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Going to the movies, a waste of money and time

Going to the movies, a waste of money and time

By Megan Wilson
April 20, 2014
Anything actually worth seeing during opening weekend is normally sold-out before you even arrive at the theater. So, Fandango is the only way to go if you even remotely want to try seeing a movie. After taxes and Fandango's courtesy fee, you spend $14 on a ticket before even stepping foot into the theater
Steve Rogers (Chris Evans) and Natasha Romanoff (Scarlett Johansson) star in Marvels Captain America (MCT Campus).

Captain America strikes another success for mankind

By Megan Wilson
April 5, 2014
"Captain America" takes theaters by storm with this new rendition of the Marvel comic in movie form. Starring Chris Evans as Steve Rogers and Samuel L. Jackson as Nick Furry, the twists and turns of this movie keeps you at the edge of your seat with intense action scenes while still being able to relax with some interesting placed comic relief.
Mr. HHS takes the night away

Mr. HHS takes the night away

By Megan Wilson
March 13, 2014
The jokes and the laughter just kept on coming the night of March 13 in the Performing Arts Center. Tickets were paid for and seats were filled as Mr. HHS took away the night. Contestants performed, showed off their body, and proved themselves worthy for the Mr. HHS title, but there could be only one winner.
No puppies were harmed in the making of this puppy chow

No puppies were harmed in the making of this puppy chow

By Megan Wilson
February 24, 2014
he sound of rushing water and the smell of scented green Joy hand soap into hands that have touched many germ infested desks throughout the day.
8-bit bird takes over gaming

8-bit bird takes over gaming

By Megan Wilson
February 4, 2014
It seems to me that today is not my day. Maybe it will never be my day because I consistently die over, and over, and over again as my owner consistently smashes me into giant green pipes. My 8-bit world doesn't seem much of a material world, but I guess it will have to make due.
Shandon Nixon shows a student history courses for the next school year(A. Wong).

Electives showcase opportunities in a fair

By Megan Wilson
January 31, 2014
Inside the frigid west gym of Huntley High School, stood tables covered in flyers, posters, and in some cases, sparkling lights. Each table trying to draw in kids of all ages to come and see what they have to offer. The new opportunities are endless when the electives fair takes over.
The Wind Ensemble B performs in their holiday concert (M. Wilson).

Huntley bands perform in Winter Concert

By Megan Wilson
December 18, 2013
Walking into Huntley's performing arts center, the loud rumble of about 200 hundred voices echoes off the sound boards. The audience lights faded and up came the blue green lighted background to set the mood for the holiday concert.
Matt Smith, David Tennant, and John Hurt star in The Day of the Doctor (MCT Campus).

The 50th anniversary of “Doctor Who” awed people of all ages

By Megan Wilson
November 23, 2013
The most beautiful moment of science fiction in the history of television, the 50th anniversary of the British television show, “Doctor Who” came to life. Airing across the globe on Nov. 23, at 1:50 p.m. CST., the world went silent in anticipation. Whovians around the world waited in awe of what could be the most epic moment in television history.
Students look on the windows of student services at the brightly colored paper to see what room they had been placed in for the almost four hour test (M. Wilson).

Students prepare for the ACT with school-wide testing

By Megan Wilson
October 28, 2013
On Oct. 29, the freshmen, sophomores, and juniors will take preparatory tests, the Explore, Plan, and PACT respectively, to get a prediction of what they could receive on the highly anticipated ACT.
Soccer, success, & schnitzel

Soccer, success, & schnitzel

By Megan Wilson
October 24, 2013
He walks onto the AstroTurf soccer field as the rubbery, wet smell fills his nose. The rain has just stopped and now it is time to get serious about the game. Dressed in his black Nike cleats, high bright red socks with protective shin guards underneath, white mesh shorts, and his red #10 jersey, there is no way for him to predict how this game will turn out. Well, not until the very end at least.
Soccer, success, & schnitzel

Soccer, success, & schnitzel

By Megan Wilson
October 18, 2013

He walks onto the AstroTurf soccer field as the rubbery, wet smell fills his nose. The rain has just stopped and now it is  time to get serious about...

Trent Craig tees off at hole one at Red Tail Golf Club (M.Wilson)

Huntley takes the Crystal Lake South Invitational after severe thunderstorm hits

By Megan Wilson
October 5, 2013
On Oct. 5, Huntley’s boys varsity golf team put their skills to the test at the Crystal Lake South Invitational at Red Tail Golf Club in Lakewood, Ill.
Congratulations to the Class of 2013 [Video]

Congratulations to the Class of 2013 [Video]

By Megan Wilson
June 2, 2013

v Congratulations to the Huntley High School Class of 2013. The Voice would live to wish you great happiness in your adventures after high school. Remember...

