Monday, May 20, 2013
Huntley High School placed second overall at the home sectional meet on Friday, May 17.
Help Huntley Patch get to 700 "likes" on Facebook Several local boys track and field athletes will be headed to the state meet at Eastern Illinois University in Charleston this Thursday through Saturday. The Huntley High School boys track team placed second overall with 56 points at the Huntley boys sectional track and field meet on Friday, May 17. Grant Community High School came in first place with 83 points, according to preliminary results posted on the IHSA website. Crystal Lake Central placed fifth overall with 49 points. The Huntley relay teams performed well capturing sectional titles — and qualifying for state — in the 4x100-meter relay and the 4x200-meter relay and also qualifying for state in the 4x800-meter relay. Here is a …
Wednesday, May 15, 2013
Huntley High School placed third overall at the sectional meet in Belvidere last week.
Several local girls track and field athletes will be headed to the state meet at Eastern Illinois University in Charleston this Thursday through Saturday. The Huntley High School girls track team placed third overall at the Belvidere (North) girls sectional track and field meet on May 9 with 59 points. Rockton Hononegah came in first place with 85 points while Cary-Grove High School came in second place with 75 points, according to preliminary results posted on the IHSA website. Here is a full list of Huntley High School girls who qualified for the upcoming state meet: Huntley High School A full list of preliminary results from this sectional meet is posted on the IHSA website
Thursday, May 9, 2013
A 2011 survey by Babson Survey Research Group found that nearly 23 percent of students in Illinois took blended learning classes, according to the Northwest Herald.
"Blended learning," a combination of online learning with traditional classroom instruction, is taking hold at Huntley High School with 500 of the high school's 2,393 students enrolled in the program this year and 1,300 students expected to enroll next year, according to the Northwest Herald. The blended learning classes were offered for the first time this year and allow students to complete online assignments while attending 47-minute classes at least two times per week, according to the Northwest Herald. Read more on this story on the Northwest Herald.
Tuesday, May 7, 2013
The magazine's 2013 rankings came out Monday.
On mobile? You can see interactive map here. While Huntley High School was not included in rankings recently released by Newsweek of the best high schools in the country, two area high schools did make the list. For its rankings, Newsweek sent out a survey to more than 5,000 high schools in the United States and about 2,500 schools responded in 2013. Cary-Grove High School was ranked as the 733rd best high school in the country while Prairie Ridge High School was ranked as the 767th best high school in the United States. You can see the details about local high school rankings, and every other ranked high school by clicking on the markers in the interactive map above. The survey scores were then weighted and calculated using several …
Saturday, April 27, 2013
Palatine High School hosted 16 boys and girls track teams at the event Saturday.
Palatine High School hosted 16 boys and girls track teams at the 81st Palatine Relays.
Wednesday, April 24, 2013
Share your pre-prom photos with Huntley readers.
Choosing the perfect prom gown takes a lot of patience. Finding the perfect prom date takes a lot of courage. Getting the perfect prom hairdo takes a lot of trust. But once everything comes together, getting that perfect prom picture is a piece of cake! HUNTLEY PATCH wants to see pictures of prom groups in all their gowns and glory before the big night! Strike your best prom pose and upload pictures and videos from prom night here by clicking the button above that says "upload pics and clips." When is prom for Huntley High School students?
Monday, April 22, 2013
The construction project is expected to get underway in early June, according to the Northwest Herald.
As part of the first project in an extensive expansion, construction will soon start on the Huntley High School's football stadium, according to the Northwest Herald. The District 158 Board of Education last week approved $1.4 million in construction bids for work, such as, "excavation of the football field and installation of drainage equipment" in preparation for the addition of a new synthetic field, according to the article.
Wednesday, April 10, 2013
Marek Makowski will travel to the Journalism Education Association spring conference in San Francisco on April 27.
Wednesday, April 10
Huntley High School senior Marek Makowski has been named Illinois Journalist of the Year by the Illinois Journalism Education Association (IJEA). On April 27, he will travel to San Francisco with journalism adviser Dennis Brown for the Journalism Education Association spring conference where he will be in the running for National Journalist of the Year. “I couldn’t believe it when Mr. Brown told me the great news,” said Makowski. For the competition, Makowski submitted a 38-page portfolio, which was the culmination of three years of his dedication to writing. The portfolio featured samples of his work and corresponding commentary on feature stories, columns, photos, blogs, page designs, and photography that he has produced. “I can honestly…
Monday, April 1, 2013
The project will cost around $20 million more than originally expected, according to the Northwest Herald.
The District 158 School Board learned last week that a Huntley High School expansion project could cost between $30 million and $36 million instead of the $12 million total that was originally expected, according to the Northwest Herald. The board members are expected to discuss at a Thursday meeting how to come up with the extra money to finance the project, which is meant "to accommodate 3,000 students by 2019," according to the Northwest Herald.
Thursday, March 28, 2013
The Internet says the Harlem Shake fad is official over but who believes what the Internet says? If the fad is truly over, Huntley High School saved the best for last. HHS’s The Voice posted this version on YouTube.