Trump Takes Cary-Grove High School Mock Election

Not only has Donald Trump and the rest of the Republicans down to State Representative achieved victory in the McHenry High School District Mock Election, but they have also done so at Cary-Grove High School. Results can be seen below: … Continue reading

Marisa Burkhart Wins State School Technology Award

A press release from the Huntley School District: Marisa Burkhart Wins Illinois Computing Educators “2014 Educator of the Year Award” ALGONQUIN – Consolidated School District 158 has received word that Marisa Burkhart, Director of Educational Technology has been selected as the winner … Continue reading

Fast Facts for McHenry County High Schools

The Illinois State Board of Education has released its Report Cards for schools. I have extracted summary data images for high schools in McHenry County, which you can see below. … Continue reading

Teen Caught on Camera in Bold Seeman Road Robbery Attempt in Western McHenry County

To All Concerned McHenry County Citizens, Yesterday I received an email from Michael Musgrave, one of the members in our network. Two teens tried to break into Michael’s house (after midnight) Saturday night (April 27th). Fortunately, Michael was home in … Continue reading

A Huntley High School Grad’s Complaint

Sitting in a doctor’s office, I picked up the Monday Northwest Herald and read the profile of Michael Gyetvan. Reporter Di Benedetto selected Gyetvan because of the extraordinary number of hours of college credit he has earned since graduating from … Continue reading

Huntley High School’s Student Newspaper, “The Voice,” Wins Top Award for Internet Edition

A press release from Huntley High School: Huntley High School journalism students win nation’s top award Huntley High School’s The Voice is proud to announce that in its first year on the Internet, the site was awarded the National Scholastic … Continue reading

A Plea to Huntley Adults and a Suggestion of What Can Be Done to Save Teen Lives

Huntley is  in mourning the death of 19-year old Jennifer Kearns. She was thrown from a car on the way to Donley’s Banquet Hall south of Union last night. Kearns was not wearing a seat belt. Neither were any of … Continue reading

Another Good Oldies Show Coming to Huntley High

This press release from Huntley School District 158 reminds me to the good time we had in the same venue in Huntley High School. We attended “Under the Streetlamp” last January and really enjoyed the concert. District 158 Education Foundation … Continue reading

MCC Remedial English by High School Districts

Yesterday, McHenry County Blog published the percentage of incoming freshmen at McHenry County College require remedial math classes. The best high school district was Huntley’s at 46% needing help to be able to take a college course. Today, we look … Continue reading

Math Problems at Local High Schools

You can see the data above. But, just to make sure people can use a search engine to find out how well each McHenry County College high school prepares its students who attend McHenry County College in math, I’ll type … Continue reading