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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

Students may be stressed with the amount of AP exams in the coming weeks, a long with finals.

The AP stress exam

Michalina Sotka, Print managing editors May 13, 2024

A student walks into school, dreading her AP exam later in the day. She spends any free waking moment that she finds cramming for it. She studies and studies, binging YouTube review sessions and filling...

Something fishy

Leylah Moreno, Artistic Director March 13, 2024

Last school year, Tim Beagle, science division chair and environmental science teacher, introduced an innovative and unique method of farming to MCHS’s greenhouse: aquaponics.  Aquaponics is a sustainable...

The students in AP Psychology are entrusted to care for sock babies to symbolize looking after a newborn baby.

Some socks required

Maggie Demski, Copy Editor January 30, 2024

A student gets to school on Wednesday morning realizing that they forgot their sock baby. They text their dad to bring the sock baby to school. This shows that this student is a bad sock parent, they will...

Students must fill out a drop form and have it approved by a division chair before they drop an AP class, but there arent many honors options for upperclassmen looking for non-AP options.

Opinion | MCHS needs to offer more honors classes to upperclassmen

Hunter Blake, Sports Editor October 18, 2023

A MCHS student sits at their computer frustrated on how to complete their homework for one of their AP classes. He is confused about the specific method he was taught by his teacher on how to answer the...

A stack of AP World History books represents the amount of work required of students in Advanced Placement classes. But just because the class is difficult doesnt mean it isnt worth the work.

Opinion | AP classes are worth it

Michalina Sotka, Staff Writer October 18, 2023

A student walks into her AP class, not looking forward to all the hard work she might have to do. Despite this, she tries to remember the potential for getting the class out of the way in high school instead...

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