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Are honors classes worth it?

Are honors classes worth it?

Annaliese Harper

March 11, 2020

Imagine you fail an honors math class. You retake it, still honors, and get an A your second time taking the class. Your teacher doesn’t understand why you want to take the next level regular. You did fine, you’ll do fine. It’s not like succeeding in a regular class is better for your GPA than scr...

What’s in my water?

What’s in my water?

Ruhi Gulati

March 11, 2020

On Oct. 7, 2019, during a hot, sunny day reaching the upper 70s, varsity girls tennis 1 Doubles player Michelle Barnvos grabs her towel from the bench to wipe her sweaty face and reaches for her water jug, only to realize the jug is completely empty.  She longs for ice-cold water to quench her t...

Opinion: retrograde will tear us apart

Opinion: retrograde will tear us apart

Alex O'Connell

February 29, 2020

High school is an experimental time for teenagers; everyone is struggling to “find their place” in this world. So many students go through so many different phases over the course of their four years in high school. Change is inevitable, but do some people get too carried away with the trends th...

The future entrepreneurs of HHS

The future entrepreneurs of HHS

Bailey Lim

February 25, 2020

With the small options of finance and economics courses, Huntley High School students wait for a course to proceed with the goal of learning more about the business world. Recently, the introduction of Business Incubator gives students the opportunity to explore and continue their education in finance, eco...

Miss HHS?

Miss HHS?

Molly Baker

February 18, 2020

On Feb. 6, Huntley High School held the 11th annual Mr. HHS competition. The contestants had to prep, campaign, and practice for the last couple of weeks in the hopes of winning two Prom tickets and a free suit from Men's Warehouse. Throughout the last 11 years, Mr. HHS has allowed boys to win Prom ti...

New Hoop app poses danger to user’s privacy

New Hoop app poses danger to user’s privacy

Caitlyn Gooden

February 14, 2020

Hoop is a relatively new app that has sprung into the spotlight of popularity among teenagers. It can be downloaded for free on the app store and connects with the user's Snapchat information. Essentially, the advertisement for Hoop is a new way to meet friends and connect with others you would ha...

How tough should seniors make their schedules?

How tough should seniors make their schedules?

Ethan Babicz

February 10, 2020

As senior Ari Saez looked at her class registration page, a smile crept across her face. Her senior year schedule was complete, and it was perfect. Some days she would not have to come into school at all with her blended schedule. It was just what she was looking for: a free schedule for her senior ...

Are finals worth all the stress and frustration?

Are finals worth all the stress and frustration?

Amanda Brooks

January 30, 2020

High-schoolers hear that finals make or break their grades all the time. In the case of students who are doing well, that statement doesn’t really bother them. However, students who are on the edge of a letter grade, freak out. The problem with finals is that there are so many tests to study for in a...

A change of tradition: Huntley’s single-colored graduation gowns cause controversy

A change of tradition: Huntley’s single-colored graduation gowns cause controversy

Erin Richardson

January 27, 2020

When looking back on the first day of high school, it was a day to start new beginnings and begin creating who you are. Then four years fly by, and you’re standing on the stage, eagerly waiting to hear your name called through the speakers that are louder than a siren; you’re waiting for that verif...

New Years Resolutions: Why can’t people stick with them?

New Years Resolutions: Why can’t people stick with them?

Lindsey Leigh

January 27, 2020

As the year comes to a close, people get ready for a new year. So much is possible; both good and bad. Many hope for a better year and a clean slate. Often, a person will choose something they would like to improve upon in. This becomes their New Years resolution.  How long will they stick with it? Typically,...

A seating situation

A seating situation

Tanpreet Bhathal

January 13, 2020

As the cafeteria crowds up during lunch periods and students have blended hours, they are forced to work in the loud, overcrowded lunch room. With the hub filling up quickly and other areas of the school being blocked off, they have no choice but to sit by their loud peers and hope to be productive. A...

Teachers change the world

Teachers change the world

Riyana Walker

January 8, 2020

Teachers truly change the world, I think so many people are so so busy trying to change huge problems and solving world peace that they miss out on the opportunity to spark change for the next generation and the generations to come  Personally I think elementary teachers are the real heros and l...

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