The McHenry Messenger

Young professionals

Senior Kaili Wegner sells her handmade earrings locally and donates 50% of the proceeds to local organizations. She is one of a handful of seniors who has started a small business during the shelter-in-place order.

Emma Snyder, Staff Writer

May 13, 2020

For seniors, graduation marks the end of high school, an unforgettable period of their lives full of challenges and triumphs. But it also marks the beginning of their professional lives and careers. However, some seniors have already had the beginning; they took initiative to start up small businesses. ...

Keeping busy

Though many people stuck in their homes are binge watching Netflix, others, like Alison Anthony, are taking on fulfilling new skills like crocheting.

Stacy Correra, Copy Editor

April 24, 2020

As sophomore Alison Anthony sits at home during quarantine, she thinks about what she could do to pass time and cure her boredom. She could practice guitar, or finish her Schoology assignments, or go for a walk. Instead, she decides she was going to learn something new, thus starting her newest way to...