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The rank of Eagle is the highest a Boy Scout can earn. Many MCHS students have received the rank over the years, including five in the past year alone.

Essay: Once an Eagle, always an Eagle

Joe Hissem, Staff Writer February 18, 2021

Becoming an Eagle Scout is one of the most important and highest awards a person can earn in the Boy Scouts of America. Out of all 130 million scouts, since its inception in 1911, only 4% have earned the...

Despite the complaints and protests from residents, McHenry still has plans to demolish a

Gas station fuels uproar in ‘historic’ downtown district

Kaitlyn Wenzel, Staff Reporter December 17, 2020

The city of McHenry plans to remove the vacated bank downtown on the corner of Green Street, Route 120, and Route 31 and build a gas station in its place. This plan has angered many residents of McHenry...

Though social distancing guidelines have created a lot of stress for students and their families, many in the community have been able to see the silver lining of these unprecedented circumstances.

The bright side of coronavirus

Emma Snyder, Staff Writer April 14, 2020

During this time of panic, fear, pain, and uncertainty that the entire world has been throw into, it can be hard to find the good in all of it. However, that good does exist. From slowing down to spending...

Opinion: Bring the music back

Opinion: Bring the music back

Stacy Correra, Copy Editor December 17, 2019

With the annual Battle of the Bands event coming up, students ready the garage bands they started with their friends on a whim. But after the big battle, where do they go from there? There are not a lot...

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