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McHenry High School's student-written and -edited newspaper

The McHenry Messenger

The FVC transtioned to online tickets for certain sports. The fans of the teams are supposed to purchase the ticket when their team has an away game rather than paying in cash.

MCHS goes online with new FVC ticketing system

Lola Cassidy, Staff Writer September 15, 2023

MCHS students are paying for game tickets on a new online system beginning this year. Though students can still get into home games for free by showing their student ID, they will have to pay four dollars...

This year, MCHS will send five students to the Illinois Design Educators Association state-level competition on April 22.

Students head to state for design, drafting competition in late April

Vanessa Moreno, News Editor April 20, 2023

Five engineering students are heading to the Illinois Design Educators Association state-level competition on April 22 after placing either first or second in their regional. 26 MCHS students competed...

Annual MTI Expo returns at McHenry Upper Campus | Warrior Weekly 10.18.22

Last Wednesday, McHenry hosted its annual Manufacturing, Trades, and Industry Expo in the Center for Science, Industry, and Technology. The expo provides students an opportunity to be exposed to career...

Students in Jim Nelsons Honors Drones class practice piloting drones in the hallways of the Center for Science, Technology and industry at the Upper Campus on February 2.

Gallery: Honors Drones and Unmanned Flights

Kennedy Tetour, Managing Editor February 8, 2022

Jim Nelson's Honors Drones and Unmanned Flights class spent their afternoons last week flying drones around the Upper Campus. Students flew their aircrafts around the Center for Science, Technology and...

There are many reasons why it is good for parents to have access to their students grades and progress. But watching too closely doesnt provide students with opportunities to learn from their mistakes before consequences are handed down.

Opinion: Daily grade reminders to parents cause unnecessary stress

Nikki Sisson, Marketing Manager November 23, 2021

A student comes home from a long day of school, consisting of several quizzes. She feels she did poorly on one quiz, but knows she can fix it with corrections the next day. She decides to wait to tell...

As a social media platform, TikTok is feeds users whatever they are looking for, whether its LGBTQ+ confessionals, iced coffee recipes, hilarious videos, or serious political commentary.

TikTok’s different faces

Kiera Loewe, Social Media Director November 11, 2020

Over the past 4 years, TikTok has been rising as one of the top social media platforms. This app is extremely popular with people of all ages. What makes this platform so addictive and fun? That’s the...

Every day, users can track how they are feeling and receive encouragement during down moments using mental health apps like stoic.

Opinion: Mental health apps benefit everybody

Michelene Havard, Staff Writer February 4, 2020

I’m standing around feeling far away—flustered with two minutes left until the bell rings. I see one of my favorite former teachers, so I crack a smile. When my teacher asks, “How are you?” My...

Leanna Anderson helps MCHS student at her IT help desk on January 7. She spends her time in the library solving student’s technology problems.

Keeping the machine running

Ciara Duncan, Staff Writer January 9, 2020

Running a school can be thought of as running a well-oiled machine. The machine is made up of many parts, some obvious, some not. But, if just one of those parts doesn’t work, the entire machine breaks...

When teachers take phones, it embarrasses students and severs what may be an important social connection.

Opinion: MCHS’s electronic device policy needs reconsideration

Alayna Trimingham, Opinions Editor October 3, 2019

A quiet student sits in the back of the class. Other students treat them cold but, on their phone, many warm online friends wait for them. Cell phones give students a safe social space that they otherwise...

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