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Bencko Benefit at Nick’s Pizza raises $12,451 for Debbie Bencko

February 25, 2018

he impact that Huntley High School test room aide Debbie Bencko has had on people’s lives was once again visible on Wednesday Feb. 14 at Nick’s Pizza...

Courtesy of: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3yyZ0UOZgcQ

Luke Bryan’s “What Makes You Country” is a perfect example of a “stadium country” album

December 25, 2017

n Dec. 8, country super-star, Luke Bryan, released his first album of 2017 titled, “What Makes You Country.” The album follows the release of “Light...

courtesy of the @dist158 twitter account

Dr. John Burkey resigns as District 158 Superintendent after 12 years in the district

November 26, 2017

n Nov. 18, a statement was released to District 158 families stating that Superintendent Dr. John Burkey, who has been in the district since 2006, is resigning...

Dr. John Burkey resigns as District 158 Superintendent after 11 years of service

Dr. John Burkey resigns as District 158 Superintendent after 11 years of service

November 24, 2017

n Nov. 18, a statement was released to District 158 families stating that Superintendent Dr. John Burkey, who has been in the district since 2006, is resigning...

Injuries lead to successes for senior boys soccer starter, Raemon Savillo

Injuries lead to successes for senior boys soccer starter, Raemon Savillo

October 17, 2017

hen something consumes your life and is one day taken away from you, there’s no other feeling but pain. In senior Raemon Savillo’s case, two types...

President of FBLA, Zayyan Faizal, juggles being involved and life outside of school

President of FBLA, Zayyan Faizal, juggles being involved and life outside of school

April 18, 2017

There are people who want to be able to do it all, people who think they can do it all, and people who can do it all. Junior Zayyan Faizal is one of those...

The Problems with Prom

The Problems with Prom

April 11, 2017

Hundred dollar dresses, spray tans, overpriced tickets, tuxedo rentals, and platform heels unimaginably tough to walk in fill the heads of high schoolers...

Huntley boys basketball stops the charge, defeats Dundee-Crown at home

Huntley boys basketball stops the charge, defeats Dundee-Crown at home

December 8, 2016

ayups, jump shots, and three pointers were shot consistently during warm-ups as both Huntley and Dundee Crown prepared to face off for Wednesday night's...

Huntley and Loyola shake hands after Huntley is defeated 24-0. Photo courtesy of Maggie McGee

Huntley football loses in the quarterfinals to #1 ranked Loyola Academy

November 13, 2016

Countless players, countless coaches, and countless hours of work put in with countless amounts of blood, sweat, and tears was what led Huntley to such...

Varsity boys soccer shakes hands with McHenry after defeating them 2-1 in double overtime (M. McGee).

Varsity boys soccer defeats McHenry on Senior Night

October 6, 2016

mini Raider Nation, led by Huntley’s JV, freshman, and sophomore soccer boys, was as loud as ever on Tuesday night as the Red Raiders faced McHenry...

Girls varsity lacrosse versing Lake Zurich during playoffs. (M.McGee)

Girls lacrosse playoffs

May 19, 2016

n Monday night, Huntley’s varsity girls lacrosse team faced Lake Zurich in their first ever IHSA playoff game. Lake Zurich, who was visiting Huntley...

Members of the first-cast  perform one of the last musical numbers of the show (M. McGee).

Legally Blonde marks the end of many HHS performers’ high school careers

May 1, 2016

he Huntley High School Performing Arts Center showcased their production of "Legally Blonde: The Musical" on April 28 and 29 at 7 p.m. and on April 30...

A Greener Diet

A Greener Diet

March 10, 2016

For most people, living without a diet including juicy grilled steaks, chicken nuggets from McDonald's, classic ball park hot dogs, and famous Philly cheese...

Courtesy of: http://www.quotesgiant.com/happy-valentines-day/

“Don’t stress over a silly holiday”

February 15, 2016

he day is finally here. The day most people dread all year, leaving them wanting to pull the covers back over their heads and hide all day long. Whether...

Girls basketball triumphs on Senior Night

Girls basketball triumphs on Senior Night

January 27, 2016

n a rainy Monday night, the stands were packed with Huntley fans and families, cheering on the girls at one of their last home games of their high school...

Girls basketball stays undefeated in conference

Girls basketball stays undefeated in conference

December 6, 2015

n Friday night, Huntley walked away with a 52-33 win at home against Jacobs, making them 2-0 in their conference on the week after beating Cary on Wednesday...

The Huntley Red Raiders varsity volleyball team stands for the national anthem before their regional championship.

Huntley volleyball falls short in regional championship

November 1, 2015

n Thursday night, the stands at Jacobs High School were filled with eager, cheering fans from Cary-Grove and Huntley as both teams were playing in the...

Jacobs tops Huntley on penalty kicks

Jacobs tops Huntley on penalty kicks

September 25, 2015

With this victory Jacobs improved to 8-3-0 overall, while Huntley dropped to 9-2-2 in their first conference game of the season. From the start of the game...

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