Category: Alumni

Huntley 158 Today: What is the Co-Op Program?

Today we speak with three students and teacher Page Schwaschwary from the HHS Co-Op Program. The class pairs in-school study of skills such as communication, interviewing, and college and career prep with early release for students to work real jobs in the community. The program works with more than 100 businesses in McHenry County. Deep ties to community »

Huntley 158 Today: Connecting Students with College and Careers

Today we speak with HHS counselor Julie Atchley and several students who have benefited from the school’s adoption of Naviance, a leading online service that pairs students with college and career choices. Atchley says it is just one tool the Counseling Department uses to help students plot their post-secondary paths. Personalized profiles »

Huntley 158 Today: The LIGHT Program’s Shining Successes

Today we speak with four students from the Huntley 158 LIGHT Program, which serves special education students ages 18-21 who have completed graduation requirements but delayed acceptance of their diploma. About 75% of students in the program are competitively employed through partnerships with about 40 local employers. Watch the video »

Medical Academy Students Discuss One-of-a-Kind Residency

Twenty-four students from the HHS Medical Academy are pioneering a medical residency program in partnership with Centegra Health System. Believed to be the first of its kind, the program gives students the opportunity to shadow healthcare professionals for several hours each week in departments throughout Centegra facilities. Real-world experiences »

Huntley 158 Today: What Drives Mrs. Robinson?

On our holiday episode of Huntley 158 Today, we talk with Patricia Robinson, one of our amazing bus drivers! In addition to winning over the hearts of thousands of students during her career with the District, Mrs. Robinson, better known to many of her riders as “Mama Bear,” also recently received a statewide “Those Who Excel” honor. What makes her smile everyday »

HHS-Centegra Youth Residency Program Featured in Daily Herald

Huntley High School’s one-of-a-kind youth residency program offered in partnership with Centegra Health System has been featured in the Daily Herald. The article, which is the Herald‘s lead front-page feature across all November 29 editions of the paper, highlights the benefits of the … “Not your run-of-the-mill high school lab” »

Huntley Voice a Finalist for Columbia Scholastic Press Association Award

Download Press Release | Download High-resolution Huntley High School’s newsmagazine, The Voice, and its website,, were recently named Crown Award Finalists in the high school hybrid category by the Columbia Scholastic Press Association. The CSPA Crown Award honors the … One of 15 in U.S. »

Huntley 158 Today: Macbeth at Huntley High School

On this “Halloween” episode, we speak with two students and the director from Huntley High School’s production of Shakespeare’s “Macbeth.” We’ll talk to them about the challenges of doing Shakespeare at the high school level as well as the fun of performing their swashbuckling take on the classic drama. Why students love Shakespeare »

Huntley 158 Today: Orchestra Takes Center Stage

Huntley 158 introduced Orchestra to our middle schools in 2015-16. The program has drawn significant interest and will continue to expand in coming years into HHS. Today we check in with three Marlowe Middle School orchestra students and their teacher, Mr. Meza. Watch as they discuss their experiences in orchestra and treat us to a performance! Watch them perform »

Huntley High School ABC 7 Friday Flyover a Huge Success

Update: Thank you to everyone who participated and tuned in! We had a fantastic showing. Check out videos from the ABC 7 broadcast below, and visit for additional photos and information. Help HHS Be #1 Huntley High is one of … Photos and Videos »

Huntley 158 Today: Students Earn Perfect ACT Scores

Huntley High School students Caitlin Murray and Savannah Fiedler were among just 1,598 out of 1.92 million nationwide to earn a perfect score of 36 on the ACT. Less than one-tenth of 1 percent of all test-takers receive a perfect composite score. We ask them about the moment they found out, and what prepared them for their success. Their reactions to the news »

182 HHS Students Named to AP Scholar List

On this episode of Huntley 158 Today, we talk with three 2016 AP Scholars about their experiences at Huntley High School. In 2016, 182 HHS students and graduates earned the designation of AP Scholar from the College Board in recognition of their exceptional achievement on the college-level Advanced Placement Program (AP) exams. See them on Huntley 158 Today »

HHS Goes Gold with Cal’s Angels for Pediatric Cancer Awareness Month

Fight Song Raider Nation “I Believe” Marching Red Raiders HHS Poms Varsity Cheerleaders Videos courtesy of Mark Loewe HUNTLEY, IL – President Obama has recently declared September to be Pediatric Cancer awareness month. This proclamation was welcomed by Huntley High School’s … Photos and drone video »

Introducing Huntley 158 Today Video Series

The District is excited to introduce Huntley 158 Today, a recurring video series featuring administrators and guests from throughout the District discussing current topics in our schools. The premiere episode features Superintendent John Burkey and Associate Superintendent Jessica Lombard discussing the kickoff to the 2016-17 school year. Watch the video »

Alumni Wanted!

Alumni Wanted!

Huntley Community School District 158 is in the process of forming an Alumni Association. Please provide us with your contact information to ensure that you will be in the know as developments take place. Get in touch read more