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Elementary schools are rewarded for jumping for a cause

Elementary schools are rewarded for jumping for a cause

By Eric Weideman
May 22, 2015
Tonight the Board of Education took time to give out Teacher of the Month awards, and to honor teachers for their service, and commitment to education.
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Comic Book Corner: A dying art

By Eric Weideman
May 21, 2015
The comics industry has been a fluctuating market for as long as it has existed. Comics were originally made for children, and when their influence reached adults, and old comics became valuable, the industry was on a high and pumped out new stories quicker than fans could read them.
Deadpool

Deadpool

By Eric Weideman
April 20, 2015
Marvel has been making a lot of buzz in the movies lately. Fans have been speculating about the possibility of a Deadpool movie since he appeared in “X-Men Origins: Wolverine” and got their wish. It was announced earlier this year that fan favorite character Deadpool would be getting a movie.
Boys tennis pull out a win against rivals Dundee Crown

Boys tennis pull out a win against rivals Dundee Crown

By Eric Weideman
April 15, 2015

onight the boys varsity tennis team went up against conference rival Dundee Crown, beating them 6-1 in a well fought meet. Huntley won two out of three...

Home represents a film that families and children can enjoy (Courtesy of www.facebook.com/DreamWorksHome).

“Home” is a film that families will enjoy

By Eric Weideman
April 1, 2015
[T]he theater hushed as dozens of children and their parents filed in to watch the new adventure comedy, “Home.” They entered hoping to see a heartwarming tale, and they were treated to just that. On March 27, “Home” was released by Dreamworks, telling the story of a clumsy, but lovable alien named Oh, and a young teen named Tip, who is trying to find her mom. The film stars Jim Parsons as Oh, and Rihanna as Tip. Oh is part of an alien species called “Boov” who are fleeing from the enemy “Gorgs.” The Boov find themselves with nowhere to go but Earth, but they evict the humans to make room for themselves.
Superior Spider-Man

Superior Spider-Man

By Eric Weideman
March 31, 2015
Spider-Man has always been one of the most iconic Marvel characters, but in 2014 Spider-Man became one of the most controversial characters in the Marvel universe. In The Amazing Spider-Man #700, one of Spider-Man’s greatest villains, Doctor Octopus, took control of Spider-Man’s body and mind, and left him in his dying body.
John Baylor Visits HHS

John Baylor Visits HHS

By Eric Weideman
March 1, 2015
Baylor’s words echoed throughout the auditorium on Feb. 26, as Huntley’s students listened to him give one final lesson, less than a week before all of the juniors will take their ACT tests.
Age of Ultron

Age of Ultron

By Eric Weideman
February 24, 2015
When The Avengers: Age of Ultron releases on May 1, 2015, fans will be lining up to see one of the most anticipated films of the year. However, like many other Marvel movies, Age of Ultron has heavy influences from the comics.
Digital comics vs Print comics

Digital comics vs Print comics

By Eric Weideman
February 6, 2015
Digital vs. Print is an age old argument for comic fans. For some there is no choice; they have no store to go to, which is not surprising considering the amount of comic book stores that close every year. People might think is really no difference, but there’s more than meets the eye.
HALO brings Huntleys clubs together

HALO brings Huntley’s clubs together

By Eric Weideman
January 28, 2015

here is a new program at Huntley High School, and it is called HALO. No not the video game, HALO stands for Huntley Activity Leadership Organization.  HALO...

Canon Purge, and New Star Wars Comics

“Canon Purge,” and New Star Wars Comics

By Eric Weideman
December 12, 2014
If you follow Star Wars, or Marvel Comics for that matter, you have probably heard about the recent Star Wars "canon purge," where Lucasfilm announced in April that all Star Wars material other than the Star Wars films, and TV shows, would be erased from continuity.
Billy Corgan of Smashing Pumpkins performs on stage at Brixton Academy, south London, Great Britain, November 15, 2011. (Matt Crossick/EMPICS Entertainment/Abaca Press/MCT)

Smashing Pumpkins album review: Monuments to an Elegy

By Eric Weideman
December 10, 2014

he Smashing Pumpkins have released their new album, "Monuments to an Elegy.”  "Monuments to an Elegy" is Smashing Pumpkins' ninth album and in it, vocalist...

Marvel Now

Marvel Now

By Eric Weideman
November 13, 2014
Former WWE wrestler CM Punk will write the new Thor Annual (February Thor Annual #1)
All of the Huntley Chieftain yearbooks since 2006 (E. Weideman)

The yearbooks have arrived

By Eric Weideman
November 2, 2014
[T]he bell rings as junior Trey Darnell slides into his seat with a yearbook in hand, flipping through the pages hoping to find his name or picture stored within the pages full of memories. The 2013-2014 Chieftain yearbook has arrived, and this year’s edition is filled with plenty of fond memories and great stories.
Five reasons you should be reading comics

Five reasons you should be reading comics

By Eric Weideman
October 11, 2014
When people think about comics they automatically think about Superman, Batman, Spiderman, or really any other superhero. What nobody realizes is that comic books are not just about superheroes saving the world. There are tons of other genres to choose from: horror, action, sci-Fi, comedy, and many more.
Students prepare for IMEA auditions in band room (Weideman).

Going above and beyond

By Eric Weideman
October 7, 2014
On Tuesday, Oct. 7 band students from all around the area will gather at Addison Trail High School at 4 p.m., to audition to be a part of the Illinois Music Education Association District Nine Senior Band.
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