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

Editorial Cartoon: Quiet kids like us

Editorial Cartoon: Quiet kids like us

Claire Guzman, Staff Writer October 6, 2022

Homecoming week came to a close with the Homecoming football game on Friday, where Warriors came together in camo to support the varsity football team.

(Updated) MCHS celebrates Homecoming 2022

Kennedy Tetour, Managing Editor October 3, 2022

McHenry High School's Homecoming kicked off on Sunday, Oct. 2 and continues through Saturday, Oct. 8 at the Homecoming dance. Between them, students will show their school spirits at a number of events,...

Students celebrate the end of the school during prom on April 29 at the Renaissance Convention Center in Schaumburg.

Gallery: Prom 2022

Kennedy Tetour, Managing Editor May 2, 2022

MCHS hosted their first traditional prom since the start of the pandemic on April 29 at the Renaissance Convention Center in Schaumburg, Ill. The beautiful venue, which dazzled upperclassmen and staff...

Alessandro Quirolpe is walked out by teammates during the senior night game against Dundee-Crown on Feb. 11 in the Upper Campus main gym.

Gallery: Varsity basketball

Madison Harvey, Contributing Photographer March 1, 2022

On Feb. 11, both girls and boys basketball teams took on Dundee-Crown for senior night. The dance team, poms, and basketball all honored and celebrated their seniors.  At halftime, the dance team performed...

Students perform in Colleen Eddys dance class on December 9 in the dance room at the Upper Campus.

Gallery: Dance class

Vanessa Moreno, Staff Writer January 12, 2022

On Dec. 9, third period dance students showcased their skills by creating and performing their own dances. In previous years, students would prepare for a show, but this year they got to create their own...

The varsity football team meets in the shadows behind the stadium during halftime at the first home game of the season on September 3 at McCracken Field.

Coming home

Mackenzie Sroka, Staff Writer September 10, 2021

As Dominick Caruso ran through the inflatable Warrior helmet onto the field, the crowd roared, awaiting the first home varsity football game to start, screamed with excitement and anticipation for the...

The marching band leads the varsity football team toward McCracken Field before the first home game of the season on September 3.

Gallery: March of the Warriors

Mackenzie Sroka, Staff Writer September 9, 2021

On Friday, the varsity and frosh-soph football teams played at McCraken field hosting Huntley. The dance team, marching band and color guard led the team to the field before the varsity game. The...

The boys swimming team meets in the West Campus pool before a match on February 5th. The IHSA has limited most seasons as the state continues its battle against COVID-19.

Winter and spring sports seasons begin

Kylie Chisamore, Sports Editor February 17, 2021

The IHSA has allowed sports to move forward with shorter seasons and safety precautions. Some winter sports have already begun, including high-risk sports like boys and girls basketball and lower-risk...

Students dance beneath the neon lights at this years MORP dance, which took place on February 15 at East Main Gym. The theme of this years dance was Glow Out.

Glow all out

Jared Bysiek, Features Editor March 3, 2020

Saturday evening, an MCHS student eagerly enters the East Campus, heading towards the gym. They present the ticket purchased ahead of time, remembering to bring along the sunglasses provided with it, and...

MORP, which is prom spelled backwards, is an informal dance where students can have fun, de-stress, and hang out with friends. Posters hang around the school to promote the event.

Winter spirit week culminates in annual MORP dance

Kyla Henige, News Editor February 7, 2020

In honor of Valentine’s Day, MCHS will host the annual MORP dance on February 15 at East Main Gym. The theme of the dance will be "Glow Out." MORP, which is “prom” spelled backwards, is an informal...

Record numbers of students packed West Campuss gym for during this years Homecoming dance on October 12.

Homecoming dance breaks attendance record

Ciara Duncan, Staff Writer October 25, 2019

MCHS's 2019 Homecoming dance set new attendance records with over 1,500 tickets sold.  The dance, which took place on October 12, brought plenty of students into West’s gym—so many, in fact, that...

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