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

Eli Frommes

Eli Frommes, Staff Writer

Eli Frommes is a sophmore at McHenry High School's Upper Campus. He enjoys going for runs and playing video games. Between school and band, Eli is in marching band and cross-country. This is Eli's second year on the Messenger's staff.

Recognition:

"The fight for survival" (Best of SNO)

All content by Eli Frommes
Doug Martin races in the IHSA cross-country state tournament.

Working through it

November 30, 2022
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October was Breast Cancer Awareness month, and both students and staff found ways to show their support beyond simply wearing pink — from running and raising money at 5Ks to staying at the side of loved ones fighting their diagnosis.

The fight for survival

November 7, 2022
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Members of MCHSs Marching Warriors prepare for Chicagos 70th Columbus Day Parade on Oct. 10. The band took a bus downtown, gathered on Upper Wacker Dr. and marched down State St.

Gallery: Chicago’s Columbus Day Parade

October 14, 2022
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Sophomores Luis Adame, Jamison Shea and Jiji Thorne walk through the hallways of the Upper Campus. As sophomores, this is their first year in the building, which makes them feel like freshman for a second year in a row.

Freshman, freshman, junior, senior

September 27, 2022
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Runners from the cross country team practice at Veteran Acres in Crystal Lake on September 15.

Gallery: Cross country practice

September 21, 2022
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Sophomores enjoy eating hot dogs and hamburgers and play games during a special sophomore picnic organized by Connections Crew on Sept 15 outside of the Upper Campus.

Gallery: Sophomore picnic

September 19, 2022
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MCHS students perform during the first night of pops concerts — the final choir concerts of the year and before graduation — on May 4 in the Upper Campus auditorium.

Gallery: Spring choir concerts

May 6, 2022
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Students watch Staff Infection perform during a sneak peek at the Upper Campus on April 29 in the main gym.

Gallery: Upper Campus sneak peek

May 2, 2022
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Freshmen in Tamara Pitzs Spanish I class make piñatas the week of April 25 to give to students at Edgebrook Elementary School.

Gallery: Spanish I piñatas

April 29, 2022
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Freshman Gavin Wuchter conducts first period Concert Band at the Freshmen Campus on January 21. Wuchter stepped up while the district found a replacement for MCHSs director of bands, who left at the beginning of second semester.

The right direction

February 9, 2022
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