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Transition Services Night offers new opportunities for struggling students

Transition Services Night offers new opportunities for struggling students

Natalie VonderHeide

November 7, 2019

The Division of Rehabilitation Services spoke at last night’s District 158 Transitional Service Night regarding their services to students who are looking at what they want to pursue after high school.  DRS’s vocational rehabilitation program specializes in assisting people with disabilities to be employ...

A champion on the field and in the classroom

A champion on the field and in the classroom

Jaryd Dixon

October 24, 2019

Everyone has a passion, whether it's a sport or something that they simply enjoy. For senior Evan Tocmo, his love for baseball is ultimately shaping his future. As baseball has become a significant part of his lifestyle and routine, Tocmo continues to dedicate himself to the sport. Tocmo fell in love with t...

MCC hosts Career Expo for the future workforce of Mchenry County

MCC hosts Career Expo for the future workforce of Mchenry County

Mawa Iqbal

April 17, 2016

chenry County College hosted its fourth annual Career Exploration Showcase on April 13, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. located in the MCC Gym. Open to middle and high school students and their families, the Expo featured representatives from an array of fields to showcase the work done in their respective in...

Fantasy Masters March Madness Preview

Fantasy Masters March Madness Preview

Adam Reckamp

March 21, 2016

With March Madness around the corner, the Fantasy Masters have teamed up with sports blogger Adam Reckamp to bring you predictions for the tournament. First-Round Upset:   Charlie:   (11) Wichita State over (6) Arizona   Coming off of a decisive 20-point victory over...

Parents, it’s time to let go

Parents, it’s time to let go

Cierra Felton

January 31, 2015

our mom is sitting on the living room couch, gracefully sipping a cup of tea while reading one of her favorite novels on her eBook. You approach her timidly. “Mom, I have to tell you something.” Your palms are sweating as you nervously crack your knuckles, one by one; you can feel that familiar se...

McHenry County College exhibits Career Exploration Expo

McHenry County College exhibits Career Exploration Expo

Mawa Iqbal

March 19, 2014

McHenry County College is holding its second annual Career Exploration Expo this Wed., March 19 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. The exhibition is located in the MCC Gym/Multi-purpose Room and Commons and is open to middle school students through sophomores, along with their families. The exhibit will be pre...

Heading to the next level

Heading to the next level

Hannah Rosso

November 26, 2013

  Ten individual baseball hats lined the edge of a long table covered in red and black wrapping in the back of Huntley High School’s library. Parents, friends, and teammates crowded the small room trying to catch a glimpse of the table where Huntley senior student athletes each sat behind a de...

State downgrading the ACT

State downgrading the ACT

Ashley Knipp

March 27, 2012

This year is the first year that the state has cut funding for the writing portion of the ACT. Huntley’s 2012 juniors will be taking the ACT on April 24, but many of the juniors who want to complete the writing portion of the test are taking it on April 14, having to pay $49.50 for the same test they will be taking during school, j...

Student teacher Amanda Palarz learns as she teaches her students

Franca Onyibor

March 25, 2012

Fifth hour, what is meant to be her study hall and time to get her workload in check, Amanda Palarz instead volunteers to help students prepare for the cellular respiration test they must take today. What her students may not know is Palarz is actually learning more from them. It has been several months since Amanda Palarz began working at ...

Community Service: For College and the Community

Community Service: For College and the Community

Sophie Murk

November 22, 2011

Jessica Chalas, sophomore, basks in her excitement as she prepares to volunteer at her local park district’s Halloween Fun Night. Enthusiasm pulses through her veins as she anticipates delight she will experience while she is working with the children and helping them to celebrate in a safe, friendly enviro...

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