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

Beth Brackmann

Beth Brackmann, Contributing Illustrator

Beth Brackmann is a freshman at the Freshman Campus. She enjoys drawing, reading, and watching movies. Beth also like to go antiquing in her free time and has several collections. Her favorite thing to draw is fan art or original characters.

Recognition:

2022 IHSA Sectionals (third in Advertising)

All content by Beth Brackmann
AP tests always happen as the school prepares final projects, graduation and final exams, adding stress to a stressful time of year. But for many students, AP tests are worth it.

[Photo] Advanced pressure

May 17, 2022
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Inventing Anna tells the story of one of Americas biggest frauds, Anna Delvey.

Review: A flawless fraud

April 18, 2022
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Cuphead uses a unique vintage style of animation to portray the tale of two brothers off to find adventure.

Review: Owe the devil your soul

March 11, 2022
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Cosplay is a way that people interact with their favorite fandoms and other fans. What some many consider nerdy has enjoyed an enormous subculture all its own.

[Photo] Creative community

February 1, 2022
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As MCHS returned for the semester to new classes and schedules, many discovered that some classes were stuffed too full. Studies show that students dont learn as well in overloaded classes.

[Photo] Opinion: Keep class sizes small

January 27, 2022
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As the COVID-19 pandemic wanes, more and more people have turned to Twitch for social connection — including many at MCHS.

[Photo] Streaming connections

November 22, 2021
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MCHS has a history with protesting the dress code, and administration has made adjustments to the policy in response to these complaints. So why is the dress code still such a controversy at our school?

[Photo] Point-counterpoint: Dress-coded

October 28, 2021
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On September 11, 2001, many of MCHSs teachers were in the classroom—some as teachers, others as students. Each one of them still remembers that fateful day.

[Photo] A turning point

September 11, 2021
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