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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 year's MORP dance, which took place on February 15 at East Main Gym. The theme of this year's dance was

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...

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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 Campus's gym for during this year's 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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