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

Just Stop Oil protesters glued themselves to the wall and then threw tomato soup at Vincent Van Goghs iconic 1888-9 art work Sunflowers, at the National Gallery on Oct. 14, 2022, in London.

Opinion: Art should not be destroyed to make a point

Gabe Santos, Arts and Entertainment Editor November 1, 2022

On the morning of October 14th, two climate activists from the “Just Stop Oil” organization, an organization against large oil conglomerates, protested by throwing tomato soup on the famous “Sunflowers”...

Tri-Conference Art Show provides a new way of presenting art

Tri-Conference Art Show provides a new way of presenting art

Emma Westermeier, Staff Writer February 16, 2021

Steadily making their ways into corridors of the Fox Valley Art Conference, a crowd of student artists, parents, and teachers try their best to contain their excitement. They are greeted with an elaborate...

Students often use art as a way to express their emotions, so when they create something concerning, adults should be more understanding and less judgemental.

Opinion: Don’t punish artists for expressing themselves

Alayna Trimingham, Staff Writer February 4, 2021

A student sits in class drawing grotesque drawings in their notebook. They suddenly heard their name on the loudspeaker. They go down to the office and are lectured on their art style, and told it isn’t...

Demonstrating her art, Ms. Michele Zimmerman uses motivation and modeling to help her students improve their artistic skills and knowledge.

Art-Warming

Leylah Moreno, Staff Writer October 9, 2020

A student sits in the art room after class has ended, frustrated, unsure of what’s missing from their artwork. By their side, McHenry Community High School art teacher Ms. Michele Zimmerman stands, cheering...

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