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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

MCHS tested the fountains at the Upper Campus over spring break and found the water safe to drink and free of E. coli and coliform bacteria. This follows a scare in March when AP Environmental Science students testing the water found evidence of fecal material in their samples.

Drinking water deemed ‘satisfactory’ for coliform bacteria

Evanel Gonzalez, Contributing Writer April 10, 2023

After testing MCHS’s drinking water, official results show the samples were deemed ‘satisfactory’ for coliform bacteria and that the school’s drinking water did not have significant amounts of...

Smoke rises from a derailed cargo train in East Palestine, Ohio, on Feb. 4, 2023.

Ohio train derailment leads to environmental concerns

Henry Fitzgerald, Freshman Correspondant March 9, 2023

Just before 9 p.m., on Feb. 20, the Northfolk Southern train derailed causing radioactive chemicals to spread throughout the nearby area. Although no people have died as of yet, a predicted 43,700 animals...

Freshman Daniel Thomas stands outside of West Campus with his Greentastic climate agreement. Thomas penned the agreement with environmental club in an attempt to make a positive change at MCHS.

Making the world a greener place

Kaitlyn Wenzel and Ciara Duncan April 29, 2021

It is common knowledge that our world’s climate is drastically changing. People all over the planet have been trying to negate this, including MCHS freshman Daniel Thomas. As the head of the Environmental...

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