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Madison Harvey

Madison Harvey, Staff Writer

Madison Harvey is a freshman at West Campus. When she's not playing softball or volleyball, she likes to write, read, bake, and experiment with a camera. She is excited to learn and grow as a journalist and photographer.


"Keep the universal DH" (IJEA)

"Becoming One" (Best of SNO)

"One year later" (Best of SNO)

“Making it big” (Best of SNO, IJEA)

All content by Madison Harvey
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
Students who have waited patiently for COVID to loosen its grip are excited to start their athletic seasons. But is the combination of short seasons and new learning schedules too much for them?


March 24, 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.

Wild ride

March 8, 2021
Colleen Eddy prepares for Mental Health Friday on February 10 in the dance room at West Campus.

[Photo] Better help

February 12, 2021
As a Warrior, Tonyan set the school record for passing yards with 5,000 and was named to the All Conference team as a junior and senior. Now a Green Bay Packer, Tonyan tied for fifth in the league in touchdowns during the 2020 season.

Making it big

February 1, 2021

[Photo] Part Four: Abash

November 24, 2020

[Photo] Part One: Blind

November 24, 2020

[Photo] Part Two: Umbrage

November 24, 2020

[Photo] Part Three: Pique

November 24, 2020
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