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

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 Wonder Foods closed in October, people in lost a local grocery story that the community could walk to on foot. Discount stores like Dollar Tree wont be enough to fill the void.

Opinion: We need another Wonder Foods

Alexis Parrish, Contributing Writer December 8, 2022

It is a sunny day in Wonder Lake. Some person walking into their favorite grocery store Wonder Foods sees that everything is on sale. They ask why it is on sale, and the manager says they are closing. ...

Boxes of prepared food wait to be distributed during the McHenry Public Librarys Grab N Go food program, which takes place each Tuesday and Thursday.

McHenry Public library offers community Grab ‘N’ Go suppers

Savannah Drost, Contributing Writer April 28, 2022

Every Tuesday and Thursday the McHenry Public Library offers Grab 'N' Go after school suppers to feed the McHenry community. Children 18 and younger may receive a meal and an activity at the twice-weekly...

A table full of cereal, mac and cheese, and other foods waits in the main office at the Freshman Campus on November 19 at the end of the AIM Challenge food drive for Food For Thought.

Freshman Campus raises money for district food pantry

Campbell Bitterman, Contributing Writer November 22, 2021

During the week of Nov. 15, Freshman Campus counselors JR Bocian and Stephanie Zarinana posed a new AIM challenge to collect non-perishable food for Food For Thought. AIM Challenges were created with...

Weight gain over quarantine should be something that is celebrated rather than shamed because everyone needs to be a little nicer to themselves during such a rough and confusing time in the world.

Opinion: The quarantine 15

Ciara Duncan, Features Editor May 19, 2021

The human body naturally reacts to the environment it’s in. When we’re relaxed, our muscles untighten, our breathing slows, and we emotionally feel like we can take on the world. When we’re stressed,...

Holiday recipes shouldnt be just for professionals, bloggers, or your crazy aunt who bakes a thousand cookies each December. These recipes are easy for bakers at every level.

Easy holiday recipes to celebrate the season

Kiera Loewe, Social Media Director December 16, 2020

It’s the holiday season! With Christmas coming up quick people are excited to enjoy many festive activities. We all know the best part of any holiday is the treats, so here are four of my favorite easy...

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