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

Garcia is a senior at the Upper Campus who has learned to rely only on herself — but who is willing to fight for the people she loves.

Humans of McHenry: Angie Garcia

Savannah Drost, Staff Writer November 4, 2022

"I would say there's a new challenge every day. Family life, personal life. challenge every single day. I would say [I overcome] those challenges. A childhood memory that shaped me was I got into a car...

Paglini is a senior at MCHS who has found a way to become a better student by committing to his work.

Humans of McHenry: Armand Paglini

Savannah Drost, Staff Writer October 21, 2022

"I had pretty bad grades the last 3 years, [but] this year has been like a turner for me. I've had pretty good grades so far — Bs and As — so it's been good. [I] stopped procrastinating, I just set...

Senior Dillon Maciaszek, a member of the Warrior Weekly team, also stars in his own interview show called “Sour” in which he consumes progressively sour foods as the conversation progresses.

All things ‘sour’

Kylie Chisamore, Staff Writer November 9, 2021

In the broadcasting room, in front of the camera, sits Dillon Maciaszek, face puckered. Sour candy sitting in the room with his interviewee straight across from him.  Maciaszek’s series "Sour," a...

Elle is MCHS’s advice columnist. Email her at mchs.ask.elle@gmail.com.

Ask Elle: Senior sorrow

Elle Smith, Staff Writer May 3, 2021

Dear Elle: I'm a Senior feeling quite sad and worried about my friends leaving for college. I haven't been able to see them very much because of COVID; now that I'm back in school, I finally can again....

MCHS sends a handful of graduating seniors into every branch of the military every year. Many staff members at East and West are veterans as well.

On to greater things

Joe Ndu, Staff Writer February 18, 2021

The grind of the second semester is a grueling and challenging time for most students, especially seniors on the cusp of graduation, faced with the stark realization that their high school career is quickly...

Freshman Raegan DuHamel walks past senior Olivia Greenwald during a passing period at West Campus. Though students frequently stereotype freshmen, most acknowledge that individual students don’t represent the whole.

The freshman stigma

Stacy Correra, Copy Editor March 11, 2020

Making fun of freshmen almost seems like a tradition. Every single year, the freshman class seems more “annoying” than classes previously, but this is not always the case. Most freshmen and seniors...

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