McHenry High School's student-written and -edited newspaper

The McHenry Messenger

McHenry High School's student-written and -edited newspaper

The McHenry Messenger

McHenry High School's student-written and -edited newspaper

The McHenry Messenger

US President Joe Biden delivers remarks at the St. John Baptist Church in Columbia, South Carolina, on Jan. 28, 2024. US President Joe Biden vowed on Sunday to strike back after a drone attack he blamed on Iran-backed militant groups killed three US troops in Jordan.
U.S. military base in Jordan attacked
Grace Crockett, News Editor • February 6, 2024

On Jan. 28, an overnight drone attack in Jordan killed three American troops and left at least 40 troops injured. A low profile United States military desert outpost in Jordan becomes an international concern as a drone attack that took place the night of Jan. 28 killed three U.S. troops that were targeted by the Islamic Resistance in Iraq.  Before...

The 2022 varsity boys baseball team earned a police escort through town and a special celebration after playing in the championship game, but not all winning teams at MCHS have been celebrated the same way.
Opinion | Sports inequity is deeper than a state sendoff
Ethan Rasmussen, Staff Writer • February 23, 2024
Editorial Cartoon: What a pain
Editorial Cartoon: What a pain
Beth Brackmann, Staff Writer • February 23, 2024
Editorial Cartoon: One bad rade
Editorial Cartoon: One bad rade
Beth Brackmann, Staff Writer • February 6, 2024
A lot goes on behind the scenes of MCHSs school newspaper before the print and online editions are released. Each round of stories, the section editors lead a pitch day to brainstorm ideas for new articles.
Pen behind the paper 
Lily Adams, Feature Editor • February 22, 2024
Theater has decided and has been rehearsing their chosen spring musical, Shrek: The Musical.
Welcome to the swamp
Michalina Sotka, Print Managing Editor • February 21, 2024
Though migrants crossing the Mexican border are being bussed from Texas to cities all around the U.S. without much choice or warning, the ones who end up in McHenry County have found more supports than they might expect.
People are people
Mackenzie Sroka, Editor In Chief • February 13, 2024
The Warrior Weekly
MCHS Celebrates Valentine's Day | Warrior Weekly 2.23.24
Ary Juarez, Emberlin Carlson, and Makenna Harvey February 15, 2024
Girls Basketball Celebrates their Seniors | Warrior Weekly 2.13.24
Colin Chojnowski, Gavin Larak, Emmanuel Sanchez, and Coco Levesque February 15, 2024
Sophomores Compete in Annual Poetry Slam | Warrior Weekly 2.13.24
Alex Julio, Ryland Davis, Caiden Bunting, and Carter Nieman February 14, 2024
The Last of Us Part ll has been released, but it has left followers questioning the quality presented in the second part.
Review: "The Last of Us Part II" is good but flawed
Zach Benton, Staff Writer • February 20, 2024
Saltburn, the drama/thriller starring Jacob Elordi and Barry Keoghan, contains many controversial scenes.
Review: You're a moth
February 8, 2024
Disneys Steamboat Willie rendition of Mickey Mouse has officially become public domain as its copyright protection has expired after over 95 years.
In the public's hands
February 5, 2024
Figure skater Brooke Gewalt, 22 MCHS alum, glides across the rink. Gewalt competed at the 2024 U.S. Figure Skating Championships.
Proving the impossible
Rose Wenckebach, Staff Writer • February 15, 2024
MCHS has a girls wrestling team for the first time in history of the school, and they have enjoyed a successful first season.
Creating a history
January 29, 2024
On Friday, Jan. 19, MCHS Boys Varsity basketball competed against Jacobs High School at home in the Upper Campus.
Taking the court
January 22, 2024
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