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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

Old, faded signs on the doors to the Upper Campus that restrict firearms at the school would do little to stop a school shooting, but MCHS has put measures in place to protect students.

Triggered

Eli Frommes, Host and Audio Producer February 12, 2024

A student is sitting in their English class and suddenly they hear footsteps and police officers banging on doors. They start freaking out, not knowing what is happening or if they are safe. Gun Violence,...

Police tape hangs from a sign post outside Richneck Elementary School following a shooting on Jan. 7, 2023, in Newport News, Virginia. A 6-year-old student was taken into custody after reportedly shooting a teacher during an altercation in a classroom at Richneck Elementary School on Friday. The teacher, a woman in her 30s, suffered “life-threatening” injuries and remains in critical condition.

Opinion: When will enough be enough?

Vanessa Moreno, News Editor January 25, 2023

Not even a week into the new year, the United States hit a new low where six-year-olds are now threats in school settings. In Virginia, Richneck Elementary teacher Abigail Zwerner had been teaching...

A school sign wishing students a Happy New Year is seen outside Richneck Elementary School on Saturday, Jan. 7, 2023, in Newport News, Virginia. A 6-year-old student was taken into custody after reportedly shooting a teacher during an altercation in a classroom at Richneck Elementary School on Friday.

First grade student injures teacher in Virginia school shooting

Tati Rubi, Staff Writer January 24, 2023

A 6-year-old boy brought a handgun to school and shot his teacher in the middle of a lesson at Richneck Elementary School in Virginia on Jan. 6. The Virginia teacher was critically injured but is already...

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