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

On December 15, MCHS hosted their Winter Spirit Rally, where there were competitions to win the spirit barrel.

Seniors win first spirit rally of the school year

Lola Cassidy, Online Managing Editor December 15, 2023

As MCHS students and staff countdown to winter break, we head into finals week with some school spirit events. The spirit days consist of a Goose Chase, dress up days, and a spirit rally to close out the...

Freshman and their senior leaders tour the Upper Campus during the UC Sneak Peek on April 21.

Freshmen travel to Upper Campus for a sneak peek

Michalina Sotka, Freshman Correspodent May 3, 2023

The UC Sneak Peek took place on Friday, April 28 where freshmen were taken to the Upper Campus for a variety of activities to familiarize themselves with the new environment.  Freshmen went to Upper...

The sophomores celebrate a dizzy human pyramid contest during the spring spirit rally in the Upper Campus Main Gym on March 23.

Gallery: Spring spirit rally

Eli Frommes, Staff Writer March 24, 2023

MCHS's spring spirit sally took place yesterday afternoon at the Upper Campus main gym. Students cheered as each class competed in competitions. At the spirit rally, students did the spirit shout, competed...

Students participate in a joust at the winter spirit rally on Dec. 16 in the Upper Campus main gym.

Gallery: Winter spirit rally

Vanessa Moreno, News Editor December 19, 2022

On Friday, Dec. 16, MCHS held its winter spirit rally at the Upper Campus main gym with all grades and staff present. The rally was a culmination of different spirit days ahead of winter break and finals.  A...

A student from Art Club paints a window at Green Street Cafe on Sept. 29 in preparation for Homecoming next week.

MCHS kicks off Homecoming the first week of October

Ella Trimingham, Staff Writer September 30, 2022

Homecoming is an exciting time for many students, and this year MCHS has created new traditions for students to look forward to. This year's spirit days at MCHS are based on trends from social media...

Students play rock-paper-scissors at a spirit rally at the Upper Campus on Aug. 18 in the main gym.

Gallery: Back-to-school spirit rally

Alayna Majkrzak, Staff Writer August 23, 2022

On Aug. 17, the third day of the 2022-2023 school year, students and staff from both campuses came together for the first time ever for a spirit rally. Freshmen were bussed over to the Upper Campus to...

Homecoming court members pose during the Homecoming parade on September 29 outside of McCracken Field.

Gallery: Homecoming parade and spirit rally

Kennedy Tetour, Art Director October 1, 2021

The first Homecoming parade and sprit rally since 2019 took place at McCracken Field on September 29. Students decked out in hard hats and construction tape from different athletics, clubs and student...

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