The Voice

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...

The Art of Music: Peyton Siegler shares her story

The Art of Music: Peyton Siegler shares her story

Jordyn Grist

February 28, 2019

Cello. Piano. Guitar. Ukulele. Four different instruments combined into one, singular passion for music. Freshman Peyton Siegler discovered her love of music in fifth grade, when the sixth grade band and orchestra teachers brought over instruments for her to test out. She was immediately drawn to the...

Feeling the Music: Sophomore Mollie Paeth Expresses Her Talent

Feeling the Music: Sophomore Mollie Paeth Expresses Her Talent

Jordyn Grist

February 4, 2019

The HHS Orchestra only consists of a small group of 20 to 30 students. Among these students is sophomore Mollie Paeth, who’s played violin since five years ago, in fifth grade. She’s been taking lessons every Saturday since then to keep up with her practice; each week, she brings her violin ho...

Marta Sobey follows passions on and off the field

Marta Sobey follows passions on and off the field

Skylar Sharkey

February 12, 2018

HS teacher Marta Sobey, approaching the end of her first full year teaching mathematics, is someone who managed to incorporate both of her passions in her everyday job. "I went to Trinity International University and played for the women’s soccer team for four years," Sobey said. "It was one of...

The story behind the seeds

The story behind the seeds

Emily Kindl

January 31, 2018

On Thursday, Jan. 18, as students passed or walked through the cafeteria, their peripheral vision caught a glimpse of bright fluorescent lighting in the left corner of the space. When their curious minds searched for the source of light, their eyes laid on three peculiar looking towers with the fluores...

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...

Injuries lead to successes for senior boys soccer starter, Raemon Savillo

Injuries lead to successes for senior boys soccer starter, Raemon Savillo

Maggie McGee

October 17, 2017

hen something consumes your life and is one day taken away from you, there’s no other feeling but pain. In senior Raemon Savillo’s case, two types of pain. The pain of the injury itself, and the pain that comes with having to sit out of a sport that has become his life. “It’s been an up a...

Lights, camera, Kate!

Lights, camera, Kate!

Mawa Iqbal

January 31, 2017

It’s her and the stage. The spotlight shines on her face highlighting every detail of her makeup while blinding her view of the audience. It felt hot. Really hot. All eyes were on her. But she was not nervous. She did not shrink away from the burning glow of fluorescent, but rather welcomed it. S...

Drumming to his own beat

Drumming to his own beat

Courtney Thomas

January 24, 2017

In sixth grade, junior Jack Filpi joined band to pursue his love of music; he started out on the tuba. That following February though, Filpi was concussed, and his doctor had recommended that he give up the tuba, which also meant giving up band, and that was something that Filpi did not want to even...

Building a future in computer science

Building a future in computer science

Lucas Modzelewski

December 20, 2016

More than 28 hours, over $2,100, and a fair amount of learning and tinkering. It’s a lot for a high school student, but senior Chester Bischoffer does it all for the pure satisfaction of finishing something that he has worked so hard on and for so long: building his own computer. It was not too...

Give the Gift of Adopting a Family

Give the Gift of Adopting a Family

Danielle King

December 14, 2016

Just like any other day in the noisy commons area at Huntley High School, students sit around the large circular tables chatting about their homework, their adventure-filled weekends, and their juicy gossip they just have to tell. Meanwhile, students chow down on various unhealthy snacks, like greasy potato ch...

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