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Huntley High School’s teachers show support for students

Huntley High School’s teachers show support for students

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...

Physics from New Mexico to Switzerland

Physics from New Mexico to Switzerland

Danielle Rivera

January 24, 2014

Not many students know much about their teacher’s lives outside of the classroom walls. Most tend to neglect that fact that these adults are involved with other activities that are not school related. Learning about an educator’s background can be quite interesting. The things that you discover abo...

Literary Club enables young writers

Literary Club enables young writers

Holly Baldacci

January 22, 2014

After school on a typical Wednesday, as most Huntley students are rushing home to escape from hours of writing and reading assignments, room 215 is alive with activity and chatter. In Karen Bula’s English classroom, the lights are dim and the atmosphere is mellow as Huntley’s Literary Club begins...

Making the most of life

Making the most of life

Kyle Sommerfield

November 7, 2013

English teacher Kay Meyer isn’t content with being a spectator. That’s why she responded so fervently when her nephew asked her about her recent activity, deciding to plan an adventure for every month.  That decision has resulted in her running a night race in Michigan, placing first in a race in North Carolina, and fighting through storms in a ...

Cheating Death

Cheating Death

Yazmin Dominguez

December 21, 2012

From 70 miles per hour to 0. In one second.That is how long it took for the moment of impact to forever taint the memory of science teacher, Gerry Marchand. The moment when his friends’ Volkswagen Jetta slammed into a guard rail post, stopping only after first knocking 11 other wooden rails down onto...

Learning to teach, teaching to learn

Learning to teach, teaching to learn

Megan Wilson

December 21, 2012

Sitting at a small bistro table in the northeastern tip of Spain, a woman of her early 30s opens up a newspaper to read. Reading the news, she keeps an eye open for anyone searching for an English tutor. Cathleen O’Donnell has a secret identity it cannot be seen by just looking at her. To find her...

Student Council hosts blood drive and plans future events

Student Council hosts blood drive and plans future events

Holly Baldacci

December 13, 2012

Today, Huntley High School’s Student Council allied with Heartland Blood Center for the first blood drive of the 2012-2013 school year. Many students participated in the event, which was held across from the PAC from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. The drive was originally supposed to occur in November during...

Moving Forward

Moving Forward

Kat Gorospe

November 16, 2012

It’s Oct. 6, 2009. The sun is shining and the chill of autumn is in the air. Huntley High School chemistry and biology teacher Toni Mazurek is on the train back from Chicago after a long day of work doing pulmonary research. The train is only half full, and the sound of the train rolling on the tracks, alo...

Negotiation Update from CSD158 Board of Education and HEA

Negotiation Update from CSD158 Board of Education and HEA

September 16, 2012

[box type="note" align="aligncenter" ]Please note this is a joint press release from the District Office and Huntley Education Association that was sent out on September 13. [/box] ALGONQUIN, IL – Members of the Huntley Education Association and the Board of Education’s negotiating teams tentatively...

Huntley students petition for change

Huntley students petition for change

Holly Baldacci

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. Plants grow rampantly. A bench in the northwest corner is completely engulfed by the scraggly weeds. Patel has made it his goal to change ...

Board of Education and union fail to agree

Board of Education and union fail to agree

August 14, 2012

[alert type="red"]This is an developing story and elements may change. If you have concerns please contact the editor at [email protected] [/alert] Consolidated School District 158 announced Tuesday the negotiations between the Board of Education and the Huntley Education Association have failed. Accordi...

Read for a Lifetime Achievement Award winners announced

Read for a Lifetime Achievement Award winners announced

Ashley Knipp

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. Sandy Brooks, Huntley High School LRC media specialist, signed ...

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