The McHenry Messenger

Sing it loud

Joe Cangelosi plays guitar for Winter Tennis during the Battle of the Bands. On January 24, MCHS student-formed bands competed for the title of 2020 Battle of the Bands champion.

Jared Bysiek, Features Editor

February 3, 2020

Standing behind the curtain, the band waits to be introduced by the emcees before they can start performing. The time leading up to the performance has been full of excitement and anxiety, but now it’s in full force. As the curtain begins to open, applauds filling the room to eagerly welcome the band,...

Gallery: Students and staff rock Battle of the Bands

Joshua Miller supports Winter Tennis. On January 24, MCHS student-formed bands competed for the title of 2020 Battle of the Bands champion.

Stacy Correra, Copy Editor

January 27, 2020

On January 24, Student Council hosted the annual Battle of the Bands competition in the West Auditorium to a packed auditorium. Along with many non-competitive in-between acts, the event showcased MCHS student bands Temporary Delay and Nyght Stryke (and featuring an opening performance by all-teacher...

Opinion: Bring the music back

Opinion: Bring the music back

Stacy Correra, Copy Editor

December 17, 2019

With the annual Battle of the Bands event coming up, students ready the garage bands they started with their friends on a whim. But after the big battle, where do they go from there? There are not a lot of places in McHenry for these young musicians to perform to the public, and that puts a dent in those...