The Voice

The American Education System: Jumping through Hoops

The American Education System: Jumping through Hoops

Ayman Mirkhan

May 21, 2019

A life without school. Many people honestly can’t fathom a future without it. For goodness sake, we mold children from the age of five at minimum to go to a place more than they go to our their own homes and follow the same routine for 12 years. However, there comes a time where we learn our hoop-...

District 158 Board of Education Meeting Highlights Student Achivements

District 158 Board of Education Meeting Highlights Student Achivements

Emma Kubelka

April 23, 2017

Huntley school district 158 held a board meeting on April 20, 2017. The Board of Education meeting took place as usual, recognizing students, donation discussions, and action plans. Six students were recognized from the Principal advisory committee at Huntley high school. These students ranged from ...

District 158’s Board of Education proposes new reading standards

District 158’s Board of Education proposes new reading standards

Nicholas Fleege

March 3, 2017

District 158’s Board of Education conducted a Committee of the Whole meeting on March 2. As typical the meeting was lead by board president Donald Drzal. The board spotlighted two students from HHS’s youth residency program. Seniors Paul Singh and Zack Whitaker shared their thoughts and experie...

Board of Education celebrates dance team win

Board of Education celebrates dance team win

Nicholas Fleege

February 27, 2017

District 158’s Board of Education conducted a regularly scheduled meeting on Feb. 23. President Donald Drzal headed the Thursday meeting and all board members were in attendance. Five eighth grade students from Marlowe Middle School’s theater department lead the Pledge of Allegiance, and a...

“Transcendence” fails to rise above a clunky plot

“Transcendence” fails to rise above a clunky plot

Holly Baldacci

April 19, 2014

To me, the most successful sci-fi focuses on concepts just out of our reach and plays them off as plausible. “Transcendence” starts out with this promise, but as the minutes tick by, the plot only grows more ridiculous, and the concepts become almost magical as opposed to scientific and technological. The ...

A time for tolerance

A time for tolerance

Holly Baldacci

March 11, 2014

In a world of constant hustle and bustle, it can be hard to slow down and really appreciate the people around you. Throughout my time in high school, I’ve observed a lot of great social interactions where people are accepting and even appreciative of others. Unfortunately, I’ve also observed a lot...

Figuring out finance

Figuring out finance

Holly Baldacci

February 17, 2014

When it comes to finance, most students are left in the lurch and unsure about what to do with the cash they amass from after-school jobs. Paychecks are converted into movie dates and fast food, and a few dollars might end up in a savings account. Junior Kaitlyn Paez, however, wanted to make the most of her money. Most we...

Physics from New Mexico to Switzerland

Physics from New Mexico to Switzerland

Danielle Rivera

January 25, 2014

Not many students know much about their teacher’s lives outside of the classroom walls. Most tend to neglect that fact that these adults are involved with other activities that are not school related. Learning about an educator’s background can be quite interesting. The things that you discover abo...

Literary Club enables young writers

Literary Club enables young writers

Holly Baldacci

January 22, 2014

After school on a typical Wednesday, as most Huntley students are rushing home to escape from hours of writing and reading assignments, room 215 is alive with activity and chatter. In Karen Bula’s English classroom, the lights are dim and the atmosphere is mellow as Huntley’s Literary Club begins...

One in a million

One in a million

Chris Sawalski

December 12, 2013

On Jan. 6, 1998, a little miracle was born in Seoul, the capital of South Korea. His mother was only 21 years old at the time, and his father was nowhere to be found. His mother knew just as well as anybody, without a father, there would be no life for this boy. He would never be able to get a good edu...

Education