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The college fair event in action. (Photo credit: @HHScounselors Twitter)

College fair provides stepping stones for students on the search

By Emily Kindl
April 25, 2018

On April 23 from 6 to 8 p.m., Huntley High School held its second annual college fair. With 150 colleges from across the nation represented by well-dressed...

Walz all dressed up for homecoming. (Photo courtesy of B. Walz.)

Humans of Huntley | Bradley Walz

By Emily Kindl
April 24, 2018

his is junior Bradley Walz. His friends know him as a someone to look up to: very generous, putting others before himself, really smart, and exceptionally...

Stevenson having a priest listen to music he likes. (Photo courtesy of C. Stevenson.)

Humans of Huntley | Colin Stevenson

By Emily Kindl
March 19, 2018

his is sophomore Colin Stevenson. To many of the people he encounters, they see a creative and talkative guy. He makes music. He loves it so much, and...

(E. Kindl)

Humans of Huntley | Kasia Zajac

By Emily Kindl
February 22, 2018

This is senior Kasia Zajac. She is an introverted (but kind) girl to the common eye. She processes many things internally and claims she is quite an...

(E. Kindl)

Humans of Huntley | Brad Walker

By Emily Kindl
January 23, 2018

This is freshman Brad Walker. While many upperclassmen may view freshmen as quiet and timid, several assert that Walker is a loud and confident person...

(Photo credit: Hayley Orellana.)

A letter to the readers… | Cindy Jimenez

By Emily Kindl
December 15, 2017

’m the type of person that gives people advice but is never for following their own advice. I know a lot of people are like that, but for me it’s different;...

(Photo courtesy of M. Overly.)

Humans of Huntley | Madison Overly

By Emily Kindl
December 9, 2017

This is junior Madison Overly. She was born in Washington State. She also made a life in Arizona, in Michigan for four years up until first grade, and...

(Courtesy of Elizabeth Kim.)

Humans of Huntley | Elizabeth Kim

By Emily Kindl
November 8, 2017

This is sophomore Elizabeth Kim. Inside this girl is a big, fun-loving heart…and she lives every single day remaining positive, caring, energetic,...

(Photo courtesy of Madison Kerley.)

Huntley boys soccer hold heads high despite disappointing end to season

By Emily Kindl
October 26, 2017

hatever the condition - with the sun beating down so hard that sweat begins formulating even before a game, or precipitation so slick that the ball seems...

(E. Kindl)

Humans of Huntley | Sal Sciascia

By Emily Kindl
October 15, 2017

This is senior Sal Sciascia. He lives and breathes as an outgoing, friendly, and open person. Sciascia loves to skateboard and believes that it helps...

Some of the most popular rides at the festival.

It’s that time of year: Huntley’s 12th annual Fall Fest

By Emily Kindl
September 23, 2017

Friday, Sept. 22, marks the first day of fall. Although the hot and humid weather lately has contradicted that, the Huntley Fall Fest truly gave everyone...

Board of education meeting honors District 158 staff and retirees

Board of education meeting honors District 158 staff and retirees

By Emily Kindl
May 7, 2017

On Thursday, May 4, a Huntley District 158 Board of Education meeting took place: honoring hard-working staff members, addressing heavy traffic at Marlowe...

Photo courtesy of A. Downing.

Love at First Sine: the full interview

By Emily Kindl
May 4, 2017

Recently, I had the great pleasure to interview math teachers James Allen, Mike Dicken, Patrick Odarczenko, and Brian Thornley on their school-famous bromance....

Arnold practicing her French horn (Courtesy of E. Arnold).

A dream to bestow music to the masses

By Emily Kindl
May 2, 2017

Being 9 years old with her whole life ahead of her, that is when it all began. She could grow up and decide to do anything. And in grade school, in music...

A car waiting at a red light (Steve Garry).

Stopped for nothing – should we change that?

By Emily Kindl
March 15, 2017

I’m sure all drivers, at some point in time, experience the test of patience when they sit at a red light, literally waiting for no one. Sometimes the...

A Re-war-ding Interest

By Emily Kindl
March 9, 2017

He heard the click of the television turning on, and listened for the oddly distinguishable sound of a voice-over within the program his father was watching....

Mahoney dressed up for when she went to see Hamilton (courtesy of Kristina Mahoney).

A story thanks to history

By Emily Kindl
February 22, 2017

She smoothed down the creases on her purple straight jacket, the jacket that delicately complimented her purple pants. She stood confident in her boots...

Photo courtesy of E. Kindl

Winter Homecoming Week…But No Dance?

By Emily Kindl
January 30, 2017

Preparation. Advertising. Decoration. Commitment. Student Council worked above and beyond for this year’s Winter Turnabout dance, aiming for it to...

Photo Courtesy of E. Kindl

Focused on the Future

By Emily Kindl
January 23, 2017

Last April, senior Kyle Ockerlund opened his email. Already, something not a whole lot of teenagers do nowadays. We don’t bother checking our emails...

Geraci and 3 of her 17 pets (E. Kindl).

Huntley’s very own zookeeper

By Emily Kindl
December 8, 2016

Every day she checks on her pets. She makes sure they have food and water, and plenty of love and care. But unlike other families, she owns more than just...

A Very Merry Christmas for Huntley

A Very Merry Christmas for Huntley

By Emily Kindl
December 5, 2016

Braving the wintry cold, families are standing in line outside sipping on the free hot chocolate, waiting for the horse-drawn trolleys to arrive. Excitement...

(Photo by Gage Skidmore/CC by 2.0)

Our Walls Went Up Before Trump Built His

By Emily Kindl
November 18, 2016

aking up that morning in the hotel, I thought it was just going to be an ordinary day… But I’ve been wrong before. I was in downtown Indianapolis...

Roller sits and works on his math homework.

Growing in Math… Perhaps Exponentially

By Emily Kindl
November 4, 2016

What? Why? How? Those are the reactions that senior William Roller has received many times when he reveals his love and passion for math. Some may think...

Students crowding the hallways during school. Photo courtesy of Emily Kindl.

What’s the Rush?

By Emily Kindl
October 27, 2016

Imagine you are waiting by your locker to meet with your friends during passing period. You check your phone for the time, for the fourth time, anxious...

Junior Haley Smalley studies languages. (Photo courtesy of E. Kindl)

One Challenge – Many Languages

By Emily Kindl
October 12, 2016

Spanish. Japanese. French. German. Chinese. Many schools encompassing the United States teach languages such as these, in attempt to broaden the perspectives...

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