The McHenry Messenger

Opinion: Christmas for business?

Christmas is a time for holiday joy and giving. Though with changing times and attitudes, have corporations taken over the spirit of Christmas?

Jared Bysiek, Features Editor

December 20, 2019

The Christmas season is a time for friends, family, and appreciation. It’s also a time for the stress of feeling pressured to buy presents for loved ones. As the holiday approaches, many people may feel obligated to get presents for others, and with this obligation and stress continues during the sea...

Business booming: Snapology store one of many new options in downtown McHenry

Business booming: Snapology store one of many new options in downtown McHenry

May 1, 2019

In McHenry, many new businesses have opened up on Green Street. From restaurants to a do-it-yourself dog-wash, there are now numerous new services that are available. One of the new businesses in the area is Snapology, a play-place for kids that works with LEGO, robotics, science, technology, engineerin...

West Campus coffeeshop creates buzz

West Campus student, Gianna Matassa orders coffee during 2nd hour.

Anthony True, Staff Writer - West Campus

February 7, 2019

Last semester, MCHS partnered with the Hidden Pearl Coffeeshop to bring their caffeinated beverages to West Campus. The coffee shop, aptly named The Hidden Pearl West, started serving coffee to sleepy students and teachers the morning of Dec. 3rd and continued for a three-week trial period. "The coffee at...