The Voice

Trades, Make or Break?: The 2020 Season Begins

Trades, Make or Break?: The 2020 Season Begins

Bailey Lim

January 21, 2020

The NBA season of 2019-2020 is thrilling and exhilarating to watch as the games progress. Some teams have shown to excel more than others while competing against each other to secure a standing in the playoffs. Some players play for the fans and will make the games interesting in hopes of becoming a well kno...

The Life of a New Father: John Nichols

The Life of a New Father: John Nichols

Ruhi Gulati

January 16, 2020

As the school bell’s sharp ring breaks John Nichols’s train of thought, whispers of conversation start to die down and student’s heads snap towards the front of the physics classroom. Slowly, Nichols rises up from his comfy chair and begins to welcome back his class from winter break. As time pass...

Huntley girls basketball triumphs over Hampshire to further conference status

Huntley girls basketball triumphs over Hampshire to further conference status

Brooke Hamann

January 15, 2020

Guard Ashley Guazzo’s leg slowly rose, bending conveniently accessible to her hand. Using her palm, she slowly rubbed the sole of her shoe with the sweat that lingered from the previous play. Those who made eye-contact wished they hadn’t as they were left staring into the muzzle of a pistol. Doing t...

December BOE Meeting: 2019 levy hearing and action taken

December BOE Meeting: 2019 levy hearing and action taken

Gabby Terez

December 26, 2019

The Dec. 19 board of education meeting started off positively with a pledge led by third, fourth, and fifth graders from Leggee. The students were then able to sit in some of the board member’s seats, where they received cookies and were asked questions regarding how they got picked to lead the ple...

Blake Shelton: the voice of an angel

Blake Shelton: the voice of an angel

Amanda Brooks

December 18, 2019

The country genre has often received a bad reputation; however, when you actually listen to the words in a country song, you’ll realize that each song tells a different story. Blake Shelton’s new album “Fully Loaded: God’s Country” does a nearly incredible job telling 12 different tales, wit...

A Very Merry Holiday on the Town: Day 2

A Very Merry Holiday on the Town: Day 2

Annaliese Harper

December 17, 2019

Rather than an inflatable snowman, visitors of Huntley’s First Congregational Church are greeted with a table of boy scouts selling wreaths. Through the doorway is a table right in front of the entrance to a cookie walk. Any cookies inside are $8 a pound. Up a half flight of stairs is the fa...

Dominic Calabrese cheers on

Dominic Calabrese cheers on

Kayla Sweeney

December 10, 2019

Dominic Calabrese is a junior here at Huntley High School, he is on varsity cheer at the school. He also takes hard classes like AP US History, Chemistry Honors, English 3 Honors and Spanish 4 Honors. These are challenging classes on top of being a varsity athlete. When Dominic isn't cheering or doing homewor...

Karly Melendy expresses herself through art

Karly Melendy expresses herself through art

Erin Richardson

December 3, 2019

As she walked into Conant High School for one of her very first craft shows, Karly Melendy took a deep breath and was excited, but nervous about showing off her paintings to hundreds of craft lovers. Waiting for the storm of people to come rushing in, she sets up her canvases covered with vibrant colors, on...

Madison Tomlin finds inner strength through sports

Madison Tomlin finds inner strength through sports

Sara Hursey

November 23, 2019

She carefully arranges herself into the corner of the bright red mat, scanning the room. She mouths the counts as each beat in the music hits. She runs through the movements in her head, one step at a time. Finally, she lets go, breathes into the moment, and launches herself off the ground for a tumbling p...

Flying to the Top

Flying to the Top

Riley Chadwick

November 19, 2019

As a freshman in 2018, Allison Engles waited patiently on the Illinois State University mat and started to get anxious. This was the second day at the state-level cheerleading competition. She knew her team had earned every right to be at the second day of state competition. All of this bottled up energy w...

An intriguing new class begins with stitches

An intriguing new class begins with stitches

Sara Gebka

November 13, 2019

Spools of yarn pile on top of each other as a few students huddle around Bridget Regan. She’s showing them how to begin a stitch, which consists of creating a loop and weaving the yarn around the knitting needles to create small sections called stitches.  Regan created Knitting November to teach a s...

1 in 300: Getting to know teacher James Rago

1 in 300: Getting to know teacher James Rago

Emmy Cohen

November 9, 2019

As James Rago is working at the McHenry Drive-In Theatre on a Sunday night, he thinks about how tomorrow is Monday and he doesn’t want to go to work, because nobody really wants to go to work. The next day at school he realizes, as he’s talking to his students, that there's a reason he does his jo...

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