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McHenry High School's student-written and -edited newspaper

The McHenry Messenger

McHenry High School's student-written and -edited newspaper

The McHenry Messenger

Cast members pose for photos backstage during MCHS production of The SpongeBob Musical.

Gallery: “The SpongeBob Musical” behind the scenes

Kennedy Tetour, Managing Editor April 5, 2023

MCHS Drama Club put on their production of "The SpongeBob Musical" in early March, inviting audiences of all ages to come witness the bright, fun environment that is Nickelodeon's SpongeBob SquarePants. The...

The cast of MCHSs SpongeBob: The Musical sing on stage during a rehearsal on March 6 in the Upper Campus Auditorium.

Review: I am not a simple sponge

Gabe Santos, Arts and Entertainment Editor March 10, 2023

The MCHS Theatre Department is well into the spring musical season and this year they’re putting together a real showstopper. “The SpongeBob Musical” which debuted on broadway in December of 2017...

Students involved in the fall play work hard in their final dress rehearsal for The Merry Wives of Windsor on Nov. 1 in the Freshman Campus theater.

All hands on stage

Tati Rubi, Staff Writer November 16, 2022

Chaeyla Maldonado peaks through the curtains of the FC theater nervous for her first ever time on stage. The curtains open as the bright lights hit her. She smiles and starts her lines. This year, MCHS’s...

Editorial Cartoon: Behind the curtain

Editorial Cartoon: Behind the curtain

Rachel Kaminski, Contributing Illustrator March 25, 2022

Drama Club members perform in the spring musical “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee” on March 11 in the Upper Campus Auditorium.

Gallery: “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee”

Nikki Sisson, Marketing Manager March 14, 2022

Freshmen and Upper Campus Drama Club members put on “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee.” The musical is a comedy about a group of middle schoolers trying to succeed not only in the spelling...

The first Madrigal dinner post pandemic took place in the FC auditorium on Dec. 4, festivities included dinner,  show, and a magical enviornment.

Bringing tradition back

Nikki Sisson, Marketing Manager December 6, 2021

People sit in the crowd, eating and watching the students of MCHS put on a renaissance show different from most. There's singing, dancing, and conversing with the actors while everyone eats. The Madrigal...

Students prepare at their final dress rehersals for the Upper Campus fall play, The Man Who Came to Dinner

Falling into success

Lydia Lawrence, Staff Writer November 10, 2021

Lights and laughter fill the Upper Campus’ auditorium as the actors step out onto the stage. The new year brings new excitement and new actors to the stage. Whether a cast or crew member, the excitement...

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