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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

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 staff at MCHS have gathered before school to celebrate International Womans Day for the past three years. This years event will take place in the Main Gym at West and the flagpole at East both on Friday morning at 7 p.m.

MCHS to celebrate International Women’s Day

Emma Snyder, Staff Writer March 5, 2020

On March 6, MCHS is holding its annual International Women’s Day (IWD) to empower women and promote gender equality. The theme this year is #EachforEqual.  IWD “Is a global day celebrating the...

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