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The McHenry Messenger

Fox Valley's voice and choice for news.

The McHenry Messenger

Fox Valley's voice and choice for news.

The McHenry Messenger

Jesse Andrews published The Haters, about three misfit musicians who ditch jazz camp to tour with their slapped-together band, was published b Amulet Books in 2016.

Review: “The Haters”

Alayna Majkrzak, Staff Writer May 21, 2021

A bassist, drummer, and lead-singer/guitar player — all of them with a vendetta against being told what to do with their lives and with their music. These three misfit, rookie musicians meet at a jazz...

Though the vaccine hasnt received official approval for people under the age of 18, several teenagers, including MCHS students, have received vaccines as essential workers or because they are at-risk.

Next in line

Kyla Henige, Managing Editor April 23, 2021

With the vaccination of essential workers and seniors in the works, states have moved on to vaccinating children and adolescents. Many students all over the country have been vaccinated, in hopes that...

With the current state of the pandemic, many are wondering if trick-or-treating is even a good idea, let alone what it would look like this year.

Opinion: Trick-or-treat safely, or don’t trick-or-treat

Josie Cable, Staff Reporter October 26, 2020

With Halloween right around the corner, kids are getting excited about traditional festivities. However with covid numbers still climbing it's hard to depict where lines have to be drawn. Schools, sports,...

Whether at restaurants like Starbucks or McDonalds or retailers like Meiger and JCPenney, students sometimes have to put up with abuse from customers — often following an already overwhelming school day

Customer servants

Stacy Correra, Copy Editor February 7, 2020

A teenager clocks into her job, dreading the next six hours of her life. She puts her uniform over her head, and tops it off with the mandatory hat that always makes her hair look unwashed after she wears...

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