The McHenry Messenger

Hidden Pearl moves out to accommodate Booster Club

The window is closed on popular Hidden Pearl coffee shop at West Campus. The shop moved to make room for the Booster Club.
Michelene Havard, Staff Writer December 17, 2019

West Campus administrators announced Hidden Pearl’s closure on December 2. The coffee shop left West indefinitely to make room for the Booster Club concessions.  “About this [time of] year, the...

Should college athletes be paid?

Forward Zion Williamson of Duke University (1) rises up for a slam dunk.
Peyton Roper, Staff Writer May 1, 2019

In 2017 the National College Athletic Association (NCAA) made close to $1.1 billion in total revenue. Now think about the players. They do not receive any rewards for their play and contributing to this...

Pin perfect: Boys bowler makes McHenry history

Photo courtesy of the Northwest Herald
Keefer Roman, Editor - West Campus April 2, 2019

East Campus Senior Dalton Atwater made McHenry history this year as he became one of two MCHS athletes to qualify for the Illinois High School Association’s Boys Bowling State Finals.    Though...

Girls lacrosse team makes debut at MCHS

A map and player's positions on a typical lacrosse field.
Sydney Murrin, Editor - West Campus March 22, 2019

McHenry Community High School has filled a void in their athletic program with the addition of a girls lacrosse team that will be making its debut this spring. The team will be coached by West Campus School...

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