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

Allie Everhart

Allie Everhart, Artistic Director

Allie Everhart is a sophomore at McHenry High School's Upper Campus. She enjoys editing, photography, running, and investigating. After school, she runs for MCHS's track team. This is Allie's first year on the Messenger's staff.

Recognition:

“Masks no longer required in most public places in Illinois” (IJEA)

2022 IHSA State (first in Photo Storytelling)

2022 IHSA Sectionals (third in Photo Storytelling)

 

All content by Allie Everhart
According to a report from the Chicago Tribune and ProPublica, not all students who receive tickets as a disciplinary consequence get to make their case in court. In McHenry, some hearings take place at the McHenry Municipal Center on Green St.

[Photo] Conclusions

May 19, 2022
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Though the school does not issue tickets for misbehavior, the districts student resource officers can. Deputy Chief Thomas Welsh from the McHenry police department does not believe this is in violation of an Illinois law that states a student may not be issued a monetary fine or fee as a disciplinary consequence.

[Photo] This is fine

May 19, 2022
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Many seniors have been waiting their whole childhood for graduation day. Other seniors, though, don’t feel as confident or certain about their path after high school and may even be scared to leave high school.

[Photo] Fear of the unknown

May 13, 2022
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Starting early this summer, McCrackens grass football field will be replaced with turf to help with drainage. Improvements will also allow other teams to compete on the field.

[Photo] Turning to turf

May 19, 2022
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Senior Reese Vincent, GSAs president, says that recent bills aimed at restricting discussion of gender and sexual orientation in Florida classrooms are a reaction to society becoming more accepting of LGBTQ+ people.

[Photo] To say or not say gay

April 14, 2022
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Students lift weights during Anna Centellas Strength class on April 5 in the strength room at the Upper Campus.

[Photo] Up lifting

April 7, 2022
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The total numbers of behavior incidents between semester one at East Campus in 2019 and semester one the Freshman Campus in 2022 are comparable, which is notable because the school housed twice as many students before the pandemic.

[Photo] Missed behavior

April 7, 2022
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Girls track team members Ali Casey and Jennifer Orozco practice at the track at McCracken Field on Mar. 14 in preparation for their first meets of the season.

[Photo] Running into a new sport

March 24, 2022
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Students climb and repel down the climbing wall during their Adventure Ed class in Buckner Gym on Jan. 17 at the Upper Campus.

[Photo] Exploring new heights

February 2, 2022
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The rise in freshman failures concerns many staff and parents. Given the new campus structure, what will happen when freshmen heading to the Upper Campus fail?

[Photo] Failing‌ ‌freshmen‌

February 25, 2022
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Students perform in Colleen Eddys dance class on December 9 in the dance room at the Upper Campus.

[Photo] Gallery: Dance class

January 12, 2022
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English teacher Dina Koulis participates in Ugly Holiday Weather Day on Dec. 9 during the last day of spirit week at the Upper Campus.

[Photo] Gallery: Winter spirit week

December 11, 2021
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Students partake in a mock trial held in Youth and Law on December 2 in room 320 at the Upper Campus.

[Photo] Gallery: Mock trial

December 6, 2021
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