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Huntley raises awareness for intellectual disabilities

Huntley raises awareness for intellectual disabilities

Amelia Pozniak

October 20, 2019

Sunday, Oct. 20, Huntley Police Department held their fourth annual Law Enforcement Torch Trick-or-Treat Trot which benefits Illinois’ Special Olympics. The Special Olympics provides a variety of sports, training, and competition to children and adults with intellectual disabilities. The purpose is ...

October BOE meeting: board slammed with vulgar book discussion

October BOE meeting: board slammed with vulgar book discussion

Alex Hartleb

October 18, 2019

The Oct. 17 District 158 Board of Education meeting began on a positive note as students from first to second grade from Chesak were given the opportunity to lead the group in the pledge, sit in the board member’s seats, and be asked questions such as what they are going to be for Halloween. Then Vice ...

Huntley’s Homecoming success

Huntley’s Homecoming success

Delaney Cairns

October 14, 2019

Saturday, Oct. 12, was a night to remember for many Huntley High School students as Homecoming provides a warm welcome to the new school year.  While the dance is only one night, the build-up is a week full of many activities and a lot of excitement.  The week started off strong with the dress-u...

The Fall Festival is here and it will be “leafing” you with joy

The Fall Festival is here and it will be “leafing” you with joy

Kate Rogala

October 14, 2019

It’s that time of the year where Tom’s Farm opens up their fantastic family fall festivities. The Fall Festival started on Oct. 1 and will end Oct. 30. Located down on Algonquin road, Tom’s is open Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. for your fall fun to begin.  At Tom’s Farm, th...

Homecoming pep rally proves to be a success

Homecoming pep rally proves to be a success

Natalie VonderHeide

October 12, 2019

From the east gym bleachers to Raider Nation, Huntley High School prepares for Friday’s homecoming game with its annual pep rally.  Students grade nine through twelve group up in the different sections of the bleachers waiting for the celebration to begin.  As students pile in the gym and sco...

October COW meeting: Board to consider transportation updates

October COW meeting: Board to consider transportation updates

Hailey Pohl

October 11, 2019

The Oct. 10 District 158 Board of Education meeting began with a positive appearance from elementary students from kindergarten to second grade. These exemplary students received a Positive Office Referral that allowed them to join. They talked about their favorite subjects in school and how the Explorer ...

Destination 158: shaping the future together

Destination 158: shaping the future together

Emma Gribbens

September 25, 2019

The first Destination 158 meeting proved to be a success. Over 200 people attended, listened, engaged, and offered thoughts about the strategic plan for District 158. On each table was an orange sheet filled with information about the meeting on the 24 and announcing upcoming meeting dates. D158 Superintend...

September Board of Education meeting: Incubator recognized

September Board of Education meeting: Incubator recognized

Ashley Reilly

September 20, 2019

The Sept. 19 Board of Education meeting was concise yet productive. The meeting started with seniors Brandon Ary, Kyle Abruzzo, Brady Iaccino, Samuel Spencer, Elizabeth Kim, and Lillian Williams speaking about the Incubator pilot program in which they are partaking.  All students explained the businesses which ...

New outdoor seating for the 2019-2020 school year

New outdoor seating for the 2019-2020 school year

Maggie Kirwin

September 16, 2019

As the 2019-2020 school year began, a new outdoor seating area, the courtyard, was introduced. It is located in the central wing, right by the passive commons. It is being used as a workspace for students during blended hours and study halls. Students should be using the courtyard “as a quiet space to le...

September COW meeting: Vanguard recognized and solar panel updates

September COW meeting: Vanguard recognized and solar panel updates

Braden Turk

September 6, 2019

The Sept. 5 Committee of the Whole meeting, the first of the 2019-2020 school year, began last night with recognition of Huntley High School’s growing Vanguard program. Several students from the program made an appearance at the meeting, giving testimonials for how the new structure helps them learn ...

HHS Robotics and more honored at April BOE meeting

HHS Robotics and more honored at April BOE meeting

Jarrod Khoo

April 22, 2019

The April 18 Huntley Community School District 158 Board of Education meeting began on time at 7 p.m. and moved fluidly last night, the first notable highlight being the board’s recognition of the Huntley High School VEX Robotics team, which recently qualified and competed at their state competition. The...

Huntley Library’s approved extensions, simplified

Huntley Library’s approved extensions, simplified

Braden Turk

April 11, 2019

Walk into the Huntley Library and you’ll be greeted by a small but cozy stretch of books, DVDs, and tables. But all of that is about to change. This past week, residents voted in favor of a plan that aims to expand the library exponentially. The updated building will serve as a place of both rese...

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