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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...

Huntley High School’s dining dilemma

Huntley High School’s dining dilemma

Sara Hursey

September 18, 2019

When sophomore Sofia Abbott picked her way through the cafeteria during sixth hour, she struggled to find a table for her friend group. Every table was full, with few chairs left to be snagged. During the first few weeks of school, this was a common occurrence for students eating during lunch periods. ...

The American Education System: Jumping through Hoops

The American Education System: Jumping through Hoops

Ayman Mirkhan

May 21, 2019

A life without school. Many people honestly can’t fathom a future without it. For goodness sake, we mold children from the age of five at minimum to go to a place more than they go to our their own homes and follow the same routine for 12 years. However, there comes a time where we learn our hoop-...

A closer look at the State of the Union

A closer look at the State of the Union

Madison Barr

February 18, 2019

When Donald Trump gives a speech, it is way more than likely to be fact checked. So when Trump's postponed State of the Union finally happened this past Tuesday, multiple articles regarding the speech included fact checks. The State of the Union itself covered multitudinous topics including an attempt...

Strong words, short letter

Strong words, short letter

Madison Barr

January 17, 2019

Currently the United States creeps closer and closer to its fifth week in a government shutdown all thanks to President Trump's demand of $5.7 billion which would go towards funding his flimsy, nonsensical wall. In a letter written this Wednesday, Jan. 16, Speaker of the House, Nancy Pelosi, addressed...

Is HHS being left behind as other schools use and teach using augmented reality?

Is HHS being left behind as other schools use and teach using augmented reality?

Jarrod Khoo

December 21, 2018

Imagine being able to see the Internal Combustion Engine come to life as the pistons move up and down, turning the crankshaft and watching the camshaft turn as it opens and closes valves at the exact time. How about seeing molecules come together as reactions takes place in Chemistry, polymerization in...

Finals: Essentially Just Added Stress

Finals: Essentially Just Added Stress

Olivia Mack, Doubletruck Editor

December 13, 2018

As the semester comes to an end and winter break is on its way, we are constantly reminded of finals. Finals in my opinion are useless. Solely based on memorization skills, all it does is cause anxiety for most of the student population. It takes me forever to cram all of that information in my ...

Manafort the Miscreant

Manafort the Miscreant

Madison Barr

November 28, 2018

Former Trump campaign henchman Paul Manafort is most well-known for his August 2017 criminal charges. Five counts of tax fraud, two of bank fraud, one of failing to disclose a hidden foreign bank account, and two counts of conspiracy. And he's only upping the ante now in late 2018 as he's been...

The Erasure of Identity

The Erasure of Identity

Madison Barr

October 24, 2018

In this moment, as we know it, current administration is taking measures to erase an identity. A recent memo from the Department of Health and Human Services, of which has been obtained by the New York Times, calls for an effort in narrowing the definition of gender to male or female, unchangeable,...

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