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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

No McHenry Pit signs have been appearing in front of houses all over McHenry. There have been many city council meetings to discuss whether or not there will be a gravel pit behind the McHenry Outdoor Theater.

Have you seen the signs?

Gabe Santos, Arts and Entertainment Editor September 11, 2023

A large open field next door to neighborhoods, schools and a local business might soon be the location of a massive gravel pit that some residents worry will be hazardous to their health.  This summer,...

Just Stop Oil protesters glued themselves to the wall and then threw tomato soup at Vincent Van Goghs iconic 1888-9 art work Sunflowers, at the National Gallery on Oct. 14, 2022, in London.

Opinion: Art should not be destroyed to make a point

Gabe Santos, Arts and Entertainment Editor November 1, 2022

On the morning of October 14th, two climate activists from the “Just Stop Oil” organization, an organization against large oil conglomerates, protested by throwing tomato soup on the famous “Sunflowers”...

After an unprecedented school year in 2020-21, many students were hoping to ditch mask-wearing this year. Though a September protest planned at MCHS was poorly attended, others might be planned later in the school year.

The protest that wasn’t

Vanessa Moreno, Staff Writer September 29, 2021

An MCHS student opens up their Snapchat on September 9 to a story shared by their classmate. A student was planning to protest the use of masks at Upper Campus. Some students showed their support for the...

Pro-Trump rioters break into Capitol Hill, destroying and looting the property during the Electoral College Certification Wednesday, January 6.

Pro-Trump extremists break into Capitol Hill

Becky Arendarczyk, Artistic Director January 7, 2021

A large pro-Trump mob pushed their way into the United States Capitol on Wednesday, stopping the Electoral College certification of President-elect Joe Biden’s victory and putting the building into a...

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