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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

By the time students finally reach the second semester of the school year, many find themselves burnt-out and unmotivated.

Second semester blues

Alexis Januk, Staff Writer February 6, 2024

Second semester, the final stretch before summer break. It goes from dark and dreary to tulips in the spring. Although many finish out strong, there are students that get lost in that darkness. With...

Seniors complain about senioritis all year long, but it gets particularly bad the closer students get to graduation. Senioritis, however, is just an excuse students use when they are suffering from another ailment: laziness.

Opinion: Senioritis is stupid

Alayna Majkrzak, Opinions Editor April 29, 2022

Assignment after assignment piles up for seniors. Math, science, English, history, and they just keep coming. Though this is no different than any other year. But this year, as a senior they have a new...

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