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Students wearing hats and hoods inside of school has both benefits and drawbacks

Students wearing hats and hoods inside of school has both benefits and drawbacks

Rayne Zilch

December 10, 2019

December, in Illinois, is just the start of the freakishly cold weather. Snow starts to fall and the sun hardly shines. The average temperature ranges around 34 degrees.  Cold weather means hoodies and large coats to help keep warm. Even just a couple seconds outside can lead to the shivers and r...

Should students have homework over holiday break

Should students have homework over holiday break

Kenzie Weinburg

November 25, 2019

Thanksgiving day is all about tradition. It’s a day dedicated to cooking the turkey, stuffing, and the family recipes you revisit every year. Above all, it’s a day to surround yourself with people you love, and reflect on what you’re thankful for. Maybe you find yourself waking up at 4 a.m to ...

Creepy crawlers in the locker room

Creepy crawlers in the locker room

Ethan Babicz

November 18, 2019

As sophomore Matt Racila entered the central locker room to get changed for gym class, he encountered a nasty scene. A lone granola bar sat in the middle of the floor covered with a swarm of hungry ants, gathering the remains of some careless student’s snack. He quickly goes to his locker, hoping to f...

Christmas coming too early

Christmas coming too early

Caitlyn Gooden

November 12, 2019

Starbuck’s Pumpkin Spice Lattes are being sold by the second. Everyone is welcoming fall in their fuzzy sweaters and Ugg boots. Then, boom; somehow everyone finds themselves listening to “Jingle Bell Rock” by the middle of October.  The transition from summer to fall is beautiful, but most of the...

Taking more caution while driving

Taking more caution while driving

Trevor Book

November 6, 2019

Texting and driving kills, but no one thinks about other distractions. From eating to jamming to the latest hits to the passengers around you, any distraction can lead to a tragedy no driver wants to perceive.  Driving responsibly is not just an option, it’s an obligation of you as a driver to prot...

Should teenagers trick or treat?

Should teenagers trick or treat?

Erin Richardson

October 30, 2019

When you’re a kid, Halloween is one of the greatest days of the year. You go to school and put your backpack in your cubby, fix your princess or Spider Man costume, and then get ready for a great day filled with festivities that include excessive amounts of candy. After school, you get to go home and ...

Rapper DaBaby’s humble rise to success

Rapper DaBaby’s humble rise to success

Riyana Walker

October 29, 2019

DaBaby is currently the best new rapper producing music. When talking about success, DaBaby has climbed the charts on all platforms. With winning a Black Entertainment Television award this year, being number one on the charts, and having a couple of his songs go platinum, he has achieved many amazing ac...

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...

Do IDs really keep students safe at HHS?

Do IDs really keep students safe at HHS?

Bailey Lim

October 15, 2019

It’s a normal day walking around the school and you get stopped by a dean in front of your friends to put your ID on. The embarrassment of having to search your pockets and backpack to find your lanyard is overwhelming and you have no choice but to go to the office to receive a wristband.  Huntl...

Huntley’s Homecoming themes in need for a new change

Huntley’s Homecoming themes in need for a new change

Annaliese Harper

October 15, 2019

In the middle of first semester every school year, schools across the country host a special football game known as the ‘Homecoming’ game. Along with the big game, schools host events to raise school spirit.  This year, Huntley High School hosted a dress up week with the  following themes: pajama...

Field house: dangerous summer heat

Field house: dangerous summer heat

Grace Carpenter

October 8, 2019

Walking into the field house in mid-August, sweat immediately appears on everyone's forehead and water is needed to stop the feeling of heatstroke. The field house is extremely hot and humid and the different teams dread the hours of exercise they know they have to do. Everyone gives each other a wor...

No Lunch in the Courtyards

No Lunch in the Courtyards

Molly Baker

September 29, 2019

When sophomore Nadia Ansari has lunch, sixth hour, she looks through the crowded commons. She has 47 minutes to do her work, but is finding nowhere to sit. When she finally squeezes into a table she looked through the doors to outside. This made her question: why are students not allowed to eat in the court...

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