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WINTER 2018
VOLUME 1, ISSUE 2
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Dual Language Program Beginning 2018-19  

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Get full information on the benefits of dual language, program structure, and enrollment process at www.district158.org/dual-language.

 
Thank you to all who participated in the community survey and forums to help us learn the desired qualities of our next superintendent!

Dr. Brad Hawk
Meet Interim Superintendent Brad Hawk

Awrey to retire after 33 years, Rowe to replace

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Safety and Security in Focus

The recent events in Florida have been top of mind for both members of the community and Huntley 158 staff. Visit www.district158.org/departments/security to read about some of the proactive measures the District has taken in recent years to help keep our schools safe. 

 
 
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HHS Cheerleading Takes 5th Place at State
Congratulations to the Huntley High School Competitive Cheerleading Team, which took 5th place at the state finals held February 2-3, 2018, in Normal, Ill. With a final score of 88.49, the team finished just outside the top 3.

Three HHS Students Named Finalists for National Merit Scholarships
Seniors Delaney Hajek, Alyssa Schechtel, and Zoe Zuzzio have all advanced to the final round of consideration for scholarships awarded by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation.

15 HHS Students to Exhibit Artworks at Rockford Art Museum
Fifteen Huntley High School students have had works selected out of hundreds of entrants into the Rockford Art Museum 74th Annual Young Artist’s Show, running March 4-31.

Hiremath ’10 Named to Forbes 30 Under 30 in Enterprise Technology
Huntley High School alumnus Vinay Hiremath, Class of 2010, has been named to Forbes magazine’s 2018 “30 Under 30” list along with the co-founders of his tech startup, Loom.

Students Named to Daily Herald Leadership Team
Huntley High School Seniors Vongai Tizora and Samuel De La Paz were recognized by the newspaper along with other area young people for their commitment to community service. 

113 HHS Students Named ISAC State Scholars
Approximately the top 10 percent of graduates from approved high schools are announced as State Scholars each year. 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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HHS Competency-Based Pilot to Launch Next Year
 
HHS was among 10 organizations selected to participate in the State of Illinois' first competency-based education pilot. The program, launching next year, was featured in a number of national media outlets, including the Trib and EdWeek.   
 
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Six Schools Among 4% in State to Earn Energy Star Rating
 
Seven of Huntley 158's nine buildings are now Energy Star Certified, the only such school buildings in McHenry County. Energy efficiency has netted millions of dollars of savings over the past several years. 
 
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Black History Month
 
 
Huntley 158 Schools Celebrate Black History Month
 
Throughout the winter, Huntley 158 has participated in activities celebrating the accomplishments of African Americans, examining race in our society, and encouraging conversations about the culture in our schools.
 
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Huntley 158 Accepted to the League of Innovative Schools
 
Huntley 158 is among just 93 school districts in the U.S.  accepted into the national coalition of forward-thinking school districts.
 
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Information for Summer School 2018 Available Online Now
 
Summer learning opportunities exist for students in all grades. Visit www.district158.org/
summer-school
to learn about opportunities available.
 
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