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

Freshman Gavin Wuchter conducts first period Concert Band at the Freshmen Campus on January 21. Wuchter stepped up while the district found a replacement for MCHSs director of bands, who left at the beginning of second semester.

The right direction

Eli Frommes, Freshman Correspondant February 9, 2022

Freshman Gavin Wuchter waves his conductor’s baton back and forth while preparing the band for the piece “Critical Mass.” While flutes play a soft melody, clarinets and saxophones float beneath....

The symphonic band pose prior to their performance at the Illinois Music Education Conference in Peoria on February 1. The band was one of only 16 high school bands in the country selected to perform at National Concert Band Festival in Indianapolis this weekend before the trip was cancelled.

Band cancels trip to nationals over COVID-19 concerns

Kyla Henige, News Editor March 12, 2020

On Wednesday night, students from the symphonic band were hit with the devastating news that their trip to National Concert Band Festival in Indianapolis on March 13 was canceled. Due to the widespread...

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