsity tennis before the Fox Valley Conference. The boys played Hampshire High School—a team in their conference—and fell short losing the meet two games to five. The weather was particularly pleasant, compared to the bitter cold the team has had to deal with thr...

Senior Silver Cord hours tabulated

Senior Silver Cord hours tabulated

Megan Wilson

May 4, 2012

The Silver Cord hours for the Senior Class of 2012 are now entered into the database. Counselor Karen Miller has been speedily entering numbers to determine who will be granted the honorary Silver Cord. Before Miller took over the Silver Cord program almost 10 years ago, the requirement was only 15 hours and not the current 30 hou...

Huntley boys tennis defeats Woodstock North

Huntley boys tennis defeats Woodstock North

Kayla Garcia

April 11, 2012

Temperatures of 40 degrees and brutal winds are a difficult obstacle to overcome for most sports, especially in tennis, where the player must be sure where the ball will land while taking the wind into consideration. This was exactly what the boys’ tennis team had to do yesterday. The boys were scheduled to play Woodstock North High School, a team in their Fox Valley Conference,...

Boys Tennis Preview

Boys Tennis Preview

Kayla Garcia

March 21, 2012

Sport:  Boys Tennis Head Coach:  Barry Wells (7 years of coaching) Assistant/JV Coach:  Kate Feinstein Record last season:  6-12 FVC Standing last season:  12 Place in sectionals last season:  10 Top Returners to varsity:  Tanner Novalinski (senior), Connor Smith (sophomore), Aakash Maniar (junior), Marek Makowski (junior), Con...

Huntley High School student selected to perform in all-national honor band

Huntley High School student selected to perform in all-national honor band

Yazmin Dominguez

March 16, 2012

Huntley High School senior Madie Bartot has been nominated to perform in the National Association for Music Education, otherwise referred to as NAME, in the John F. Kennedy Center, Washington DC on June 24. Earlier this month, Bartot was selected by NAME, the nation’s most prestigious student music en...

Student Council plan for the spring season

Student Council plan for the spring season

Omo Tseumah

March 13, 2012

Student Council is preparing for a variety of events, from the third annual Mr. HHS, to the Ace for Autism volleyball tournament, to the possible spring dance. Brandon Bencko, president of Student Council, is in charge of organizing the Ace for Autism volleyball tournament. The tournament is set to occur the April 12 through the 14. The tournament is a wa...

Fighting with purpose

Fighting with purpose

Joe Cristo

March 3, 2012

Tyler Hennesy wants to make one thing clear: he doesn't like fighting. Yes, he boxes, and, to a certain extent, enjoys it. And yes, he has been in numerous altercations in school, some of which he received punishments for others that went unnoticed. But still, he insists that he only fights if he truly has to. He fought when, in fifth grade, he was picked ...

Keeping the beat

Keeping the beat

Katherine Enciso

March 3, 2012

The light chiming of a marimba trickled into the dead quiet of thePerformingArtsCenteron Jan. 29 as senior Nick Fangman revealed his own original percussion compo­sition, “Midnight Clearing,” at the annual Variety Show. Gradually, the delicate sound was supported by the harmonies played by seniors David Bayley and Kenny Columbus...

Huntley rolls, advances to regional championship game

Huntley rolls, advances to regional championship game

Tom Heagney

February 28, 2012

The Huntley boys basketball team anticipated a close game against Dekalb in a class 4A regional semifinal matchup. Despite getting exactly what they expected, the Red Raiders (25-3) let a stout defensive effort power them past the Barbs (10-15) on Tuesday night. Defense dominated much of the first half, with multiple Huntley turnovers and missed shots by Dekalb. ...

Woodstock North defeats Huntley in FVC Division Crossover

Woodstock North defeats Huntley in FVC Division Crossover

Marek Makowski

February 11, 2012

Polar opposites battled in the Fox Valley Conference Division Showdown on Saturday, Feb. 10. Click here to view the HHS vs. WNHS   photo gallery Huntley’s final game of the regular season pitted it against the Woodstock North Thunder in a matchup to determine each team’s final placing in the FVC standings. Both the Red Raiders and the ...

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