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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

MCHS celebrates students every single day, but for the same sorts of things — good grades and amazing athletic performance. Other talented students work hard in other ways and deserve recognition as well.

Opinion: Some students don’t get the recognition they deserve

Freedom Tomasello, Opinions Editor May 12, 2023

MCHS Administration claims to want the best for all students, but they fail to treat everyone equally. Students with lower GPAs than others are consistently forgotten about, along with athletes overshadowing...

A table full of treats and gym full of family and friends surprised Illinois Principal of the Year Dr. Jeff Prickett during a special award ceremony in the Easy Main Gym on March 18.

Dr. Prickett named Principal of the Year

Emma Snyder, News Editor March 19, 2021

On March 18, Dr. Jeff Prickett, current principal of East Campus, was announced as the 2021 Illinois High School Principal of the Year.  “How does it feel? In a word — amazing!” said Prickett,...

A stack of MCHS yearbooks sit in Mitch Stengels classroom while he teaches on February 2. Though it was only his first year as advisor, Stengel helped his team create a third place yearbook even during a pandemic.

The Warrior wins

Emma Snyder, News Editor February 3, 2021

Capturing the essence of any year into a single book is a difficult task but, capturing 2020 was a completely different challenge. MCHS’s yearbook staff rose to the occasion and created a yearbook that...

Sally Hepner, Wests student services administrative assistant, makes a phone call during the school day and custodian Elenor Rogan cleans up East Campus after school. Hepner and Rogan were MCHSs staff members of the month for September.

Dedicated Warriors

Jared Bysiek, Features Editor November 14, 2019

Just recently at McHenry High School, Staff Member of the Month awards had been given out to one special member of the staff who have shown their hard work and dedication to the school. The winner at West...

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