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Santa’s Fireside Feast goes off without a hitch at Marlowe Middle School

Santa’s Fireside Feast goes off without a hitch at Marlowe Middle School

Brooke Hamann

December 11, 2019

White stranded lights dangle from the ceilings, their sparkle, lighting up the room. The smell of chicken and potatoes fills the noses of those who wait.  Children galore, wait in anticipation for the all beloved Santa to walk through the double-doors. Santa’s little helpers, assist those who a...

Thanksgiving break commences for students, but not just yet for teachers

Thanksgiving break commences for students, but not just yet for teachers

Tanpreet Bhathal

December 9, 2019

As Thanksgiving break began for students at Huntley High School, teachers came back to school, their break did not begin just yet. On Monday, Nov. 25 and Tuesday, Nov. 26, parents and students scheduled conferences to come meet with their teachers.  Parent Teacher Conferences is a time for parents to come in and ...

The fall COGC meeting discusses the future of District 158 children and more

The fall COGC meeting discusses the future of District 158 children and more

Ruhi Gulati

December 6, 2019

On the night of Dec. 2, the Director of Curriculum, Dr. Amy MacCrindle, sat in the front of the dimly lit library of Heineman Middle School with her gray laptop in front of her.  Other than the skidding of basketball shoes on the cafeteria floor and the buzzing of lights hung above a circle of s...

HHS News Media goes to Washington DC

HHS News Media goes to Washington DC

Emma Gribbens

December 2, 2019

17 students of Huntley's media program, including television, yearbook, and newspaper production, got up before dawn, excited for what was to come. All of the eager students were ready to go onto to the airplane to Washington, D.C. As they got off the airplane, they checked into the hotel and started thei...

Destination 158 recognizes areas of improvement

Destination 158 recognizes areas of improvement

Ashley Reilly

November 20, 2019

On the night of Nov. 19, dozens of District 158 parents and faculty flooded into the cafeteria for the second Destination 158 event. This session focused on academics, curriculum, and student achievement, highlighting what is being implemented now, what is going to be implemented, and what shortcomings...

Nov. 14 BOE meeting honors Marlowe’s boys cross country and discusses tax levies

Nov. 14 BOE meeting honors Marlowe’s boys cross country and discusses tax levies

Veronica Castillo

November 15, 2019

The Nov. 14 District 158 Board of Education Meeting began last night by honoring of the Marlowe Middle School boy’s Cross Country team after their first-place finish at the IESA state meet. The boys were invited to lead the pledge and were congratulated by the board and the general public.  He...

Making light out of sadness

Making light out of sadness

Natalie VonderHeide

November 14, 2019

When life unexpectedly takes a turn down the wrong road, there are small things we forget because it’s not important at that moment in time.  Heather Frederick, creator and president of G ive Love For Life, has experienced this from an event that changed her family’s life in an instant.  Frederick’s Sister-in-law, Gina...

Committee of the Whole discusses arming teachers, new courses

Committee of the Whole discusses arming teachers, new courses

Braden Turk

November 8, 2019

Last night’s Committee of the Whole meeting was quite eventful, with topics ranging from arming staff in the classroom to new Huntley High School courses. There were a total of 13 new classes proposed, some of the highlights being AP Art Studio, Spanish for Spanish Speakers III, and Accelerator...

Transition Services Night offers new opportunities for struggling students

Transition Services Night offers new opportunities for struggling students

Natalie VonderHeide

November 7, 2019

The Division of Rehabilitation Services spoke at last night’s District 158 Transitional Service Night regarding their services to students who are looking at what they want to pursue after high school.  DRS’s vocational rehabilitation program specializes in assisting people with disabilities to be employ...

Calling all activists: Service in Action looking to recruit new members

Calling all activists: Service in Action looking to recruit new members

Jimmie Soriano

November 4, 2019

This fall marks the beginning of Service in Action’s fifth year in, well, action. Lead by Psychology teacher Shannon Phillips, the class guides students who want to make an impact on the world around them to create a strong environment for youth empowerment.  Regardless of age, people have opinions and ...

Medical Academy interviews hold students to levels of anticipation

Medical Academy interviews hold students to levels of anticipation

Maddie Meucci

November 1, 2019

Students at Huntley High School have been anxiously waiting for their Medical Academy interviews to come. The application process began on Oct. 7 and will come to a close on Nov 1.   Students were required to complete a student information form, have their parents complete a parent form, receive a...

Spooky Buddies event a massive success at Huntley High School

Spooky Buddies event a massive success at Huntley High School

Kenzie Weinberg

October 30, 2019

On Tuesday, Oct. 29, Best Buddies and National Honors Society held their first ever Spooky Buddies event at Huntley High School, which helped raise money for Best Buddies monthly programming and to potentially send buddies to next years Best Buddies Leadership Conference.    Best Buddies promotes inclusion throughout H...

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