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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

Students at MCHS often have a difficult time using their devices. When useful websites are blocked on their Chromebooks and they don’t get a signal on their phones, students become frustrated and demotivated.

No service

Freedom Tomasello, Opinions Editor December 19, 2022

Cell service and wifi at MCHS is unpredictable, with students being unable to send text messages to families along with relatively no applications working on their personal phones, and plenty of harmless...

Community members celebrate a group of veterans upon their return from their MCHS-sponsored Honor Flight trip in the Upper Campus main gym on Aug. 28.

Gallery: Honor Flight Welcome Home Celebration

Nikki Sisson, Staff Writer September 1, 2022

Area veterans came home from a four day Honor Flight trip to Washington, D.C. to a rally in the Upper Campus’ main gym on Sunday afternoon where they were greeted with applause, flowers and signs from...

A retired Marine traveling with Veterans Honor Flight takes a moment to ponder the United States Air Force Memorial in Washington, D.C. on Aug. 25.

An honor

Nikki Sisson, Rayaan Ahmed, and Cooper Ten Bruin August 28, 2022

It is 4 a.m. on Aug. 25, and I’m standing in the dark and rain waiting to board a bus with a group of military veterans. We’ve been at McHenry High School’s Upper Campus for an hour already, standing...

Members of MCHSs Key Club work on packing food for Feed My Starving Children Oct. 23. The group packed 105 boxes of food for food insecure people all around the world.

Key Club packs meals for Feed My Starving Children

Leah Wickencamp, Contributing Writer November 17, 2021

Close to 90 kids lined up to pack food for Feed My Starving Children with Key Club Oct. 23 in hopes of helping kids around the world. Using donations that the Feed My Starving Children organization...

West Campus senior helps serve local veterans

Lita Nielsen, Editor - West Campus March 4, 2019

The hours kept stacking up as Senior Michael Norlander volunteered at event after event. By the end of his first year in Key Club at MCHS, Norlander had accumulated an astonishing 140 hours.   Norlander,...

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