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National Honor Society announces new members

National Honor Society announces new members

[ 0 ] December 4, 2012 |

Today, Huntley High School’s National Honor Society announced its newest members. Ninety to 100 hundred juniors and seniors who displayed leadership and had GPAs above 3.5 were selected to join the 66 existing members.

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Marek’s Mind: Test driving the Wii U GamePad

Marek’s Mind: Test driving the Wii U GamePad

[ 0 ] December 1, 2012 |

I was rabid last week. I foamed at the mouth 11 days ago and went out to get my hands on a copy of the new Wii U (Don’t know what that is? Check out my preview). Things went pretty well.

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Every day is a day to be in the Olympics

Every day is a day to be in the Olympics

[ 0 ] November 16, 2012 |

Why is making an effort in gym such a bad thing? Some people enjoy it, and they shouldn’t be singled out for going all out doing something they love.

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Fall in love with Almost, Maine

Fall in love with Almost, Maine

[ 0 ] November 1, 2012 |

This weekend, the Huntley High School Performing Arts will showcase their fall play called “Almost, Maine.” The show dates are Nov. 2 and Nov. 3 at 7 p.m., and Sunday Nov. 4 at 3 p.m.

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New leadership, new changes

New leadership, new changes

[ 0 ] October 25, 2012 |

Once again, Huntley High School has had another successful homecoming week, with the help of Student Council. With hopes of even more success and involvement, Student Council members have made big plans for this year’s upcoming events.

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The beauty of a great deal

The beauty of a great deal

[ 0 ] October 16, 2012 |

On early mornings, when the chilly winter air surrounds her as she wakes up, junior Olivia Krewer never considers donning sweatpants or a hoodie. Instead, she dresses in an outfit she carefully selected the day before.

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Boys soccer shuts out CLC

Boys soccer shuts out CLC

[ 0 ] September 25, 2012 |

One player scoring three goals is not a common occurrence in high school soccer games. But when the boys varsity soccer team played the Crystal Lake Central Tigers on Monday afternoon, not one, but two Huntley players pulled a hat trick.

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Huntley students petition for change

Huntley students petition for change

[ 0 ] September 13, 2012 |

Sophomore Parth Patel gazes out the window of Julie Swartzloff’s second hour Spanish class. The windows face the courtyard, which stands silent and empty.

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Plague infects high school students, pandemic on the rise

Plague infects high school students, pandemic on the rise

[ 0 ] May 21, 2012 |

It’s a plague that travels through the halls Huntley, affecting students, both dedicated and less than so. It destroys kids. Each year it escalates around the end of April. It’s a pandemic. It affects millions of kids in schools across the nation, rendering them completely unable to study, do homework, or even pay attention in […]

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Senior Sydney Hellgeth recieves the Helen Wright Woodstock Fine Arts Scholarship

Senior Sydney Hellgeth recieves the Helen Wright Woodstock Fine Arts Scholarship

[ 0 ] May 17, 2012 |

On Friday, April 13, senior Sydney Hellgeth received a frantic phone call from her father. He told her that she needed to call a woman from Woodstock that instant. When she did, Hellgeth was told she was one of nine recipients of the Helen Wright Woodstock Fine Arts Scholarship. The scholarship was worth $1,000. “I […]

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Link Crew leaders announced

Link Crew leaders announced

[ 0 ] May 15, 2012 |

Link Crew, a group dedicated to helping incoming freshman smoothly transition into high school, has accepted 80 more sophomores and juniors for next school year.

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Huntley Student Council’s drive-in movie

Huntley Student Council’s drive-in movie

[ 0 ] May 9, 2012 |

On May 25 at 7:30 p.m., Student Council (STUCO) will host their first drive-in movie. The STUCO board decided on showing the classic 80’s film that casts a young Matthew Broderick playing hooky from school and singing Wayne Newton in the Von Steuben Day Parade.

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Three elements of a powerful team: Evan Flynn, Zeeshan Faizal, and Priyanka Damarla

Three elements of a powerful team: Evan Flynn, Zeeshan Faizal, and Priyanka Damarla

[ 0 ] May 6, 2012 |

Science Olympiad is lead by Evan Flynn, Zeeshan Faizal, and Priyanka Damarla.

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Read for a Lifetime Achievement Award winners announced

Read for a Lifetime Achievement Award winners announced

[ 0 ] May 4, 2012 |

Freshman Emily Benz, freshman Linda Kay Haddad, and sophomore Olivia Krewer are the only students from Huntley High School to win the Read for a Lifetime Achievement Award issued by Secretary of State and State Librarian Jesse White this year.

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Maxy’s moxie

Maxy’s moxie

[ 0 ] May 4, 2012 |

The forceful thumping of the tennis ball that Max Pilkerton pounded onto the asphalt matched the thumping of his heartbeat during his most memorable match of his sophomore year. Adrenaline pumped through his veins, pushing him to play with more vigor, more fight, and more effort in every swing. “Good shot,” said his friendly, dark-skinned […]

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