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Mackenzie Sroka

Mackenzie Sroka, Staff Writer

Mackenzie Sroka is a Freshman at  West Campus. In her free time she enjoys watching Netflix, talking to her friends, and hanging out with my dogs. Mackenzie loves traveling, nature, and taking photos.


"Hybrid continues strong despite challenges" (IJEA)

"Basketball teams start season Wednesday" (IJEA)

"One year later" (Best of SNO)

"Becoming One" (Best of SNO)

All content by Mackenzie Sroka
The learning ledge on the second floor of the Center for Science, Technology, and Industry waits for students fill its seats starting the 2021-22 school year — the first year that West Campus will be known as the Upper Campus.

Becoming one

May 24, 2021
The varsity football team huddles before a home game and stokes their team spirit against Huntley at McCracken Field on April 1. Several senior athletes at MCHS, including football players, intend to play college-level sports next year.

Next level

May 11, 2021
The varsity volleyball team meets mid-court to strategize during a game against Johnsburg on March 24 in the East Campus main gym.

Bouncing Back

April 27, 2021
Varsity baseball players cheer for each other before a game during the 2019 season — the last season that the team played. Though COVID shut down last year's season, this year's spring sports will play — just a shorter season that stretches into the summer.

Warming up

April 5, 2021
Empty, socially distant desks wait in the West Campus south foyer for students to sit and eat their lunches — one of many ways the past year felt different to students.

One year later

March 12, 2021
The girls basketball team practices in Buckner Gym at West Campus on March 3 while other athletes train in the weight room. Two- and three-season athletes have had to make tough decisions about which sports to play — and which not to play — during overlapping seasons.

[Photo] Wild ride

March 8, 2021
Talking with students during office hours, Erbach translates his personality into every day on the job teaching.

Picking up passions

November 6, 2020
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