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

The McHenry Messenger

On Sept. 8, Leadership In Action students went to training to prepare for Freshman Pride Camp at Camp Duncan in Ingleside that they were leading the following week.

Gallery: Leadership in Action prepares for Pride Camp

Madisyn Spencer, Contributing Writer September 20, 2023

On Sept. 8, MCHS’s senior Leadership In Action students bussed to Camp Duncan in Ingleside for a full day of bonding, team-building and leadership training. The students left the camp excited for the...

Players celebrate a point during the varsity volleyball match against Burlington Central on Sept. 5.

Gallery: Volleyball against Burlington Central

Mackenzie Sroka, Editor-In-Chief September 7, 2023

On Tuesday, the girls varsity volleyball team played Burlington Central in the Freshman Campus main gym.  Warrior Nation wore white and cheered all game long in support of the team. While the team...

On Sunday, August 27, MCHSs community gathered to welcome home Veterans from their return of the Honor Flight trip.

Gallery: Honor Flight Welcome Home Celebration

Elijah Latronica, Staff Writer August 29, 2023

On August 27, The McHenry community gathered to support and celebrate a group of veterans who were returning from the Honor Flight trip to Washington D.C. at the Upper Campus. The event was open to the...

On Friday, August 25, the Warriors played their first football game against the Hampshire Whip-Purs at Hampshire High School.

Gallery: Varsity football against Hampshire

Ary Juarez, Staff Writer August 29, 2023

MCHS’s varsity football team went head to head against Hampshire High School Whip-Purs in the first football game of the season on Friday. The Warriors lost 34-0, but were able to keep their enthusiasm...

On May 16 and 17, students from MCHSs choirs performed at the annual Pops Concert at the Upper Campus auditorium.

Gallery: Spring Pops Concert

Gabe Santos, Arts and Entertainment Editor May 22, 2023

On May 16 and 17, MCHS's choirs performed their annual Pops Concert at the Upper Campus auditorium. The cadet and concert choirs, along with Surround Sound and guitar classes, performed interpretations...

Gallery: Senior Honors Night

Nikki Sisson, Managing Director May 15, 2023

Wednesday in the Upper Campus gym, select seniors were invited to the Upper Campus main gym for Senior Honors Night, an event where they were presented with medals, certificates, and scholarships for...

Captured during their second to last week of school, students from the Class of 2023 show what it looks like to be a senior mere weeks before graduation as they wander and hang out in the Upper Campus’s halls and classrooms.

Real Warriors: Seniors

Preston Boysen, Staff Writer May 10, 2023

The school year is coming to an end for the senior Class of 2023. This senior class stands out because, visibly, every kid is different. Anyone would agree that there are cliques and posses, however...

MCHS students celebrate the end of the year during prom at the Schaumburg Renaissance on April 28.

Gallery: Prom 2023

Nikki Sisson, Marketing Director May 5, 2023

MCHS students attended prom on April 28, at the Renaissance in Schaumburg. Students had fun dancing, taking pictures, and hanging out with friends.  The theme of the prom was ‘Tale as old as time’...

MCHSs boys and girls track teams swept the Rocket Relay at Richmond-Burton on April 27.

Gallery: Rocket Relays

Mackenzie Sroka, Sports Editor May 2, 2023

On Thursday, April 27, girls and boys varsity track went to Richmond-Burton for the Rocket Relays. At the meet, they dominated and became the Rocket Relay champions.  Not only were there relays at...

Students from MCHSs Wind Ensemble headed to Nashville over the weekend, where they toured the city and performed in the WorldStrides Performing Arts Heritage Festival.

Gallery: Band trip to Nashville

Eli Frommes, Staff Writer April 27, 2023

The MCHS Wind ensemble went to Nashville Tennessee on April 20 for three days to participate in the WorldStrides Performing Arts Heritage Festival. The band scored a 292 out of 300 at the competition...

Juniors and sophomores explore post-secondary options at the annual College & Career Expo on April 20 in the Upper Campus main gym.

Gallery: College & Career Expo

Tati Rubi, Staff Writer April 26, 2023

On April 20, MCHS held a College & Career Expo. This included around nearly 100 colleges and universities to explore in the Upper Campus first floor gym. Sophomores on that day all attended second...

Cast members pose for photos backstage during MCHS production of The SpongeBob Musical.

Gallery: “The SpongeBob Musical” behind the scenes

Kennedy Tetour, Managing Editor April 5, 2023

MCHS Drama Club put on their production of "The SpongeBob Musical" in early March, inviting audiences of all ages to come witness the bright, fun environment that is Nickelodeon's SpongeBob SquarePants. The...

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