The Voice

The Voice

The Voice

On top of teaching Conceptual Physics classes, Garcia also teaches the year-long Electronics course.

Science teacher gravitates to potential

Physics teacher Daniel Garcia positively impacts students.
By Zoe Emerson
January 30, 2023

The first day of school is full of excitement for students and faculty alike. The new school year is a Renaissance, as it is a time of great change. When...

The Henricksen family comes to support the HHS basketball games. (E. McCoy)

Henricksen’s new position

Henricksen continues coaching at Huntley for his 10th year.
By Emma McCoy
December 12, 2022

Walking into the new school year, Clayton Henricksen, was ready to begin his 10th year at Huntley High School. He is the girls varsity assistant basketball...

Labas lectures in class for 10-15 minutes before giving students time to do independent work. (G. Sweeney)

Outwork the homework

Biology teacher Hunter Labas has implemented a no homework policy during his three years of teaching at HHS
By Gretchen Sweeney
October 16, 2022

It was an hour before the first bell rang for Marian Catholic High School and Hunter Labas was scurrying to finish his homework before the eight hours...

Anne Prices strong connection with her twin encourages her to help others

Anne Price’s love for helping students at HHS

Price uses past experiences to motivate her to help her students
By Connor Considine
March 25, 2022

If you take a math class or go to Raider Aid for help, there is a good chance that you have seen Anne Price, either teaching a class or helping another...

Bringing a Fun Way of Teaching to HHS

Bringing a Fun Way of Teaching to HHS

Math Teacher and Coach Edward Philpot engages well with students, even down to a haircut.
By Connor Considine
January 24, 2022

If students are taking an Algebra II class or College Algebra, looking for help through Raider Aid, or taking an athletic division of the school, they...

Lana Johnson would like to spend time with her nine grandchildren and proofread books in her retirement.

English teacher Lana Johnson waves goodbye

Johnson plans to retire after teaching at HHS for 16 years,
By Lindsay Schaffter
November 12, 2021

Everyone has a favorite teacher, or a teacher they can talk to about anything. For many students, that teacher is English teacher Lana Johnson.  Johnson...

Valerie Hacker stands proudly next to her colorful board of student artwork.

Hacker hacks the system of being a great teacher

After traveling to many countries, Hacker is able to help her Spanish students connect more to the culture
By Maggie Armstrong
November 8, 2021

As the sound of the first-period bell on a Monday morning jolts the students awake, they rub their eyes and take out their pencils, dreading the school...

Getting to know Basak Pratt

Getting to know Basak Pratt

English teacher from another country
By Luma Acevedo
November 1, 2021

Acevedo: How would you describe your upbringing? Pratt: My childhood was magical in many ways and yet tough in others. I grew up in Izmir - the Westernmost...

Shi pictured playfully in the front of an aircraft.

The journey of a cancer survivor

By Karolina Perkowski
October 29, 2021

As the 2021-2022 school year approaches, Chinese teacher, Haihong Shi is ready to return to the building to teach her incoming students. Times have been...

Marsh in his classroom inspecting a petri dish.

Biology teacher and environmentalist

By Shane McGuine
October 22, 2021

In the corner of the room, cans are piled together to later be recycled. Ryan Marsh, Biology teacher, takes cans from his recycling and trash bins to collect...

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