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

Students would have to wak up as early as 5 am to get their day started.

Opinion | The start time for MCHS should be pushed back

Olivia Smith, Social Media Manager May 21, 2024

The average start time for public high schools was 8 a.m. during the 2017-2018 school year, according to a survey by the National Center for Education Statistics published in 2020, the latest year for...

Students walk down Green Street after early release on Wednesday outside of the Freshman Campus. This year is the first year that MCHS is releasing students early on select Wednesdays.

Early release Wednesdays provides benefits to students and staff

Grace Hunt, Contributing Writer November 18, 2021
Early-release-Wednesdays provide a time for students and teachers to benefit and improve.
Though most students may think they miss the extra time they had before school during Late Start Tuesdays, early release days offer students so much more.

Opinion: Early release is better than late start Tuesday

Hayley DuHamel, Staff Writer November 5, 2019

MCHS has replaced late start Tuesdays where school would start nearly an hour later than normal every week, with early release Wednesdays every once in a while. Students had late start for years before...

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