Lisl Bogart, Holocaust survivor tells her story [Video]

Lisl Bogart, Holocaust survivor tells her story [Video]

By Megan Wilson
April 9, 2013

Holocaust survivor Lisl Bogart tells her courageous tale of her time and experience living in a concentration camp, Theresienstadt Concentration Camp....

Photo Tour of Missouri Science and Technology [Video]

Photo Tour of Missouri Science and Technology [Video]

By Megan Wilson
April 4, 2013

For those who might not be able to go to campus, here is a short video of what campus looks like. Includes pictures of buildings, campus, student union,...

Holocaust survivor touches the hearts of many in the fight against bullying

Holocaust survivor touches the hearts of many in the fight against bullying

By Megan Wilson
April 4, 2013

Within the red plushy seats of the Huntley High School auditorium sat half of the students in the freshman history classes World Geography and World History...

National Foreign Language Week takes its stride at HHS

National Foreign Language Week takes its stride at HHS

By Megan Wilson
March 4, 2013

During the first week in March since 1957, the Alpha Mu Gamma Honor Society at Los Angeles City College celebrates the importance of studying foreign languages....

Chikd: Improve Style [Video]

Chik’d: Improve Style [Video]

By Megan Wilson
February 1, 2013

Check out Chik'd on Facebook. Band members Greg Guelzo and Josh Katz go in-depth about what it means to do improv music.

Learning to teach, teaching to learn

Learning to teach, teaching to learn

By Megan Wilson
December 21, 2012

Sitting at a small bistro table in the northeastern tip of Spain, a woman of her early 30s opens up a newspaper to read. Reading the news, she keeps an...

Life Skills students throw a holiday party

Life Skills students throw a holiday party

By Megan Wilson
December 19, 2012

Walking into the apartment at Huntley High School, instantly you are hit with the mouth-watering smells of piles upon piles of freshly baked goodies, fondue,...

Upcoming plans for the $39 million

Upcoming plans for the $39 million

By Megan Wilson
October 25, 2012

In an economy that is far from booming, and with the state of Illinois being billions of dollars in debt, Consolidated School District 158 are starting...

Community of the Whole: Energy, Mandates, and Rulings

Community of the Whole: Energy, Mandates, and Rulings

By Megan Wilson
October 17, 2012

By Megan Wilson Before the Community of The Whole meeting on Oct.11, there was a waiver hearing where associate superintendent, Terry Awrey, called...

The Districts Test-taking Scores

The District’s Test-taking Scores

By Megan Wilson
October 17, 2012

By Megan Wilson The Board of Education had their monthly, Community of the Whole meeting on Oct. 11 discussing various topics ranging from test scores...

The Final Bow -- The Class of 2012 Graduates at the Sears Centre

The Final Bow — The Class of 2012 Graduates at the Sears Centre

By Megan Wilson
June 3, 2012

On June 2, the Huntley High School Class of 2012 graduated at the Sears Centre Arena in Hoffman Estates. A little after 2 p.m., superintendent Dr. John...

Lacrosse popularity on the rise

Lacrosse popularity on the rise

By Megan Wilson
May 4, 2012

  A 5-year-old walks onto a field in New Jersey, stick in hand with gear too heavy for his body; he is about to play his first game of lacrosse....

Senior Silver Cord hours tabulated

Senior Silver Cord hours tabulated

By Megan Wilson
May 4, 2012
The Silver Cord hours for the Senior Class of 2012 are now entered into the database. Counselor Karen Miller has been speedily entering numbers to determine who will be granted the honorary Silver Cord.
Second semester tardiness policy changes

Second semester tardiness policy changes

By Megan Wilson
March 21, 2012
As of second semester, two new policies were adapted in the student handbook. On January 23, the deans ofHuntleyHigh Schoolannounced that the tardiness and unexcused absences policies would have new disciplinary actions starting second semester.
Capturing bliss

Capturing bliss

By Megan Wilson
February 26, 2012
While Kate Duchene is driving to her next job, she feels nervous and stressed for what is to come. She steps out of the car and gathers her equipment. Sighing deeply, she rings the doorbell and waits while a flood of memories comes back to her. Duchene did not think that she would become a photographer, but rather an actress on stage.
Phone confiscations aid drug cases

Phone confiscations aid drug cases

By Megan Wilson
February 8, 2012
On Feb. 6, an event that started back in late Dec. and has continued until now struck cable television news.AdlaiE.Stevenson High School in suburban Lincolnshire started confiscating cell phones in order to aid their investigations and provide “credible evidence” about the increased drug activity at Stevenson High School.
Kathy Meyer holds textbooks for next years new classes (M. Wilson).

School takes initiative, creates new classes

By Megan Wilson
February 7, 2012

The new school year is coming faster than you think. On Jan. 31, counselors went into all junior English classes to remind students about graduation and...

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