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The McHenry Messenger

West math teacher Emma Theel fills out forms for Kiss a Senior Goodbye, a Key Club event to make sure each senior leaves high school with a special note from a student. Theel has been Key Club advisor for 20 years.

The key to success

Emma Snyder, News Editor May 19, 2021

Students gather in the gym to wrap hundreds of donated gifts to give to families in need. While the task is simple and students are having fun, the work they are doing is important. Without the hour that...

Eileen Zheng and Breanna Darcy help put together birthday blessing boxes for the homeless during a November Key Club meeting in the West Cafeteria. Key Club students will hand out the boxes to homeless on their birthdays throughout the year.

Key Club packs blessing boxes for local homeless community

Kyla Henige, News Editor November 27, 2019

During their November meeting, Key Club put together birthday blessing boxes for the Pioneer Center that will be distributed to local homeless shelters. “In the box,” says director of Key Club Emma...

Volunteers from Wests Key Club sanitize their hands before packing meals for Feed My Starving Children in Libertyville.

Key Club breaks record for feeding hungry children

Kyla Henige, News Editor November 1, 2019

West Campus’s Key Club packed 355 boxes at Feed My Starving Children, otherwise known as FMSC, breaking their own record for the third time. This is a big deal not only to the school but to the organization...

West Campus senior helps serve local veterans

Lita Nielsen, Editor - West Campus March 4, 2019

The hours kept stacking up as Senior Michael Norlander volunteered at event after event. By the end of his first year in Key Club at MCHS, Norlander had accumulated an astonishing 140 hours.   Norlander,...

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