Category: Academics

“Write for Rights” Project Opens Students’ Perspectives on Global Issues

Students in Anne Sharkey’s Global Citizenship class recently participated in a “Write for Rights”  project in partnership with Amnesty International. The project, which is the organization’s largest annual human rights campaign, encourages people throughout the world to write letters to convince government officials … “Something bigger than I am” »

HHS Job Skills Class Ignites Successful Candle Business

Students in Deb Udelhofen’s Job Skills class at Huntley High School were featured in the Daily Herald and the Northwest Herald, showcasing the candles they have been successfully making and selling since last year under the brand “EdSpecial Scents.” The business, which was seeded … Selling at craft fair »

Huntley One of 10 Illinois Districts Piloting Competency-Based Education

Huntley 158 is one of 10 Illinois school districts selected to participate in the first cohort of Illinois’ Competency-Based High School Graduation Requirements Pilot Program. The program is targeted to spur innovation among school districts to develop competency-based learning systems. Each … Read more »

Huntley 158 Today: HHS Principal Discusses Blended Learning

Huntley High School Principal Scott Rowe discusses the school’s pioneering ALPHA Courses Blended Learning program. Through the program, the school offers some 40 classes combining face-to-face and online work, spanning the entire curriculum from math to PE. Research has shown … Nationally recognized »