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

Maddie Canada

Maddie Canada, Contributing Photographer

Maddie Canada is a sophomore at McHenry High School. She enjoys spending time with animals and playing the clarinet. She participates in drama club and pep band. This is Maddie's first year on the Messenger's staff.

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Arturo Delgadillo, dressed fittingly as a super hero for Halloween, poses in the Center for Science, Technology and Industry. Formerly a police officer, Delgadillo now supervises the security teams at both the Upper and Freshman Campuses.

[Photo] Who it takes to keep MCHS safe

November 9, 2022
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Though band director Ryan Cabildo was hired only part way through second semester last year, hes done much to re-invigorate MCHSs band program, guiding them to wins at competitions and exciting parade opportunities.

[Photo] New director, new direction

October 17, 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.

[Photo] Freshman, freshman, junior, senior

September 27, 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.

[Photo] Gallery: Sophomore picnic

September 19, 2022
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Pete Byrne, the dean at the Freshman Campus, believes that consequences for student behavior should come from the school and home. He says that tickets could encourage parents to play a more active role in helping correct misbehavior.

[Photo] The deans

May 19, 2022
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Freshman Kaitlyn Neville received a ticket in April for her involvement in a fight. Though she says she was only defending herself, she was given a suspension from the school and fined by the police.

[Photo] The students

May 19, 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.

[Photo] 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.

[Photo] The right direction

February 9, 2022
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Though the devious lick trend has died down, schools all across the country — including MCHS — have given strict consequences to those students who break the rules for the sake of social media likes.

[Photo] Devious

November 15, 2021
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