The McHenry Messenger

Opinion: It’s time to try a different winter dance

Opinion: It’s time to try a different winter dance

Zach Brown, Sports Editor

February 18, 2020

Since 2018, MCHS has switched from Turnabout to MORP. There are three dances total every year, including prom, Homecoming, and MORP. Unfortunately, the latter has lost its popularity among the student body, and brings in the fewest attendees among all major school dances year after year.   In my o...

Letter to the Editor: Homecoming makes me feel like a Warrior

October 9, 2019

In response to the opinion piece, “Does Homecoming live up to its Hype?” published in the McHenry Messenger on October 7, I would like to offer an alternative opinion. I am Gracee Majkrzak and I am President of the Student Council at East Campus and I have also been a member for all four years of ...

Opinion: Does Homecoming live up to its hype?

Opinion: Does Homecoming live up to its hype?

Michelene Havard, Staff Writer

October 9, 2019

I had unrealistic expectations for the Homecoming dance.  As a child, my illusion for Homecoming developed from watching multiple high school films. “High School Musical” made me believe that I could do anything. I enjoyed watching the football games and school dances on television. When it c...