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

MCHS juniors will take the PSAT on April 13. The next day, freshmen and sophomores will take the PSAT. When they are not testing, students will either learn asynchronously at home or will enjoy a day off from school.

Standardized testing week ahead for freshmen, sophomores and juniors

Vanessa Moreno, News Editor April 11, 2022

All juniors will partake in the school day SAT on Wednesday, per Illinois and MCHS graduation requirements. Freshmen and sophomores will take the PSAT on Thursday. Both days will be an early release.  The...

Preparing for standardized test can be stressful enough when its not a pandemic. The states choice to seek a federal testing waiver is the right decision.

Opinion: Let’s skip standardized tests this year

Kyla Henige, Managing Editor March 2, 2021

Testing during a pandemic is a hard concept to grasp. With students at home, and others at school, the amount of attention and one-on-one time needed for students is not fully available, making rates of...

MCHS students take two standardized tests during their junior year—the Preliminary SAT in the fall and the official SAT in the spring.

Juniors tackle PSAT

Kyla Henige, News Editor October 23, 2019

On October 16, East and West juniors took the Preliminary SAT exam in the libraries and main gym at the respective campuses. The PSAT exam is given to juniors in the fall prior to taking the official...

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