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

Kennedy Tetour

Kennedy Tetour, Managing Editor

Kennedy Tetour is a junior at McHenry High School’s Upper Campus. She has worked on the Messenger for the last three school years, taking pictures and creating art to accompany the stories that her classmates write. She loves music, movies, and pushing herself to be more creative.

Recognition:

“Gallery: Honors Drones and Unmanned Flights” (IJEA)

2022 IHSA Sectionals (fourth in Review Writing)

"12 days of movies" (IJEA)

"Spring musical tech week" (IJEA)

 

All content by Kennedy Tetour
Our school seems to love the singer Pitbull — especially since his songs are played at so many school functions. So why didnt anyone dress up for Mr. Worldwide Day during the prom spirit week — and why is our school afraid of showing its school spirit?

Opinion: Worldwide spirit

May 18, 2022
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Though the movie was released in the 1980s, the movie “Say Anything” has become a cult classic that captures the trials of teenage love and the complexities of high school.

Groovy Movies: Senior cinema

May 4, 2022
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Some of the seniors on the Messenger staff have been involved in the paper since its first year; others just joined this semester. Each one has impacted the publication in an impactful way.

[Photo] The final edit

May 13, 2022
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Trends from the 1980s and 90s have become popular again this year — including some trends that have been deemed unfashionable for decades, like mullets and socks with sandals.

[Photo] Back in style

May 6, 2022
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Senior Anna McLaughlin shows off a colorful outfit influenced by 90s style.

[Photo] Back in style

May 6, 2022
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Students celebrate the end of the school during prom on April 29 at the Renaissance Convention Center in Schaumburg.

Gallery: Prom 2022

May 2, 2022
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Ride your wave explores feelings of love and loss in a whimsacal story about the ocean.

Groovy Movies: There you are

April 25, 2022
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Students talk to representatives from various colleges and career paths during the College and Career Fair in the Upper Campus main gym on April 21.

Gallery: College and Career Expo

April 22, 2022
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Released on April 1, Unlimited Love is the 12th studio album by the Red Hot Chili Peppers.

Review: Unlimited run time

April 8, 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.

Missed behavior

April 7, 2022
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There have been many Batman films over the years, and many have felt more like a cash grab than an homage to DC’s darkest hero but “The Batman” starring Robert Patinson does the franchise justice.

Groovy Movies: I am justice

March 25, 2022
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Molara Fashola founded the BLACK club in hopes to create a more inclusive and supportive school community. All students are welcomed into the club as long as they are willing to listen, learn and denounce racism.

[Photo] Including the excluded

March 24, 2022
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Though COVID numbers are currently decreasing, the recent Omicron surge had students asking whether or not prom would be at risk if cases continued to climb.

[Photo] Ready to dance

February 24, 2022
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“The House,” an animated film on Netflix, is an eerie and mysterious tale of an old house and the many people who have lived in it.

Groovy Movies: I hate this house

February 17, 2022
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Poetry slam finalists performed a mix of poems, short stories, and creative excerpts at the Celebration of Words on Friday in the Upper Campus auditorium.

[Photo] MCHS celebrates Writer’s Week

February 14, 2022
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Spider-Man: No Way Home has been one of the most anticipated films since the last in the series, Spider-Man: Far From Home in 2019. The film goes far beyond meeting viewer expectations.

Groovy Movies: Public enemy number one

January 26, 2022
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Arcane shows bright colors and a beautiful art style accompanied by a dramatic story line to keep you occupied.

Review: You’re a Jinx

January 5, 2022
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Though Tiger King was an pandemic smash hit, its follow-up second season doesnt have as much of a bite.

Review: Big cat-astrophe

December 8, 2021
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[Photo] Spring break tired

December 15, 2021
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Summer nostalgia and a warm inviting story line make Words Bubble Up Like Sodapop a perfect film to watch as the weather gets colder.

Summer has arrived

November 29, 2021
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Rayaan Ahmed, a junior at MCHS, won the APLAC election at the Upper Campus. As part of his campaign platform, he advocated for mental health support at MCHS and all public schools.

[Photo] Elected

December 8, 2021
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Valorant is one of the best up and coming video games in the esports community, and its different elements help to highlight its versatility and diverse player base.

Review: We are fighters

November 16, 2021
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Students prepare at their final dress rehersals for the Upper Campus fall play, The Man Who Came to Dinner

[Photo] Falling into success

November 10, 2021
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