The Voice

The Voice

The Voice

Sumbul Shakeel, Author

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Aprils Recipe: Pound Cake

April’s Recipe: Pound Cake

May 4, 2016

magine a soft golden cake, with crisp white icing and sweet strawberries cascading down the sides of the perfectly proportioned slice. This month’s...

April BOE meeting acknowledges students

April BOE meeting acknowledges students

April 25, 2016

s the clock struck seven, people from the Huntley Community all gathered, squeezing into the room where the April board of education meeting was taking...

HHS silver cord members volunteer at the Flashlight Egg Hunt

HHS silver cord members volunteer at the Flashlight Egg Hunt

March 21, 2016

he quiet community room began to fill with voices, young and old, as parents and children arrived for the Flashlight Egg Hunt at Deicke Park on Friday,...

Marchs Recipe: Mini Pies

March’s Recipe: Mini Pies

March 17, 2016

his week it was...Pi Day! That’s right, the celebration of the famous mathematical constant, and of course, pie. So I decided, to try my hand at pie-making,...

Februarys Recipe: Toll House Cookies

February’s Recipe: Toll House Cookies

February 22, 2016

he most popular chocolate chip cookie recipe I know of are, of course, the Nestle Toll House cookies. They always taste great, have the perfect texture,...

COW Meeting discusses summer school courses

COW Meeting discusses summer school courses

February 4, 2016

aking their seats after leading the Pledge of Allegiance, middle schoolers from both Heineman and Marlowe answered some questions from the board. Thursday,...

ACT to SAT, Board of Education discusses using the SAT

ACT to SAT, Board of Education discusses using the SAT

January 24, 2016

fter over an hour in closed session, the board of education members stepped out, ready to tackled the tasks of the evening. First order of business,...

Januarys Recipe: Fresh Bread

January’s Recipe: Fresh Bread

January 21, 2016

t’s been extremely cold the past couple of weeks, and I know all I want to do is stay indoors and sit under my blanket all day. In my effort to be comfortable,...

BOE Meeting: 2015 Tax Levy

BOE Meeting: 2015 Tax Levy

December 28, 2015

ushing in from outside, families escape the gusty cold winds. They are all from Chesak Elementary school, here to recite the Pledge of Allegiance in front...

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December’s Recipe: Old-Fashioned Iced Oatmeal Cookies

December 7, 2015

omething that I tend to miss around the holiday season are definitely hot chocolate and iced oatmeal cookies. There’s just the right amount of cinnamon,...

Parents and students gathered in the cafeteria for information about SnowRaiders.

Ready to raid the hills

November 19, 2015

olding the mic closer, junior Claudia Kosiak projected her voice to the boys, girls, and parents sitting before her, all eager to learn the details about...

Novembers Recipe: Amish Cinnamon Bread

November’s Recipe: Amish Cinnamon Bread

November 5, 2015

ith Thanksgiving around the corner, people are starting to plan out their extensive dinner menus, after all, it’s the one time of the year when families...

Octobers Recipe: Apple Muffins

October’s Recipe: Apple Muffins

October 7, 2015

all is finally in the air! It’s actually my favorite time of year with all the rich colors, yummy smells, leaves, and best of all...baking! The end...

Bret Nicholaus (right) and Joseph Durepos (left) at the Huntley Library for their presentation.

7 Essentials to Writing Perfect Query Letter at Huntley Library

September 28, 2015

n September 26, best-selling author Bret Nicholaus and acquisitions editor Joseph Durepos spent their Saturday morning presenting the 7 keys to writing...

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