Tuesday, May 21, 2013
Teen was arrested on Huntley High School grounds.
A 14-year-old Lake in the Hills boy was arrested Friday after police said the boy was selling pot at Huntley High School. The teen was charged with unlawful delivery of cannabis on school grounds, according to Huntley Police. The boy was arrested at Huntley High School, 13719 Harmony Road. In the same incident a 15-year-old girl from Lake in the Hills was charged with possession of cannabis, police said. Both teens were released to their parents and will attend peer jury. In other Huntley Police reports:
Friday, May 17, 2013
Andy Jakubowski suspended himself from coaching for the rest of the regular season, according to McHenryCountySports.com.
Huntley baseball coach Andy Jakubowski has suspended himself from coaching for the rest of the regular season after being arrested for driving under the influence and speeding early Sunday morning, according to McHenryCountySports.com. Jakubowski said he spent practice with his team on Monday and Tuesday before breaking the news to them on Wednesday about his decision not to coach, telling McHenryCountySports.com that "it was the hardest thing" he'd ever had to do. Read more on McHenryCountySports.com.
Wednesday, May 15, 2013
Huntley High School placed third overall at the sectional meet in Belvidere last week while Jacobs placed fourth overall.
Help Algonquin-Lake in the Hills Patch get to 1,500 "likes" on Facebook 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 Jacobs High School girls track team placed fourth overall at the Belvidere (North) girls sectional track and field meet on May 9 with 43 points. Rockton Hononegah came in first place with 85 points while Cary-Grove High School came in second place with 75 points and Huntley High School came in third place with 59 points, according to preliminary results posted on the IHSA website. Lauren VanVlierbergen, a sophomore at Jacobs, qualified for the 1600-meter run placing first overall at the sectional meet with a …
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.
Sunday, May 5, 2013
Share your pre-prom photos with Algonquin and Lake in the Hills 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! ALGONQUIN-LAKE IN THE HILLS 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 Algonquin, Lake in the Hills 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
Police reports from March 18 -23.
Note: The following information was obtained from Huntley Police Department arrest reports. An arrest is only an accusation and does not constitute guilt. An individual can only be found guilty in a court of law. *Two teenage girls, aged 15 and 16, from Lake in the Hills were charged with disorderly conduct at Huntley High School, 13719 Harmony Road, on March 18. Both juveniles were released to their parents and will attend peer jury. *Two Huntley girls, aged 15 and 14, were arrested in a separate incident on a disorderly conduct charge in connection with an incident at Huntley High School on March 20, police said. Both girls were released to their mothers and will attend peer jury. *Two 17-year-old Lake in the Hills, an 18-year-old and a …
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.