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The McHenry Messenger

Over the years, finals have only caused more stress — and damaged final grades that students worked so hard for. Thankfully, MCHS cancelled this years' final — but will they eliminate them for good?

Opinion: The final straw

Josie Cable, Opinions Editor May 21, 2021

After a hard year of work, the last week of school should be for students to relax and enjoy the end of the year. However, the reality for most students will be cramming information late into the night...

The four minutes that students have between passing periods are meant to keep kids from congregating in the halls, but that missing minute has also made it more difficult to get to class on time.

Opinion: Shortened passing periods interfere with in-person learning

Josie Cable, Opinion Editor April 27, 2021

Before, when we were fully online, the short passing periods were not a problem considering we just needed to hop on another Zoom. However, now since most students have returned full time shortened passing...

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