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The McHenry Messenger

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

The McHenry Messenger

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

The McHenry Messenger

When students at MCHS hear racist comments, many ignore it — or, worse laugh at it. When students are approached about their behavior, their quick response is, “I didn’t know.” It’s time MCHS does better at confronting and taking responsibility for this behavior.

Opinion: It’s time to confront racism at MCHS

Lydia Lawrence, Business Director April 20, 2023

Would you call out your friend if they were being racist?  Obviously your first answer should be yes, but it doesn’t appear to be that easy to execute anymore at MCHS, if it was ever easy to begin...

Speakers tell stories about their own experiences during a Title IX presentation during held on May 3 in the Upper Campus Auditorium.

MCHS celebrates 50 years of Title IX

Freedom Tomasello, Staff Writer May 9, 2022

On March 2, McHenry's Activism Club held a Title IX presentation to honor 50 years of the law in the auditorium. The presentation highlighted MCHS alumni Rose Adams, Veronica Bierman Rogers, Judy Walsh...

Students and activists rally outside the DePaul University Loop campus, in Chicago, on May 3, 2022, in reaction to the leaked draft decision by the Supreme Court that showed the courts intention to overturn Roe v. Wade.

Leaked Supreme Court drafts show plans to overturn Roe v. Wade

Nikki Sisson, Marketing Director May 5, 2022

Justice Samuel Alito Jr. 's draft opinion on Roe v. Wade was leaked through the news site Politico on Monday night. The draft revealed that five of the nine justices want to overturn Roe and enforce stricter...

West English teacher Margaret Carhart speaks to staff and students gathered in the West Main Gym to celebrate International Womans Day on March 6. She is one of the multiple speakers featured at the gathering.

Gallery: International Women’s Day

Stacy Correra, Copy Editor March 6, 2020

West and East students and staff gathered at both campuses to celebrate MCHS International Women´s Day  on the morning of March 6. At the event, teachers and students spoke about the inequality women...

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