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Nurses reset injection stations set up at Woodstock North High School on February 12 after a wave of MCHS teachers, staff members, and administrators received their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.

MCHS teachers and staff receive first COVID dose

Emma Snyder, News Editor February 26, 2021

The teachers and staff of MCHS had the opportunity to receive their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine on February 12.  Last Friday, after school, several MCHS personnel headed to Woodstock North High...

Teachers and staff at Des Moines Public Schools got their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine at a clinic held at Central Campus. Overall, Illinois is sixth in the country, following more populous states, in terms of percent of the population receiving at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. 

McHenry County behind on vaccination

Emma Snyder, News Editor February 9, 2021

As the COVID-19 vaccination efforts begin to increase, McHenry County has the lowest percentage of its population vaccinated out of the Chicago suburb collar counties. The COVID-19 vaccine is in high...

Donning masks, MCHS students protest the death of George Floyd at the hands of a white Minneapolis cop during a Black Lives Matter protest at Veterans Memorial Park in McHenry. Floyd's death has sparked several protests in McHenry County, all of them peaceful.

No justice, no peace

Stacy Correra, Copy Editor June 4, 2020

A McHenry teenager lays a blank poster board on their table, thinking of the right words to say in a situation where there are no words that can express how they feel. Today, they make a picket sign to...

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