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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

Students played teachers at two different volleyball matches during the spring spirit rally on April 5 in the Upper Campus main gym. The frosh-soph team beat the Freshman Campus teachers, but the upperclassmen lost to the Upper Campus teachers.
Some assembly required
Aika Villa, Page Designer • April 8, 2024

Waking up early in the morning, an MCHS student spots an email sent by the school reminding them that it’s spirit week, which also means an assembly on Friday as well. Quickly, they put on their favorite Cubs jersey to celebrate the final spirit week of the school year. Spirit week started on April 2 following spring break and extended all the...

The Miss McHenry Pageant is a community tradition that provides scholarships for young women in McHenry. However, some believe that the pageant is not inclusive.
Opinion | Miss McHenry misses the mark
Gabe Santos, Arts and Entertainment Editor • April 11, 2024
Editorial Cartoon: Under pressure
Editorial Cartoon: Under pressure
Claire Crockett, Contributing Illustrator • March 14, 2024
Republican presidential candidate and former President Donald Trump speaks during a Get Out the Vote Rally March 2, 2024, in Richmond, Virginia.
Opinion | Trump should not run for president again 
Lola Cassidy, Online Managing Editor • March 6, 2024
PE teacher Tony Swanson addresses his Strength class in the weight room at the Freshman Campus. His research shows that kids perform better in fitness testing when they engage in strength training.
Eye opening research
Afton Ingraffia, Freshman Correspondent • April 11, 2024
Maxwell Zerdt give feedback to a student from during tutorials AVID 9 class on April 4 at the Freshman Campus. Tutor Chad Dunn helped assist the other students as they asked questions and tried to solve the problem.
Advocating for kids
Sophia Salas, Freshman Correspondent • April 9, 2024
Freshman Campus counselor JR Bocian works in his office in the Student Services center at the Freshman Campus on April 8. Counselors and social workers are always on call to help students who need support.
Embracing the help
Finley Vigeant, Contributing Writer • April 8, 2024
This years prom will be on April 26 at the Renaissance Convention Center in Schaumburg. Though some students were previously not allowed to attend due to attendance issues, MCHSs administration has reversed course on that policy. Now, any student who buys tickets by noon on Saturday can attend.
Dancing in the stars 
Lily Adams, Feature Editor • April 5, 2024
The Warrior Weekly
The Highlights | April 12, 2024
The Highlights | April 12, 2024
Rose Wenckebach, Staff Writer • April 12, 2024
The Highlights | April 5, 2024
The Highlights | April 5, 2024
Rose Wenckebach, Staff Writer • April 5, 2024
Since March is Youth Art Month, the National Art Honors Society set a station up outside the cafeteria during lunch periods to celebrate creativity and encourage students to get involved with art.
Gallery: Youth Art Month
Leylah Moreno, Artistic Director • March 22, 2024
An image from Beyoncés concert at Allegiant Stadium on Aug. 26, 2023, in Las Vegas.
Review | Beyonce’s new album is different in a good way
Michalina Sotka, Print Managing Editor • April 12, 2024
Ruby Franke, known for her parenting YouTube channel 8passengers, plead guilty to four counts of aggravated child abuse in court on December 18, 2023.
Not so "ideal family"
April 4, 2024
Boys volleyball players from Lakes play against Grayslake Central on April 2 at Lakes High School. If they can get enough interest, MCHS plans to put together a boys volleyball team together for next year.
Hit the court
Ethan Rasmussen, Staff Writer • April 9, 2024
MCHSs baseball team prepares for the season, with the addition of their new home field.
Up to bat
April 4, 2024
Varsity boys basketball coach Corky Card talks to the team during a time out on Jan. 19 in the Upper Campus main gym during a game against Jacobs.
Big changes, big wins
March 20, 2024
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